september, 2015

26sepAll Day27Flying Eagle Open presented by Bonfire BrewingCompetition at Hole in the Sky Disc Golf Course and Gypsum Creek Golf Club

Event Details

FLYING EAGLE OPEN
PDGA C-TIER
EAGLE, CO & GYPSUM, CO
SEPTEMBER 26TH & 27TH 2015
TD: Steven Klehfoth | #59855 | [email protected] | (608) 695-0121
Asst TD: Jessie Klehfoth | #59854

REGISTRATION OPENS VIA THE MILE HIGH DISC GOLF CLUB WEB SITE ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 11TH AT 9:30 PM MOUNTAIN TIME AT THIS LINK: http://www.mhdgc.org/events/view/351

The Flying Eagle Disc Society, Eagle County’s disc golf club, is proud to introduce the inaugural Flying Eagle Open disc golf tournament presented by Bonfire Brewing. This will be a PDGA C-Tier event featuring two rounds of golf on two separate courses, and is set to take place on September 26th and 27th 2015.

Round one on Saturday will play at the newly renovated Hole in the Sky Disc Golf Course at the Eagle County Fairgrounds in Eagle, CO. Round two will take place on a championship-style, temporary layout at the picturesque Gypsum Creek Golf Course in Gypsum, CO. This is a rare and special opportunity to play a tournament round of disc golf in a traditional golf course setting.

Both rounds will be run with assigned tee times for each player and both courses will feature alternate tee positions depending on division. Open and Advanced will play from the long tees while Intermediate, Recreational and Juniors will play from the short tees. Amateur players can expect to receive a robust players pack, and there will be payouts to top finishers in all divisions (cash in pro and prizes in am), in addition to trophies for top players in each division.

Hole in the Sky DGC is a permanent, public course and will be open for practice rounds from sunrise to sunset until the day of the event. Gypsum Creek will have a limited practice and preview window with the course open on Saturday the 26th from 4:30 p.m. to sunset. Access for the practice session will be first-come, first-served. Golf carts will be available to rent for the practice session but will not be in use during the competition round.

We are excited to show off the brand new layout at Hole in the Sky DGC at the Eagle County Fairgrounds as well as provide this rare, first-of-its-kind opportunity to host a sanctioned tournament on a traditional golf course in the state of Colorado, especially one as prestigious as Gypsum Creek. Please join us for a weekend of disc golf and camaraderie in the autumn beauty of the high Rocky Mountains!

Lodging & Camping Info

Camping
-Free camping (both tent and RV) will be available to all registered players on-site at the Eagle County Fairgrounds.
-Bathrooms available on site
-ABSOLUTELY NO OPEN FIRES ALLOWED
-If possible, please check in at event registration before entering camping area
-Choice of dirt parking lot or grassy field. Note: no shade trees in camping area
-Forest Service fee campsites can be found by following this link: http://goo.gl/nGwgID
-Camping is also available at Sylvan Lake State Park south of Eagle.
-Free primitive camping is available on all US Forest Service managed land unless marked otherwise.

Hotels

NOTE: If you plan on staying in a hotel in Eagle, close to the courses, please book soon! There are two other events in town the weekend of the Flying Eagle Open and rooms are filling fast.

Eagle, CO (~5 min to HITS, ~15 min to Gypsum Creek)
Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
– 20% Discount for PDGA members
– See this page for booking details: http://www.pdga.com/members/benefits
Holiday Inn Express
AmericInn Lodge and Suites
Best Western Plus
Comfort Inn

more

Time

september 26 (Saturday) - 27 (Sunday) MST

Location

Eagle County Fairgrounds

426 Fairgrounds Rd, Eagle, CO 81631

Organizer

Flying Eagle Disc Society[email protected]

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