“Northend Riverside Disc Golf course in Big Rapids. It has two 18 hole layouts, which are mostly wooded. There are a couple long fielded holes. It’s a popular course in the area…My first Ace at hole fourteen on the Goliath layout in the Mason county parks in Ludington, during a casual round…I’m 22. I live in Rodney, MI. I work as a meter technician for RECONN Utility Services…”
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 Nathan Brown (PDGA #232271)
Tell us about yourself! How old are you? Where do you live? What do you do (work/school/etc.)?
I’m 22. I live in Rodney, MI. I work as a meter technician for RECONN Utility Services.
Tell us about the most important people in your life! Who do you live with (family, friends, etc.)?
I currently live with my girlfriend, Meagan. Most of my family lives in the Flint region.
Disc Golf Journey
How long have you been playing disc golf?
I have been playing disc golf consistently for just under 2 years.
How did you get started with disc golf?
My first interaction with disc golf was at a family reunion with a cheap frisbee.
Share some of your memorable disc golf moments…
My first Ace at hole fourteen on the Goliath layout in the Mason county parks in Ludington, during a casual round.
Some Random Personal Stuff
What do you do when you’re not playing disc golf?
I enjoy camping, going on hikes and playing video games.
What is your absolute favorite food (something you couldn’t live without)?
A good cheese burger
What’s your favorite fast-food restaurant?
What are some of your favorite movies of all time?
Space Balls, Spiderman: No Way Home, and Fast and Furious 1
What are some of your favorite TV shows/series?
The Office, Family Guy, and 9-1-1
Do you have any pro or college sports teams you are fanatic about?
I mostly watch Disc Golf Tournaments.
In the Bag
What is the first disc golf disc that you ever owned?
I-dye Champion Firebird
What are some of your favorite discs that are in your bag right now?
My top discs are my Destroyers and KC Pro Aviars.
What else is always in your bag other than discs?
Chalk bags, a disc retriever, and a mini marker
Disc Golf Courses
Do you have a course that you consider your ‘home course’? Tell us about it.
Northend Riverside Disc Golf course in Big Rapids. It has two 18 hole layouts, which are mostly wooded. There are a couple long fielded holes. It’s a popular course in the area.
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?
Just a few throws and putts beforehand
Do you drink, smoke, snack, or partake in anything else while playing disc golf? What’s your go-to?
Are you just a casual disc golfer? Do you participate in any local leagues? Do you compete in disc golf tournaments?
I would consider myself a competitive disc golfer. I partake in tournaments whenever possible.
Do you have any tips for aspiring disc golfers?
Focus on the experience of the game, not your score
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?
I would like to play professionally
Who do you typically play disc golf with?
I used to play with my brother and cousin, since I have moved I will occasionally play with my girlfriend.
What would a perfect disc golf round look like for you?
Let’s Get Social
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