Disc golfers invited to Saturday’s Farragut Fling

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  • Courtesy photos by Geoff Carr Sterling West unleashes a drive at the last Farragut Fling. He won the Advanced division by three strokes by shooting 3-under-par after winning the Intermediate division In July. Moving up a division paid off: West bested all six club members competing in his division to win an Innova disc golf basket after an Advanced player’s bag tag was drawn in the pre-tournament prize drawing.

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    Women Open division winner Sai Ananda places a first-place medal on Open division winner Ben Squires at Farragut Fling #4. They both became the first players to claim three titles in their division. Ananda recently finished 7-under-par to claim the Rocky Mountain Championship in early August after besting opponent Sarah Hokok in a playoff following three consecutive rounds of tied scores.

  • Courtesy photos by Geoff Carr Sterling West unleashes a drive at the last Farragut Fling. He won the Advanced division by three strokes by shooting 3-under-par after winning the Intermediate division In July. Moving up a division paid off: West bested all six club members competing in his division to win an Innova disc golf basket after an Advanced player’s bag tag was drawn in the pre-tournament prize drawing.

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    Women Open division winner Sai Ananda places a first-place medal on Open division winner Ben Squires at Farragut Fling #4. They both became the first players to claim three titles in their division. Ananda recently finished 7-under-par to claim the Rocky Mountain Championship in early August after besting opponent Sarah Hokok in a playoff following three consecutive rounds of tied scores.

Disc golfers gearing up for the popular Farragut Open can practice playing competitively at this season’s last Farragut Fling disc golf tournament this Saturday.

Before the tournament all Farragut Disc Golf club members participating in the tournament can submit their membership bag tag into a drawing for a free $200 Innova disc golf basket. One tag will be drawn during the first round player’s meeting, and the disc golf basket will be awarded to the club member with the best score that played in the same division as the player whose tag was drawn.

Only club members are eligible to win the basket. Club memberships will be available at the event for $15 (bag tag) or $25 (bag tag and disc).

The “Farragut Fling’s” $35 entry fee applies to all PDGA members; it costs $45 otherwise. Amateurs will receive a player’s pack that includes at least two discs of their choosing, while Open divisions compete for cash. The top three finishers in all divisions win medals.

Each “Farragut Fling” will offer a morning and afternoon round on the same course. Participants will compete on the Wreckreator course this week.

Up to 90 players in divisions for all ages and skill levels can register for each event at pdga.com, or at the course on the day of the event from 7-8:30 a.m.

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