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Disc Golf World Championships, 2009

The worldwide tournament that will decide the top men's and women's Frisbee golf players is to be held in Kansas City this year, and even for those not overly familiar with the sport, it's a rare opportunity to see some athletes at the top of the game compete up close. The spectator side of the events is free and relatively casual — typical sport spectating etiquette applies.

Below are the competition events; the full schedule of social events and more is at

Saturday, July 25
9 a.m. — Doubles Championships at Swope Park

Sunday, July 26
9 a.m. — Distance, Putting, and Mini Golf Field Events at Penn Valley Park, Liberty Memorial

Tuesday through Friday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Singles Men's and Women's Championships, pool play at various courses throughout Kansas City:
Swope Park
Penn Valley Park, Liberty Memorial
Rosedale (Original, top)
Prairie Center
Water Works
Cliff Drive
Blue Valley
Shawnee Mission Park
Wyandotte County Park
Rosedale (Down Under)
Pleasant Hill

See full schedule online or download PDFs by course schedule or by pool schedule.

Saturday, Aug. 1
8 a.m. — Men's and Women's Championship Finals, Blue Valley Park.

Related info

Read our preview of this event, featuring interviews with the world's No. 1 men's and women's players, and Lawrence's top-ranked player, Kevin Babbit.
Info on Frisbee Golf courses in Lawrence.


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