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  1. April 07, 2020
  2. Vote: 2019 Disc Release Of The Year
  3. April 06, 2020
  4. No Changes Yet For 2020 Pro Worlds
  5. Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Back 9
  6. April 05, 2020
  7. Choose Your Four People For A Disc Golf Mount Rushmore
  8. April 02, 2020
  9. Organizing Central America’s Largest Disc Golf Tournament
  10. April 01, 2020
  11. Everyone Is Doing The Make It And Move Back 10 Feet Simon Lizotte Challenge
  12. March 31, 2020
  13. The Upshot: Sarah Hokom, Grade the Offseason [Pres. by Pound Disc Golf]
  14. Did Someone Destroy Disc Golf Baskets In Oregon To Discourage Park Usage During Coronavirus Pandemic?
  15. March 30, 2020
  16. Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Front 9
  17. March 29, 2020
  18. Who Makes Your Disc Golf Mount Rushmore?
  19. March 27, 2020
  20. Tournament Throwback: 2014 Texas State Championship
  21. Drew Gibson Smashing A TV With A Disc? Drew Gibson Smashing A TV With A Disc.
  22. Inside The Disc Golf Shutdown — And What Might Be Next
  23. March 26, 2020
  24. Andrew Fish Does Not Speak For Anyone, He Advocates
  25. March 25, 2020
  26. The Upshot: PDGA Board Prez, Mega-Mailbag
  27. Challenge Accepted: “15 Second In The Bag”
  28. March 24, 2020
  29. What To Do When The Disc Golf Season Seems To Be Over Before It Even Started
  30. PDGA Asks Players To Not Go To Courses, Parks Close
  31. March 23, 2020
  32. DGPT’s Disc Golf Network Eclipsed 6500 Subscribers Before Sport’s Shutdown
  33. March 22, 2020
  34. Paige Pierce Is Out Here Risking Her Airbnb Rating During The Coronavirus For You
  35. March 20, 2020
  36. Mailbag: Leaderboard Watching, Brodie Impact
  37. PDGA Extends Sanctioning Suspensions Through End Of April
  38. World Champ Des Reading To Undergo Hip Replacement Surgery
  39. March 19, 2020
  40. Manufacturer Sponsors Looking For Alternative Ways To Support Team Members
  41. Glass Blown Open TD On What Goes Into Canceling The World’s Biggest Disc Golf Tournament
  42. March 18, 2020
  43. How Tour Players Are Dealing With Canceled PDGA Events
  44. March 17, 2020
  45. The Upshot: Coronavirus, Brodie Smith, Colten Montgomery, Disc Golf Network
  46. Tournament Talk: In The WACO Of Pandemic
  47. Twitter Finds Way To Insult Bills Mafia By Invoking “WTF Richard”
  48. PDGA Suspends Event Sanctioning Through March 31
  1. The Latest on the Coronavirus Impact on Disc Golf

  2. Vote: 2019 Disc Release Of The Year

  3. No Changes Yet For 2020 Pro Worlds

  4. Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Back 9

  5. Choose Your Four People For A Disc Golf Mount Rushmore

  6. Organizing Central America’s Largest Disc Golf Tournament

  7. Everyone Is Doing The Make It And Move Back 10 Feet Simon Lizotte Challenge

  8. Did Someone Destroy Disc Golf Baskets In Oregon To Discourage Park Usage During Coronavirus Pandemic?

  9. Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Front 9

  10. Who Makes Your Disc Golf Mount Rushmore?

    If you had to choose four figures from disc golf — past or present — to represent the sport on a Mount Rushmore, who would make the cut?

    Do you focus on tournament results? Course or equipment innovation? Growing the sport?

    Now’s your chance to chime in. Nominate up to four people using the form below. You have until April 5 to get your nominations in before final voting starts.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 29, 2020 at 2:58PM
  11. Drew Gibson Smashing A TV With A Disc? Drew Gibson Smashing A TV With A Disc.

    Drew Gibson smashing TV with Frisbee

    Hey, it’s Drew Gibson smashing a flat screen TV with a Frisbee. This is exceptional #QuarantineContent. We have no choice but to Stan.

    We would have preferred to watch this attempted with an old tube TV,1 but this is fun regardless.

    Drew has been on his hiatus grind, turning out a bunch of video on his YouTube channel. It’s definitely worth the follow.

    (more…)


    1. content idea! 

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 27, 2020 at 2:15PM
  12. Tournament Throwback: 2014 Texas State Championship

  13. Inside The Disc Golf Shutdown — And What Might Be Next

  14. Andrew Fish Does Not Speak For Anyone, He Advocates

  15. Challenge Accepted: “15 Second In The Bag”

    15 Second In The Bag Challenge Marc DeBlasio

    Tired: See 10 Push-Ups, Do 10 Push-Ups

    Wired: 15 Second In The Bag Challenge

    This is the social media challenge we’re excited about. Thanks to Marc DeBlasio for the idea and quality quarantine #content.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 25, 2020 at 1:13PM
  16. PDGA Asks Players To Not Go To Courses, Parks Close

    Photo: Reddit user FL2NH

    The PDGA Board of Directors President Justin Menickelli sent a message to members yesterday covering the organization’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and urging players to stay away from the disc golf courses.

    From the statement: “While we know you want to be out playing right now, we need your help to set a good example for communities everywhere. That is why we are asking disc golfers to skip the course and stay home. It is something we all have the power to do in this crisis, and while it may seem like a tall task, we are confident it is the best choice to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. This goes for the young and healthy, as well as those considered more vulnerable.  We are all in this together.”

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 24, 2020 at 11:09AM
  17. What To Do When The Disc Golf Season Seems To Be Over Before It Even Started

  18. DGPT’s Disc Golf Network Eclipsed 6500 Subscribers Before Sport’s Shutdown

  19. Paige Pierce Is Out Here Risking Her Airbnb Rating During The Coronavirus For You

    Paige Pierce Airbnb

    I hope everyone at home is appreciating what the touring pros are out here doing during the play stoppage to keep you entertained.

    Take Paige Pierce and Alyssa Van Lanen for example. The reigning world champ and disc golf’s premier photographer got unceremoniously dumped from their lodging by an Airbnb host for simply trying to get the best shot for a YouTube thumbnail.

    Pierce is risking the all-so important user rating on an app for #content and we couldn’t be more grateful.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 22, 2020 at 1:30PM
  20. PDGA Extends Sanctioning Suspensions Through End Of April

    The PDGA is extending its suspension of event sanctioning through at least April 30, 2020.

    Earlier this week, the Santa Cruz Masters Cup PDGA National Tour event scheduled for May 15 was cancelled, and the Women’s Global Event on May 9 was postponed.

    The PDGA Medical Committee continues to make recommendations based on current World Health Organization and Centers For Disease Control and Prevention guidance. (more…)

    —Ultiworld Disc Golf Staff Mar 20, 2020 at 1:02PM
  21. Mailbag: Leaderboard Watching, Brodie Impact

  22. World Champ Des Reading To Undergo Hip Replacement Surgery

    Des Reading

    Disc Golf Hall of Fame inductee and three-time world champion, Des Reading, will undergo a total hip replacement next week. Reading has had ongoing issues competing with the injured hip, including withdrawing from the 2018 Professional World Championship in Vermont.

    Throwing golf discs is not a natural body movement, any kinesiologist will tell you,” said Reading in a statement. “One has to remember that in my prime as a second generation touring professional disc golfer — 2002-2011 — disc golf was still in its infancy as far as competitive standards with varying tee pad surfaces, multiple rounds per day, and wild terrain.”

    Reading continued: “ The tournament courses are getting longer and longer. At least the sport has mostly moved to one round per day. I believe the PDGA is working toward treating the athletes with more respect for their bodies and performance levels when it comes to creating and enforcing playing surfaces or conditions, but there is more work that needs to be done.”

    (more…)

    —Ultiworld Disc Golf Staff Mar 20, 2020 at 12:30PM
  23. Twitter Finds Way To Insult Bills Mafia By Invoking “WTF Richard”

    Tweet from @Kofie

    NFL free agency is about the only game in sports right now, and Twitter used one of disc golf’s finest viral moments to lob some banter in the direction of the Buffalo Bills and starting quarterback Josh Allen.

    A quick catch-up, former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs was sent to the Bills in a trade. Not everybody online believes in Bills QB Allen’s accuracy. Thus Richard was invoked.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 17, 2020 at 12:18PM
  24. Manufacturer Sponsors Looking For Alternative Ways To Support Team Members

  25. Glass Blown Open TD On What Goes Into Canceling The World’s Biggest Disc Golf Tournament

  26. How Tour Players Are Dealing With Canceled PDGA Events

  27. Tournament Talk: In The WACO Of Pandemic

  28. PDGA Suspends Event Sanctioning Through March 31

  29. Salonen Wins Shortened WACO With Second Hot Round

  30. WACO Round 3 Canceled, Round 2 to Serve as Final Round

    After announcing this morning that round two of the WACO Annual Charity Open would be played without spectators, the Disc Golf Pro Tour announced that Round 3 would be cancelled and today’s second round would serve as the final round, due to concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (more…)

    —Charlie Eisenhood Mar 13, 2020 at 12:03PM
  31. DGPT Prohibits Spectators At WACO Effective Immediately

    Play will continue but the Disc Golf Pro Tour has prohibited spectators at the Waco Annual Charity Open effective round 2 on Friday.

    From the DGPT:

    The Disc Golf Pro Tour and Waco Annual Charity Open will prohibit spectators during round 2 of the event due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19. Event and Tour staff are communicating to competitors regarding the details of this decision.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Mar 13, 2020 at 10:07AM

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