Flying Eagle Disc Society kicks off season on Saturday morning
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What: 2015 Flying Eagle Disc Society kickoff tag match.
Where: Eagle County Fairgrounds disc golf course.
When: Saturday. Registration from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Players meeting to follow. Tee off at noon.
Cost: $20, includes entry into round and membership into the club. Ace pool: $2 (optional).
More information: Format: one round of stroke play. Tags distributed based on finish order. Sign up: online or day of. Visit (http://www.flyingeagledisc.com).D
EAGLE — The Flying Eagle Disc Society, Eagle County’s disc golf club, starts its fourth season on Saturday.
The annual kickoff tag match will be held at the Eagle County Fairgrounds disc golf course. The event will feature one round of 18 holes, stroke play and is open to players of all ages, genders and abilities. Tee off will be at noon. This will be the first official club tag match of the season and final scores will determine the initial distribution of our brand new bag tags.
Any interested players can secure their entry early by purchasing a club membership at the Flying Eagle Disc Society website (http://www.flying eagledisc.com). If a membership is purchased early, then players will be automatically pre-registered for the kickoff tag match.
Sign up on the day of the event will also be available at the course starting at 10:30 a.m. (cash, check or credit card accepted).
A 2015 Flying Eagle Disc Society membership includes a numbered, full-color bag tag, a Flying Eagle Disc Society logo golf towel and discounts at local businesses including Transition Sports, Bonfire Brewing and Riverwalk Wine & Spirits.
Those who cannot make the tag match but would still like to join the club can use the online registration tool at the club website or sign up in person at any league event. Pre-ordered membership packages will be available for pickup after the Saturday kickoff event.
Weekly disc golf leagues
Flying Eagle Disc Society weekly leagues at the Eagle County Fairgrounds course have also begun with tag match and handicap league on Mondays and random draw doubles on Wednesdays. Leagues take place every week through the summer until early fall.
Wednesday doubles is open to the public and is $5 to play. Monday tags and handicap league is for 2015 Flying Eagle Disc Society members and is free to play (tags only) or $5 to enter the handicap league. Both leagues feature an optional ace pool, and the early season tee off time is at 5:30 p.m.
Information on all events can be found at the club’s website, http://www.flyingeagledisc.com.