Date: June 11, 2012
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director,
Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, email@example.com
PNC Disc Golf Course Open to the Public
Westville – The Purdue University North Central 18-hole disc golf course is open for the public to enjoy at no charge. The course winds through the beautifully landscaped 268-acre campus, presenting a challenging and visually appealing course that can be enjoyed by experienced, intermediate and beginning disc golfers. The course is groomed and maintained year-round.
The first hole is located adjacent to the PNC baseball field at the south end of campus. Golfers may park in lot eight. Discs are available for public use in the PNC Office of Student Activities, located in Library-Student Faculty Building, Room 80.
The disc golf course was designed by Mike Jenneman, disc golfer, graphic designer and photographer from Carmel, Ind., and Alan Pier, Indiana Disc Golf Hall of Fame member and course designer with more than 20 years of experience, from Peru, Ind.
The PNC course features Spiderweb 3 baskets, originally created by Allen Pier and handmade in Peru, Ind. by Darroll Dickerson of Arachnid Disc Golf Targets. The baskets are PDGA approved and rated Champion Status, paving the way for future major, top tier tournaments at PNC.
PNC is known for its Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series and its large-scale sculptures are incorporated into the course. The sculpture, Anatomy Vessel by Eric Nordgulen, is featured on the first hole.
Further information about disc golf at PNC, contact Tom Albano, Athletics/Activities coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219-785-5660.