Read more about the article 1,400 Courses and Counting: Tonn’s Travels
View from the Hole 11 tee in McKinley Park in Creston, Iowa.

1,400 Courses and Counting: Tonn’s Travels

Today was a big day for me, as both a course collector and a stats/numbers/quants "wonk."  The day I became the fourth player in the history of the sport to…

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Read more about the article Water Water Everywhere: Tonn’s Travels
View of the Course Welcome Sign and Map near the Hole 1 tee at Nelson Park in Long Lake, Minnesota.

Water Water Everywhere: Tonn’s Travels

While needing to travel up to the Minneapolis St. Paul metro today for work, I found enough time to be able to play a relatively new course at Nelson Park…

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Read more about the article The Course (Design) Whisperer: Tonn’s Travels
The eighth "Safari" hole I played at Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Worthington, Minnesota.

The Course (Design) Whisperer: Tonn’s Travels

After playing 1,300+ disc golf courses across North America and portions of Europe, you develop a feel, almost a "sixth sense," for how course designers of varying levels of skill…

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On the Road Again in Iowa: Tonn’s Travels
View from the Hole 2 tee at Orion 9 in Coon Rapids, Iowa. Part of the Whiterock Conservancy.

On the Road Again in Iowa: Tonn’s Travels

After nearly a month without being able to play disc golf due to a bout with pneumonia and a sinus infection, I finally got back on the road course collecting…

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Course Designer’s Dilemma: Tonn’s Travels
View from the Hole 13 tee at Yucaipa Regional Park in Yucaipa, California.

Course Designer’s Dilemma: Tonn’s Travels

When playing Yucaipa Regional Park in Yucaipa, California for the first time a few days ago, I was feeling conflicted.  The player in me?  I kept thinking to myself: “This…

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Making Connections II: Tonn’s Travels
Kenny Drew, sitting at the front of the Hole 15 tee, at Green Valley Community DGC. Kenny wanted me to share that I put my drive out there about 500 feet, to within 30 feet of the basket. Albeit downhill. :-)

Making Connections II: Tonn’s Travels

Now that I am (more) settled in Los Angeles at my aunt and uncle’s place (two of the nicest people one could ever hope to meet and proudly call family),…

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Course Design and Safety: Tonn’s Travels
View from the Hole 5 tee at Sinsheimer Park in San Luis Obispo, California.

Course Design and Safety: Tonn’s Travels

After enjoying four hours at “the Mothership” (DGA headquarters) on March 6, I headed North to try and play at three camps/campgrounds.  Successful on two, politely turned away on the…

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