The top amateur disc golfers in the world headed to Minnesota this weekend for the Amateur Disc Golf Championships.
Every sport, at some point in time, goes through it — an evolution. Whether it was baseball players wearing gloves, facemasks in football, wooden tennis rackets or dimpled golf balls, the only thing that stays the same about sports is that they’re always changing.
A sport born in the 1970s, the first Frisbee golf targets were telephone poles and fire hydrants. But, today, the sport is not only growing, it is changing.
Head to one of these destinations for an inexpensive day trip within two hours of the Twin Cities.
Paul Molitor is a baseball legend. Joe Mauer is working on becoming the same. But there’s a local athlete with ties to both of them who is better than both of them – at his sport, at least. Cale Leiviska is Molitor’s nephew. “That’s what I grew up doing was playing baseball,” Leiviska said.
Disc golf has been a growing trend for sometime and that’s certainly the case here in the Twin Cities. Here are some of the best disc golf courses in the area.