Sedgley Woods Disc Golf Course is a section of the Fairmount Park System located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. This section of East Fairmount Park attracts people from all walks of life. Continuous play since 1977 makes Sedgley Woods one of the oldest permanent pole-hole disc golf courses in the world. It has been host to over 2 million pole-holes of Disc Golf. The Friends of Sedgley Woods administer the course, provide grounds keeping, run monthly tournaments, a year long tag-challenge, community out reach programs, best-disc doubles events, and large events in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic Disc Club and the Professional Disc Golf Association.In 1976, after graduating from Penn State, Jim Powers along with Joe D'Annunzio, Rick Vlam founded the Philadelphia Frisbee Club. Jim played Ultimate Frisbee in college, starting the Penn State Ultimate Team in 1974. Once back in the Philadelphia area he formed the new club by word of mouth and contacting local Frisbee Masters Joe D'Annunzio and Rick Vlam. The members were interested in all flying disc games including Ultimate, disc golf, freestyle, Double Disc Court and the field events of distance and self-caught-flight (maximum time aloft, MTA; throw run and catch, TRC).