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Professional Disc Golf Association

Professional Disc Golf Association

Event Organization


About Professional Disc Golf Association

The Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) is the international governing body for disc golf and is the
largest organization for disc golf in the world. The PDGA is a member governed 501(c)(4) non-profit
association based in Appling, Georgia, USA. Founded in 1976, the PDGA is made up of more than
215,000 members who live and play in 50+ PDGA-Affiliated countries worldwide. Each year, the PDGA
sanctions nearly 7,000 competitive events for professional and amateur players, and that number grows
annually.

The PDGA also writes and maintains the rules for the sport, sets the standards for equipment used in
play, manages a player rating and points system, and publishes the sport’s leading magazine, DiscGolfer.

Mission statement

To develop disc golf into a globally-recognized competitive sport and recreational activity through:

-Player participation
-Tournament development
-Spectator participation
-Course development
-Rules and competitive standards
-Media and sponsor relations
-Public education and outreach

To sustain the growth of the organization, membership, and disc golf by means of:
-Financial stewardship
-Asset and resource management
-Membership support

Typical Event Information

Avg Events Per Year:

50+

Age Groups:

All Ages

Traveling or Local:

Both

Indoors or Outdoors:

Outdoor

Event Types

Tournaments

Leagues

Locations Interested In

Northeast

Northwest

Southeast

Southwest

Midwest