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Old 08-24-2014, 05:24 PM
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Disc golf vs. Ultimate in popularity

So I've always figured that Ultimate was about as popular through out the US as disc golf. With Ultimate maybe having a slight advantage. And locally I hadn't seen much Ultimate played, but there isn't a huge disc gf scene either.

Then yesterday I was driving by a field and I saw atleast 50 people across two fields playing Ultimate. Granted this could been some kind of tournament or somthing involving a few towns. But I live in the middle of nowhere, so if they were from other towns they drove for hours to be there. This group was bigger than any group I have seen playing disc golf in the area.

So it just made me wonder.....what would you guys think is bigger just in your area, Disc Golf or Ultimate?
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:28 PM
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Ultimate is more popular. I don't even think it's close.
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:43 PM
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In DFW it would be disc golf. I've only seen guys playing ultimate once... and it was 6 guys. Cricket is more popular than ultimate in DFW.
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Old 08-24-2014, 05:56 PM
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Ultimate is more popular. I don't even think it's close.
You're right, it's not even close.
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Old 08-24-2014, 06:03 PM
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After college rec leagues I think ultimate fans are pretty thin on the ground.
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Old 08-24-2014, 06:09 PM
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Definitely Ultimate. Ultimate Frisbee was invented in New Jersey, and the local club that plays up the street from me, MCUDL, is the world's oldest league.
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Old 08-24-2014, 09:57 PM
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After college rec leagues I think ultimate fans are pretty thin on the ground.
this seems more true to me. maybe just here in the south.
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Old 08-24-2014, 10:11 PM
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Must be a regional thing. There's no way ultimate is more popular than disc golf around here (other than on college campuses).
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Old 08-24-2014, 10:25 PM
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whenever I visit Washington DC all the huge fields on the mall is people playing either ultimate or pick up soccer. It must be fun to be in capitol hill and look down toward the washington monument and see field after field (miles down) are all ultimate and soccer players.
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Old 08-24-2014, 10:28 PM
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also in my DG home course there is a large field which has a regular ultimate games going. so while there is a nice competitive ultimate game going you'll see DG'er playing through the two holes that cut across the field too. so many discs flying for the love of their respective disc centered game.
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