“I’m a big horror movie guy so some of my favorites are Dawn of the Dead, Friday The 13th Movies, Nightmare on Elm Street, and my all-time favorite Hellraisers…One of the most memorable moments in disc golf would definitely be my very first ace, it was one of the best feelings ever just like when I’m skating and finally land that trick. Aside from that the other memorable moments are all the amazing people I’ve met along the way couldn’t ask for a greater community to be apart of…”
Welcome to another edition of our Disc Golf Player Profile publication – where we feature disc golfers that you may or may not have heard of before. Everybody has their own disc golf story to tell. This is the place where those stories are being told and shared with the world!
Meet Angel Alcala Chavez (PDGA #240478)
Tell us about yourself! How old are you? Where do you live? What do you do (work/school/etc.)?
I am 33yrs old I work for an HVAC company, besides work and disc golf I also love to skateboard.
Tell us about the most important people in your life! Who do you live with (family, friends, etc.)?
The most important people in my life are my mother and close friends who support me through all my adventures.
Do you have a nickname or just something else that you go by?
Disc Golf Journey
How long have you been playing disc golf?
I have been playing disc golf for exactly 1yr now.
How did you get started with disc golf?
My coworkers took me out to one of our gorgeous mountain courses in town and I was instantly hooked.
Share some of your memorable disc golf moments…
One of the most memorable moments in disc golf would definitely be my very first ace, it was one of the best feelings ever just like when I’m skating and finally land that trick. Aside from that the other memorable moments are all the amazing people I’ve met along the way couldn’t ask for a greater community to be apart of.
Some Random Personal Stuff
What do you do when you’re not playing disc golf?
When I’m away from the course I am either skateboarding or goofing off at home playing some video games or catching up with anime or manga.
What is your absolute favorite food (something you couldn’t live without)?
I would not be able to live without Enchiladas XD.
What’s your favorite fast-food restaurant?
It’s a tie between Carl’s JR and Dairy Queen
What are some of your favorite movies of all time?
I’m a big horror movie guy so some of my favorites are Dawn of the Dead, Friday The 13th Movies, Nightmare on Elm Street, and my all-time favorite Hellraisers.
What are some of your favorite TV shows/series?
One Piece, Black Clover, Vinland Saga,Beaves & Butthead, Law & Order, The Mandalorian.
Do you have any pro or college sports teams you are fanatic about?
Sadly none not a big sports guy.
In the Bag
What is the first disc golf disc that you ever owned?
My very first discs were a Discmania Starter Set that had a Magician, Maestro, and Sensei.
What are some of your favorite discs that are in your bag right now?
My all-time favorite the Glitch, Blizzard Champion Wraith, Watt, Proxy, Mindbender, Pathfinder, Juggernaut, and lastly Pure.
What else is always in your bag other than discs?
Rangefinder, water, towels, and a retriever.
Disc Golf Courses
Do you have a course that you consider your ‘home course’? Tell us about it.
My home course would probably be Johnny Roberts.
What are a few of your favorite disc golf courses to play?
What is a dream disc golf course for you that you hope to play someday?
Let’s Play Disc Golf
Do you have any pre-round or post-round rituals that you do when you play disc golf?
A preround and after-round beer.
Do you drink, smoke, snack, or partake in anything else while playing disc golf? What’s your go-to?
I partake in a little drinking and smoking with my pals while on the course unless it’s a sanctioned event then we’re good boys.
Are you just a casual disc golfer? Do you participate in any local leagues? Do you compete in disc golf tournaments?
I’m a bit of a casual but I am also part of few local leagues and compete in tournaments as well.
Do you have any tips for aspiring disc golfers?
Get out there and huck away and play with strangers you never know who you’ll meet on the course.
Disc Golf Fun Stuff
Do you have any favorite professional disc golfers that you follow?
Simon Lizzote, Calvin Heimberg, James Conrad, Scott Stockley, Tristan Tanner, Joe Revere, and Joel Freeman.
Do you have any disc golf goals that you are trying to achieve?
My current goal is to make it to an 850 or 900 rating by the end of the year.
Who do you typically play disc golf with?
My tournament buddy, pals, or play solo and meet some new friends.
What would a perfect disc golf round look like for you?
Hitting all my putts XD.
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