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In 2007 the world of disc golf converged on Wisconsin as the small town of Highbridge hosted the Disc Golf World Championships at the Highbridge Hills Sports Complex.

Well, since then itís safe to say the sport has been flying high in Wisconsin.

According to DG Course Review, 110 new courses opened in the state since 2007, and in 2013 alone, nine new courses popped up from Stockholm and Brillion to Madison and Prairie du Chien. Wisconsin now has 231 courses with 201 of which are open to the public.

But why is this sport gaining such popularity?

Hereís our list.

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