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Six examples of gender bias on the disc golf course. By Josh Woods, PhD ~ The M in MPO stands for “male,” right? MPO is an abbreviation for “male pro open,” a PDGA tournament division for professional male disc golfers. I walked around with this idea for months. Walked around knowing, without question, what the … Continue reading Gender Divides in the Language of Disc Golf
By Josh Woods ~ You’ve heard this story before. But if there’s one story that should be told repeatedly, it’s this one: Disc golfers spend heaps of time and money building and maintaining disc golf courses for the public good. The disc golf infrastructure in the United States is, essentially, a fifty-year-old community development project … Continue reading New Doc Showcases Frustration and Fun of Growing the Sport in Chattanooga, TN
By Josh Woods ~ What makes something funny? Where does fun come from? Is disc golf fun when it’s funny? Part of me wants to answer these questions by reviewing scientific research on humor. But then, that might not be much fun. As the poet E. B. White put it, “Humor can be dissected, as … Continue reading Bad Santa 2.0 Spreads True Meaning of Disc Golf
By Josh Woods ~ UDisc launched its blog Release Point in summer 2018 and began publishing articles regularly just two months ago. Drawing on unique data from UDisc app users and offering compelling commentary, Release Point is providing new insight on disc golf courses, communities and culture.