The wait is over! The combined books, Zen & the Art of Disc Golf and Discs & Zen are now available in one single edition. and now available in paperback and Kindle format. 

FROM THE AMAZON DESCRIPTION: Author and Disc Golfer, Patrick McCormick, takes the reader on journey of mental and psychological calibration using Disc Golf as a tool to help us find more effective ways of thinking on and off the course in his first two books: “Zen & The Art of Disc Golf” and “Discs & Zen.” Finally, these two treatises on Disc Golf and sports psychology are now available in one complete master volume: “The Complete Zen Disc Golf.” McCormick has also equipped us further with an additional bonus chapter: “I Thought I Might Never Play Again,” recounting his near brush with death and having to relearn to throw from scratch.




From the bottom of my heart… Thank You.

We did it.

The TEAM BOX KICKSTARTER surpassed all expectations, making the dream a reality. 107 backers pledged their hard earned cash to make this happen!

Words cannot express my gratitude for the expression of love all of the backers of this project have expressed by ordering a team box. Because of you, were not only able to make this dream a reality but we surpassed every goal we set out to achieve. I cannot wait to get all of these items together and ship them out to you all.

Let me give you an idea of the timeline we are looking at –

– Kickstarter has a 2 week time frame from the time that the project ends, all the money is collected, and deposited. This date should be around 8/26.

– The lead time for most of the companies we will be using to manufacture the items have a max lead time of 3 weeks. Making sure all of the items arrive to me around 9/16

– I want to add a buffer week in here to get all items together, packaged, and quality controlled. Barring no manufacturer issues this puts us at 9/23

– Then to the post office they go! Give items 3-10 days to arrive (depending on your location and USPS dependability) They should arrive between the last week in Sept and the first week in Oct.

Please understand MY PERSONAL GOAL is to have these boxes to you ASAP and even earlier than expressed in my timeline. I would have them in your hands tomorrow if that was in my power. Most of you understand that I am not a corporation with a warehouse staff at my disposal. I am just a guy who loves disc golf and spreading good, solid, positive energy into the world and I do this from living room with the help from my lovely wife who asks for nothing from me but being a good husband and father.

Thank you again for your pledge. I am super excited about this project and can’t wait to unleash it into the world. Thank you for your patience. And just – thank you – thank you – thank you!

Patrick McCormick

NEWS – Zen & The Art of Disc Golf coming to iBooks, Audible

Zen & The Art of Disc Golf is coming to both iBooks and Audiobook within the next few months.

Matt Hays has been chosen as the narrator for the Audiobook (which will be available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes). Matt has an impressive resume of narration, acting, and voice-over and will add much life to Z&TAODG. We are excited to have such talent on board to work on the project.

No release date yet on either iBooks or Audiobook.

More info as it comes!

Zen & The Art of Disc Golf – A book about disc golf and life.

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“The one book every disc golfer needs… If you only pick up one book on this list, make it this one… This is one of those books that will end up with highlighter and notes all over it as you read it again and again.” – Mind Body Disc Golf Reading List (

“It is a cool book to motivate and inspire you, speaking in terms that Disc Golfers can understand. Definitely check this book out.” – Bobby Brown AKA Cool Daddy Slick Breeze (The Disc Golf Answer Man Podcast)

“Zen and the Art of Disc Golf is a perfect read anytime of the year to help your disc golf game…It’s safe to say that you’ll take something away from it and in the end, you’ll take steps to being a better disc golfer with the knowledge you’ll gain.” – Zach Parcell (All Things Disc Golf)

“A must read for any disc golfer.” – Hucking Aces Review (Hucking Aces)

“A super good read.” – Justin (The Disc Golf Show)



Now available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle format, author Patrick D. McCormick makes the case that disc golf can become much more than just a game – It can be a window that shows us how we interact with the world. The way we play is the way we live.

With chapters titles such as “All Obstacles Lead to Growth,” and “Every Stroke Is Important,” McCormick analyzes the sport to give us a glimpse of how a focussed approach to playing disc golf can improve not only our game but can have an overflow into our lives.

This book is about the sport of disc golf, but it also is about so much more than simply throwing a piece of plastic toward a basket. For the passionate practitioner, disc golf becomes a meditation, and practicing not only has the potential to make us better players, but better people as we begin to focus on the similarities between the disc golf course and our lives.

Zen And The Art Of Disc Golf is about becoming the best players we can be and in turn becoming the best possible version of ourselves through our cultivation of attitude, focus, determination, and mental strength. It is about mastering the mind, body, and spirit in such a way that we score better and live better.