Blog Category: The Game

I’ve been researching distance techniques for intermediate to advanced throws. I can throw pretty far on average 300-400ft pretty easily, but I’m looking for more consistency in the 350-450 range. How can I increase my disc golf distance at an advanced level?

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Why would anyone in their right mind start a disc golf club? Well the simple answer is to have fun and create community. Isn’t community an important aspect of being human? I remember my humble beginnings as an organizer in Vietnam, but the story doesn’t begin there.

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At nearly every disc golf course you’ll find a weekly disc golf tournament. A “Weekly” gives disc golfers a chance to improve their game with a little extra competition and a chance to win some cash, but it also gives the local clubs an opportunity to reconnect and build community. No matter what level you play at, a weekly is a great thing to join. Here’s a little more about what you can expect.

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I was playing a tournament a few weeks back and I found myself with an impossible layup. Stuck behind a wall of trees and about 60 feet out, my only option was a flick roller. I drew it up in my mind pulled out my Toro, an overstable approach disc with a wide rim. My thinking was if I can just get it to stand up straight it should curl nicely to the left and finish right under the basket. I released nice and straight and it proceeded to flip right onto it’s lid and I took a 4. Thus, highlighting the importance of practicing escape roller shots.

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Smart Golf, Smart Golf. I often find myself chanting these words to myself during a serious round like a mythic mantra, but what is smart golf and why am I playing it?

The simple answer is: to get a lower score.

Isn’t everyone trying to get a lower score? Isn’t that the game?

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Disc golf is a great way to spend your day outdoors. It’s also a fantastic hobby to share with friends and family, as disc golf courses are usually free of charge to play on. However, disc golf etiquette is important if you want to keep the game fun for everyone involved! This blog post will talk about disc golf etiquette dos and don’ts that will help keep your course clean, active, and enjoyable for everyone playing there.

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Daily Ruminations

“Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.”

– Spartan Warrior Credo
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“A competitor will find a way to win. Competitors take bad breaks and use them to drive themselves just that much harder. Quitters take bad breaks and use them as reasons to give up.”

– Nancy Lopez
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“Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash… Be water my friend.”
– Bruce Lee
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“Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.”

—Magic Johnson
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“To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you’re not, pretend you are.”

– Muhammad Ali
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“I was prepared with a lot of towels. I think that’s the #1 thing in the rain is you running out of towels…Making sure I have dry hands and dry discs that allows me to do well. I think that’s why I play so well in the rain.”

– Ricky Wysocki (after winning 2022 Discraft’s GMC)
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