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Welcome to the Whirling World of Disc Golf

September 7th, 2020

What is Disc Golf? Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to introduce you to a sport that is taking the world by storm!  You may have heard people call it “Frisbee golf” or even “frolf.” However, for those of us who play, we prefer to call it “disc golf.” So what exactly is disc golf?  Well, it is a sport played much like traditional golf.  However instead of a ball and clubs, players use a flying disc, or Frisbee, and try to throw it into a basket with chains.  The sport was formalized in the 1970’s and shares with “ball golf” the object of completing each hole in the fewest... Read More

Roll Out With Some Disc Golf At The Iron Lion Jungle Hunt In Milan

June 13th, 2020

IRON LION JUNGLE HUNT (formerly Iron Lion Safari) is happening this Sunday Jun 14 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Camden Park in Milan, IL. All Divisions EXCEPT Recreational & Juniors will Play 1 Round at Both Camden Courses (Recreational & Junior will play both rounds at Camden 1). PDGA Sanctioned C-Tier. PDGA membership required, not current or nonmember $10 fee. In order to secure PDGA sanctioning in this new Covid World, we will be switching up the tournament operations which will be as follows: -You Must Pre Register to Participate in Event/ NO DAY OF SIGN UP -We will post assigned Starting... Read More

Disc Golf Offers Exercise And Fun In Quad-Cities’ Era Of Social Distancing

April 6th, 2020

Looking for a way to be out and about at parks and get some exercise even in the era of social distancing? Try Disc Golf! What is Disc Golf? Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to introduce you to a sport that is taking the world by storm!  You may have heard people call it “Frisbee golf” or even “frolf.” However, for those of us who play, we prefer to call it “disc golf.” So what exactly is disc golf?  Well, it is a sport played much like traditional golf.  However instead of a ball and clubs, players use a flying disc, or Frisbee, and try to throw it into a basket with chains. ... Read More

Battle Of Credit Island Brings Disc Golfers To Q-C

August 25th, 2017

Calling all disc golf enthusiasts and professionals! It is time for Iron Lion’s 3rd Battle of Credit Island! This year’s Battle of Credit Island is happening on Sunday Aug 27 with a tee off time of 9:30 a.m. at Credit Island Park in Davenport. This PDGA Sanctioned C-Tier event will consist two rounds of eighteen holes. Registration fees vary based on skill level. Pro Entry is $45, Advanced $35, Intermediate $30 and Recreational $30. An optional $5 Ace Fund is also available. Non-current PDGA members will add $10 to their fees. Three players are needed to open any division. To register online,... Read More

Casas Enjoying A Magical Career

July 21st, 2016

It’s a gloomy Monday morning in a coffee shop filled with sleepy drones and the only full-time magician in the Quad-Cities is performing an amazing trick – he’s making my case of the Mondays disappear. And all without two dozen pieces of flair, shrimp poppers, pizza shooters or extreme fajitas! That’s because David Casas is more than a magician, he’s a magical performer. He’s got a charm, style and panache that makes him compelling to watch on- and off-stage when he’s talking about his craft. Casas, 36, mixes self-deprecating humor and a down-to-earth persona with quicksilver sleights... Read More