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By Kari Toivonen ~ The European Open was held in Nokia, Finland a few weeks ago. It was a fantastic battle between the best players in the world, but the comeback victory of Paul McBeth was not the only thing that made people gasp.
Is Disc Golf a Business or a Social Movement? Josh Woods ~ How do small sports become big ones? When answering this question, most commentators point to the economics of sports and media. Sports grow when major media outlets pay attention to them. Increased media coverage attracts more participants and consumers, which entice even bigger … Continue reading Disc Golf’s Two Paths Forward
I need your help. By Josh Woods ~ I’ve been researching portrayals of disc golf in American movies and television shows. So far, with the help of friends and fellow disc golfers, I found more than 70 references. I included the list below, along with a description of each case. The sample is focused on disc … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Disc Golf in Popular Culture
By Josh Woods ~ In the 1980 comedy Caddyshack, the pseudo-Buddhist ball golfer Ty Webb offered wisdom to his young, forward-thinking protege Danny Noonan. “Danny, I’m going to give you a little advice,” Ty said. “There’s a force in the universe that makes things happen; all you have to do is get in touch with … Continue reading Living in the Moment and Other Unbelievable Feats of Mental Strength