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By James McDonald ~ Throughout my 9-year career as an amateur disc golfer, I have experienced a wide variety of personalities in recreational and organized play. I would say 98 percent of the folks I meet on the tournament circuit are great people. The other 2 percent are nice folks off the field but haven’t … Continue reading Egg Shells, Explosions and Disc Golf
By Josh Woods ~ I’ve heard enough. In the last two months, local news outlets have reported that four disc golf courses may soon be closed, one fully funded course development project has been canceled, and one large disc golf community may see substantial new parking fees on top of the pay-to-play fees that already … Continue reading Six ways to kill a disc golf course and one way to stop it
Results from the 3DiscGolf Survey (Part II) By Dee Leekha and Josh Woods, PhD ~ Disc golf is a player-driven sport. For decades, the players have built their own courses, created their own clubs, and told their own stories. Their volunteerism and charity are legendary. Without their common desire to join with friends and build … Continue reading Two keys to growing the sport: Money and safer courses
Has Parked found the longest, documented weekly league streak in disc golf history? By Bill Flynn ~ Disc golf wasn’t an epidemic when it arrived in Warren, Ohio, but those catching the bug got it bad, real bad. Busy schedules or not, local disc golfers migrated to Young’s Run Disc Golf Course. They played every … Continue reading 800 weeks of uninterrupted disc golf fun