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Three ingredients for cooking up a winter disc golf destination course

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...

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

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...

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Why Your Disc Golf Course Needs Tee Pads

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...

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

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...

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Course building 101 by Benjamin Smith

Course building 101 by Benjamin Smith

Over the last few years I have been pleasantly surprised to find out that I have a natural ability to build quality disc golf courses. It has been something I have worked on for nearly 2 decades and I am...

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Why Toronto golf courses welcome winter disc golf

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...

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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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Ahvenanmaa — Pieni saaristo panostaa täysillä frisbeegolfiin

Ahvenanmaa — Pieni saaristo panostaa täysillä frisbeegolfiin

Ahvenanmaa on pieni autonominen alue Suomessa. Ahvenanmaan saaristo on suuresti turismista riippuvainen ja vuonna 2020 he päättivät keksiä suunnitelman turismin kasvattamiseksi. Tämä suunnitelma kuulostaa oudolta jos et harrasta frisbeegolfia, mutta frisbeegolfin harrastajien korvaan se kuulostaa unelmalta! Ahvenanmaa julisti, että hieman...

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Nummelan Pajuniitty – Esteetön MultiGolfPark

Nummelan Pajuniitty – Esteetön MultiGolfPark

Nummelan Pajuniityn frisbeegolfrata päivittyi kesän 2021 aikana MultiGolfParkiksi. Radasta tehtiin 18-väyläinen ja se koostuu kahdesta 9-väyläisestä kokonaisuudesta. Ensimmäiset 9 väylää vaihtelevat 23 ja 57 metrin välillä. Jälkimmäiset 9 väylää ovat lyhyitä, 10-15 metrisiä. MultiGolfParkissa pystyt pelaamaan frisbeegolfin lisäksi puistogolfia, pallogolfia...

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Suunnittelija valokeilassa: Cara Hovius – Ensimmäinen naispuolinen DiscGolfPark-suunnittelija

Suunnittelija valokeilassa: Cara Hovius – Ensimmäinen naispuolinen DiscGolfPark-suunnittelija

Cara Hovius on ensimmäinen naispuolinen DiscGolfPark-suunnittelija. Hän tutustui frisbeegolfiin ensimmäisen kerran kolmekymppisenä vuonna 2017: "En ole koskaan ollut erityisen urheilullinen ihminen, mutta rakastan vaeltamista ja luonnossa liikkumista. Siksi oli mahtavaa tutustua urheilulajiin, joka yhdisti nämä molemmat asiat. Toivon, että olisin...

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