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Disc Golf Approach Shot Tips by Paul Ulibarri

We recently hosted a pro clinic with Paul Ulibarri, Will Shusterick and Ricky Wysocki.

Paul gave some great advice to help you improve your short game approach shots.

 

Added by Alan Barker on October 30, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Dookies Disc Review

I am pretty much your average disc golfer. I am 45, 6'2", 238lbs, and I played baseball growing up on into college as a pitcher. I stayed active into my mid 30's, but my job put me at a desk and having kids stopped my athletic activities. I also tore my left ACL and have yet to have it fixed. 

 

I picked up disc golf about 18 months ago and it just clicked with me. I have played close to 500 rounds in that time and I've lost 52 pounds. I feel great, my left knee is pain free,…

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Added by Dookville on May 5, 2012 at 12:41pm — 11 Comments

Fri April 6th is Take Your Disc To Work Day!

The Big D is proud to sponsor Take Your Disc To Work Day, Friday Apr 6th! Please spread the word and join us in showing the love. http://www.facebook.com/takeyourdisctoworkday…

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Added by Discraft Disc Golf on March 20, 2012 at 9:56am — 3 Comments

sign for an 18 hole course - leave message pro and con - for presidents day, send this request off to any past, present, wanting to be, never could be or future presidents that you may know.

just across the wire - The Friends Of Bay City State Recreation Area RETURN the awarded $7740.00, along with all other donations specific to the dgc project.

NEWS UPDATE - after 4 years of planning 18 holes on 15 acres of the 300 acres available for recreational day use at BCSRA, the design " didn't effectively consider the wetlands and natural inhabitants to the degree necessary for such environmentally important and sensitive land ". Upon the insistance of those paid…

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Added by get your discs and godiscn on January 26, 2012 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

$1000 Discraft sponsorship for your tourny? Very doable! Here's how

Discraft 2012 tournament sponsorship! Plan early and we'll help grow your upcoming event.  You can even do a side by side comparison with our leading competitor to see how Discraft can help you raise hundreds more.  Start your planning process now and watch the rewards pile up! Get all the details.…

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Added by Discraft Disc Golf on January 16, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Discraft Gear Guide 12

 Dig it. 

http://www.discraft.com/catalog.html

Added by Discraft Disc Golf on January 5, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

2011 Ace Race disc announced

This year's proto is unique and sweet, and we think you're going to love it!  It's the widest diameter putt and approach model Discraft has ever offered, so it can legally weigh in at a hefty 183 grams (subject to PDGA approval)... that's at least a full seven grams more than other putters!  The disc is obedient to its master and goes where you throw it, delivering directional precision and soft, flat landings.  The rim is beadless and feels great in your hand.  Think of it as a shorter,…

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Added by Discraft Disc Golf on August 1, 2011 at 12:57pm — 8 Comments

USADGC reg update

If you've qualified for the 2011 United States Amateur Disc Golf Championship, DO NOT WAIT to reg, because ratings-based qualification begins today and makes a ton of additional players eligible. This event will fill shortly, so come take your shot at the Toboggan and the US national title!

 

http://usadgc.com for more info.

Added by Discraft Disc Golf on May 17, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Mind control in disc golf- first step: thinking about what you're thinking about

How many times has any of the following happened to you?



* You miss badly on a tricky and/or risky putt, and almost immediately after it leaves your hand you realize that although you thought you had decided to go for it, the disc comes out weak and unsure- maybe wobbling more than usual and way too low.

* You hit a tree right after you made not hitting the tree your primary focus

* You catch yourself thinking about your overall score, and the impact your last throw had or… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on February 21, 2011 at 2:09pm — 4 Comments

2011 Discraft Gear Guide

 

Thanks to all our friends who contributed some great pics to the 2011 Discraft catalog. 

 

http://discraft.com/catalog.html

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Added by Discraft Disc Golf on February 3, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Wingfoot Zeppelins first PDGA event

Wingfoot Zeppelins first PDGA event
We would like to thanks the Ohio State Park Department for allowing us the privilege to use the Pine Lodge at Wingfoot Lake State Park the roominess and fireplaces at each end where an added bonus as well as the sound system. The Pine Lodge is the perfect place to host any event.  

We had 33 people 5 pro/open players the rest AM's two aces where hit by Pittsburgh Flying Disc Society Scott…
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Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on January 3, 2011 at 4:40pm — No Comments

next two Team Just Disc Golf and Wingfoot Zeppelins Ice Bowl events have a Sponsor

next two Team Just Disc Golf and Wingfoot Zeppelins Ice Bowl events have a Sponsor
special thanks to HAMMER SPORTS RELICS!



At Hammer Sports Relics we offer some of the best antique sports collectibles available. We also do antique sports restorations. We can take that old deflated football of your grandpa's and turn it into a beautiful sports relic. We are located in Canton Ohio. The home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame…
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Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on January 1, 2011 at 11:07pm — No Comments

Wingfoot Zeppelins present the Hangover at the Hanger A disc Golf Charity event at Wingfoot Lake state park, OH

jan 2 2011 registration 8am tee off 9:15 am $20

Added by Jay and Jan@Just-Disc-Golf.com on January 1, 2011 at 11:04pm — No Comments

The Essential 48 HOT STAMP Design Contest

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Added by Essential Discs on December 3, 2010 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

2010 Ace Race prototype approved, named



Welcome to the hive, Hornet! The disc is now approved for PDGA tournament play, and Ace Race copies are legal. Please spread to the word to other Ace Race players.



Hornet will be released to the general public soon; we plan on running the production version in Z plastic with a max weight of 178 grams.



The ESP (Ace Race) version has been given a stability rating of 2.0.



http://discgolfacerace.com/…







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Added by Discraft Disc Golf on November 22, 2010 at 2:46pm — 2 Comments

Liz Carr video clinic

Latest pro video clinic is posted: Liz Carr on disc golf prep strategies. Check it!

http://www.discraft.com/vid/html/dg24.html





Added by Discraft Disc Golf on November 16, 2010 at 10:28am — No Comments

Disc Golf in the middle of the Pacific Ocean

You've heard of an island green in golf, right? Where you tee off near a

shoreline to a green situated on a small piece of land surrounded by

water? The course featured in today's post is nothing like that. In

fact, it is much better described as a mountain course considering the

fact that it is 5,000 feet up the side of a 10,000 foot-tall mountain

and every hole has some type of slope in play. But this course, Poli

Poli, is also situated on an island in the middle… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 29, 2010 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

2010 USDGC Observations

This time last year I played in the USDGC for the first and only time. I

didn't know it at the time, but I played with a torn rotator cuff. I

did know it hurt like heck, though. After the first practice round, in

which I managed a +1 and figured 'this isn't so bad as long as you play

clean golf and hit all your putts', my arm was as useless as those

little front appendages of a Tyrannosaurus Rex's. But I did my best,

which was equal to most everyone else's worse.… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 9, 2010 at 2:32pm — 1 Comment

Disc Golf in a Vaccum- One small facet thereof

Disc Golf in a Vacuum(TM) is the

catchy phrase I've come up with to describe the bundle of ideas about

the mental side of golf that make up my disc golf philosophy. It means

many different things in different situations, but in general is all

about embracing, appreciating, and learning from each shot we attempt.

Before, during, and after. In a vacuum, there are no 'pars,' or 'rounds'

or even 'holes.' There are only shots. Look… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 6, 2010 at 1:47pm — 1 Comment

The other side of disc selection

Usually when you hear 'disc selection', you think in terms of which disc

in your bag is best suited to execute your next shot. Today I'm talking

about something else, a concept that could maybe be called 'disc

selection for disc preservation'. It results from one of the major

distinctions between disc golf and ball golf- the fact that our discs

are the equivalent to their clubs and balls combined.



If you're a ball golf… Continue

Added by frisbeebrain on October 3, 2010 at 11:01pm — No Comments

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Disc Golf Approach Shot Tips by Paul Ulibarri

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