Disc Golf Pro Tour World Champions Paige Pierce and Ricky Wysocki as well as Tour CEO and Director Jeff Spring are three major reasons why the sport is soaring in popularity and viewership
, 2022-06-27 14:08:00,
Disc Golf is an emerging sport and is now played by more than 10-million people in the world and is growing rapidly in events, courses and viewers.
The 2022 Disc Golf Pro Tour will feature 23 events and the Disc Golf Network covers and streams more than 30 live events on its subscriber network, including all 4 PDGA Major Championships.
Paige Pierce, who is considered by many as the Greatest of All-Time in disc golf, joined WBGO Studios podcast SportsJam with Doug Doyle to talk about her amazing career and her passion for the sport. Current #1 ranked player in the world and two-time World Champion Ricky Wysocki also joins the show from Clearwater, Minnesota (the home of this past weekend’s tournament). Disc Golf Pro Tour CEO and Director Jeff Spring is also a guest on the podcast.
Spring says he’s excited about the growing popularity of disc golf and success of the tour.
“The accessibility is the number one reason in our opinion. It’s just able to be picked up by anyone, anywhere, anytime. With the course growth we’re seeing across the world, well over 12-thousand courses now. We’re catching up to traditional golf courses in the U.S. and that line will intersect at some point in the next decade we think. I think so many people find it easy to fall in love with.”
For 5-time World Champion Paige Pierce, it’s not just about excelling on the difficult…
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