The Disc Golf Pro Tour is a combination festival, pro tour, and platform to spread the culture of our great sport. Since I have started playing disc golf (back in 2004) the sport has seen exceptional growth. Now more than ever men, women, boys, and girls have picked up a set of discs and made the disc golf culture part of their life. Recently we have heard of bigger payouts at events, more participants, and even new tours.
One new tour announced will be the Disc Golf Pro Tour headed by Steve Dodge. The Disc Golf Pro Tour is dedicated to disc culture – competing with people, respecting them, listening, caring and helping. The intent will be to sustain the growth of disc golf and illustrate the disc culture. Continue reading The Disc Golf Pro Tour
Scott Stokely reflects on being absent for most of the decade, his new line of discs, and his return to disc golf.
Scott Stokely first came to my attention around 2005-ish. I was scouring eBay looking for disc golf deals when I came across his book. It was and still is a great read for anyone wanting to get better at disc golf. Since then I never heard a word about him. Scott Stokely, with the PDGA# 3140, left the sport for other persuits, endured some major ups and downs, and then decided to come back to his roots – disc golf.
“…I got back into the sport because I went through a horrible divorce and had a period of about 8 months that were the lowest of my life…I had lost my wife and my business had failed and as a result I lost my home. I feel like such a piece of shit and a failure. I was being self destructive and my life was spiraling downward. It was far and away the worst thing I had ever been through. I got back into disc golf because I need my family. I needed the love that the disc golf community offers and I needed my identity…”