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New disc golf course to open in Botetourt County

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A new type of golf course will be opening in Botetourt County next week.

Thanks to a partnership between the county and the Roanoke Disc Golf Club, frisbee, or disc golf, will be free and open to the public at the Greenfield Recreation Park.

The 18 hole course features a variety of holes and challenges similar to a traditional course including different tee boxes based on skill levels.

As part of its capital improvement fund, the county put $3,500 toward the project with the rest raised privately.
"This was a great example of the county providing a portion of the money and the fundraising efforts that went on behind the scenes by the volunteers who are engaged in their sport and want to see new facilities available for them," said Pete Peters, the Botetourt County Director of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

A ribbon cutting for the course is set for Saturday, May 31.

A new nine hole disc golf course will also soon open at Highland Park in Roanoke.
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