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I live in North Dakota, if you are going to play in a tournament that isn't in your home town its a minimum of a 100 miles one way to play. In a weekend we may travel over 700 miles just to play a tournament. Heck there are those that do it just to play another course besides there own. I started this game in Middle TN and 700 miles could get you more courses than you can throw in a weekend.

So what do you consider to be to far and How many tournaments do you play in a Year.
To me 1000 miles is to much and I play in at least 6 to 8 tournaments a year. Don't forget that we have a very short season up here.

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Dallas/FortWorth has over 37 courses within 38 miles of DFW international airport. With all of these nearby courses (with each hosting an event, or two, or three a year) plus having 2 kids in the last 4.5 years, i have pretty muched stopped traveling outside of the DFW metroplex. I simply don't need to. That being said, i do like to play at least 1 really big event a year. The last few years i have chosen the Players Cup in Crystal River, FL. (1,072 miles one way if you were to drive.....luckily i have been in the position to let an American Airlines pilot "drive" me there for ~$250)
Living in the Mid West or at least the Great North tournament time is very special to all of us. For me I travel to these events becuase its always the same great people there. The great thing is that every year there are a few more new faces. One way we cut down on expenses is to stay at each others houses or apartments. Since we have to travel so far we make most of the tournaments 2 day events ending early afternoon on Sunday. Are other option is that cities with two courses are played on the same weekend. No one up here is complaining. We have some of the best sponsors and TD's thanks very much to Darrell Nodland. Also are courses would all be 1980's style instead of the championship style courses that he built up here. I want to rename Region 7 as "Home of the Big Arms" Big skys let for Big Drives. Most of us in the Mid West are used to driving more anyway I think.
I used to live in Charlotte, NC. I have travelled to southern NY, Virginia (Newport News and Blacksburg), Toccoa and Atlanta Georgia and to Melbourne Florida. 3 of those places I had a place to stay (friends or family) and the others I was able to take the weekend off from work. My only constrant for travelling to far is getting enough time off of work, that and having enough bank to do the journey.
Well gearing up for my first tournament this year. I am going to the Gold Rush in Rapid City, SD. It will be 900 miles round trip. Im sure by the time we are done we will have put down more than a 1000 miles for the weekend. The course we will be playing on is new and it also has cabins right there on the location. We will also be eating at the kitchen facilities all included in the price. I only mention this because it is yet another way to make events more affordable for travelers.
It sounds like there will be a hundred or more players, if you are in the Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana area you should try and make it. Here is the link for the tour http://www.pdga.com/event?TournID=8564.. I hope you can make it, if you have any questions please drop me a line.
If I can afford to go, I'm there.
950 Miles is my biggest round trip weekend so far this year. Jamestown, ND to Rapid City, SD. I have also made a few 500 mile weekends but thats just what we do to play in the greater midwest.
to me there is no limit, if i have the money & the time...im gone
i think the distance traveled should only be limited to how much money and time you have for discing.

in my case im still playing locally, but someday i want to travel the country playing disc golf at the nicest courses of each state.
rather than the tourneys which i think are terrific i tend to head for the ten day junkets doing all the good courses on the way from A to B .............. more events closer to home are good too! god bless all good courses close to home
If I was driving I would go as far as the nearest A-tier every weekend.
23 hour Airplane trip !!!
is hawaii to far? maybe you jump on a cruise ship with at lest nine baskets on it. at lest you could a couple dozen rounds of nine buy the time you got here.lol aloha


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