Ray & Hanson Battle in Perf. Flight

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Jonathan Ray still leads the Performance Flight after two rounds and Nick Hanson still trails him by one stroke. Ray of Memphis, TN, beat his projected 81 by six strokes on Thursday and is besting his projected by a total of 22 strokes. Hanson (-21) of South Dakota, beat his projected 74 also by six strokes. Others in the hunt…

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McCray Surges, but McBeth Still Leads

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Paul McBeth cooled down during Round 2 of the USDGC on Thursday with a 60 (-7), but it was still enough to keep a fairly comfortable lead over second place, which shifted to JohnE McCray, who is five strokes back of McBeth’s (-21) for the Championship. Others still in it are: Patrick Brown (-15 ), 2-time US Champ Will Schusterick…

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Disc Golf Exploding in Popularity

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There’s no denying it, the growth of disc golf has made America take notice. More and more people pick up discs and head to a local course every year. And that means disc golf has become serious business for retailers and a must-have activity for public parks. “Disc golf is not a fad. It has grown organically. But it’s not…

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McBeth Leaps Ahead

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Looks like Paul McBeth has picked up right where he left off when he broke the Winthrop Gold Course record with a 52 (-15) in the final round of the 2013 USDGC. McBeth nearly equaled that score on Wednesday during the first round of the USDGC, shooting a stunning 53 (-14) that gave him the lead. Others with a hot…

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Hot Rounds in Perf. Flight

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Several Performance Flight players had hot rounds on Wednesday to start their USDGC week. Leading the way was Jonathan Ray of Memphis, TN, who punished his projected 81 by 16 strokes. Right behind him is Nick Hanson (-15) followed by Nathaniel Romans (-10); and Scott Reek, last year’s runner up Kevin Tritten and Clayton Nash are at (-9). Ray was…

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A Green and Pink Players Meeting

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Neon green and pink were the featured colors during the Player Meeting held Tuesday Night at the USDGC. Not long after USDGC Chairman Harold Duvall began speaking, the event’s entire staff clad in their 2014 neon green staff shirts were welcomed to the stage and were met with a standing ovation from the players. “This is the secret sauce of…

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2014 Player Pack

Take a peek at the 2014 USDGC Player Pack, with a value of $300. One of this year’s big-ticket items is an InnColor Innova Roc3 that’s personalized with each competitor’s name and the number of USDGC’s they’ve attended. Other sweet items are: Innova GStar Thunderbird Innova XT Aviar Innova GStar Dominator Innova XT Atlas Discmania C-Line CD2 Discmania D-Line P2…

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Lizotte Wins Distance Again

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90 feet was the closest anyone was to Simon Lizotte’s furthest throw during the US Distance Competition on Tuesday. Lizotte of Germany heaved a 681-foot throw to win the competition for the second year in a row. His winning throw was 33 feet longer than his winning throw last year. Nearest to him was defending USDGC Champ Steve Brinster, who…

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