2010 PDGA World Champion Eric McCabe was an integral part of transforming Emporia, Kansas into a disc golf destination. Through his journey into disc golf course design, McCabe has seen the positive impact a course can have on a community.
Here are Eric McCabe’s top ten reasons to install a disc golf course.
10. A disc golf course can be designed into under-utilized areas of your facility.
9. Disc golf is a sport that everyone can play, regardless of age, ability or gender.
8. A single disc golf course can entertain 90 or more people at one time.
7. Disc golf offers four season recreation across much of the world.
6. Disc golf attracts people from other areas of the state and country to your park.
5. In many cases, local disc golfers are willing to help with maintenance and upkeep of disc golf courses.
4. Disc golf is easy to learn and provides a lifetime of fun and exercise.
3. Disc golf is inexpensive to play. You can start playing with a single disc for less than $10.
2. Disc golf can be a source of revenue for a park department or a pay-to-play facility.
1. IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL COME!
by Blake Bacho