Like many other sports and activities, disc golf provides its participants with the means to belong to a social group and take part in regular social interactions. The original purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of the issues facing the sport of disc golf, current trends, and subculture. However, this survey was descriptive of a group of disc golf tournament players in October, 2012. According to this study, most disc golfers were white males. Participants struggled to define a subculture within disc golf. Alcohol and drug use were commonplace in the sport. Participants were relatively new to the sport. They played often. Courses were perceived to be very crowded. Disc golfers in this study spent a great deal of money participating in the sport. They played tournaments often. They were willing to pay to play local courses and travel to diversify their disc golf experiences. Overall, the participants in this study were found to be very committed to the sport of disc golf, saw continued growth in the sport, and enjoyed the sport for its many physical and social benefits.
|Number of Pages||64|
|Book Type||Sports & outdoor recreation|
|Country of Manufacture||India|
|Product Brand||LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing|
|Product Packaging Info||Box|
|In The Box||1 Piece|
|Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com||2015-06-08 00:00:00|