You may not have noticed unless you are a fan, but the game of professional disc golf has quietly become a huge business. Fresh Proof? TMZ reports that Paul Macbeth has become the highest-paid disc golfer in the history of the business, having recently signed a $ 10 million contract with Disk Disc Sports, a ten-year-old.
Macbeth is originally Tiger Woods of Disc Golf, with 130 professional wins and five world titles to his name, as well as a number one ranking with the Professional Disc Golf Association.
In a video announcing his new contract with Discroft, Macbeth spoke in terms of its importance to the game of disc golf:
“It’s tempting to think of that 17-year-old – or even earlier, 14-year-old me – to get myself back into the right position and potentially play the game To be able to enable to the next level. “
The deal will only further enrich Macbeth when added to his lucrative signature disc line, which has already sold more than 100,000 discs to amateur disc golfers worldwide – and with his profile elevated, he is sure to sell a lot more . It also blows up his previous contract with Discraft – a four-year deal worth a total of $ 1 million – out of the water, even though that deal was signed, making it the largest such contract in the history of the game, a The good sign is the explosive growth in popularity experienced by disc golf over the years.
If you’re new to the world of disc golf or if you just want to see Macbeth on your winning lap, you can take a look at the video from the transcript announcing the deal below: