DGtourist

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473 DGCR Number
Cheyenne, WY Location
Tourist "JD" Real Name
41 Age
17.4 Years Years Playing
901 DGCR Player Rating
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4629 - 698 Voting Record
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I first started playing in 2003 after a friend of mine walked me around the local course in the middle of the night. The next day another DG addict was born. I played only the local course for the first few years. I ran four half marathons that all went through disc golf courses (Pueblo CO, Las Vegas NV, and 2 separate races and courses in Ft. Collins CO). I got a glimpse of how cool other courses might be. I convinced myself that the world has better places to offer than the local course (which is actually an alright course). So as a distraction to get me through school without wigging out, I challenged myself to play 50 courses, which I completed in July of 08.

Innovadude, aka , Ben Calhoun with his 1000+ courses played is a total hero of mine. Playing as many different and a large variety of courses have become my main concern with this sport. I sacrifice sharpening my own skills with this crazy game. I think the evidence is in the fact that I have played almost as many subpar courses as I have top notch courses. That's what happens when you are bagging courses. For me its quantity over quality because I strive to play as many courses as possible. I totally enjoy a top quality courses, but I have an almost equal desire to see the bad along with the good, a curious nature to discover what's around the corner. I spend hours reading atlases, imagining myself in exotic and mundane places alike.

What I like….
A natural setting! Any unique feature that is local to the area, if I'm in Arizona I expect to throw around a cactus, In Texas a cedar, In Colorado a crisp mountain view. Variety in shots. I also appreciate a good scene; courses packed full of people all celebrating disc golf. Great scenes like Delavega, Seymour Smith in Omaha and Pease (RIP) in Austin. I also appreciate the efforts of anyone designing, planning, and going through all the trouble to build a course.

What I don't like…
A plain old park course. I prefer to get dirty when I play, a little bushwacking doesn't bother me. I dislike being bored in a park. Unmarked courses, I would rather have signs and arrows before tee boxes. Getting lost. I try to be as fair and honest as possible. I would rather offend a designer than a fellow disc golf tourist. I don't aim to offend anyone; I hope my inner positive self comes through in my reviews. Like I said before, I appreciate the efforts of anyone designing, planning, and going through all the trouble to build a course. I understand many quirky things about a course are the result of limitations, local government wishes, and compromise.

Disc golf is like sex and pizza, when it's bad it's still pretty good.

My goals for 2011 are to get to 200 courses played and trade tags with as many DGCR members as I can meet up with.
Favorite Courses (12)
Played Courses (188)
United States
California
Santa Cruz, CA DeLaveaga Park
1 Course(s)
Colorado
Red Feather Lakes, CO Beaver Meadows DGC
Conifer, CO Beaver Ranch
Red Feather Lakes, CO Sundance Trail Ranch DGC
Steamboat Springs, CO Thunderhead DGC
5 Course(s)
Massachusetts
Leicester, MA Maple Hill DGC
2 Course(s)
Nebraska
Kearney, NE Cottonmill DGC
1 Course(s)
Texas
Manor, TX East Metro Park
Austin, TX Pease Park
3 Course(s)
Course Wish List (188)
United States
Alaska
Fairbanks, AK Birch Hill DGC
1 Course(s)
Arizona
Tempe, AZ Moeur Park
1 Course(s)
Arkansas
1 Course(s)
California
Berkeley, CA Aquatic Park
Willits, CA KOA Campground
Watsonville, CA Pinto Lake DGC
Wrightwood, CA Sky High DGC
Weed, CA University of OB
9 Course(s)
Colorado
Alamosa, CO Alamosa DGC
Bailey, CO Bailey DGC
Gateway, CO Dolores River DGC
Hayden, CO Dry Creek DGC
Littleton, CO Fehringer Ranch
Fort Collins, CO Heritage DGC
Fort Collins, CO Hughes Stadium Course
Larkspur, CO Jellystone Park DGC
Highlands Ranch, CO Palomino Park
Monte Vista, CO Rio Grande River Retreat
Trinidad, CO Southside Park DGC
Olathe, CO Town of Olathe DGC
17 Course(s)
Connecticut
Bristol, CT Page Park
1 Course(s)
Delaware
Newark, DE Iron Hill
1 Course(s)
Florida
Clearwater, FL Cliff Stephens Park
St. Petersburg, FL Tocobaga DGC
4 Course(s)
Georgia
Whitesburg, GA Flyboy Aviation
Dallas, GA White Oak Park
2 Course(s)
Hawaii
1 Course(s)
Idaho
Boise, ID Ann Morrison Park
American Falls, ID Massacre Rocks - Long
Sandpoint, ID Sandpoint - Baldfoot DGC
4 Course(s)
Illinois
Milan, IL Camden Park - I
Joliet, IL Highland Park
Aurora, IL Jericho Lake
Eureka, IL Lake Eureka DGC
5 Course(s)
Indiana
Lafayette (West), IN Ross Hills Park - Old Layout
Corydon, IN The Fun Farm
4 Course(s)
Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA Tourist Park
Davenport, IA West Lake Park
2 Course(s)
Kansas
Oakley, KS Annie Oakley Park
Lawrence, KS Centennial Park
Inman, KS Inman Country Park
Emporia, KS Jones Park - East
Iuka, KS Mole's Elbow
McPherson, KS Wall Bicentennial Park
6 Course(s)
Kentucky
Bowling Green, KY Basil Griffin Park
Brownsville, KY Holler In The Hills
Burlington, KY Idlewild
Owensboro, KY Yellow Creek Park
6 Course(s)
Louisiana
1 Course(s)
Maryland
Baltimore, MD Druid Hill Park - Legacy
Marriottsville, MD Patapsco Valley State Park
Gaithersburg, MD Seneca Creek State Park
3 Course(s)
Massachusetts
West Barnstable, MA Cape Cod Community College
Spencer, MA Luther Hill Park DGC
Leicester, MA Maple Hill DGC
Oak Bluffs, MA Riverhead Field
4 Course(s)
Michigan
Northville, MI Cass Benton Hills DGC
Charlevoix, MI Mt. McSauba DGC
St. Ignace, MI Silver Mountain
5 Course(s)
Minnesota
East Bethel, MN Blue Ribbon Pines DGC
St. Bonifacius, MN Crown College
South St. Paul, MN Kaposia Park
Hibbing, MN North Hibbing DG Park
5 Course(s)
Mississippi
Holly Springs, MS Wall Doxey SP - Turkey Hollow
2 Course(s)
Missouri
Vichy, MO Ozark Mountain
Kansas City, MO Water Works Park
2 Course(s)
Montana
Big Sky, MT Bighorn Ridge
Missoula, MT Blue Mountain
Billings, MT Diamond X
3 Course(s)
Nebraska
Aurora, NE Refshauge Park
2 Course(s)
Nevada
Dayton, NV Dayton DGC
1 Course(s)
New Hampshire
Canterbury, NH Top O' The Hill Disc Golf
1 Course(s)
New Mexico
Farmington, NM Lions Wilderness DGC
Rociada, NM Pendaries Village DGC
3 Course(s)
New York
Darien Center, NY Angry Apple DGC
South Wales, NY Black Diamond DGC
Chili, NY Chili DGC
4 Course(s)
North Carolina
Davidson, NC Brackett's Bluff
Charlotte, NC Reedy Creek Park
Charlotte, NC Renaissance Park - Gold
Chapel Hill, NC UNC DGC
6 Course(s)
Ohio
Norwalk, OH Great Blue Heron
Canal Winchester, OH The Twilight Zone
3 Course(s)
Oklahoma
Duncan, OK Duncan Lake - West
1 Course(s)
Oregon
Adair Village, OR Adair Park
Salem, OR Cascades Gateway
Dexter, OR Dexter Park DGC
Portland, OR Pier Park
Estacada, OR Riverbend DGC
Corbett, OR Rooster Rock - West
Deschutes Nat'l Forest, OR Willamette Pass Alpine DGC
8 Course(s)
Pennsylvania
Quakertown, PA Nockamixon State Park
Seven Springs, PA Seven Springs - Old Layout
Newtown, PA Tyler State Park
Greencastle, PA Whispering Falls DGC
5 Course(s)
South Carolina
Columbia, SC Earlewood Park
Newberry, SC Stoney Hill
2 Course(s)
South Dakota
Estelline, SD Estelline City Park DGC
Custer, SD Pageant Hill
Sioux Falls, SD Tuthill Park
4 Course(s)
Tennessee
Millington, TN Bud Hill - Original
Brentwood, TN Crockett Park
Hendersonville, TN Sanders Ferry Park
Smyrna, TN Sharp Springs Park
Chattanooga, TN The Sinks
5 Course(s)
Texas
Waxahachie, TX Brown-Singleton Park
Lake Jackson, TX Dunbar Park
Red Rock, TX Moody's DGC
Pampa, TX Pampa DGC
Kingwood, TX River Grove DGC
Huntsville, TX Shawshank
Burton, TX Snow Farm
Cypress, TX Texas Army Trail DGC
Missouri City, TX The LINKS at Quail Valley
16 Course(s)
Utah
Brian Head, UT Brian Head Resort DGC
Torrey, UT The Rim Rock DGC
3 Course(s)
Vermont
Killington, VT Base Camp Outfitters DGC
1 Course(s)
Virginia
Lorton, VA Giles Run
Newport News, VA Newport News DGC
3 Course(s)
Washington
Spokane, WA Downriver DGC
Oak Harbor, WA Fort Nugent Park DGC
Poulsbo, WA Fredericksen DGC
Bothell, WA Howling Coyote DGC
Shelton, WA MCCS DGC
Friday Harbor, WA Roche Harbor DGC
8 Course(s)
West Virginia
Fairmont, WV Orange Crush
2 Course(s)
Wisconsin
Lac Du Flambeau, WI Sandy Point Resort DG Ranch
Saukville, WI Tendick Nature Park
Deforest, WI Vallarta-Ast DGC
Kewaunee, WI Winter Park
Stevens Point, WI Yulga Park
6 Course(s)
Wyoming
Lake Village, WY George Anderson DGC
Wheatland, WY Lewis Park
4 Course(s)
Canada
Alberta
Canmore, AB Canmore Nordic Centre
1 Course(s)
British Columbia
Pender Island, BC Gulf Island Disc Park
1 Course(s)
Ontario
Oakville (Toronto), ON Bronte Creek Provincial Park
1 Course(s)
Quebec
Montreal, QC Parc Ignace Bourget
1 Course(s)
Antarctica
McMurdo, Antarctica Ross Island DGC
1 Course(s)
Belize
San José Succotz, Belize Trek Stop DGC
1 Course(s)
Iceland
Reykjavik, Iceland Gufunes
1 Course(s)
Ireland
1 Course(s)
Japan
Nasu, Tochigi-ken, Japan Towa Pure Cottage
1 Course(s)
Nicaragua
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua Marsella Valley DGC
1 Course(s)
United States
California
Carmel, CA   Carmel Middle School 9/9/2008
San Jose, CA   Coyote Creek DGC 12/16/2008
Seaside, CA   CSUMB Cypress Course 2/25/2009
Seaside, CA   CSUMB Oaks Course 1/6/2009
Santa Cruz, CA   DeLaveaga Park 9/5/2008
San Jose, CA Parque De La Raza DGC
Monterey, CA   Ryan Ranch DGC 9/2/2008
8 Course(s)
Colorado
Aspen, CO   Aspen Mountain 3/10/2008
Red Feather Lakes, CO   Beaver Meadows DGC 6/27/2008
Conifer, CO   Beaver Ranch 7/8/2009
Brighton, CO   Benedict Park 9/15/2008
Arvada, CO   Bird's Nest Disc Park 5/27/2008
Fort Collins, CO   Boltz Middle School 7/29/2008
La Porte, CO   Cache La Poudre DGC 4/1/2008
Federal Heights (Denver), CO Camenisch Park - Badlands
Federal Heights (Denver), CO Camenisch Park - Blair Witch Project DGC
Windsor, CO Chimney Park
Longmont, CO Clark Centennial Park
Glenwood Springs, CO   Colorado Mountain College - Glenwood 3/10/2008
Colorado Springs, CO   Cottonwood Creek Park 11/4/2008
Pueblo, CO   CSU Pueblo 4/5/2011
Littleton, CO Dakota Ridge High School
Centennial, CO David Lorenz Park
Eagle, CO   Eagle County Fairgrounds - Old Layout 5/5/2008
Fort Collins, CO Edora Park - Old Layout
Greeley, CO   Epple Park 5/29/2008
Aurora, CO   Exposition Park 5/19/2008
Carbondale, CO   Gianinetti Park 10/30/2008
Denver, CO Globeville Landing
Canon City, CO   Gorge Hills (Skyline/PCC) 7/21/2009
Boulder (South Boulder), CO   Harlow Platts Park 5/26/2008
Colorado Springs, CO Hewlett Packard DGC
Littleton, CO   Ken Caryl DGC 3/27/2011
Fruita, CO   Little Salt Wash Park 5/7/2008
Longmont, CO   Loomiller Park 6/26/2008
Craig, CO Loudy Simpson Park DGC 2/12/2009
Grand Junction, CO   Matchett Park 6/15/2009
Castle Rock, CO   Matney Park 3/27/2011
Fort Morgan, CO   Optimist DGC 4/1/2008
Windsor, CO Oxbow DGC
Frisco, CO Peak One DGC
Pine, CO   Phantom Falls 3/6/2009
Evans, CO Pioneer Park DGC
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO   Pioneer Park DGC 8/31/2009
Sterling, CO   Pioneer Park DGC 5/21/2008
Poncha Springs, CO   Poncha Springs 7/23/2009
Pueblo, CO   Pueblo City Park 1/13/2010
Arvada, CO Red Rocks Campus
Lakewood, CO   Red Rocks Comm. College DGC - Old Layout 7/2/2009
Johnstown, CO   River Ranch DGC 3/5/2009
Palisade, CO   Riverbend Park 12/22/2008
Denver, CO Schaefer DGC
Red Feather Lakes, CO   Sundance Trail Ranch DGC 3/29/2008
Greeley, CO The Outback DGC 5/6/2014
Loveland, CO Thompson Valley HS
Steamboat Springs, CO Thunderhead DGC
Timnath, CO Timnath Reservoir DGC
Brush, CO Watrous DGC
Grand Junction, CO   West Lake Park 5/16/2008
Westminster, CO   Westminster DGC 4/1/2008
Colorado Springs, CO   Widefield Park 3/1/2009
Winter Park, CO Winter Park Resort
59 Course(s)
Illinois
East Moline, IL Butterworth Park DGC
Monmouth, IL Monmouth Park
2 Course(s)
Iowa
Indianola, IA Pickard Park
Council Bluffs, IA Treasure Cove DGC
2 Course(s)
Kansas
Hutchinson, KS Carey Park
Sharon Springs, KS   Eagletail DGC 5/31/2011
Norton, KS Elmwood Park
Manhattan, KS Fairmont Park
Wichita, KS Herman Hill Park
Ellsworth, KS Krizek Park
Oberlin, KS Sappa Park
Wakeeney, KS   Scout Park 12/29/2009
Manhattan, KS Warner Park
9 Course(s)
Massachusetts
Easton, MA   Borderland State Park 7/23/2008
Marstons Mills, MA   Burgess Park 8/22/2008
Leicester, MA Maple Hill DGC
3 Course(s)
Missouri
Savannah, MO Duncan Park
Wentzville, MO Quail Ridge
St. Louis (Florissant), MO Sioux Passage - Original
3 Course(s)
Nebraska
Burwell, NE   Burwell City Park (Riverside Nine) 1/28/2010
Ord, NE   Bussell Park 1/28/2010
Fremont, NE   Camp Calvin Crest 1/28/2010
Chadron, NE   Chadron State Park 12/18/2008
Beatrice, NE   Chautauqua Park 6/14/2009
Kearney, NE   Cottonmill DGC 3/10/2008
Cozad, NE Cozad Muny Park
Sidney, NE   Deer Run Park DGC 4/8/2008
North Platte, NE   Flight to 9 2/17/2009
Holdrege, NE Holdrege South Park
Loup City, NE   Jenner's Park 4/7/2011
McCook, NE   Kelley Park 11/18/2008
Hastings, NE Lake Hastings
Gothenburg, NE   Lake Helen Rec. Area 1/6/2009
Chadron, NE   Memorial Park 5/31/2009
Ogallala, NE   Ogallala Optimist Course 12/25/2008
Scottsbluff, NE   Pioneer Legend DGC 2/23/2009
Lexington, NE Plum Creek
Alliance, NE Rolling Prairie 7/23/2008
Omaha, NE   Seymour Smith Park 3/10/2008
21 Course(s)
Oklahoma
Tulsa, OK   Blackhawk 5/29/2009
Bristow, OK Bristow DGC
Ardmore, OK Broadlawn Park
Tulsa, OK Course Dovillio
Oklahoma City, OK   Dolese Youth Park - East 4/26/2009
Norman, OK Griffin Park
Tulsa (Broken Arrow), OK   Haikey Creek Park 6/9/2009
Tulsa, OK Hunter Park
Midwest City, OK Kiwanis Park
Little Axe, OK   Little Axe DGC 4/20/2009
Tulsa, OK McClure Park
Norman, OK   N.E. Lions Park 3/27/2009
Okmulgee, OK   Okmulgee Municipal Park 1/7/2010
Pauls Valley, OK   Pauls Valley Flightline DGC 3/20/2009
Tulsa, OK Redhawk
Perry, OK Rotary Park
Oklahoma City, OK Will Rogers Park
Oklahoma City, OK   Woodson Park 7/5/2009
20 Course(s)
Rhode Island
Charlestown, RI   Ninigret Park 2/28/2010
1 Course(s)
South Dakota
Hot Springs, SD   Angostura DGC 11/26/2008
Box Elder, SD   Douglas Schools Disc Golf Aboretum 2/27/2009
Rapid City, SD   Jackson Park DGC 7/21/2008
Rapid City, SD   Omaha Park DGC 10/26/2008
4 Course(s)
Texas
Austin, TX Bartholomew Park
Leander, TX Benbrook Park DGC
Round Rock, TX   Brushy Creek MUD DGC 2/4/2009
Cedar Park, TX   Brushy Creek Sports Park DGC 4/4/2011
Austin, TX Cactus Patch DGC
Austin, TX   Circle C Metro Park @ Slaughter Creek 4/8/2008
Manor, TX East Metro Park
Temple, TX   Lion's Park 12/28/2009
San Antonio, TX McClain Park
Round Rock, TX   Old Settlers' Park - Old Layout 6/2/2011
Austin, TX   Pease Park 1/9/2009
New Braunfels, TX Prince Solms Park
Georgetown, TX   Rivery Park 7/31/2011
Georgetown, TX San Gabriel Park
Austin, TX Searight Park
Kyle, TX   Steeplechase Park DGC 2/13/2009
Leander, TX The Highlands
Corpus Christi, TX Waldron Park DGC
Austin (Wells Branch), TX Wells Branch Park - Old Layout
Marble Falls, TX Westside Park DGC
Leander, TX   Williamson County DGC 2/9/2009
Austin, TX Zilker Park
28 Course(s)
Utah
Salt Lake City, UT Creekside Park
1 Course(s)
Washington
Vashon Island, WA   Burton Adventure DGC 3/24/2008
Snohomish, WA   Ferguson Park 3/29/2008
Redmond, WA   Juel Community Park 5/1/2008
Kent, WA   Lake Fenwick 3/12/2008
Lake Stevens, WA Lake Stevens DGC
Seattle, WA   Lakewood King County Park - Old Layout 4/2/2008
Seattle, WA   Mineral Springs Park 8/6/2008
Bremerton, WA   NAD Park - Main 3/24/2008
Sedro Woolley, WA   NSRA DGC 11/20/2008
Seatac, WA   Seatac DGC 1/14/2009
Mountlake Terrace, WA Terrace Creek
Arlington, WA   Twin Rivers 2/8/2009
Port Orchard, WA   Van Zee Park 12/15/2008
Auburn, WA   White River 1/8/2009
14 Course(s)
Wyoming
Casper, WY   Casper DGC 5/14/2008
Rawlins, WY   Deer Field DGC 6/23/2009
Cheyenne, WY   Dry Creek Parkway 3/1/2008
Cheyenne, WY FE Warren AFB DGC 5/6/2014
Evanston, WY   Hamblin City Park 7/3/2009
La Grange, WY LaGrange DGC
Cheyenne, WY   Mylar Park DGC 3/29/2008
Torrington, WY   Pioneer Park 3/29/2008
Rock Springs, WY   Rock Springs DGC 6/7/2009
Cheyenne, WY   Romero Park DGC 3/29/2008
Laramie, WY   Spring Creek DGC - Old Layout 4/1/2008
Laramie, WY   University of Wyoming 7/12/2009
Guernsey, WY   West Park DGC 2/6/2009
13 Course(s)