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Panther Creek State Park Disc Golf Course Grand Opening

June 1, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

CONTACT: Anne Ross, Director of Tourism: tourism@morristownchamber.com; 423-586-6382 (office);    865-621-2801 (mobile)
Morristown to Open Fourth disc golf course
Panther Creek State Park Course Open for TN State Championships
WHAT:                 Grand-opening and ribbon cutting for the new Panther Creek State Park disc golf course.
WHERE:               Panther Creek State Park, 2010 Panther Creek Road, Morristown, TN
WHEN:                 Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 3:30 PM          
WHY:                    With the addition of the Panther Creek course, Morristown becomes the only city in East Tennessee with four 18-hole disc golf courses. Designed by H.B. Clark of Blue Grass Disc Golf of Bowling Green, KY, the 9600 yard, par 71 course is one of the most challenging courses in the region.
                              The course will make its debut the next day when well over 300 golfers descend on Morristown for the Tennessee State Disc Golf Championship tournament.  With the addition of the Panther Creek course, the tournament is now a qualifier for the Professional Disc Golf Association’s (PDGA) Unites States National Championship.
WHO:                   The Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC), Hamblen County Government, City of Morristown Parks & Recreation Department partnered to build this course.
OPPORTUNITIES: State Senator Steve Southerland, State Rep. Tilman Goins, TN Tourism Commissioner Kevin Triplett (invited); TN State Parks Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill (invited) Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain, Morristown Mayor Gary Chesney, Morristown Parks & Recreation Director Craig Price, Panther Creek State Park Manager Jason Chadwell, Course Designer & Tournament Director H.B. Clark, MACC President Marshall Ramsey, and Tourism Director Anne Ross.


June 1, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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