Alec Anderson

Alec Anderson
Name Alec Anderson
PDGA Number 46872
Division PRO
How long have you been playing disc golf? 26 years
How did you get your start in disc golf? My dad actually started playing a year or so before I was born, I’ve been lucky enough to grow up playing disc golf!
What do you love most about the sport? The places disc golf has taken me. I’ve been all over the country because of disc golf. The opportunities and people I’ve met are also amazing. Growing up in disc golf I’ve always had a second family
What makes disc golf better than the other sports you have played? It’s a life long sport. You see 3 years playing disc golf and you see 100+ year olds playing!
How do you approach a new course? Lol, are we talking young Alec or current Alec? Back in the day my friends and I found the hyzer route on EVERY hole! Nowa days I am trying to find the highest percentage route that will give me a chance at a putt
What motivates you to continually improve your game? I’ll use one of my favorite quotes of all time “I hate losing, I hate losing more than I like winning” -Paul Mcbeth
What do you do to stay focused playing in tourneys? If you want to know my weakness it’s staying focused. I let my mind wander and I let my emotions get me sometimes. My wife caddies for me most tournaments and does a great job and trying to keep my head in the game! She’s my rock!
What’s your most memorable win? My second tournament back from having cancer removed from inside of my spinal cord I won against a pretty majorly stacked field in open. That’s when I knew my hard work to get back to where I was before the surgery had paid off. I didn’t let the cancer beat me or hold me back.
What’s your most memorable disc golf moment? 2017 Am worlds I made the final 9 in advanced. The third hole was a skinny fairway with an elevated teepad, the entire right side is water, left side is thick trees. To get to the basket it is 490 ft. I threw the greatest throw of my disc golf career, turned my shot over to carry over the water but fought back to absolutely park the basket right next to the water. If you ever want to watch the shot the disc golf guy has it on YouTube!
What are your top three favorite discs? Axiom Panic MVP Anode Axiom theory
What are your top three courses you have played? Maple Hill W.R. Jackson Wildcat bluff
If you could play any course in the world, which would it be? Jarva disc golf park
Who is your disc golf hero, and how were you influenced be him or her? Timmy gill, he was the first touring professional I ever met. He was at my local tournament every year, he always made a point to hang out with us young kids and throw. He gave me quite a few discs throughout the years. I recently got to see him again and he remembered me from 15 years ago!
Whats in the bag? All MVP! #TeamMVP A few of the staples you will always find are Panic Octane Fireball Relativity Inertia Crave Lift Hex Reactor Theory Envy Proxy Entropy Anode
What non-disc golf hobbies do you have? My family! I have a beautiful wife who is pregnant, a 2 year old husky, and 2 cats! I love them all and enjoy spending as much time as I can with them!
Any superstitions you have before or during a round? Nope
What does #NoBadRounds mean to you? It means always having a positive mindset. No matter how bad or how unlucky I get to play disc golf and I’m dang good at it! How could life be bad when I’m on the course!
What do you love most about your FlighTowel? The versatility! While everybody always needs a towel in the bag, having one that has other features makes the space the towel takes up in the back so much more valuable!
Facebook Link https://www.facebook.com/alec.anderson.146

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