Disc Golf in Tillsonburg By: Shawn Seitz
What is Disc Golf • Disc Golf is the same as traditional golf except players throw a plastic disc into a basket target.
Where is Disc Golf • There are more than 32 courses in Ontario provincial, conservation area, and city parks and private property.
Benefits of Disc Golf • Disc Golf is the fastest growing sport in the world • Courses are inexpensive to install • Maintenance costs are minimal • Grass cutting as needed and small repairs • Can be shared with other recreational spaces • Benefits to the Community and the Park • Low impact free exercise for all ages • Local stores can carry equipment
Benefits of Disc Golf • Promotes outdoor activity • Inexpensive to play as you only need a disc or two • Utilizes typically underused park space • Disc Golf Courses are Environmentally Friendly • Appealing to people with busy schedules • People will grow into it not out of it • Low Cost and a Positive Investment • Players tend to take an active role in the course • Attract disc golfers from surrounding areas
Installation Costs - Baskets • 18 hole tee course • 18 baskets, $297each = $5346
Installation Costs – Tee Signs • 18 tee signs, $60 each = $1080
Total Costs 18 hole tee course 18 baskets, $297 each = $5346 + 18 tee signs, $60 each = $1080 Purchasing Costs = $6426
Course Improvements Disc golf courses can be installed in phases and upgraded over time including concrete tees, benches, trash cans, practice targets, and alternate pin placements are all features that can be added after a course is first established.
Don’t hesitate to check out the online disc golf manufacturers, forums and community. Shawn Seitz Home 519-842-5901 Work 519-688-7800 http://www.discgolfontario.com/forum/index.php http://www.discraft.com http://www.innovadiscs.com http://www.pdga.com