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Thu., May 15, 2014, 1:59 p.m.

Disc Golf Gaining Popularity

Camp Sekani’s Jamboree course originally started as 27 holes, but now works as a full 18 with another 18 to play on upper course, which is under development. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)

It has the sound of pure silver – a disc golfer’s driver finding chains, holing out. Or it could be a putter. The farther it flies, the louder the sound. It’s a familiar clang down at High Bridge, Downriver Disc Golf Course, Sekani. There, under sunshine, the shimmering rustle of chains, followed by a report of cheers, echoes perpetually among the pines and stone ridges. Disc golf. The rules can be inferred from its name, as it shares many similarities with the traditional game of golf. One major difference exists: It is the fastest-growing sport in the nation/John Hennessy, SR. More here.

Question: Do you think you can play disc golf better than real golf?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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