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PDGA Radio News debuted in 2004 as an online radio program at a time when use of the term "podcast" was in its nascent stages. Originally created by Brian Sullivan #14015 as a service for PDGA members and other disc golf enthusiasts, this innovative program delivered a 20-minute audio broadcast on a weekly basis. Listeners could tune in and find a new show jam-packed with fast-paced, up-to-the-minute, professionally produced content all about disc golf. Brian was your host from 2004 through 2006 and, after a year hiatus, Steve Kuzenski #29027 took over the mic from 2008 up until December 2010. In 2018, Steve Hill #103842 and Sara Lamberson #41012 reinvented the show as an hour-long program discussing all the latest on the professional scene.

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PDGA Radio Program: 09/18/06

September 18, 2006: PDGA Special Projects Director Dan 'Stork' Roddick joins us to ponder the disc golf competitive structure and to look at team play as a way to encourage more participation; results from the US Masters Championships; a preview of the DGTV Fall Open in WI; plus Nate Doss will explain how to master a headwind in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 09/11/06

September 11, 2006: Am Nats! Players from as far away as Hawaii and Alaska gathered in Michigan last weekend to take on the legendary Toboggan course. We've got results, along with an interview with TD Todd White, who talks about the event and how to improve your own tourney. Plus Nate Doss will explain how to take advantage of a tailwind in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 08/28/06

August 28, 2006: Who's number one? The new PDGA World Rankings system was revealed recently, we'll talk with system creator Chuck Kennedy about how it works; results from the European Open in Finland, and a preview of this weekend's West Virginia Open in Paw Paw.

PDGA Radio Program: 08/21/06

August 21, 2006: Florida's Mike Barnett tells us about the star-studded disc golf cruise that will set sail later this year; results from the Glass Blown Open in Kansas; and former World Champ Nate Doss explains his putting routine in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 08/14/06

August 14, 2006: Pro Worlds is over for another year, and Ken Climo has a 12th World title; Mark Ellis will join us for an extended clinic on the art of visualization; there's a preview of this weekend's SuperTour event in Kansas, and the 2005 PDGA Award winners are announced.

PDGA Radio Program: 08/07/06

August 7, 2006: Augusta Georgia is hosting its first Pro Worlds, we'll learn what players can expect from co-TD Brian Graham; results from the Hotlanta SuperTour in GA; and defending World Champ Nate Doss talks about the two-finger roller shot in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 07/24/06

July 24, 2006: See yourself hitting the chains from 40 feet everytime with mental help from Sports Psychologist Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt; results from the Skylands Classic in NY; PDGA hits a new membership milestone; and add 50 to 75 feet to your drives today when World Champ Nate Doss joins us in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 07/17/06

July 17, 2006: The DISContinuum Club in Illinois may be showing us the way to increased event turnouts, we'll meet club president Brett Comincioli; results from the Brent Hambrick in Ohio; plus a preview of the Skylands NT in NY; cool new all-weather scorecards; and improve your practice routine with tips from World Champ Nate Doss.

PDGA Radio Program: 07/10/06

July 10, 2006: It's more of the best of last year's 60 Second Clinics, when PDGA Radio News brings you the voices and guidance of disc golf's top performers. This time, our pros include Brad Hammock, Al 'Sugar' Shack, Kevin McCoy and Pat Vitale.

PDGA Radio Program: 07/03/06

July 03, 2006: Lots of PDGA Radio listeners tell us the 60 Second Clinic is their favorite part of the show. Now we're packing the best of last season's Clinics into two awesome shows! On tap this week: Women's World Champion Des Reading, and US National Champion David Feldberg.

PDGA Radio Program: 06/26/06

June 26, 2006: Meet California's Josh Anthon, who won his first NT event recently in KC, and followed it with another in Ann Arbor; results from the Discraft Great Lakes Open; plus a preview of the Mid Nationals in Wisconsin, there's a new ratings update, we'll run down the leaders; and the 60 Second Clinic features Chris Sprague, who tells us about his style of pitch putting.

PDGA Radio Program: 06/19/06

June 19, 2006: Oklahoma...OK! Ams and Juniors are headed to Tulsa next month to crown new champions, Joe Rotan joins us to tell you what to expect; results from the Japan Open; plus a preview of the Discraft Great Lakes Open, and Chris Sprague gives a clinic on how to avoid choking in a tournament (listen up, Phil Mickelson) in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 06/05/06

June 05, 2006: Organizers in Utah are about to increase the number of PDGA registered women in the state by at least 300 percent... through a single event! We'll learn more about the drawing powers of the Utah Women's Championships; results from the Minnesota Majestic SuperTour; there's a preview of the Japan Open, and Brian Schweberger talks headwinds in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 05/29/06

May 29, 2006: If you're an amateur disc golfer, chances are good you've been daydreaming about chucking responsibilities and hitting the road. This week we'll meet Ben Calhoun, who's doing just that; results from the Greater Des Moines Challenge; Brian Schweberger is talking footwork in the 60 Second Clinic; and one player has dominated so far this season on the PDGA EuroTour.

PDGA Radio Program: 05/22/06

May 22, 2006: Putt better and smarter using mental training techniques provided by Sports Psychologist Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt; results from the Beaver State Fling NT in Portland; tips on extending the life and growth of your club; Timmy Gill on ESPN; and Chris Sprague is in the clinic with good advice on how to increase your distance.

PDGA Radio Program: 05/01/06

May 1, 2006: Mark 'Lizard Lawyer' Ellis joins us with some of the most effective advice you'll get this season on how to break out of a short or longterm slump; results from the Seneca Creek Soiree in Maryland; Chris Sprague walks us through the mechanics and disc selection for a stroke-shaving anhyzer throw, and we'll run down the early-season pro money leaders.

PDGA Radio Program: 04/24/06

April 24, 2006: The PDGA is starting to be embraced in Europe, as is evident by the new PDGA EuroTour series of events. We'll learn more from Britain's Derek Robins; results from the Texas State Championships; a preview of the Golden State Classic in Cali; and in the 60 Second Clinic, Brian Schweberger explains how he deals with a whiney crybaby stuck in his tournament group.

PDGA Radio Program: 04/17/06

April 17, 2006: If you think the radio show is cool, wait until you experience! It's a new site offering regularly-updated disc golf video, we'll talk with co-founder Timmy Gill; a preview of the Seneca Creek Soiree in Maryland; and Schwebey chats about his trick shot of choice -- the hook thumb roller -- in the 60 Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 04/10/06

April 10, 2006: PDGA rules guru Carlton Howard gets us up to date on the new rule changes for the season; a preview of the Texas States in Houston; Chris Sprague explains what motivates him to practice in the 60 Second Clinic, and results from the Bowling Green Open National Tour Event.

PDGA Radio Program: 04/03/06

April 3, 2006: Meet pro player Aleksey 'Boobs' Bubis, a Ukrainian-born disc golfer who said 'nyet' to a career in tennis in favor of flying discs; the Bowling Green Am Championships breaks its own record for attendance at a SuperTour; Schwebey talks putting in the 60 Second Clinic, and results from the Gator Country Classic in Gainesville.

PDGA Radio Program: 03/27/06

March 27, 2006: There are certain special tournaments, but for Amateur disc golfers, the place to be is the Bowling Green Am Championships. TD Larry Bledsoe talks with us as he prepares to welcome over 450 players; Brian Schweberger tackles the topic of thumber shots in the 60 Second Clinic; plus results from the Melbourne National Tour event in Florida.

PDGA Radio Program: 03/20/06

March 20, 2006: If you think you can make a difference at a higher level of disc golf leadership, Communications Director Terry Calhoun can tell you how to get there; the arrival of spring means it's roller season, Chris Sprague will help you sharpen your technique in the 60 Second Clinic; plus a a preview of the upcoming Gator Country Classic in Florida, results from the St.

PDGA Radio Program: 03/13/06

March 13, 2006: The 2006 PDGA Spring Summit meetings were held recently in Arizona, and Communications Director Terry Calhoun will tell us about what was discussed and decided; if your approaches from 150 feet aren't shaving strokes, listen to what Brian Schweberger has to say in the 60 Second Clinic; plus a a preview of the upcoming Melbourne Open National Tour event in sunny Florida.

PDGA Radio Program: 03/06/06

March 6, 2006: Nothing breeds confidence like success, but if you're not finding much of either, Sports Psychologist Dr.

PDGA Radio Program: 02/27/06

February 27, 2006: Camp DISCover U in Northern Wisconsin offers all the good summer camp stuff you remember as a kid, plus an emphasis in disc sports! We learn more about this sprawling disc camp complex with owner John Jokinen; Chris Sprague shares his putting strategy in the 60 Second Clinic; results from the Gentlemen's Club Challenge in Vegas, and a preview of the upcoming St.

PDGA Radio Program: 02/20/06

February 20, 2006: Our kickoff to the 2006 season includes a preview of the first National Tour event and always one of the most anticipated events of the year, the Discraft 2006 Memorial. We'll meet professional disc golfer Courtney Peavy, plus Brian Schweberger shares his tournament warm-up routine in the 60-Second Clinic.

PDGA Radio Program: 12/05/05

December 05, 2005: It's our course development special, and the PDGA's Cliff Towne will guide us through the process of planning and proposing your new disc golf course. One listen and you'll be busy all winter long...

PDGA Radio Program: 11/28/05

November 28, 2005: We wrap up our season-ending series with Stork, this week the topic for winter contemplation is the future of the game; plus USDGC Champ David Feldberg talks about how to deal with leader card pressures in the 60 Second Clinic, and the power of Google comes to the PDGA Course Directory.

PDGA Radio Program: 11/21/05

November 21, 2005: What is the current state of disc golf? The answer, according to Dan Roddick, depends on where you live; plus Women's World Champ Des Reading has advice to help you improve your accuracy.

PDGA Radio Program: 11/14/05

November 14, 2005: PDGA #003 Dan 'Stork' Roddick joins us to promote the preservation of disc golf history; Pro player Kevin McCoy on getting out of trouble with the thumber shot; news of the National Disc Golf Center Endowment Fund, plus results from the Texas 10 Charity Cup.