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

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...

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Longyearbyen — the world’s northernmost disc golf course

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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Case: Åland Islands

Case: Åland Islands

In early 2020, the Åland Islands – an autonomous region of Finland with just under 30,000 residents – made a decision: They would become the world's most attractive destination for disc golf tourists. Situated in the Baltic Sea between Sweden...

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

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...

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

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...

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Pajuniitty MultiGolfPark – A wheelchair accessible course

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...

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Designer Spotlight: Cara Hovius – The first female DiscGolfPark designer

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,...

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How to Build a Disc Golf Course?

How to Build a Disc Golf Course?

There is a high demand for disc golf courses around the world right now. Disc golf is one of the fastest growing sports worldwide - especially in the Nordic countries and the US. The sport appeals to people of all...

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Steel Club DiscGolfPark Turning Heads in Pennsylvania

Steel Club DiscGolfPark Turning Heads in Pennsylvania

The Steel Club in Hellertown, Pennsylvania is the latest golf facility to welcome disc golf to its fairways. Located in the disc golf rich Mid-Atlantic, the Steel Club will give disc golfers a taste of the country club life. Generally,...

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Pro World Championships Go Green

Pro World Championships Go Green

Green was the theme at this year’s PDGA Pro World Championships. From the mountains to the tees, players and spectators were seeing green. World Champions were crowned at Smugglers’ Notch Resort and Disc Golf Center, located in Jeffersonville, Vermont. Smugglers’...

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