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Discs flying at new Baldfoot Disc Golf Course

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fter kicking off operations at a new location last year, the Eureka Institute and Sandpoint Disc Golf Association (SDGA) see a bright future as they enter the Baldfoot Disc Golf Course’s second season. Since moving from the University of Idaho extension campus, organizers have volunteered countless hours to improving the grounds

Disc golf player, Kylie LaValley comes in for the bogey at new Baldfoot course

and establishing a disc golf community within the Panhandle. “The game is a great way to challenge your physical as well as emotional abilities, be with friends and spend time in nature,” said Kendall Pool, president of SDGA. Disc golf in Sandpoint got its start years ago when Rick Leader designed a course at the University of Idaho extension campus on Boyer Avenue. The university property began to host additional services, such as a golf driving range and a cyclocross course; disc golfers soon realized it was time to relocate. The search for a new home ended with the discovery of a cityowned property off Baldy Mountain Road. Just one problem: To form a partnership with the city, the disc golf organization needed nonprofit status. “Rick decided the best way to do that was join up with an existing non-

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