“Winning the Widefield Open for MA60 last year and the NADGT Event in Montrose this year… starting the 19th Hole Disc Golf Podcast a couple years ago,,, and of course, the people you meet along the way playing disc golf…I play casual with a great group on Sundays, and about 20 PDGA events a year…I am 61 years old, play in the MA60 group, live in Colorado Springs Colorado (Was born and raised in Southern California) I work as an Automotive Service Advisor Trainer and have been involved in disc golf for just around 15 years…”
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 David Fournier (PDGA #28254)
Tell us about yourself! How old are you? Where do you live? What do you do (work/school/etc.)?
I am 61 years old, play in the MA60 group, live in Colorado Springs Colorado (Was born and raised in Southern California) I work as an Automotive Service Advisor Trainer and have been involved in disc golf for just around 15 years
Tell us about the most important people in your life! Who do you live with (family, friends, etc.)?
Jana Fournier (wife) and the three boys Jack (20) Samuel (17) and Andrew (15) great family and very supporting of my disc golf addiction
Do you have a nickname or just something else that you go by?
I have been called a few names-but no nickname has stuck
Disc Golf Journey
How long have you been playing disc golf?
Just over 15 years-took a few years break when I moved to Colorado
How did you get started with disc golf?
A church youth director asked me to come out and help with the group (a ploy) and I was hooked
Share some of your memorable disc golf moments…
Winning the Widefield Open for MA60 last year and the NADGT Event in Montrose this year… starting the 19th Hole Disc Golf Podcast a couple years ago,,, and of course, the people you meet along the way playing disc golf
Some Random Personal Stuff
What do you do when you’re not playing disc golf?
Enjoy spending time with my wife (she functions a dual role of wife and my best friend), teaching on my podcast about building an enjoyable and meaningful life.. and watching the boys grow..
What is your absolute favorite food (something you couldn’t live without)?
Man, why pick just one… okay-pizza
What’s your favorite fast-food restaurant?
What are some of your favorite movies of all time?
The Da Vinci Code, Saving Private Ryan, Ghostbusters…
What are some of your favorite TV shows/series?
Dr. House MD
Do you have any pro or college sports teams you are fanatic about?
THE Boston Red Sox
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?
MVP Wave, Axiom Envy, The Spin, Streamline Echo
What else is always in your bag other than discs?
Snacks… and bandaids
Disc Golf Courses
Do you have a course that you consider your ‘home course’? Tell us about it.
Cumberland Green Fountain Colorado
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?
Oak Grove in California
Let’s Play Disc Golf
Do you have any pre-round or post-round rituals that you do when you play disc golf?
Always stretch-get loosened up…
Do you drink, smoke, snack, or partake in anything else while playing disc golf? What’s your go-to?
I’m 61, I snack like I’m grazing… and lot’s of water
Are you just a casual disc golfer? Do you participate in any local leagues? Do you compete in disc golf tournaments?
I play casual with a great group on Sundays, and about 20 PDGA events a year
Do you have any tips for aspiring disc golfers?
Have fun, ask questions and try stuff.. Don’t look for results too early and start with putters and mid-ranges (drivers will happen later) and… prettier discs don’t always fly farther
Disc Golf Fun Stuff
Do you have any favorite professional disc golfers that you follow?
Scott Stokely (he’s been a great mentor and friend) Sarah Hokom and Catrina Allen
Do you have any disc golf goals that you are trying to achieve?
YES!! I want to play into my 70’s..
Who do you typically play disc golf with?
Wide range-locals-friends and competitive people in my age bracket
What would a perfect disc golf round look like for you?
Really having fun and helping new players along the way.. New player development is the key as we move forward.. We want to grow the sport deep, not just wide..
Let’s Get Social
David Fournier Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/dfour26
The 19th Hole Disc Golf Podcast Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100078459241960
Raise Your Standards Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/RGClasses/