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BHSU professor wins two world disc golf titles

Don Altmyer, Black Hills State University professor of business, recently won the 2009 Professional Disc Golf Advanced Senior Men Putting Event and the Advanced Senior Men Mini Golf Event at the Disc Golf World Championships held in Kansas City, Kan.

Black Hills State University professor of business, Don Altmyer, recently won the 2009 Professional Disc Golf Advanced Senior Men Putting Event and the Advanced Senior Men Mini Golf Event at the Disc Golf World Championships held in Kansas City, Kan.

Altmyer finished 13th out of 70 players in the Advanced Grandmasters Division during the World Championships. He was the South Dakota State Disc Golf Champion from 1998-2002 and the World Amateur Grandmaster Champion in 2005.

The PDGA Disc Golf World championship is disc golf’s most prestigious and oldest event with 922 players from 13 countries and 44 states competing for championships in 20 different divisions. The event was held over 6 days on 11 disc golf courses in the greater Kansas City area and included 6 rounds of golf.

Altmyer designed the 18-hole disc golf course located on the BHSU campus and the 9-hole course at Douglas Middle School in Box Elder. He is currently working on the design for the new championship caliber course located south of the Spearfish city campground.
 

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