• Amy Gray

    Professional Disc Golf Association: 1 Year Membership

  • Extreme Glow

    Tips on starting a disc golf club.

  • Kelly Washington

    Disk Golf at Tyler State Park. Looks like fun!

  • Staci Cooper

    Ball golf is not the only kind of golf here in Augusta, there are also several disc golf courses in the area. Want to know where you can play disc golf close to your hometown? Use the PDGA (Professional Disc Golf Association) course directory!

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Pick the right tool for the job. Here's a chart displaying the flight paths of all Innova disc golf discs

The Professional Disc Golf Association is the governing body of the sport of disc golf, and the hub for information regarding tournaments, rankings, discussion and more.

Disc golf courses provide the perfect framework for environmental education. This sign comes from Flatrock Disc Golf in Athol, MA and depicts the flowering characteristics of a Fringed Polygala that runs throughout the course. #discgolf #environmentaleducation #explorediscgolf

Innova Discs started the Educational Disc Golf Experience (EDGE) in the early 2000's and it's been a driving force in getting disc golf education in the school systems. A great business model, this is a 501(c)(3) worth checking out and hopefully bringing to your school system!

Relatively unknown by the general public, disc golf is an extremely challenging game both physically and mentally. Next time you play, grab a friend and turn them on to this ever-growing sport!

Bringing disc golf into the classroom (this is actually a LITERAL translation) is terrific for school systems. Math and physics departments can study flight patterns and equations, while environmental programs can look at the sports surroundings. Disc golf is a TERRIFIC educational tool!

Disc golf is the perfect sport to fit in with a plethora of amicable uses! This picture is from a 1,549-acre park that has an 18-hole golf course, disc golf courses, picnic areas, swings and slides, softball diamonds, hike-bike trail, nature trails, river fishing, and canoe rental.

We grabbed this picture for Northwest Disc Golf News --- a great spot to keep up with everything disc golf in the Pacific Northwest!

An extremely cost effective sport, metal baskets are one of the only pieces of infrastructure needed on a course. Most courses have nice tee pads, signage and seating, but if on a tight budget, a basket is truly all you need to enjoy this wonderful outdoor activity!

This is a pretty cool graphic showing the density and locations and disc golf courses within the United States. It looks like the Midwest has it good!

Disc golf includes a variety of discs, but the three main types (seen here from top to bottom) are: putters, mid ranges and drivers. Each type of disc has it's own flight pattern and will fly a specific way. This is an incredibly addicting sport once you start learning flight patterns of multiple discs!

DiscGolfCourseRev... is the best place to find out EVERYTHING you need to know about courses in your area!

One of the fastest growing sports in the world. The sport has been growing exponentially since the year 2000!

This sequence of photos provides a good look for players wondering about how to properly hold a disc golf disc. The red circles quickly and easily highlight the pressure points of where really need to focus your grip pressure.

Here is a great footwork chart for the "X-step" that the majority of disc golfer use. For those of you just learning, put the disc down and just practice the sequence of steps. Then research more videos to figure out the timing of the movements and shifting of weight.

Throwing a forehand is a versatile shot to have in your bag. Make sure to grip the disc tight, with pressure between your fingers and thumb while keeping your elbow close to your body!

While most discs (for right handed back hand players) break considerably to the left, while putting you need to keep your disc flat. Really snap your wrist with confidence while putting and you'll see a world of difference. Don't play for the disc to "glide" in and break to the left --- keep it straight and level.

Apply pressure on the inner lip of the disc in addition to your thumb on top of the disc. Move your thumb around on the disc to find what is comfortable for you, and the use it to stabilize the disc.

This diagram shows multiple grip techniques for a forehand flick. Find whats comfortable for you, squeeze the disc between your forefingers and them...and rip it!

The modified fan grip is great for midranges and control shots.

A more advanced putting technique, this picture shows glide the disc in with a baseball throw. Holding your thumb in the middle of the disc and fingers on the rim, rotate the disc with a snapping motion and glide the disc into the basket. Not extremely complicated to master, but also not a common form of putting.

Don't understand the terms hyzer and anhyzer that disc golfers use? Here is a photo to explain it for a right handed player...

The jump putt enables you to get the flick needed on the disc to keep it level and tracking for the basket!

The standard four finger power grip --- the more fingers on the rim, the further it flies!