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Chehaw hosts disc golf tournament

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

The 5th annual Josh Franklin Memorial Disc Golf Tournament this weekend, Oct. 26 and 27 at the Joshua W. Franklin Memorial Disc Golf Course.

Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with a Player's Meeting at 8:30 a.m. First Round tees off Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Although player registration for the event is closed, visitors are encouraged to come out and watch the action. 

Two rounds of 18 holes each will last all day Saturday with a lunch break. A third round begins Sunday, with Playoffs and an Awards Ceremony following. A $3 entry fee for adults and $2 for children will be required at the main gate per person.

Organizers are especially excited this year, because the tournament has maxed out at 72 players from all over both Georgia and Florida.

The Joshua W, Franklin Disc Gold Course is located in the heart of Chehaw.  The course runs throughout its 800 acres of pristine conservation land. The tournament is an event for the whole family with access to the wild animal park, one of the largest play parks in southwest Georgia, a BMX track, mountain bike and nature trails.

Divisions range from Professional to Junior levels. RV and primitive campsites are available. For more information, visit www.chehaw.org

Chehaw is located at 105 Chehaw Park Rd. in Albany, Georgia. 

 

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