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From Ultimate to Disc Golf: A League of Your Own [Pt. 5]

This is part five in our series on learning to play disc golf as an ultimate player. The series is presented by Innova Discs, the Choice of Champions!  In New England, spring is more a state of mind than an actual season. I have a distinct memory of...

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Disc Golf Pro Tour To Restart June 26th

The Emporia Country Club will be the first course back on tour.The Disc Golf Pro Tour is preparing to resume its 2020 season in late June, bringing back professional disc golf ahead of even its own schedule. The Tour will restart on June 26th at a newly created...

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What It’s Like To Film A Video With Brodie Smith

It was an awesome opportunity to get to head down to Dallas, Texas and film some content with Brodie Smith. I was mostly excited to see how much Brodie has improved his game since we last saw him down at the Waco Annual Charity Open where he put up solid scores for it...

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DGPT Still Targeting July Restart

2018 Disc Golf Pro Tour Championship winner Sarah Hokom. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPTAs states around the country begin to emerge from their coronavirus lockdowns, disc golf courses have been some of the first things to reopen. The Disc Golf Pro Tour is...

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From Ultimate to Disc Golf: Fresh Plastic [Pt. 4]

This is part four in our series on learning to play disc golf as an ultimate player. The series is presented by Innova Discs, the Choice of Champions!  Winter was upon us and we had lost daylight savings, so weekday golf was at an end. We were still...

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Music City Open NT Canceled

Updated with PDGA comment. Music City Open organizers announced on the Music City Podcast this week that the PDGA National Tour finale, scheduled for September 25-27 in Nashville, Tennessee, was being canceled for 2020. Those registered for the NT were given the...

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From Ultimate to Disc Golf: A Course, Of Course [Pt. 3]

This is part three in our series on learning to play disc golf as an ultimate player. The series is presented by Innova Discs, the Choice of Champions! We put the series on hiatus for the last two months due to the coronavirus pandemic, but with disc golf...

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It Was A Big Week For Disc Golf Music

Marc Rebillet Disc Golf Song We may not be getting a ton of tournament coverage but the internet came through last week with three of the best disc golf related musical moments in recent memory. First off, if you aren’t familiar with Marc Rebillet then...

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1000-Foot Throw? Tristan Tanner Goes To Work

Tristan Tanner Throws More Than 1000 Feet On a breezy day in Colorado, Tristan Tanner went out into a field and did something big. According to Tanner and his UDisc stats, the up-and-comer was able to max out a driver at 1,019 feet, just 90 feet shy of David Wiggins...

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Does Jomez Make The Player, Or Do Pros Drive Video Views?

Does Jomez Make The Player, Or Do Pros Drive Video Views?

Photo: JomezProDisc golf media popularity has reached an all-time high. Not only are more individual viewers tuning into the tournament coverage, but more and more production channels are popping up, giving way to a broad selection of events to watch beyond the major...

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2020 European Open Canceled

The European Open today announced that the 2020 event has been canceled. The PDGA Major, originally scheduled for mid-July, was previously postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “We are no longer looking for a later date for the event in 2020, and...

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3 Irreplaceable Discs In My Bag: GK Pro’s Bobby Cox

3 Irreplaceable Discs In My Bag: GK Pro’s Bobby Cox

Throughout my six years of playing disc golf, it’s safe to say I’ve lost a tremendous number of discs. Either by throwing them in the water or just leaving them around on the course. There’s a ton of discs that have similar flight patterns to each...

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Who Is The Best Juggler On The Disc Golf Tour?

@callie_mcmorran_64751♬ Wraith – Y2K Remix – Ro Ransom Who is the best juggler on the disc golf tour? A week ago the clear answer would have been James Conrad, but after Callie McMorran posted the video above we are maybe rethinking it. Can anyone...

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Alternatives To Your Regular Disc Golf Fix

Alternatives To Your Regular Disc Golf Fix

  One of the most underappreciated benefits of disc golf is accessibility. Not only are most courses free (or close to it), you can play pretty much whenever you want. Need a disc golf fix? Just show up and tee off. When you can get as much as you want of a game...

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Why It Took Me 10 Years To Try Disc Golf

Why It Took Me 10 Years To Try Disc Golf

I grew up around Frisbees and all manner of off-brand variations, including flying rings and giant-sized fabric discs. For me and my siblings, they all definitively fell into the category of “yard toys.” It was in college that Frisbee took on a different...

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What We’ve Learned Being On The Disc Golf Tour Circuit

What We’ve Learned Being On The Disc Golf Tour Circuit

Bobby Cox of GK Pro on the things you quickly get the hang of while living on the road and filming disc golf full-time. Growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, I’ve always been a city boy. Never really went camping, never been hunting, and didn’t catch a fish until...

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Watch People React To Disc Golf For The First Time

Disc Golf Reactions If you’re going to get introduced to disc golf through a YouTube reaction video, it’s probably smart to watch an ace compilation like Country and Snappa. It’s easy to be wary of content like this, but it seems like both...

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2019 Disc Of The Year: P Model S

2019 Disc Of The Year: P Model S

After coming in a close second to the Discraft Luna in the initial round of 2019 Disc of the Year voting, the Ace Line P Model S from Prodigy Disc ran away with the final tally between the putters collecting 67% of the championship vote. From Prodigy: The P Model...

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Draft Day: Build-A-Bag Edition

Draft Day: Build-A-Bag Edition

We put four writers in a Slack room together with a (relatively) basic set of rules. Assemble a 10 disc golf bag of your choosing. The writers would be putting this bag together via a snake draft, and once a mold was chosen it was unavailable for selection by the...

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It’s Luna vs. P Model S For 2019 Disc Of The Year

It’s Luna vs. P Model S For 2019 Disc Of The Year

After the initial round of voting for the 2019 Disc Release of the Year, two molds emerged as the clear front runners to be promoted to a final round of ballots. Discraft’s Luna led the voting with 34.31% of the vote, and the P Model S from Prodigy’s ACE...

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Tournament Throwback: An Aerial Arkansas Assault

Simon Lizotte, left, and Ricky Wysocki at the 2017 Jonesboro Open. Photo: DGPTIn A Different World without a global pandemic, the Disc Golf Pro Tour is coming off a month-long break and starting the third tour event at The 2020 Jonesboro Open in Arkansas. This place...

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A Quick History Of GK Pro

Photo: GK ProThis is the first Ultiworld Disc Golf contribution from video production crew GK Pro. “A Quick History” is adapted from an original post on GKProDisc.com. January of 2016 offered an entire new beginning for friends Gabe Dao and Kristopher...

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PDGA Furloughs More Than Half Of Staff

PDGA Furloughs More Than Half Of Staff

The PDGA announced today that effective immediately the organization would be reducing its staff by more than 50%. “I have always said we have the best staff around, and that has been reinforced throughout this whole process,” PDGA Board of Directors...

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Video: How To Make A Flight Tracker For Disc Golf

How To Make A Disc Golf Flight Tracker Jamie Thomas gets out from behind the mic1 and into Adobe After Effects to show you how to make your disc golf video content pop with a disc flight tracker. Go step-by-step in an easily digestible format to learn the art of the...

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Disc Golf Mount Rushmore

Disc Golf Mount Rushmore

After taking nominations for a disc golf Mount Rushmore, the readers have spoken and elected an inaugural four person class to be etched in internet stone for all eternity. Or until we do this competition again. Ken Climo led the voting gaining 21% of all votes,...

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Tournament Throwback: Silent Spring Forester

Tournament Throwback: Silent Spring Forester

The current suspension of competitive disc golf has been a tough, necessary result of an ongoing global pandemic. Having the EuroTour opener delayed is very low on the list of priorities right now, but it doesn’t mean we aren’t bummed to be missing it....

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Vote: 2019 Disc Release Of The Year

Vote: 2019 Disc Release Of The Year

After a months-long process tracking sales, flight charts, reviews, top pro recommendations, and throwing, we’ve effectively narrowed down the 75 or so discs released in 2019 to a formidable list of contenders for the best new general release disc of the year....

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No Changes Yet For 2020 Pro Worlds

No Changes Yet For 2020 Pro Worlds

A slight glimmer of hope for an on-schedule Pro Worlds came from the PGA Tour today, as the ball golf organizer announced that it still hopes to host the Charles Schwab Challenge on May 21st as a restart to the Tour. As the PDGA continues to push back majors on its...

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Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Back 9

Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Back 9

Through the front 9 of this Dream 18 round, you’ve already played 6,928 feet of course and have yet to encounter a Par 3 hole. For our purposes, let’s pretend there’s a dream bar, or a dream convenience store on this dream property. Go order yourself...

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Choose Your Four People For A Disc Golf Mount Rushmore

Choose Your Four People For A Disc Golf Mount Rushmore

We opened the nomination process for four figures to adorn a disc golf Mount Rushmore and you responded. Now it’s time to pick the four to be etched into stone for all eternity. Below is every person who received at least 3 nominations from readers. Choose up to...

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Organizing Central America’s Largest Disc Golf Tournament

Organizing Central America’s Largest Disc Golf Tournament

1st Annual Finca Foresta Open. Photo: BjarnasonSan Diego transplant Chris Leonard runs a resort in Cerros Sands, Belize, where he is currently installing the country´s first public 18 hole disc golf course.  I first became aware of Chris through Instagram,...

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Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Front 9

Dream 18 On Tour – 2019 Edition: Front 9

There are two things we know to be true about disc golfers. We all drive by that place that “should be a course” during our daily routines – you know that undeveloped section of acreage between two subdivisions, or maybe that forgotten corner of the...

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Who Makes Your Disc Golf Mount Rushmore?

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...

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Tournament Throwback: 2014 Texas State Championship

Tournament Throwback: 2014 Texas State Championship

  The return of the Texas State Disc Golf Championship to the PDGA National Tour was put on hold for the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, but we dug back in the video vaults to highlight an edition of the tournament from years past. While the JomezPro team may be...

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Inside The Disc Golf Shutdown — And What Might Be Next

Photo: DeLaveaga Disc GolfThe Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder were set for a potential NBA first round playoff preview as the teams jockeyed for seeding in the Western Conference on Wednesday, March 11th. Fans had packed into the arena and the game was moments...

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