There are multiple examples of the disc golf being played by many in different forms and variations across a multitude of locations and times. From accounts of people throwing objects at particular targets of trash cans, fire hydrants, street lamps, to the modern day flying disc targets. Here are some of the most prominent accounts of the history of disc golf.
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Disc golf is similar to traditional ball golf but instead of using clubs and a ball, players throw flying discs in varying weights and molds. Popularized in the 1970s, the object of disc golf is to get your disc into the goal in the fewest throws or “strokes” possible. Click through to read more.
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Ultimate Frisbee, or ultimate as it is officially recognized, is a team sport that combines aspects of many other sports, such as the athleticism and coordination of basketball, the passing and flow of movement of soccer, and the field dimensions and endzones of football. Yet it is not a ball sport, it is played with a flying disc! Click through to read more.
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The history of Ultimate frisbee, and even earlier, the history of recreational flying discs, can be traced at least as far back as 1837. The practice of throwing popcorn bucket lids and pie tins eventually evolved into a plastic mold specifically designed for the activity. Renamed and revamped many times for longer and more accurate flight, the “Pluto Platter” was the first disc sold to toy company Wham-O by Walter Morrison in 1955. Click through to read more.
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