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Glass Blown Open Disc Golf Tourney Draws Crowds to Emporia

Paige Bjeerkaas, a 22-year old disc golf pro who lives in Emporia, was the 2018 world disc golf champion. At this year’s Glass Blown Open, she finished in 6th place. (Photo by Jacob Torkelson, Dynamic Discs)

Perhaps you didn’t hear about last week’s Glass Blown Open disc golf tournament in Emporia.  But it's a pretty big deal.  It drew competitors from 47 different states and from nine foreign countries.  The annual event has become so popular that it's even caused some people to make a permanent move to Kansas. KPR's Greg Echlin explains.  


 

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