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First Gentleman’s Disc Golf Tournament to be held at Cal State San Marcos

October 10, 2010

On Friday afternoon, Oct. 29th and Saturday morning, Oct.30th, 2010, Cal State San Marcos will hold the first tournament on its new disc golf course, the First Gentleman’s Disc Golf Open. CSUSM “First Gentleman” Jim Mickelson will be hosting this tournament, which is a fundraiser to benefit ACE Scholars Services here at CSUSM. You can download a flyer for the tournament here:

ACE Scholars Services works with former foster youth, aged out of the system, who are transitioning into college life. You can find out more about their work at:

The tournament has two parts, both sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA). There is a 2-day “Championship Flight” for more serious disc golfers, played Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. Online registration for this part of the event can be found here:  The 1-Day “Philanthropist Flight” is designed for recreational disc golfers, CSUSM alumni, and members of the community who want to support ACE Scholars Services and try out a new game at the same time. This will also be played Saturday morning. Online registration for this part of the event can be found here:

Tournament entry fees will include:

– Either one or two rounds of disc golf, depending on your flight.

– A collared, dri-fit shirt with the tournament logo.

– A Star-plastic golf disc with tournament design.

– A disc golf towel with tournament logo.

– Commemorative mini marker disc.

– Catered lunch on Saturday at the McMahan House, hosted by First Gentleman Jim Mickelson and his wife, CSUSM President Karen Haynes.

– A silent auction to benefit ACE Scholars Services.

– Other assorted goodies and contests…

 For more information about the First Gentleman’s Disc Golf Open, please contact Monica Watkins, of Synergistic Solutions at 760-310-9468, or e-mail

This will be a great opportunity to try out the CSUSM Disc Golf Course if you haven’t already, and a wonderful way to help out the former foster youth supported by ACE Scholars Services. How can you beat a combination like that? Please join the San Diego Aces in supporting this event.

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