Disc Golf Show – Episode 56

Disc Golf Show – Show Notes

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Hello and welcome to the Disc Golf Show Episode 56

Today is Sunday, Feb 4th.

News: (Segment Sponsor: Downloads and Dabs)

  1. The Women’s Global Event is back!
    1. Returns May 12th
    2. Started in 2012 with 600 women, 41 events over 24 states
    3. 2016 brought 1437 players, 26 states, and 10 countries
    4. Goal for 2018 is 2000 players, 89 events, 39 states, and 15 countries
    5. If you know a female disc golfer, let them know about this huge event!!!

 

  1. PDGA Marco Polo Program – Project Report – Brazil
    1. DGC located at Colinas do Piracicaba, in San Paolo, and is a large park with ponds and natural vegetation
    2. Designed by Adriano Medola and Rodrigo Issa
    3. PDGA granted $3000 to help build the course
      1. Brazilian Ultimate Federation showed support
      2. Players from various countries like Canada, Australia, Argentina, Colombia and Germany
    4. Inauguration tournament was on June 3-4, 2017
    5. 1st PDGA event held on June 4, the Colinas Open 2017
    6. Piracicaba Club is now having weekly rounds
    7. Two amateur courses were built in Uribici/SC and also in Ibiuna/SP
    8. www.discgolfbrasil.org
    9. www.facebook.com/brasil.discgolf
    10. https://www.pdga.com/files/marco_polo_brazil_report.pdf

We would like to thank our sponsors: Ladies First Disc Golf

 

Started by Jenny San Filippo in 2015, Ladies First Disc Golf is a one stop shop for all the female disc golfers out there! Pick up some discs or some amazing female apparel to look good on the course! Subscribe to the newsletter and check out the blog while you are at it!

http://ladiesfirstdiscgolf.com/about-us/

 

  1. Samui Swine Classic
    1. Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand
    2. Nigel Mills – the man behind disc golf in Thailand
    3. Shout out to the winner Nikko Locastro who had a crazy third round to shoot him into the lead over Gregg Barsby and was able to hold his lead to the end!
    4. https://www.pdga.com/disc-golf-paradise
    5. https://www.pdga.com/eyes-swine

 

 

Gear/Equipment: (Brought to you by ScoreBand: Use DGS20 for 20% off your purchase)

Discs

  1. Gateway – Prophecy (Mid-Range)
    1. https://www.pdga.com/announcements/second-coming-has-arrived
    1. https://www.pdga.com/announcements/drive-your-edge-twin-swords
  2. Yikun – Twin Swords (Stable Distance Driver)
    1. Infinite Discs – Exodus
    2. Latitude 64 – Fuji
  3. No info

 

Baskets

  1. DGA – Mach Shift
    1. https://www.pdga.com/announcements/shift-your-game-mach-shift-dga
    1. Latitude 64 – Competition
    2. Viking Discs – Royal Basket
  2. No info

Reviews

 

  1. Discmania Luster DDx

Techniques

  1. Maintaining/Bettering your Game

 

  • Practice at least twice a month, more likely twice a week
  • Throw in different styles of throws to keep your practice interesting
  • Aka WhalePants “Bag of Tricks” events
  • Consistent Practice and Play

 

UDisc Quick Stats

  1. Marksman Putting League
    1. As of today, 362k plus putts have been tracked with an overall accuracy of 45%
    2. 2 more weeks to sign up to help your state be the best
    3. Michigan had an amazing week leading with 838 points
    4. Global Leaderboard leader for the last 7 days is Reed Fescura from Vicksburg, MI with a score of 185
    5. Rick Saffeels marksman accuracy of 80%
    6. Overall Global Standings Leader is Eric McCabe at 684 points
    7. www.udisc.com/marksman

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