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Is silence taking the joy out of spectating? Photo: Dan "Stork" Roddick

This article was originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of DiscGolfer Magazine.

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Discgolfer Magazine is pleased to announce the hiring of Hayden Henry, PDGA #32725, as contributing editor.

Henry holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Stephen F. Austin State University and is a full-time sports writer at the Longview News-Journal in Longview, Texas. His first work with that publication came on the news desk, and in 2012 he transitioned into covering everything from high school football to other professional sports in the Lone Star State. He has since compiled several accolades, including Texas Associated Press Managing Editor and Sports Editor awards.

DiscGolfer Magazine is looking for feedback on the Fall issue, and the staff intends to publish some letters to the editor in the upcoming issue. Also, if you have any questions pertaining to competition, rules, etiquette, etc., please address your questions to "Dr. Disc," who will try to answer them.

Editors are also looking for club news. If your club is active and promoting the sport, please let them know. Please send all correspondence to [email protected].


Discgolfer Magazine is pleased to announce the hiring of Matthew Rothstein, PDGA #51515, as contributing editor.

Rothstein comes to the Discgolfer staff after several years in the disc golf media sphere and boasts a resume that includes contributions to Rattling Chains,, and Ultiworld Disc Golf. Rothstein is currently serving as the director of Discmania’s Game of Throws league event and will join Discgolfer starting with the Fall issue.

DiscGolfer Magazine has been a staple item for PDGA members since its first official publication in 2009. As the demand for digital versions of printed publications continues to grow, the time has come for us to offer fans of disc golf everywhere, access to editions from their computers, smart phones, and tablets.

With that said, we’re very excited to announce that back-issues of DiscGolfer Magazine are now available for free to the general public in a feature-filled online digital format! Unlike the printed version of the magazine, members AND non-members alike have instant access to the digital archives.

The spring issue (#5) of DiscGolfer, with a National Tour Preview, Fred Morrison remembrance, Decade Revisited article, and much more began mailing March 12.

The Professional Disc Golf Association is pleased to announce that the first issue of DiscGolfer, the official publication of the PDGA

Greetings from the staff of DiscGolfer, the new PDGA-published magazine that will debut in April. As befitting a magazine that is financed by the player-driven PDGA, we’re asking PDGA members (as well as all interested disc golfers) for your best stories, photos, and ideas and suggestions.