History

  • Greater Cincinnati Flying Disc Association (GCFDA) founded 1985

  • Disc golf leagues held regularly since 1986.

    • Held spring and summer each year

    • Fall league held intermittently

    • Handicap team, pro team, mixed couple formats.

  • PDGA Pro Tournaments since 1986

    • Hosted 1988 PDGA (Professional Disc Golf Association) World Disc Golf Championships

    • Hosted 1995 PDGA Amateur World Disc Golf Championships

    • Hosted 1998 PDGA Professional World Disc Golf Championships

    • Edgewood Electric Open - PDGA SuperTour (1989-1998)

    • Remington's Roadhouse Open - PDGA SuperTour (1999)

    • Flying Pig Open - PDGA B-tier (2000-present)

  • Course Challenge Series since 1991

    • Annual series of tournaments at local courses, determines city champion.

  • Promotional and charity events

    • World's Biggest Disc Golf Weekend

      • 2nd largest turnout worldwide in 1993

    • March of Dimes charity event (1999)

  • Responsible for assisting parks with installation and maintenance of local disc golf courses

  • Represents local players interests at the national level to the PDGA.

  • Publicity of disc golf in the greater Cincinnati area

    • Local TV and cable, Enquirer, Post and other area papers

    • Interview appearance on the Weather Channel (2005)

  • Informs players of local and regional events

  • Host DG Clinics for local schools and scouts

  • CincinnatiDiscGolf.com website since 2000, new website in 2018
    previously website was hosted under DiscSports.com, thanks to Derek Clayton (per May 1997 newsletter)

  • Newsletter since 1987

Courses Timeline


Miami Whitewater | 1978
Woodland Mound | 1980
Winton Woods | 1981
Embshoff Woods | 1981
Banklick / Lincoln Ridge | 1981
AJ Jolly | 1985
Batavia | 1985 - 1994
Boone Woods | 1985
Limaburg | 1991 - 1994(RIP)
Mt. Airy | 1993
Burnet | 1999
Harbin | 1999
Middletown | 1999
Highland | 2000
Idlewild | 2000
Williamsburg | 2001
Pride | 2001(RIP)
Amelia | 2004
Hueston Woods | 2004
Turtlecreek | 2005
Alexandria | 2005
Heritage | 2006
Crittenden | 2006

Surge DGC l 2007

Gulley Park l 2007

Disctractions DGC l 2009

Karl Von Coldewey l 2010

Harmon Park l 2011

Gardner Park l 2011

Gauche Park l 2012

Osage Grove l 2012

Dunham Rec Center l 2014

Millikin Mile l 2015

Reserves Park l 2015

Johnson Hills l 2016

Oxford (redesign) | 2016

Estimated Course Installations


Oxford | 1992
St Bernard | 2000
Cabin Creek | Nov 1992
Pioneer | 1986 - 1996(RIP)