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Old 04-22-2018, 11:51 AM
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Two of the miracles in this category have been Harmon Hills, which continued after the owned died, and Flip City, for its longevity.
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Old 04-23-2018, 08:58 AM
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Am Worlds, sometimes in the mid-late 90s. The challenge level of Worlds courses wasn't the same then. Plus, PK has been re-designed since (I haven't played the current design).
Am Worlds was held in Augusta in 1996. Pendleton King was also used for Pro Worlds 2006 in Augusta. Back then, Steady Ed was the only course at the PDGA Headquarters and it was not played AFAIK.

Any reason why PK is going extinct? I thought that course had a lot of local love.
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Old 04-23-2018, 09:29 AM
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Any reason why PK is going extinct? I thought that course had a lot of local love.
As I understand it, the land was donated, held in a trust to be a park in perpetuity. The trust has decided to sell it to a developer to build apartments.

There's lots of local government drama going on---though all I've seen is the Augusta disc golfer's facebook posts and petitions, plus a few local news articles they've linked to.
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Old 04-23-2018, 05:01 PM
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Old 04-23-2018, 05:34 PM
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Hewlett Packard in Colorado Springs, CO was always fun.
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Old 04-24-2018, 01:31 AM
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It's not completely extinct, but I'm glad I had the opportunity to play the limited-access Blue Gill DGC during a tournament a few years ago. It's a gem of a course that more than lives up to its rating. Out-of-towners should definitely play one of the handful of tournaments held there each year.

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Old 04-24-2018, 07:42 PM
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As I understand it, the land was donated, held in a trust to be a park in perpetuity. The trust has decided to sell it to a developer to build apartments.

There's lots of local government drama going on---though all I've seen is the Augusta disc golfer's facebook posts and petitions, plus a few local news articles they've linked to.
No sooner had I posted that, than a judge ruled in favor of it continuing as a park.

Forget I said anything.
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Old 04-24-2018, 08:43 PM
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Old 05-02-2018, 12:25 AM
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:51 PM
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Never played it myself, but Bucksnort may be the highest-rated course to pass away:

http://bucksnort.healthtrains.net/

Although I read in another thread a hint that they're holding out hope for the future. It's currently listed as "unplayable" on this site.
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