Disc golf is basically a flying disc sport where players aim for a target and uses similar rules to golf. Engineer Shane Wighton set out to build the world’s fastest disc golf launcher at home, all powered by a custom power pack.
What’s the goal or purpose of this homemade contraption? Well, it was made to shatter Simon Lizotte’s throwing speed record of 89.5 mph. As you’re about to see in the video, Shane Wighton most certainly matches that speed and then some. Let’s just say that the launcher is so powerful that getting hit by one of the discs would most certainly hurt, if not cause some type of injury. On a related note, most of the discs are made out of polypropylene plastic, but some others are made using various other plastic types that are heated and molded into discs.
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