Team Innova Ambassador Michelle Jones has created what we believe to be the first kids disc golf book. “Gracie and the Marvelous Metal Basket” tells the story of Gracie the cat and her first experience with disc golf. The story unfolds as Gracie and her animal friends guess what this “structure of metal and chain” could be.
There is no argument that disc golf is increasing at an unprecedented rate. New courses are constantly in development and Steven Dodge even predicts that disc golf will be considered ‘conventional golf’ in the 2020’s. The question then begs, with the quick increase in courses and relatively short existence to study courses and their layout, have we been optimally designing the courses? Clearly there are amazing success stories such as Flip City in Michigan which I had the pleasure to visit this past summer. Then there are the stories of less than successful courses such as Polliwog Park which was closed for lack of safety. There are, of course, design…