Disc Golf in the Twin Cities


Todd Miltenberger (the mastermind behind our beautiful logo on FFTC) has a great suggestion for your summer fun that he and his family like to do together: Disc Golf.

Click here for Quick Guide to Metro Disc Golf Courses

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What is Disc Golf?

Disc Golf (the proper name for Frisbee Golf) is a family fun activity for the Miltenbergers. It’s one they can enjoy easily in the Twin Cities with the different courses around the metro.  Many of them are free.

Disc Golf: a game in which a concave plastic disc is thrown into each of a series of metal baskets situated on an outdoor course, the object being to complete the course using the fewest possible throws.  

In other words think golf with a frisbee-like disc instead of a small ball and clubs. (It’s not Frisbee Golf since Frisbee is a brand name, much like Hooping is not Hula Hooping since Hula is a brand name. If you want to get technical.)

Disc Golfing is a easy sport to jump into.  You need two things.

  • A couple of discs: a driver and a putter.  If you want a third, feel free to grab a midrange disc.  Use the driver at the tee and the putter on the approach, just like in traditional golf.

Todd’s Recommended FREE Disc Golf Courses

A free course with 15 holes and not too many places to lose discs.
 
There are not too many trees, and it’s easier for beginners.
 
 Central Park | Brooklyn Park
 This course has only 9 holes and a practice green.

More Disc Golf Courses around the Twin Cities Metro

MINNEAPOLIS & ST PAUL

Highland Disc Golf Course | Montreal Ave., St. Paul, MN

NORTH METRO

Acorn Park | 286 County Rd. C, Roseville, MN

Bunker Hills Disc Golf | Andover, MN

Elm Creek Park | 12400 James Dean Parkway, Maple Grove, MN

Hansen Park | 1555 5th St. NW, New Brighton, MN

Lochness Park | 11121 Lexington Ave NE, Blaine, MN

Plymouth Creek Playfield | 3625 Fernbrook Ln N, Plymouth, MN

Silverview Park | 2700 county Road I, Mounds View, MN

Zachary Playfield | 4355 Zachary Lane N, Plymouth, MN

EAST METRO

Arcola Heights Park | 15300 100th St N, Stillwater, MN

SOUTH METRO

Brockway Disc Golf Course | 13669 Bronze Pkwy, Rosemount, MN

Garlough Park | West St. Paul, MN

Kaposia Park | 1028 Wilde Ave., South St. Paul, MN

North Valley Park | 2800 70th St. E, Inver Grove Heights, MN

Oakwood Park | 7851 Harkness Ave S., Cottage Grove, MN

Red Oak Park | 12100 River Hills Drive, Burnsville, MN

WEST METRO

Bryant Lake Regional Park | 6800 Rowland Rd, Eden Prairie, MN

Staring Lake Disc Golf | 14800 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie, MN

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More about Todd

Todd and Andrea have two kids, Zeke-14 and Myriam- 11. Their family loves to spend time in the outdoors, but they also love a good movie.

“Friday home-made pizza and movie night is tied with campfire smoritos in the northwoods.  I think I like food!” Todd said about two of his favorite activities to do with his family.  The smoritos are amazing.  Wrap s’mores ingredients inside a tortilla and melt it on the campfire.  The Miltenbergers introduced these to our family, and we couldn’t be happier!

Todd is a very active dad.  He is passionate about cycling (he practically grew up in the family-owned bike shop) and hiking/climbing. Each winter, he likes to make a quinzee (snow cave) in the backyard and camp out there with his kids.  And he makes some of the best Halloween costumes I have ever seen for Zeke.


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