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Annual Ice Bowl benefits Golden Harvest

Posted: January 18, 2012 - 12:08am  |  Updated: January 18, 2012 - 3:35pm

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The annual Disc Golf Ice Bowl is set to take place Saturday at Patriot’s Park.

Though typically a warm-weather sport, disc golf’s Ice Bowl tradition started in 1987 and is held throughout North America and Europe each year in January and February.

Each bowl supports a charity. Locally, the Golden Harvest Food Bank benefits.

Last year, the Augusta Disc Golf Association raised about $1,800 and more than 320 pounds of food during the Ice Bowl.

The entry fee to participate in the bowl is $25 and donations of nonperishable canned goods.

Divisions include professional, advanced, intermediate, recreational and novice. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

Mulligans can be purchased for $1 each.

In addition to disc golf, the Ice Bowl also will feature a chili cook-off lunch between the first and second rounds and a silent auction.

For information, call Jimmy Padgett at (706) 860-9511.



What: Disc Golf Ice Bowl

Where: Patriots Park on Columbia Road in Grovetown

When: Saturday, with registration starting at 8:30 a.m.

Cost: Entry fee for players costs $25 and donations of canned goods to benefit the Golden Harvest Food Bank

More: (706) 860-9511

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