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Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff Ryan Borstad, one of the course designers, threw a driver on the new "Combine Hills" disc golf course behind the Alexandria Area YMCA. Watching the shot were Trevor Shatek and his son, Trip, and Jason Borstad. The course, spread across about 25 acres of the YMCA's land, will open to the public tomorrow.

Disc golfing gets another whirl

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A new golf course will open Saturday in Alexandria but you can leave your bag, spiked shoes and clubs at home.

This one is for disc golfers.


A grand opening for the new 18-hole course, located behind or north of the Alexandria Area YMCA building, is set for Saturday, July 10 from noon to 2 p.m. (Watch for signs on the YMCA entrance road.)

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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