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Who Plays Disc Golf?

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by genxer36, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Sep 14, 2009 at 11:25 PM
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    genxer36

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    My Son & I tried it a few weeks ago. We had a blast! We will be going a couple of times this week. I found a great website that shows courses in your area.



    Bookmark this site. It is great for finding local courses & reviews. Lots of good reviews from other players.
    http://www.dgcoursereview.com/

    You can see the courses on a google map here:
    http://www.dgcoursereview.com/browse_map.php?partner=

    Just enter your zip code.
     
  2. Sep 14, 2009 at 11:26 PM
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    neslerrah

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    When I lived in Flagstaff I use to always play! It was always fun. The course(s) were in the woods which made it great!
     
  3. Sep 14, 2009 at 11:32 PM
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    I play every day and in tournaments my PDGA # is 36188 and I belong to one of the biggest clubs in the world the Sarasota Sky Pilots
    http://www.sarasotaskypilots.org/
     
  4. Sep 14, 2009 at 11:38 PM
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    genxer36

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    I'm just starting out. Can you give me any tips? I bought 2 mid range discs(I think Discraft Buzz) for my 12 year old Son & I. I was thinking of getting a couple of drivers & putters, now that we are hooked.
     
  5. Sep 15, 2009 at 12:04 AM
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    SRQ TACO

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    The Discraft Buzz is a great disc. I personally use it in all my tournament play and is a very predictable disc. I reccomend for a beginner is a lighter weight ( 164-169G ) Innova - Leopard, Sidewinder, Monarch or a Discraft - Avenger SS, XS, Meteor. Learn the X step and make sure to rip the disc off the pad keeping it in a straight plane across your chest for throwing maximum distance. If you are doing side arm its all in the wrist.

    Best info on disc golf can be found at http://www.innovadiscs.com/ and http://www.discraft.com/




    And for you people that dont know what disc golf is watch this!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFQ8S1LcioQ
     
  6. Sep 15, 2009 at 12:16 AM
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    Excellent! Thanks for the info & great video.
     
  7. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:34 AM
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    i used to play in austin. great game.
     
  8. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:37 AM
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    fun stuff. I need to go play a game, havent been out in a while.
     
  9. Sep 15, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    oh man this is awesome. im glad you guys are geting into the sport. if ou enjoy it enought o watch it. October 10th i believe is the US open for disc golf in rock hill South Carolina at Winthrop university. some doggd discs to buy are innova. personally imo i dont use Discraft. but ideally you should start out with 2 drivers a midrange and a putter. all are for medium to long shots. and the putter, well for putting. but the more stable the disc the better off you will be. pm me if you have questions regarding
     
  10. Sep 15, 2009 at 11:55 AM
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    We set up an Urban course in my neighbor hood. We marked out fire hydrants, street signs, traffic signs, etc around the hood. The last hole you have to go over my friends house and the hole is landing it in the hammock.

    His dad was asleep in it one afternoon and we didn't realize...
     
  11. Sep 15, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    i play alot......and have played for about the past 5 years. my wife's unce owns Innova Disc Golf....and brought it to the east coast from the west coast. cant wait til the october tournament for the usdgc!!
     
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    He owns Innova east!?!?!? OMG thats kick ass.
     
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    Did he get hit?
     
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    Frizbee golf + Bud light = AWESOME!!!:D
     
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    That's awesome that you play professionally!

    We played a lot in college...almost every day. It was popular among us stoners :rasta:

    Since graduating college, I haven't played :(
     
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    one day it will be an olympic sport.... you just wait
     
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    yessiree.........and i get my discs for el cheapo!!:D
     
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    Everyone list your favorite discs. Also brand, Since I won't know by the model.

    Driver:

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    Putter:

    I am planning on buying some Thursday. All I have is the Discraft Buzz(midrange). Since I'm a noob & do not know enough about the discs yet. I'm curious what everyone throws.

    Thanks,
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    driver: valkrie, wraith, or destroyer. all good ones for beginners

    midrange: shark, wolf or roc

    putter: rhyno putter. or aviar putter. the aviar is the most stable i find, but he rhyno is good for medium to long range putt shots
     
  20. Sep 15, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    Are these Innova or Discraft? or both?
     
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