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Official Announcement of Newest 2012 Disc Golf Hall of Famers
FROM: Disc Golf Hall of Fame
SUBJECT: Disc Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2012 to be celebrated in Charlotte, North Carolina
DATE: June 19, 2012
June 19, 2012, Decatur, GA. USA. Disc Golf Hall of Fame (DGHOF) members vote in the Class of 2012.
Jeff Homburg, Long-time competitor and technical standards Chair from Tucson, Arizona USA
Bob Gentil, Player and sport ambassador from North Shore, New Zealand
Tim Willis, Competitor and tournament director from Sarasota, Florida, USA
The Disc Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held during the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) Disc Golf World Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina. The induction ceremony takes place at the PDGA Banquet at The Blake Hotel 555 S McDowell St. Charlotte, NC 28204, Wednesday, July 18, 2012. Tickets to the banquet are still available through the PDGA.
Hall of Famers nominate who have at least fifteen years of service to the sport. The DGHOF Board screens nominees before ballots are distributed to the DGHOF members. Hall of Fame inductees are judged to fit the following DGHOF Charter standards: favorable standing and an honorable reputation within the disc golf community. Persons who have made significant contributions to the sport of disc golf through development, promotion, leadership, or sportsmanship that merits our recognition, remembrance and respect. The DGHOF celebrates contributors whose passion for disc golf transcends personal gain. Being voted into the DGHOF is considered the highest honor in the wide world of disc golf.
The Hall of Famers are also recognized at the World Championships opening player meeting on Monday, July 16. DGHOF commemorative discs go on sale at the Tuesday, July 17 Expo/Fly Mart.All official functions of the World Championships will be located at The Blake:
player registration, the Players Meeting and the Fly Mart/Expo.
The Disc Golf Hall of Fame is a nonprofit entity, was founded in 1993. The DGHOF commemorates pioneering players, promoters, and inventors of the sport. The Disc Golf Wall of Fame plaques are displayed at the International Disc Golf Center in Appling Georgia along side the Ed Headrick Memorial Museum. This exciting museum exhibits priceless flying disc sports memorabilia and information describing the flying disc evolution, the fun lives of the game’s pioneers and history of spirited competition. If it has anything to do with disc golf, you can find it there.
Disc Golf is a sport played on permanent courses around the world. Disc golfers throw aerodynamic plastic flying discs to a special target. The game objective is to traverse a course of 18 holes. The least amount of throws wins. The discs have been thrown over 800 feet. Competitors play in Professional Disc Golf Association sanctioned tournaments around the world.
For more information contact:
Al “Speedy” Guerrero
DGHOF Executive Director
2797 Craigie Ave
Decatur, GA 30030