“I had a 90’ throw in during a sanctioned event. It was for par but that was the best par to date!!! (wind aided), putting on the Cancer Awareness Shootout, playing for everyone suffering with fibromyalgia and Isaacs Syndrome…I was introduced to disc golf in 2015 when a disc golfer asked me to sponsor him. I saw the game, watched the game but never played the game. Once I did I was hooked...”
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 Chilly Mack (PDGA #228811)
Tell us about yourself! How old are you? Where do you live? What do you do (work/school/etc.)?
47, Brand owner in the Cannabis space.
Tell us about the most important people in your life! Who do you live with (family, friends, etc.)?
I’d have to say kids and parents!!!! They are the reasons I am who I am and I do what I do.
Do you have a nickname or just something else that you go by?
Disc Golf Journey
How long have you been playing disc golf?
As a player about a year and a half.
How did you get started with disc golf?
I was introduced to disc golf in 2015 when a disc golfer asked me to sponsor him. I saw the game, watched the game but never played the game. Once I did I was hooked.
Share some of your memorable disc golf moments…
I had a 90’ throw in during a sanctioned event. It was for par but that was the best par to date!!! (wind aided), putting on the Cancer Awareness Shootout, playing for everyone suffering with fibromyalgia and Isaacs Syndrome.
Some Random Personal Stuff
What do you do when you’re not playing disc golf?
Primarily working, I develop products, build brands around them, prove concept then sell the brands off.
What is your absolute favorite food (something you couldn’t live without)?
What’s your favorite fast-food restaurant?
What are some of your favorite movies of all time?
All about the benjamins, money talks, man on fire, italian job, transporter.
What are some of your favorite TV shows/series?
Game of thrones, walking dead, curse of oak island, ancient aliens.
Do you have any pro or college sports teams you are fanatic about?
Broncos all day everyday and twice on Sunday “YA HEARD ME”
In the Bag
What is the first disc golf disc that you ever owned?
What are some of your favorite discs that are in your bag right now?
Thrasher, scorch, zone, nomad, envy, undertaker
What else is always in your bag other than discs?
Snacks, bug spray, baseball, my Mom’s mini urn, she goes everywhere I go!
Disc Golf Courses
Do you have a course that you consider your ‘home course’? Tell us about it.
The world is my home course.
What are a few of your favorite disc golf courses to play?
Lake stevens, Wa. Downriver Spokane, Wa,
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?
I listen to Beethoven on my drive to the course. Once I’m there i switch it to my DG life playlist.
Do you drink, smoke, snack, or partake in anything else while playing disc golf? What’s your go-to?
Protein bars or protein balls.
Are you just a casual disc golfer? Do you participate in any local leagues? Do you compete in disc golf tournaments?
I play leagues, sanctioned tournaments A-C tier
Do you have any tips for aspiring disc golfers?
Have fun and don’t take yourself too seriously.
Disc Golf Fun Stuff
Do you have any favorite professional disc golfers that you follow?
Ali Smith, Kristin Tattar, Simon Lizotte, Madison Walker.
Do you have any disc golf goals that you are trying to achieve?
Compete MA3-MA2 and play MP50 once i turn 50
Who do you typically play disc golf with?
Everyone, friends, colleagues, strangers, family.
What would a perfect disc golf round look like for you?
Me and the gang (kiddos) barreling through the woods with our animal calls and constant laughs.
Let’s Get Social