Parked is made possible in part by a grant from the Professional Disc Golf Association.
By Josh Woods, PhD ~ Life is inherently risky. And if you play sports, injury risk lurks around every corner. Even athletes of esports, who compete while sitting down, face significant health problems. Though seen by some as a whimsical game, disc golf can be a menace to the flesh. Having dealt with several problems … Continue reading Risk of Brain Injury from Disc Strikes Is “Negligible,” New Research Finds
Josh Woods ~ I recently gave a presentation on disc golf at a sociology conference. At the end, someone asked, “What’s so important about disc golf?” Of course, she didn’t ask the question quite like this. It was subtler and nicer, but that’s how I took it.
By Josh Woods ~ Ice Bowl events have been tackling social problems for more than two decades. Since 1996, this series of disc golf charity events, played in dozens of cities, has been raising funds for good causes, amounting to over $4.55 million in total, including over $322 thousand in 2019.
By Robert H. Hooker ~ I don’t remember the exact day or year, but I do remember the exact spot where I first tried disc golf. Hole 7, Winthrop Gold. Roughly 10 years ago, I arrived at Winthrop with my son, an avid disc golfer. At his insistence, we stopped at the course during a … Continue reading It’s Never Too Late to Fall in Love with Disc Golf