Disc Golf Jams

Disc Golf Jams

By Nicholas Wilson | 08/10/2022

Freedom. As the Fourth of July has come to pass, the air is filled with the feeling of pursuing what frees us. As I have examined this for myself, two activities continually emerge; disc golf and live music. Perhaps it is no coincidence that the two are now being paired together with increasing frequency and […]

When Should I Advance A Division?
07/11/2022
When Should I Advance A Division?

As a competitive disc golfer, you want to get better. Bottom line. But as this happens, a question must be posed; at what point do you move up a division in PDGA competitions? This can be a tricky decision for many players as we all have different competitive urges and life situations. However, one thing […]

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PDGA Tournament Tiers
07/06/2022
PDGA Tournament Tiers

PDGA events come in all shapes and sizes. There are tournaments for every type of player, and one of the most enjoyable parts of your competitive season is planning out your tournament schedule. Every player is unique in what they are looking for in a tournament, but how to understand and maneuver the tournament tier […]

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Modern Course Design And How You Fit In
07/05/2022
Modern Course Design And How You Fit In

Have you ever looked at a plot of land and thought how beautiful it would be for disc golf? It’s one of my favorite pastimes. Courses are being installed the world over as there are currently over 13,000 courses across the globe. But not all courses are created equal. I wondered about general course design […]

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When And Why To Use A Roller Cart
06/28/2022
When And Why To Use A Roller Cart

Shakespeare once said, “To roll or not to roll.” Of course, he didn’t, but this is the question we are here to answer today. Disc golf carts have become increasingly popular, and courses are being designed with carts in mind. Carts will save you energy and allow you to carry much more in your bag. […]

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When Is Eagle McMahon Returning?
06/22/2022
When Is Eagle McMahon Returning?

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Eagle McMahon is learning the wisdom behind this phrase the hard way. He has missed the entire month of May this season due to a shoulder injury and is currently in a physical therapy regimen to get back on the competitive circuit. McMahon is grinding out […]

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Tips for Longevity in Disc Golf
06/16/2022
Tips for Longevity in Disc Golf

You can play disc golf your entire life. Let that sink in. This is one of the main allures of this lifetime sport. Heck, just ask Don Shinn about how the sport keeps him young. Shinn is the world distance record holder for folks over 100 years old at 189 feet. “You have to have […]

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Overhand Utility Shots: How and When to Throw Tomahawks and Thumbers
06/07/2022
Overhand Utility Shots: How and When to Throw Tomahawks and Thumbers

Put on your muck boots, boys and girls. We’re talking about overhand shots! Overhand shots consist of two types of throws; thumbers and tomahawks. These are generally utility shots (though some players throw them frequently) used in specific situations to get you out of trouble (hence putting on your muck boots!). Overhand shots are best […]

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Disc Golf Course Boom
05/31/2022
Disc Golf Course Boom

Disc golf courses are created in all shapes and sizes. The early days of the sport saw various types of targets. Many of these were simply objects (ie; trees, signs, garbage cans, etc.) before the disc golf pole hole (the original basket) was invented by Ed Headrick in 1975. As a result, the first modern-day […]

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The Disc Golf Network
05/24/2022
The Disc Golf Network

Live disc golf coverage has changed the sport we know today. The excitement is palpable as we see our favorite players compete via live coverage throughout the season. However, this has not always been the case. Throughout the last few years, message boards have been filled with critiques of the Disc Golf Network (DGN) and […]

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