If you’re looking for a fun, relaxing and healthy way to spend a Saturday in Hannibal, there’s a disc golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 4.
The Don Crane Memorial Huck Finn Open disc golf tournament starts at 9 a.m. at the Don Crane Disc Golf Course in Hannibal’s Huckleberry Park.
Disc golf is a variant of ball golf, but with special frisbees or flying discs. However, instead of hitting a ball off a tee and aiming at getting it down a hole in as few strokes as possible, disc golf involves throwing a disc from the tee and hitting an above-ground target in as few throws as you can.
Registration for the tournament will begin at 8 a.m. John Shaw of Excitement Disc Golf is the tournament organizer and he expects players from the Tri-State area. The tournament is sponsored by Hannibal Parks & Recreation and Excitement Disc Golf. Registration is available at www.discgolfscene.com.
The entry fee is $30-$50 depending on the division; and there is 100 percent payout, plus additional cash for prizes.
Don Crane, who designed the disc golf course at Huckleberry Park, died in 2016. Crane voluntarily organized, facilitated and implemented disc golf tournaments at the Hannibal disc golf course. The disc golf course at Huckleberry Park opened in 2006. The course was expanded in 2021.