Disc Golf Clinic & Picnic @ Perkerson Park

  • June 17, 2017
  • 9:45 AM
  • Perkerson Park, 770 Deckner Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed


This unique urban adventure is limited to TEN players. You do not have to have any experience playing Disc golf to participate. During registration you will have the option of purchasing a start set of discs for $25 that are used to keep. If you don't take that option, you must bring your own discs. You must register by June 10 to if you are going to order your discs here.

Our private clinic will be led by Johnny Avery, President of the Intown Atlanta Disc Golf Club and UXATL member, Robyn Turner, who has been playing disc golf for 20 years and, last year, won the intermediate division of the PDGA Women's Global Event tournament at Frog Rock in Austell, GA. 

THE PLAN

  • 0945, Meet at Perkerson Park
  • 1000 - 1200, Round of Disc Golf (includes lessons from experienced Disc golf players)
  • 12:00, Optional picnic lunch at Perkerson Park (bring your own food and beverages; you can leave them in your car while we play)

NOTE

The cutoff date to order dics via thsite has passed. To participate you will need to have your own discs. 

WHAT IS DISC GOLF?

Disc Golf is One of Today’s Fastest Growing Sports. The sport of disc golf evolved as an offshoot of the many games spawned by the Frisbee® craze. The game started with people using Frisbees and aiming at targets made up of trees, trash cans, light poles, pipes, and whatever else was handy.

Disc golf is similar to regular golf; however, instead of using golf clubs and balls aiming for a hole, Disc Golf players use golf discs and aim for a Disc Pole Hole, a pole extending up from the ground with chains and a basket where the disc lands. The object of the game is to complete each hole in the fewest number of throws, starting from a tee area and finishing at the Disc Pole Hole. Generally, a course is 9 or 18 Disc Pole Holes long. Players start at “hole” one and complete the course in order, playing through to the last hole. The player with lowest total cumulative score wins.

Disc Golf differs from regular Golf in important ways. Disc golf courses can use a wide variety of terrain. Often times, land not suitable for other park activities or development is perfect terrain for a disc golf course.

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