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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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How to build a disc golf course: 3 important dos

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...

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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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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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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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New More Affordable Disc Golf Target Now Available

New More Affordable Disc Golf Target Now Available

Since 2005, DiscGolfPark has made it a goal to introduce disc golf to new audiences. One of the best ways to accomplish that goal is to make it easy to establish a new course. The DiscGolfPark concept does just that...

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Turf TeePads Taking Over Disc Golf

Turf TeePads Taking Over Disc Golf

From Florida, up to Michigan and California over to Vermont, DiscGolfPark TeePads are gaining popularity. While the United States is playing catchup in the TeePad game, Europe has been ahead of the curve for years now. Turf is the standard...

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Building with a Plan Leads to Success

Building with a Plan Leads to Success

They say that Rome wasn’t built in a day. A quality disc golf course isn’t either. If you’ve explored disc golf courses in your area, and felt as if things could be better, it was probably due to a lack...

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Disc Golf Course Safety Defines Your Legacy

Disc Golf Course Safety Defines Your Legacy

The single most important thing in disc golf course design is safety. It doesn’t matter how great the one par 4 is or how sweet that final hole is. If your course is a hazard to those who play it...

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A Second Chance for a Disc Golf Course is Priceless

A Second Chance for a Disc Golf Course is Priceless

It wouldn’t surprise us if you have a disc golf course in your community that you wish you could revisit. Things have evolved when it comes to the course equipment and to the sport itself. Along with designing new courses,...

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