The 2018 Disc Golf Season is officially over and what a busy year it has been. This time last year in her application for her Eagle Wings Junior Grant, Evelyn outlined her goals for the 2018 season. 1. Go to Junior Worlds and place in the top three in my division. She came very close. ... Continue Reading →
Wow! What an amazing start to the 2019 Australian Disc Golf Tour season. The ADGC was held in Canberra this year so we decided to make the journey north for Evelyn's first Australian Championships. We arrived in Canberra with enough time to fit in just nine holes of practice on the 27 hole, par 99... Continue Reading →
We had the opportunity to visit beautiful Mt Baw Baw this weekend and assist in the re-design of the disc golf course which is open during the green season when the ground is not blanketed with snow. The original course was very long and challenging, not really suitable for visiting families and novice players, so... Continue Reading →
Evelyn had been looking forward to this tournament with a little trepidation. She was keen to be competing in another tournament but a little anxious because of the length and difficulty of the Inverleigh course. The course, built on the Inverleigh Golf Course near Geelong in Victoria has two par 5 holes and six par... Continue Reading →
Wow! What an amazing couple of weeks it has been. The 2018 PDGA Junior World Disc Golf Championships has come to an end and we are now back home in Australia. Evelyn came home with a 1st in the Divisional Doubles with her partner Virginia Polkinghorne from Missouri and fourth place in the FJ12 division. ... Continue Reading →
It has been a long hot day of disc golf. With temps over 100 degrees F and high humidity, it was hard work. The girls were on the course for almost 7 hours today with just a one hour break between their morning round at Peter Pan and their afternoon round at Jones West. Evelyn... Continue Reading →
The past few days in Emporia have been exciting for Evelyn and her new friends. Evelyn met the Eagle Wings staff and other Eagle Wings Grant recipients at a dinner on Wednesday night and received even more goodies. We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of all involved in Junior Worlds. Evelyn had the opportunity... Continue Reading →
Our trip to the US for the Junior World Disc Golf Championships is well uner way. It was a long flight but we arrived safely in Kansas City. WOW! It is hot and humid here. Much different to the winter we left behind in Australia. We played one round of disc golf in Kansas City... Continue Reading →
Chase the Ace was a huge success! Despite the rain and the cold we had 27 players ranging in age from 7 - 70 something, all competing for the grand prize of eight, RPM Discs. Among those 27 players were five junior girls, all happy to brave the wet and the cold. All competitors received... Continue Reading →
Last week Evelyn had the opportunity to share her love of disc golf with her classmates. She conducted a one hour clinic teaching the children from 6M driving and putting skills. It was great to see how confidently she demonstrated skills and lead groups through drills. It was also great to see how excited her... Continue Reading →
In an effort to raise travel and accommodation funds for Evelyn's upcoming trip to the US for Junior World Disc Golf Championships and because we want a good excuse to play more disc golf, we will be hosting a fun disc golf event, supported by RPM Discs New Zealand. Join us for "Chase the Ace", on... Continue Reading →
We have enjoyed another fantastic weekend of disc golf at the South Australian Open in Mt Gambier, SA. The Women's Global event was run in conjunction with this event and it was great to see so many women participating. The course at Mt Gambier is spectacular. It is situated at Crater Lakes inside a dormant... Continue Reading →
Last weekend Evelyn played her first tournament for the year, the 2018 Victorian Disc Golf Open, at Ruffey Lake Park in Doncaster. The Vic Open championship course at Ruffey Lake is a tough course. It takes almost four hours to complete the 18 holes and there are a lot of very steep hills. Day one... Continue Reading →
We have created a GoFundMe fundraiser to assist with expenses of Evelyn's upcoming trip to the US for the Junior World Disc Golf Championships in July.
We had a very successful morning of disc golf at Ruffey Lake Park Disc Golf Course in Doncaster today. School holidays and lovely Autumn weather provided the perfect setting for our free, come and try day for kids and their parents. It was great to see so many people out on the course learning about... Continue Reading →
We received a very exciting email today from the team at Eagle Wings Disc Golf with news that Dynamic Discs has created a Dyemax disc design, to celebrate Evelyn as a junior grant winner. What an amazing honour. She will receive three of these discs from Dynamic Discs plus her custom dyed discs are... Continue Reading →
School holidays begin this Friday in Victoria and Evelyn will be spending as much time as possible out on the course practicing her disc golf. She will also be helping with a come and try day next Thursday, 5th April at Ruffey Lake Park Disc Golf Course in Doncaster, sharing her skills and love of... Continue Reading →
We have begun fundraising for Evelyn's trip to the US for 2018 Junior Worlds Disc Golf Championships in July. Funds raised will help to cover travel and accommodation expenses. Evelyn has been baking and selling yummy treats at our disc golf league days and our generous members have been enjoying her sweet treats. The brownies... Continue Reading →
There is a disc golf course in Australia which is a 'must play' experience and we had the opportunity to play there on our way home from the Gold Coast Classic last year. That course is Granite Mountain.
We are so happy for Evelyn. She was one of the lucky Eagle Wings Junior Grant Winners for 2018. As part of her application, Evelyn was required to share her plans for growing the sport of disc golf. She is excited to conduct a junior disc golf clinic in Melbourne in May and has begun planning the event. Her aim is to share her love for the sport of disc golf and get more juniors in Australia participating either socially or in their local league.