By Rebecca G. Burton ~
Hole 17, Seth Burton, Fairmont Ice Bowl, 2017. Photo Jesse Wright.
Much of what makes life tolerable in the worst of times and joyous in the best of them happens when people come together.
The Fairmont Flyers are busy, once again, preparing for the
sixteenth annual Ice Bowl in Fairmont, West Virginia on February 22. Over the last five years, a Chili Cook-Off was added to include more people from the community and raise more money for the designated charity, a local food pantry called the Soup Opera. Continue reading “How a Resilient Disc Golf Community Made the Best Out of the Worst Situation”
By Valarie Jenkins ~
Players in the West Virginia Cup at the Seth Burton Memorial (SBM) course in Fairmont, WV. The NCWV Women’s Disc Golf Club will help organize West Virginia’s first PDGA Women’s Global Event at SBM on May 12. Photo by Jesse Wright.
Every other year sparks fly as women from all over the world meet up and play two rounds of disc golf.
The PDGA Women’s Global Event is a series of satellite tournaments hosted in several different countries. The fourth edition of the event will be played on May 12, 2018.
Continue reading “2018 PDGA Women’s Global Event”
Grow-the-sport news from around the country: new course developments in five states; Fairmont, WV donates $1,000 to disc golf tournament; Kankakee league does promotional video; Rifle Camp Park controversy continues; certified forester says disc golf is eco-friendly; disc golf helps wounded soldiers.
Continue reading “In the News, June 16-30, 2017”