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April 5, 2012
The Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club is hosting its second annual "Let's Throw Together" Doubles Disc Golf Tournament to benefit the Arthritis Foundation and the Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club. The event is a charity doubles disc golf tournament set for April 21. Bring your own partner in best shot style of play. Both players throw from each lie (starting with the tee shot), and then the team chooses which of the resulting lies to continue play from, until the hole is completed.
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April 5, 2012
The Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club is hosting its second annual "Let's Throw Together" Doubles Disc Golf Tournament to benefit the Arthritis Foundation and the Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club. The event is a charity doubles disc golf tournament set for April 21. Bring your own partner in best shot style of play. Both players throw from each lie (starting with the tee shot), and then the team chooses which of the resulting lies to continue play from, until the hole is completed.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2011
If conventional golf is a good walk spoiled, what came to Lake Montebello on Saturday was more like an afternoon thrown away. Under cloudy skies and the threat of a downpour that never came, several dozen enthusiasts and community activists gathered to welcome the sport known as disc golf to the Northeast Baltimore park. It was the official kickoff of a 24-hole course that will help round out the recreational opportunities at the city park — already popular for its hiking and biking and the exercise equipment scattered across its grounds.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | September 17, 2011
If conventional golf is a good walk spoiled, what came to Lake Montebello on Saturday was more like an afternoon thrown away. Under cloudy skies and the threat of a downpour that never came, several dozen enthusiasts and community activists gathered to welcome the sport known as disc golf to the Northeast Baltimore park. It was the official kickoff of a 24-hole course that will help round out the recreational opportunities at the city park — already popular for its hiking and biking and the exercise equipment scattered across its grounds.
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July 13, 2011
The Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club (SHDGC), along with the Churchville Recreation Council, will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting of the "Churchville 6" Disc Golf Course on Saturday at the grounds of the Churchville Recreation Center. The "Churchville 6" is beginner/practice course designed, funded and installed by SHDGC members. The SHDGC and its members are focused on teaching the great sport of disc golf to people of all ages, and are particularly focused on teaching the sport to families and children.
NEWS
By Andrew A. Green and Andrew A. Green,SUN STAFF | July 2, 2001
Julianna B. Korver, the Tiger Woods of women's disc golf, was already displeased with her third-round performance at the Patapsco Picnic Tournament yesterday when, on an unlucky 13th hole, she yanked her drive hard left into the rough. A bad toss, in other words. While some terms are the same, there are a few differences between disc golf and, as disc golfers call it, "ball golf." Instead of hitting balls into holes, disc golf players throw 5-inch diameter plastic discs into round baskets mounted on poles about 2 1/2 feet off the ground.
NEWS
By LOWELL E. SUNDERLAND | October 22, 2000
DISC GOLF isn't the hottest button on the county recreation console. How many people care about flipping a flying disc around before making it settle into a chain "basket" up on a metal pole? "Pole-holes," disc golf lovers call them. Bill Boyd cares. Lots. The Ellicott City resident, and Wilde Lake High and Towson University alum, 35, was responsible for building Howard County's first and only disc golf course - one of seven in Maryland. Boyd and longtime friends and fellow players Mike Matthews (also of WLHS)
ENTERTAINMENT
By Annie Linskey and Annie Linskey,SUN STAFF | May 12, 2005
Every Thursday night, two hours before sundown, disc golf players swarm through the course in Druid Hill Park. In groups of three, they travel from one pole to the next, attempting to toss their disc in the perfect arc that will land it in a basket affixed to the pole. Disc golf is similar to traditional golf in that there are 18 poles and the object is to get the disc into the basket with as few throws as possible. The obstacles on the course -- trees and hills -- take the place of sand traps.
NEWS
By Josh Mitchell and Josh Mitchell,SUN STAFF | October 20, 2002
Bryan Gawler felt funny when he first flung a plastic disc across a golf course six years ago. Now he can't stop doing it. His addiction to the little-known sport of disc golf has become so intense that Gawler, a 30-year-old automobile appraiser, took a new job last year - fewer hours, and half the salary - so he could play in the afternoons and on weekends. He introduced his girlfriend, now an enthusiast, to the sport, and they regularly take road trips with their dog, Putter, to play in tournaments in places as far off as Texas and Minnesota.
NEWS
By Jason Song and Jason Song,SUN STAFF | July 10, 2004
The eighth hole at Goucher College is 305 feet long with a slight ridge and several trees bunched in the middle of the fairway. A cautious player might lay up and try to go around the mini-forest. But Paul DesMarais reached for his 175-gram driver and aimed right through the thicket. "I think I can make it," he said as he flung a brightly colored plastic saucer toward the trees, leaning anxiously to one side as it floated over the "golf" course designed for Frisbees and other flying discs.
EXPLORE
July 13, 2011
The Scarboro Hills Disc Golf Club (SHDGC), along with the Churchville Recreation Council, will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting of the "Churchville 6" Disc Golf Course on Saturday at the grounds of the Churchville Recreation Center. The "Churchville 6" is beginner/practice course designed, funded and installed by SHDGC members. The SHDGC and its members are focused on teaching the great sport of disc golf to people of all ages, and are particularly focused on teaching the sport to families and children.
NEWS
July 18, 2005
TODAY Big band concert Baltimore's Big Band will present a free outdoor concert today at Carroll Park, Washington Boulevard and Bayard Street. In addition, the band will perform Tuesday at 3935 Hilton Road in Ashburton; Wednesday at 600 Conway St. in Ridgley's Delight; and Friday at Penn Avenue and Laurens Street in Upton. All concerts are scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. Firefighters' carnival Deale Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will hold a carnival from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 6007 Drum Point Road.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Annie Linskey and Annie Linskey,SUN STAFF | May 12, 2005
Every Thursday night, two hours before sundown, disc golf players swarm through the course in Druid Hill Park. In groups of three, they travel from one pole to the next, attempting to toss their disc in the perfect arc that will land it in a basket affixed to the pole. Disc golf is similar to traditional golf in that there are 18 poles and the object is to get the disc into the basket with as few throws as possible. The obstacles on the course -- trees and hills -- take the place of sand traps.
NEWS
By Jason Song and Jason Song,SUN STAFF | July 10, 2004
The eighth hole at Goucher College is 305 feet long with a slight ridge and several trees bunched in the middle of the fairway. A cautious player might lay up and try to go around the mini-forest. But Paul DesMarais reached for his 175-gram driver and aimed right through the thicket. "I think I can make it," he said as he flung a brightly colored plastic saucer toward the trees, leaning anxiously to one side as it floated over the "golf" course designed for Frisbees and other flying discs.
NEWS
By Josh Mitchell and Josh Mitchell,SUN STAFF | October 20, 2002
Bryan Gawler felt funny when he first flung a plastic disc across a golf course six years ago. Now he can't stop doing it. His addiction to the little-known sport of disc golf has become so intense that Gawler, a 30-year-old automobile appraiser, took a new job last year - fewer hours, and half the salary - so he could play in the afternoons and on weekends. He introduced his girlfriend, now an enthusiast, to the sport, and they regularly take road trips with their dog, Putter, to play in tournaments in places as far off as Texas and Minnesota.
NEWS
By Andrew A. Green and Andrew A. Green,SUN STAFF | July 2, 2001
Julianna B. Korver, the Tiger Woods of women's disc golf, was already displeased with her third-round performance at the Patapsco Picnic Tournament yesterday when, on an unlucky 13th hole, she yanked her drive hard left into the rough. A bad toss, in other words. While some terms are the same, there are a few differences between disc golf and, as disc golfers call it, "ball golf." Instead of hitting balls into holes, disc golf players throw 5-inch diameter plastic discs into round baskets mounted on poles about 2 1/2 feet off the ground.
NEWS
By Angela Winter Ney and Angela Winter Ney,Staff writer | June 17, 1993
On a hot, summer afternoon in Severna Park, Chris Redmond cradles a flat plastic disc between his hands, gets into position, tenses his muscles, wets his lips and -- Whoosh. The Frisbee disc slices the air so fast you almost miss it, leaps 300 feet in a few seconds and smacks right between the green ribbons on a wooden post.This is disc golf, and it is Mr. Redmond's special love. The 25-year-old naval engineer from Arnold designed and installed the 9-hole disc golf course at Kinder Park with his own money, spending several hundred dollars and many hours to create a place for disc golfers.
NEWS
July 18, 2005
TODAY Big band concert Baltimore's Big Band will present a free outdoor concert today at Carroll Park, Washington Boulevard and Bayard Street. In addition, the band will perform Tuesday at 3935 Hilton Road in Ashburton; Wednesday at 600 Conway St. in Ridgley's Delight; and Friday at Penn Avenue and Laurens Street in Upton. All concerts are scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. Firefighters' carnival Deale Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will hold a carnival from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 6007 Drum Point Road.
NEWS
By LOWELL E. SUNDERLAND | October 22, 2000
DISC GOLF isn't the hottest button on the county recreation console. How many people care about flipping a flying disc around before making it settle into a chain "basket" up on a metal pole? "Pole-holes," disc golf lovers call them. Bill Boyd cares. Lots. The Ellicott City resident, and Wilde Lake High and Towson University alum, 35, was responsible for building Howard County's first and only disc golf course - one of seven in Maryland. Boyd and longtime friends and fellow players Mike Matthews (also of WLHS)
NEWS
By Angela Winter Ney and Angela Winter Ney,Staff writer | June 17, 1993
On a hot, summer afternoon in Severna Park, Chris Redmond cradles a flat plastic disc between his hands, gets into position, tenses his muscles, wets his lips and -- Whoosh. The Frisbee disc slices the air so fast you almost miss it, leaps 300 feet in a few seconds and smacks right between the green ribbons on a wooden post.This is disc golf, and it is Mr. Redmond's special love. The 25-year-old naval engineer from Arnold designed and installed the 9-hole disc golf course at Kinder Park with his own money, spending several hundred dollars and many hours to create a place for disc golfers.
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