Category Archives: Disc Golf

Update on Austin Disc Golf

If you don’t give a rip about disc golf, skip to the last two paragraphs because, well, you’ll see. I played two courses this afternoon/evening: Slaughter Creek Metropark and Seabright Metropark, both in south Austin. I played okay at Slaughter … Continue reading

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Disc Golf Mecca

{This post was written on April 30th] Austin is something of a disc golf hub, or so it seems. I’m taking full advantage of my trip and playing as many courses as I can. So far I’ve played (most of) … Continue reading

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NYT Disc Golf Reference

John Tierney, op/ed writer for the New York Times, is now my hero. I was especially excited to see the link to the PDGA website at the bottom of the page. Go John! You rock!

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Disc Golf Summer (or not)

So far this summer I have played 3 new disc golf courses. I think that those 3 rounds have been the only times I’ve played, period. I’m not nearly doing so well this calendar year as last, when I added … Continue reading

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Lombard Commons

Lombard Commons in Lombard, IL (one of two courses within 10 minutes of my hotel — score!) was a nice little 9-hole city park course. (It’s hard to find county park courses in Chicago, for some odd reason. Probably has … Continue reading

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Madison Meadows

Madison Meadows in Lombard, IL (western Chicago suburb) is a nice course for a city park. I played really crappy on Monday night (I was also running a fever and fighting a cold), shooting a 66 (+12 if you count … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Park

Roosevelt Park in Albuquerque, NM, is a great spot for a disc golf course. Except that there are lots of non-disc golfers there, so there’s a lot of waiting as ignorant pedestrians meander across the fairways. Okay, so it’s a … Continue reading

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Top 5 Disc Golf Courses I’ve Played

In case you are wondering, here are the top five courses I’ve played over the past 8 years. These are courses that were well laid out, challenging, and well-maintained. Whether or not I played well is not a factor. 1. … Continue reading

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Vallarta-Ast

Vallarta-Ast in Token Creek County Park in De Forest (Madison) was a disappointment. The description made it sound really nice, and most pay-to-play courses are better than average. Unfortunately, this area had a lot of wasted potential. See, if you … Continue reading

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Marion Park

Marion Park in Prairie du Sac (the 57th course I’ve played) was a “checklist” course. As in, we played it because it was in the area and it gave us another course to put on our list. It was one … Continue reading

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