The final event of the inaugural season of the Disc Golf World Tour is in the books and covers. Despite getting cut short by the forces of nature, the 2016 United States Disc Golf Championship brought us an exciting showcase of skill, determination and athletic spirit.
As the Saturday’s final round of USDGC 2016 was forced to be cancelled due to hurricane Matthew, the Friday’s 3rd round remained as the final round of the event.
Due to overwhelming weather conditions at Rock Hill, South Carolina, the tournament officials along with the PDGA decided not to allow the final round of the USDGC to be played. While the USDGC and DGWT Staff would have wished for a better ending, all parties agreed that player safety is a matter that holds the uttermost importance.
On Saturday, the day of what was scheduled to be the final round of the 2016 US Disc Golf Championship (USDGC), the last PDGA Major of the year and the finale event of the inaugural Disc Golf World Tour, some very, very difficult decisions had to be made.
As Saturday’s final round of USDGC 2016 was forced to be cancelled due to hurricane Matthew, Friday’s 3rd round remained as the final round of the event. Here’s the first part of lead card action from Friday from Rock Hill, South Carolina. Our lead card consists of Eagle McMahon, Jeremy Koling, Ricky Wysocki and Nikko Locastro.
Winning the USDGC didn’t exactly play out like Jeremy Koling had always envisioned, but in the end his name was on top of the final results thanks to his superb play, earning him his first US title and first pro major victory. Due to safety concerns from the severe weather from Hurricane Matthew and major logistical problems that would not…
Due to overwhelming weather conditions at Rock Hill, South Carolina, the tournament officials along with the PDGA decided not to allow the USDGC’s final round to be played.
Dear Players & Staff, Round 4 of the USDGC has been Cancelled. This was not an easy decision to make. Postponing the round would have caused many logistical problems for both our players and staff. Since many of you have traveled to get here, rescheduling hotel and flight accommodations on such short notice would have proved to be very difficult…