EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Officials from the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of El Paso are reminding residents of their glow-in-the-dark disc golf tournament this weekend.
“We are excited to bring this exciting type of tournament to our community,” said Parks and Recreation Sports Manager Hawk Scott. “This unusual, glowing in the dark tournament presents our new disc golf course at Nations Tobin and offers residents another opportunity to enjoy the city parks and nature.”
The evening event, which will take place on Saturday, October 16, in the Sports Center Nations Tobin with “tee times” from 6:30 pm and 7:30 pm, offers equipment that is glowing in the dark for players and glow-in-dark panes and baskets.
About The Nations Tobin Disc Golf Course and Disc Golf
The Nations Tobin Disc Golf Course opened in July 2021 and has 18 holes with an average length of 90 meters. Each hole has the ability to have three basket settings and all have special signage that allows players to see upcoming holes.
Disc golf, which is rapidly gaining popularity, is similar to golf, but instead of using a ball and club, players toss a frisbee disc from a “tea box” into a standing basket. The goal is to get the disc into the basket with the fewest number of throws or “hits”. The upcoming sport can be played individually or with a group.
The tournament is open to all ages and levels with an amateur and pro category for men and women and a youth category for people under 17 years of age. Trophies and prizes are awarded to the first, second and third placed.
Participation in the tournament costs $ 30 per player. Players can register by clicking here.
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