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 →
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 →
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 →
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.
How exciting to see Evelyn and some of her disc golfing friends on a recent episode of the children's TV program, Totally Wild..... This episode was filmed at Barwon Valley Disc Golf Course in Geelong. Make sure you watch until the end to see the excitement of a hole in one!! Just visit the Ten... Continue Reading →
Our League Days are held once a month. Usually they are at Ruffey Lake Park in Doncaster but occasionally we have pop-up events in other areas around Melbourne. League Days are handicap days which is great for encouraging new players and juniors. It is not impossible to win if you improve on your handicap score... Continue Reading →
It takes time to develop a disc golfing style and even more so for a child who is constantly growing and strengthening. Being a novice myself, I have been little help. We watched a lot of YouTube videos in the early days but they mostly suit the throwing styles of grown men, not women or... Continue Reading →