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Disc Golf Book Excerpt: The environmental impact of disc golf vs. ball golf

  In this excerpt from a soon-to-be-released disc golf book targeting non-disc golfers, the considerable environmental impact of ball golf course development and maintenance is contrasted with the relatively invisible footprint of most disc golf courses. Consider the resources demanded by … Continue reading

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Disc golf lingo: many groups even have their own dialect

In a recent round at DeLa, I paused briefly to tell my friend that his last throw had tons of ‘E.V.’, but I held the comment for later when we noticed that a large group of marauders was quickly gaining … Continue reading

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Roller shots: Who, What, When, Where, and Why

When I’m teaching or playing with people new to the sport and they see me execute a roller shot for a long, accurate drive, it’s only a matter of time before they say “Can you show me how to do … Continue reading

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Disc golf book excerpt #2: The economic realities of golf vs. disc golf

The previous excerpt of my upcoming book hopefully accurately captured the essence of golf, what makes it such a singular sporting activity, and why both versions of golf share the remarkable qualities. Next up is a point-by-point discussion of where … Continue reading

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Book Excerpt: Why golf is a great game, and why in the 21st century disc golf is even better

It is my firm belief that the sport of disc golf – which already has enjoyed strong, steady growth for more than two decades – will experience an explosion in popularity when two things happen: The general public is properly … Continue reading

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A plan to finally get disc golf past the tipping point

The day disc golf finally goes viral is . . . not here yet. Hasn’t happened. But like a geologist who observes trends and predicts a major earthquake will occur in an area with no seismic history, I believe it … Continue reading

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