Disc golf tournament season to wrap up at Tahoe Vista | SierraSun.com

Disc golf tournament season to wrap up at Tahoe Vista

With early-season storms always a threat, slating an October disc golf tournament is a risky as a 30-foot putt to save par into the wind. But organizers of the Tahoe Mountain Sports sixth Annual Pro/Am Disc Golf Tournament appear to have good conditions this weekend.The North Tahoe Regional Park 18-hole disc golf course will draw professionals and amateurs from the region to compete this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13-14.The tournament, a PDGA Sanctioned B pro and am event, annually brings golfers from all over Northern California, Northern Nevada and as far away as Arizona, Utah, Idaho and Oregon to the Tahoe Vista course, and has helped drive the Tahoe region’s growing interest in the sport of disc golf. Disc golf courses worldwide have more than doubled in the past 10 years and participation in the sport continues to grow.All skill levels are welcome to compete or folks can simply cheer and heckle golfers and learn more about this growing sport. Pros are competing for cash prizes, and amateur winners will receive Tahoe Mountain Sports gift certificates to use at the Kings Beach store or at TahoeMountainSports.com.Registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, and rounds begin at 9 a.m., with lunch provided. Round 2 begins after lunch, toss time TBA.Sunday’s players’ meeting is at 9 a.m. Round 3 begins at 9:30 a.m., with an awards ceremony one hour after the last group has finished. Barbecue grills provided, bring your own grilling items.Contact Dave Polivy at 530-546-7001 or dave@tahoemountainsports.com.

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