Spotsylvania

Spotsylvania

This year’s Hawk Hollow Open in Spotsylvania County, VA was attended by 49 pro players.  The field was made up of 21 Open, 4 pro women, 14 masters and 10 grandmasters.  Both days, the course played the original 18 hole, par 63 Hawk Hollow layout which is spread out on a working cow farm and extends for 8,089 feet.  A creek meanders throughout the course, which gives players ample opportunity for additions to their score card for either throwing their disc out of bounds into the creek or having it ricochet in the creek.  In order to score well, you have to keep your disc dry.  Also, the fence lines along some of the holes and behind some of the baskets also require you to have ex

Spotsylvania County Parks and Recreation, Spotsy Disc Golf Club, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, and the Paralyzed Veterans of America Mid Atlantic Chapter collaborated recently to host the first ever Barrier Free Disc Golf Challenge.  

This event was held at Loriella Park in Spotsylvania County on Friday October 4, 2013.  The event included a brief demonstration of “putting” and distance throwing for 10 members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.  After the members practiced putting and throwing the discs, competition was held in order to determine who could put their newly learned skills to the test.