The Professional Disc Golf Associationâ€™s 2013 Amateur World Doubles Championship has been set for March 22Â - 24, 2013. The event will be conducted at the Selah Ranch north of Mount Vernon, Texas. Competition will begin on Saturday at 8 a.m. and will continue through Sunday afternoon. An awards ceremony will be conducted at 5 p.m.
More than 1,000 spectators are expected at this free event. Visitors can watch the competition from designated viewing areas. Disc Golf Planet TV will provide a live internet broadcast of the event.
Circular Productions and the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce are joining with the PDGA to organize the event. Sponsorship packages ranging from $150 to $2,000 are available. Volunteers to help "spot" along the courses, plus a variety of other tasks, are needed.
The Creekside course at Selah was recently voted by players as the top disc golf course in the world out of more than 5,000 courses, according to dgcoursereview.com. Selahâ€™s Lakeside course was ranked in second place.
Since the courses opened, more than 1,000 different players from 35 states and Canada have visited. Selah Ranch debuted their disc golf courses in August 2011. They were created by John Houck, widely recognized as the worldâ€™s premier course designer.
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Disc golf is recognized as one of the fastest growing sports in the world with an estimated 15 million people having played. Texas leads the nation in the number of courses and registered players. Schools and colleges now teach the sport as part of their physical education curriculum, and parks all over the U.S. now offer courses.