“I started playing in college after I played ultimate for many years…. I found it harder and harder the older I got to find 15 people free at the same time to throw a frisbee so my college roommate introduced me to Disc Golf!…Even tho I have been playing for so long I just had my first PDGA tournament last year! I have also helped film for Jomez Pro as well as Dynamic Discs!…”
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 Fuentes (PDGA #171143)
Tell us about yourself! How old are you? Where do you live? What do you do (work/school/etc.)?
I am from KCMO but I currently live in Topeka, KS
I edit Disc Golf content for my youtube channel as well as facebook and instagram.
I work in the printing industry i.e. making signs and car wraps and everything in between
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 is the Disc Golf community. I have met so many great people at local leagues and tournaments.
Do you have a nickname or just something else that you go by?
DF Disc Golf
Disc Golf Journey
How long have you been playing disc golf?
How did you get started with disc golf?
I started playing in college after I played ultimate for many years…. I found it harder and harder the older I got to find 15 people free at the same time to throw a frisbee so my college roommate introduced me to Disc Golf!
Share some of your memorable disc golf moments…
Even tho I have been playing for so long I just had my first PDGA tournament last year! I have also helped film for Jomez Pro as well as Dynamic Discs!
Some Random Personal Stuff
What do you do when you’re not playing disc golf?
Editing disc golf content for my youtube channel called DF Disc Golf!
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?
What are some of your favorite TV shows/series?
I don’t watch much TV but it would have to be I think You Should Leave
Do you have any pro or college sports teams you are fanatic about?
In the Bag
What is the first disc golf disc that you ever owned?
I only had a wraith for about 6 years lol no putter or mids because I didn’t know about them lol
What are some of your favorite discs that are in your bag right now?
Rask and Berg by Kastaplast
What else is always in your bag other than discs?
Disc Golf Courses
Do you have a course that you consider your ‘home course’? Tell us about it.
Crestview East because I am the ambassador and its 3 min from my apartment
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?
Do you drink, smoke, snack, or partake in anything else while playing disc golf? What’s your go-to?
I try not to eat but a beer never hurts!
Are you just a casual disc golfer? Do you participate in any local leagues? Do you compete in disc golf tournaments?
I play casual, in tournaments and leagues
Do you have any tips for aspiring disc golfers?
Disc Golf Fun Stuff
Do you have any favorite professional disc golfers that you follow?
Do you have any disc golf goals that you are trying to achieve?
Grow my youtube channel and social media…Also teaching the sport to as many people as I can
Who do you typically play disc golf with?
I play with so many amazing people which is why I love disc golf… I have met so many people through the sport!
What would a perfect disc golf round look like for you?
Just playing with friends, music and beer!
Let’s Get Social
Instagram- DF Disc Golf
Facebook- DF Disc Golf
YouTube- DF Disc Golf
TikTok- DF Disc Golf