Three ingredients for cooking up a winter disc golf destination course

We’ve talked before about what makes a place ideal for disc golf tourism, but here we focus on a special niche: Destinations that can be havens for players hoping to escape cold and snow. Though there are plenty of disc golfers willing to brave icy conditions, almost no one would trade in t-shirt weather for […]

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Frisbee Meets Golf: DiscGolfPark at FSB Trade Fair 2023 in Cologne, Germany

In the rapidly growing world of leisure and sports, there is an emerging sport that is capturing the attention of cities, municipalities, communities, leisure facilities, and private organizations. Disc Golf, one of the rising sports of our time, is winning the hearts of people worldwide, and DiscGolfPark is right in the midst of it! DiscGolfPark, […]

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Why Your Disc Golf Course Needs Tee Pads

The simplicity of building disc golf courses is a big part of their appeal. For instance, when experienced disc golf course designers work in fairly open areas of city parks, it’s easy to design courses that require virtually no new landscaping. Still, constructing a fun, safe disc golf course can’t be done effortlessly, and there […]

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Central Europeans want more disc golf – DiscGolfPark commits to helping them get it

Across Northern Europe, access to disc golf is a given almost anywhere you live. All of the top five countries in disc golf courses per capita are in that part of the world. Thanks to the wide availability of courses there, the region has seen a recent boom in people of all ages getting outdoors […]

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Why Toronto golf courses welcome winter disc golf

It was late in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic was at its height, and winter was quickly descending on Toronto, Canada, and its nearly three million residents. To keep spirits up and infection rates down in the months ahead, city leaders were planning an initiative to get people outdoors where transmission was least likely. But Toronto’s […]

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Paul McBeth Foundation & DiscGolfPark unite to create Montenegro’s first course

Find the heel of Italy’s boot shape and draw a line northeast across the Adriatic. There you’ll find the small country of Montenegro, which has just over 620,000 residents – a total a little under the population of Memphis, Tennessee. In 2022, this former part of Yugoslavia became the site of the first European project […]

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How to build a disc golf course: 3 important don’ts

Welcome to the counterpart to our article “How to build a disc golf course: 3 important dos.” Here we continue our look at guidelines for planning great disc golf courses. This time, though, we focus on some of the things inexperienced course designers may overlook that they definitely shouldn’t. Like in our post on the […]

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How to build a disc golf course: 3 important dos

When a disc golf course is done right, everything seems straightforward. The lines from each tee to each basket make sense, transitioning from hole to hole is easy, and you never feel lost even if it’s the first time you’ve ever stepped foot on a property. But creating a simple, enjoyable experience for players is […]

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Longyearbyen — the world’s northernmost disc golf course

Playing disc golf at the world’s northernmost course in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, has lots of advantages. If you catch just the right conditions in the winter, you could strap on a headlamp and play under the Northern Lights. During some summer months, the 24-hour sunlight lets you get a round in at literally any time. No […]

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6 pro tips on building your town’s first disc golf course

So you’ve just heard about disc golf and think a course could really benefit your community. Maybe you want to offer locals a new possibility for healthy, outdoor recreation or believe that a course can help your area attract tourists after the sport’s recent boom. No matter why you’re interested in building a disc golf […]

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Want more tourists? 3 signs disc golf is your perfect answer

Disc golfers, like dedicated hikers or cyclists, often base travel around their favorite hobby. However, very few places have taken deliberate steps to attract disc golf tourists. Is your community in a prime position to benefit from this currently low competition market? Read on to learn: What disc golf is How one community turned disc […]

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A DiscGolfPark in Finland named one of world’s top 5 courses

It’s official! Out of over 13,000 courses on the planet, one of the top five places to play disc golf  is a DiscGolfPark in the small city of Heinola, Finland: Kippasuo Pro. The designation comes from the UDisc app, which has the largest disc golf course directory in the world. UDisc annually updates rankings of […]

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Åland — Tiny island with the world’s first Disc Golf stamp

In Finland there is a small, autonomous region called Åland. These tiny islands rely heavily on tourism and in 2020 Åland announced a plan to increase it. The plan was something that sounds odd to those who don’t play disc golf, but for disc golfers – it sounds like a dream come true! Åland announced […]

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