How To Disc Golf

first_img Photo: PDGA Media Innova Champion Disc Aero center_img Photo: PDGA Media Photo: PDGA MediaNice Grass Disc golf courses are scattered all over the Southern Appalachians, offering a mix of terrain, from tight technical wooded holes to wide open fairways. Courses range from nine to 18 holes, and hole length varies, but come in about 400 feet on average. Here are three of the best courses in the South.Winthrop University Lake Front, Rock Hill, S.C. This country-club style course hosts the U.S. Disc Golf Championship every year. The 19-hole course surrounds a lake on a college campus and has fairways as manicured as anything you’ll see in the PGA.The International Disc Golf Center, Appling, Ga. More than just a sweet course, the IDGC has a museum with the first polehole and disc golf prototypes, a training center, practice putting greens, and three different championship caliber courses.The Grange, Spotsylvania, Va. This private club ($5 per round) has two manicured courses with a variety of holes. The club hosts night time glow golf, weekend tournaments, and the Grange Open (formerly the Virginia Open) which attracts the pros. Ask the Expert Jason Allind is superintendent of the International Disc Golf Center in Georgia.What do you look for in a good disc golf course? You’re looking for varying terrain with hills, elevation change, and hazards like water and canyons. Different lengths of holes are nice too.Are the rules the same in disc golf as traditional golf? It’s the same rules and etiquette as traditional golf. We essentially borrowed everything from the PGA rule book.Can you actually make money playing disc golf? Most people just play recreationally. Our biggest growth is still in college towns. But there’s a serious tournament side to disc golf as well. We manage 1,300 events across the world, including a national tour with three major championships. It’s even possible to make a living by playing disc golf. Last year, the top money earner on the tour made a little over $46,000 just in tournament prize money.Do I need a full set of discs to get started? There are three types of discs. Driver, mid-range and putter. You don’t need all of those to play. In fact, I recommend you only buy one disc. Get a single mid-range disc, which serves as a multipurpose disc, and learn how to throw that well before buying more.Are the mechanics of a disc golf throw the same as throwing a Frisbee? No. The motion is different. It’s more of a full body movement. Throwing a Frisbee is all in the wrist, but in disc golf, some players will include a ‘run up’ and get their whole body into the mechanics. 1 2last_img read more

WWE: Here are draft predictions for SmackDown Live and RAW for 2019

first_img WATCH US LIVE Written By Last Updated: 3rd October, 2019 18:24 IST WWE: Here Are Draft Predictions For SmackDown Live And RAW For 2019 The World Wrestling Entertainment draft is all set to take place on October 11, 2019, for SmackDown and October 14, 2019, for Raw. Here is a prediction about it FOLLOW US COMMENT First Published: 3rd October, 2019 18:24 ISTcenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) draft is all set to take place on October 11, 2019, for SmackDown and October 14, 2019, for Raw. The most significant prediction is that Becky Lynch is probably going move to SmackDown Live in the WWE Draft 2019. The draft is going to take place after the Hell in a Cell PPV, Becky Lynch will be defending Raw Women’s Championship against Sasha Banks. She is likely to lose the title at the PPV, freeing herself to be selected by SmackDown. Plus, Fox is advertising Becky for WWE SmackDown, which draws us to this conclusion. Read | WWE Hell in a Cell: Date, time and where to watch the WWE PPVAnother draft to be predicted is of Finn Balor. The biggest reason behind the move is because it would set him up to join the O.C faction. He has been a babyface since he joined WWE, and it would be engaging with them to change his directions. His move to Raw will probably see him with AJ Styles, Luke Gallows, and Karl Anderson.Read | WWE Hell in a Cell: Match details and predictions for the upcoming PPVWWE news: Splitting of Asuka and Kairi SaneBoth Asuka and Kairi Sane have the potential and talent to be top singles, and their tag team is just hurting their won images. This would lead to a lot of exciting feuds like Asuka vs Sasha Banks and Asuka vs Becky Lynch II. Also, Kairi Sane vs every single member of the Four Horsewomen will be another thrilling clash. WWE will probably plan this split of Kabuki Warriors in this draft for their good. Read | WWE Hell In A Cell: Everything you need to know about the Pay-per-ViewWWE news: Superstars going undraftedAnother thing to be predicted is that a Superstar from SmackDown will go undrafted. Someone like Apollo Crews has a chance to be undrafted as he acts as a heel and he doesn’t have a face in WWE. After this, he will be probably shifted to NXT and NXT UK over the next few months. He will have to work his way up to SmackDown or Raw.Read | WWE Raw: Best from the current roster including Braun Strowman Akhil Nambiar last_img read more