In its desire to see a Houck-designed course developed in Carrollton, GA, the Carrollton Disc Golf Club along with the support of HouckDesign rallied thousands of Facebook voters to submit daily votes over a several week period for a State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant…and won! This is the first grant ever won for disc golf by public voting which is testimony to the sports ever growing popularity and might even be considered as evidence of the sport’s evolution into a main stream outdoor recreation activity.
On Sunday, June 30, 2013, the Nantucket Disc Golf Club hosted its first official PDGA-sanctioned tournament following two days of Grand Opening festivities. The B-Tier tournament sold out in 28 hours and players came from seven states including California and Texas.
The 2013 PDGA Amateur World Doubles Championship, hosted by Circular Productions and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, is one of nine major events sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association. This year’s event will include a live internet broadcast provided by DiscGolfPlanet.tv.