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Elaine King

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Women’s Masters World Disc Golf Champion – 2009, 2017
US Women’s Disc Golf Champion – 2003, 2007
Women’s World Disc Golf Champion – 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997

AWARDS

Senior Player of the Year – 2012
Disc Golf Hall of Fame – 1997
Player of the Year – 1990, 1993, 1994, 1997

ORGANIZATION

Professional Disc Golf Association
Executive Director Search Committee (2017); Board of Directors (1990 –1999 and 2017 – present)
• As Commissioner in 1993-4, provided critical leadership during a period of internal strife resulting in unification of the Board. Membership and tournament participation increased by 15% per year.
• As Regional Director ensured good communication from the Head Office to the players and vice versa
• In current role work with the Board to set policy and standards for equipment and competition play and develop strategies for growth of the sport. Also responsible for alignment of the PDGA with PDGA Europe, the Disc Golf Foundation and the Women’s Committee.

PDGA Europe
Board of Directors 2017 – 2019
• Working with elected European Board members to ensure alignment with the central Professional Disc Golf Association

Disc Golf Foundation
Founding member and Secretary, 2002 – 2017; Consultant 2017 – present
• Registered charitable organization for the advancement of the sport of disc golf
• Worked to create the concept of the Foundation and attain 501c3 status, raising $100,000
• Provide advice and ensure alignment of the Foundation with the Professional Disc Golf Association

  • First Name Elaine
  • Last Name King
  • PDGA Number 3090
  • Player Division FPO with a few exceptions
  • Handedness Right
  • Throwing Styles Backhand, sidearm (short shots only), occasional roller, other styles in a pinch
  • Year Started in Disc Golf 1983
  • Year Started Throwing GYRO 2017
  • Max Golf Distance (ft) 300
  • Max Field Distance (ft) 310
  • Favorite Course Too many to name!
  • Favorite Event World Championships where I can visit with friends rarely seen
Voyager V2 Bag

Most Used For Mostly flat terrain
Color Raspberry

Discs

Voyager Bag

Dark green backpack bag

Discs