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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
Josh Woods ~ Whenever I hear about people volunteering for backbreaking labor at a public disc golf course, I am struck by the same question: What’s wrong with these people? Many disc golf courses are located outdoors. This fact alone should persuade even the most ardent do-gooder to avoid unpaid toil on a disc golf … Continue reading Ten Absolutely Perfect Reasons to Avoid Your Next Workday (A Satire)
How to anger-proof a tournament in trying times. Josh Woods ~ Cell phone activation fees. Baggage fees. Hotel internet fees. Cancellation fees. No one likes fees. People especially dislike hidden fees, additional fees and any charge that seems shady or unreasonable. Still, fees are everywhere. Including in disc golf. As one example, players without PDGA … Continue reading Tournament Fees: What Makes Dollars and Sense?
Should disc golf embrace the weed industry? Josh Woods ~ Cannabis has finally arrived in disc golf land. Wait … what? Okay, weed has been here from the beginning, but in May 2019 the San Francisco Open (SFO) became the first premier disc golf tournament that had a major sponsor from the cannabis industry.