ARBOR VITAE - WOODRUFF - Eagle, fairway and driver. Words that someone would normally associate with golf, but a similar sport is thriving in the Northwoods. This weekend over 60 disc golfers took over the course at Brandy Lake.
The 2 day shoot out was the first tournament at the course in Woodruff. 9 different divisions competed from juniors to the pros.
Disc golf has the same basic etiquette and rules as golf but instead of a ball, you are using specially designed discs.
Despite tough weather conditions, the event was a huge success.
RHINELANDER - Hodag Park received a sizable donation Thursday morning. New sand was dropped off to help the Rhinelander Parks Department grow the beach back to its original shape.
There were thousands of pounds of sand dropped off and spread out. There was a high need for this because of all the rain we've had this season.
"It was getting in pretty poor shape and washing out more and more, but this year especially, it just seems like we've lost a lot of sand. So now we're going to shape it up nicely and hopefully it'll last the year," said Rhinelander Parks Director, Jeremy Biolo.
All of that sand was donated and delivered by a company in Rhinelander.
"Musson Brothers, Inc. donated all the sand and they said we could help ourselves to as much as we want, which is unbelievable because this beach really needed some work," said Biolo. "Every little bit like that helps our community out and it improves the community. It's awesome that the Musson Brothers stepped up and would do that for us."
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