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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Pajuniitty MultiGolfPark – A wheelchair accessible course

Pajuniitty Disc Golf course in Nummela, Finland expanded into a MultiGolfPark during the summer of 2021. The course has 18 holes and consists of two 9 hole entities. The first 9 holes vary between 23 and 57 meters. The latter 9 holes are short, 10-15 meter holes. In a MultiGolfPark, you can play disc golf, […]

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Designer Spotlight: Cara Hovius – The first female DiscGolfPark designer

Cara Hovius is the first female DiscGolfPark designer. She was in her 30s when she was introduced to the sport of disc golf in 2017: “I have never been a very sports-orientated person, but I love hiking and being outdoors, so it was wonderful to learn of a sport which incorporated both of these joys. […]

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