Did You Know?
Number of Aces
World and National Disc Golf and Distance Titles
State Overall Disc titles
- 21 total World and National Disc Golf and Distance Titles
- 4 National Pairs titles
- 3 National Mixed Pairs titles
- 5 National Tough Shot titles
- 2 World Pairs titles
- 2 Mixed World Pairs titles
- 2 National Singles Disc Golf Titles
- 2 National Distance Titles
- 1 World Distance Title
- 1 National Accuracy title
- 17 State Overall Titles
- 3 Colorado
- 3 Michigan
- 3 Kentucky
- 2 Tennessee
- 2 Alabama
- 2 Arizona
- 1 Kansas
- 1 Nevada
- Surprisingly, Scott has never hit an ace over 400'. His longest to date is 390' hole #11, Kereiakes Park, Bowling Green, KY.
- Top 6 at the PDGA World Disc Golf Champonships 1995-present (Scott withdrew from the 2001 Pro Worlds due to injury)
- Hasn't lost a PDGA event in Colorado since a one-day event in 1998 (7 in a row)
- 17 Consecutive State Overall Titles 1994-present (Scott entered three overall events and only played DDC, these were not attempts at an overall title and therefore not included in his streak).
- Cashed at every prize money event since 1992 (again, not counting those events(2) where he withdrew from injury).
- Scott has held either the backhand or sidearm world distance record every day from May 5, 1995-present.
- Never lost a Kiss the Sky event (5 in a row).
What is the first rule that you'd change?
How come it seems that many of the touring pros act like spoiled, whiney, immature brats, and they have no idea how good they have it?
- Lost discs and out of bounds (O.B.) throws should just be re-thrown with a one stroke penalty. 99% of the time there is not a problem deciding whether or not a shot is lying O.B. There is however often a problem of deciding where a disc last crossed safe ground or was last seen. Make it simple. If the disc is O.B., then just re-throw. This way the guys on tour can't try to intimidate newer players into giving them a better lie than they deserve. Players like myself and most of the other Discraft guys get the short end of the stick because we don't argue where our lie should be. We take whatever call was made whereas some other players would get a better lie by arguing.
How do we get Disc Golf on TV?
- Great question, I have no idea.
What is a pro's biggest responsibility?
- Unfortunately I don't think that televised disc golf is all that interesting to the those who do not play the game. To someone who plays, watching is very interesting. I suspect that Ball Golf went through the same thing. It was not very interesting for people who do not play to watch, but at some point there were enough recreational players to create a TV market. Now of course Tiger Woods changed all that and now lots of people watch golf on TV but I think that was an anomaly that you can't create nor predict. So in answer to the question, the way to get disc golf on TV is to create more and more recreational players. This is done more by getting courses into the ground than by any other promotion that comes to mind. Everything from leagues to little blurbs on the weekly news helps of course, but the biggest thing is more courses.
- Every time a pro steps out on the course they are the face of the sport. How the public views them often dictates how they view the sport. If a pro acts like a big baby, a bad sport, or a jerk, then spectators will often think that it is representative of disc golf in general. When a pro acts like a professional then our sport seems like a real sport (Of course it is, but not everyone realizes that yet). What pros have to remember is that many/most people in this world have either not heard of disc golf or if they have, they have not yet formed an opinion of it. One act can create a fan or detract from the sport as a whole.
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