Weekly disc golf wrap: News and notes

Another week gone by as we get deeper and deeper into the 2012 playing season and the news is seemingly blooming.

In our neck of the woods in the Northeast, the weather has been fantastic. That, of course, means more playing and more chances to get disc golf in the mainstream media.

April 21

  • Disc golf gains popularity in Saskatoon (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)
  • Former PDGA World Champion McCabe started career in Emporia

April 20

April 19

  • Disc golf course ?to open in Lake in the Hills (Lake in the Hills, Ill.)
  • Charting a disc golf course in Riverside Park (Grand Forks, ND)
  • Fishing, Disc Golf Possible Parts of Park Grant Application (New Lenox, Ill.)
  • Drought forces disc golf course to close (Georgetown, Texas)
  • You may already have a franchise in the ICBA (Hillsboro, Ohio)
  • Student aces competition in disc golf (Western Carolina Univ.)

April 18

  • Williamson County disc golf course closed for six months because of dead trees (Georgetown, Texas)
  • Disc golf course founder Ben Barton honored for dedication (Laketown Township, Mich.)
  • CSU team captures national disc golf title (Coloradan.com)
  • Dog park, disc golf course now open (Grand Chute, Wisc.)

April 17

  • Disc golf’s popularity soars (Omaha, Neb.)
  • Emporia can place a bid to host Amateur Disc Golf World Championship (Emporia, Kan)
  • CSU takes home men’s disc golf national title (Fort Collins, Colo.)

April 16

  • Disc Golf Contractor Renegotiates Agreement with City (story about pay-to-play course; also has update for April 18; Inver Grove Heights, Minn.)
  • Colorado State wins disc golf crown (Augusta, Ga.)
  • A Warm Day for a Round of Disc Golf (Inver Grove Heights, Minn.)
  • PTC disc golf course to close for renovations (Peachtree City, Ga.)
  • Glass Blown Open gets high praises (Emporia, Kan.)
  • Colorado State outpaces the field for Collegiate Disc Golf title (Augusta, Ga.)

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