One of the top disc golf competitors in the U.S. is an Illinois State business student.

Colleen Thompson, a senior studying professional sales and marketing in the College of Business, won both the National Collegiate Disc Golf and Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) Amateur World championships in 2013.

STATEside caught up with Thompson at Maxwell Park Disc Golf Course in Normal to talk about her recent successes, her passion for disc golf, and her plans to use her business degree to continue working in the sport after graduation.

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One thought on “Video: Illinois State student aces disc golf titles

  1. Troy Herman says:

    Great post and glad she is loving our sport.. with short term success like that it will be great to see her on the top pro card someday as her experience grows long term. Congrats from Austin, Tx and Good luck on all you do… #growthesport