MADISONVILLE – The Hopkins County Convention and Tourism Commission is proud to be the main sponsor of the 2021 Kentucky State Disc Golf Championships.
The event will take place in Madisonville from October 1-3.
“This is the 13th year that the Professional Disc Golf Association has come to Madisonville for the ‘Madisonville Open’, but this year the event hosts the 2021 Kentucky State Disc Golf Championship,” said the course designer and director of the golf course. event, HB Clark. The Hopkins County Tourism and Conventions Commission has been the presenting sponsor of the event since its inception.
The event will be held at the Madisonville City Park and Mahr Park golf disc courses, both designed and built by HB Clark Signature Disc Golf Course Designs. “The City Park course, installed in 2007, was ranked among the top 25 courses in the world at its inception. Today, Mahr Park is considered by many tourism professionals to be the best course on tour! Clark said.
Professional players and top-level amateur divisions will play three rounds at Mahr Park each day. The lower divisions of amateur players will play Saturday and Sunday at City Park.
Tricia Noel, executive director of the Hopkins County Convention and Tourism Commission, said, “With over 160 players registered, representing 13 states, hotel stays, food, gas and more. Spending for this 3 day event will dramatically increase the economic impact in Madisonville. and Hopkins County.
A pre-event round of disc golf will take place at City Park on Friday October 1st. The departure times for the pre-event will be assigned upon your arrival, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Pre-registration is not necessary for the pre-event. On Friday, the first 50 players will receive a personalized stamped disc for their player package!
Bluegrass Disc Golf will have a pro shop set up at Madisonville City Park, during the event, open to the public. There you can browse discs, bags and accessories, ask questions about disc golf and see the results live in the Club House.
Spectators are welcome in both parks but must stay on footpaths or roads and not on the course.
For more information, contact Event Director HB Clark at 270-792-0672 or the Hopkins County Tourism and Convention Commission at 270-821-4171.