What is FlingGolf?
FlingGolf is a killer new sport that is played with just one FlingStick to hurl a golf ball down a golf course, with players expertly shaping their shots from tee to hole. Just like snowboarding to skiing, FlingGolfers can play on the same course, even in the same foursome as golfers.
Enjoy this piece from WGBH TV's Greater Boston show on how FlingGolf is getting younger players and a new energy out to golf courses across the US and beyond.Read More
The Boston Globe covers FlingGolf's reach to a younger athletic crowd, and golf courses' desire to bring that audience out to play. As golf courses have seen a decline in players for over a decade, FlingGolf players are starting to fill that void.Read More
FlingGolf and its parent company PlusOne Sports are proud to welcome Rear Admiral (Ret.) Mark Boensel as the newest member of its growing Advisory Board. Admiral Boensel was introduced to the new sport of FlingGolf in the fall of 2014, and immediately saw its recreational potential for military service members and their families. Recognizing the need to increase the use of golf courses on the nation’s military bases, Boensel identified FlingGolf as the perfect sport to entice new players from the armed services to get out and enjoy those courses.
“FlingGolf is a natural fit for military personnel who wish to escape the stress of service for a couple of hours and engage in a fun, more athletic alternative to golf.
Ronnie Musselwhite, the editor of Golf Business Magazine, wrote an interesting piece this month suggesting that in order to reverse their downward trend attracting players, golf course owners ought to consider themselves in the entertainment business, and that "Rule No.1 is that the experience must be fun." He goes on to suggest that innovative concepts like FlingGolf are key to getting people engaged at these facilities. As Brett Mowbray, the PGA Pro who introduced FlingGolf to the courses at Massanutten Resort in Virginia said, "FlingGolf is about kids, friends and families having a good time on the course."