“As I stated above long story so here is the short version, my Fiance was pregnant and the way my daughter “Ella” was laying caused my fiance to end up in the hospital all to be told “We need you on your feet more “ An since i am an outdoorsy type person I asked her if we could try Disc Golf! Been hooked since!…”
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 Jon Finn (PDGA #199046)
Tell us about yourself! How old are you? Where do you live? What do you do (work/school/etc.)?
I am a 43-year-old car salesman from good Ole Ohio!
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 awesome fiance and kids along with my co- workers and Disc golf friends that are all like family !
Do you have a nickname or just something else that you go by?
Huck or just Finn
Disc Golf Journey
How long have you been playing disc golf?
I picked up this sport as something new to try ( Long Story) about 2 years ago and have loved it / consumed by it ever since
How did you get started with disc golf?
As I stated above long story so here is the short version, my Fiance was pregnant and the way my daughter “Ella” was laying caused my fiance to end up in the hospital all to be told “We need you on your feet more “ An since i am an outdoorsy type person I asked her if we could try Disc Golf! Been hooked since!
Share some of your memorable disc golf moments…
Day after Christmas 2021 so December 26th i threw in my first ACE after months of playing
Some Random Personal Stuff
What do you do when you’re not playing disc golf?
I spend as much time with my kids as possible , I like to fish, attend dirt track races anything that has me outside
What is your absolute favorite food (something you couldn’t live without)?
Would definitely have to be PASTA !
What’s your favorite fast-food restaurant?
Five Guys ( best burgers around )
What are some of your favorite movies of all time?
Any action or comedy movie
What are some of your favorite TV shows/series?
Anything that is on DGN ! ( have my own designated tv for just disc golf )
Do you have any pro or college sports teams you are fanatic about?
Im from Ohio so I am a BUCKEYE by heart
In the Bag
What is the first disc golf disc that you ever owned?
Cheap dynamic disc trio set from Dunham’s
What are some of your favorite discs that are in your bag right now?
I love my Discraft Athena!
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.
What are a few of your favorite disc golf courses to play?
Echo valley and Cesars Ford are really nice course not too far
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?
Water always in the bag !
Are you just a casual disc golfer? Do you participate in any local leagues? Do you compete in disc golf tournaments?
Have competed in a few events and also play a local league every week
Do you have any tips for aspiring disc golfers?
Learn that not every shot will be what you are expecting!
Disc Golf Fun Stuff
Do you have any favorite professional disc golfers that you follow?
Honestly all of them MPO and FPO
Do you have any disc golf goals that you are trying to achieve?
I want to be sponsored, not just for the MERCH but to help show my dedication to the sport and who I am repping
Who do you typically play disc golf with?
Only the best people around! My disc golf friends every Sunday
What would a perfect disc golf round look like for you?
To shoot a few under! I have got pretty good
Let’s Get Social
Facebook – Jon Finn