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Emporia is not a Mecca for disc golf. There are two in the USA; Charlotte and MSP. I leave open the possibility that a Scandinavian Mecca exists.
I agree, Minneapolis/St Paul is a meaca and an older one dating back to the early parts of the sport before the PDGA existed as the DGA.

Southern California in and around LA might be one too due to the courses and the fact the first disc golf courses with chain baskets were installed in mid 1970's and the company that made the first non lid mass produced disc golf disc is in the same area.

But if you are talking in terms of just a disc golf club then yes the two you mentioned are the only palaces with big disc golf clubs and then a number of them in the Minneapolis St Paul area has a bunch in a addition to the big ones.
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Old 09-08-2019, 02:48 PM
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No it wasn’t, Auburn, Maine was wasn’t it?

At any rate not only are TX courses overrated they lack the history and culture of MN and NC.
I miss Circle R real bad. Anyway, I'm playing in the 42 Annual Waterloo Disc Golf Classic next month. It was never played on a permanent course to my knowledge and is no longer held in it's original location. That said the history and culture are in the disc golf community not the course itself. WE are THEY.

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Old 09-08-2019, 03:24 PM
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Southern California in and around LA might be one too due to the courses and the fact the first disc golf courses with chain baskets were installed in mid 1970's and the company that made the first non lid mass produced disc golf disc is in the same area.

SoCal disc golf sucks. it might be an important place in terms of history being the home of Oak Grove and Innova but the courses are overwhelmingly not great. there's not enough room, the courses are crammed into little public parks with lots of interference, and the land is what's left over after all the good stuff gets used for housing developments and strip malls ($hitty and boring).

and i'm not just a hater. i was born and raised in LA

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Lots of people use "mecca" and virtually no one defines it---but I'd bet if they did, by most definitions Charlotte would qualify.

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SoCal disc golf sucks. it might be an important place in terms of history being the home of Oak Grove and Innova but the courses are overwhelmingly not great. there's not enough room, the courses are crammed into little public parks with lots of interference, and the land is what's left over after all the good stuff gets used for housing developments and strip malls ($hitty and boring).

and i'm not just a hater. i was born and raised in LA
Have to agree, I was able to play la Mirada this summer and it reminded me of a pretty standard park course that are plentiful in other parts of the country

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Old 09-08-2019, 09:17 PM
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exactly, and that's their "best" course


*disclaimer* haven't been to sky high, that seems to look pretty legit
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SoCal disc golf sucks. it might be an important place in terms of history being the home of Oak Grove and Innova but the courses are overwhelmingly not great. there's not enough room, the courses are crammed into little public parks with lots of interference, and the land is what's left over after all the good stuff gets used for housing developments and strip malls ($hitty and boring).

and i'm not just a hater. i was born and raised in LA
I was also talking about some of the other courses outside LA in SoCal, the one that is used in the Disc Golf Pro Tour or PDGA National Tour Da-Laveaga wth the Steady Ed Masters Cup, and other early courses like that that are better then in LA for 99% of those original outdated courses by the time the Areo and Aviar came out. In LA I was going to guess these courses Stunk, some even by using the catch disc of the day.

Nice to see the Pro Tour moving to Charlotte from Emporium, having been through that town Emporium for something else, it is like the rest of the US part of the Plains.

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I was also talking about some of the other courses outside LA in SoCal, the one that is used in the Disc Golf Pro Tour or PDGA National Tour Da-Laveaga wth the Steady Ed Masters Cup, and other early courses like that that are better then in LA for 99% of those original outdated courses by the time the Areo and Aviar came out. In LA I was going to guess these courses Stunk, some even by using the catch disc of the day.

Nice to see the Pro Tour moving to Charlotte from Emporium, having been through that town Emporium for something else, it is like the rest of the US part of the Plains.


I let it slide a few times but enough is enough. The disc is called the AERO not AREO! A disc not a knockoff cookie!

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I was also talking about some of the other courses outside LA in SoCal, the one that is used in the Disc Golf Pro Tour or PDGA National Tour Da-Laveaga wth the Steady Ed Masters Cup, and other early courses like that that are better then in LA for 99% of those original outdated courses by the time the Areo and Aviar came out. In LA I was going to guess these courses Stunk, some even by using the catch disc of the day.

Nice to see the Pro Tour moving to Charlotte from Emporium, having been through that town Emporium for something else, it is like the rest of the US part of the Plains.
Go to Google Maps, enter Santa Cruz, California (where Delaveaga is located) and then use that knowledge to explain how that place is in SoCal.

Then turn off your auto-correct.

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yeah, NorCal is where the courses that people care about are.

i certainly haven't played a ton of SoCal courses but the ones i have are supposed to be among the better ones and i'm not impressed. i haven't played any of the north county SD courses but some of those are newer and have good reviews. but you can't really trust a SoCal reviewer. well, unless they've traveled of course... there are a few good ones
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