A Few Minutes with Ricky Wysocki

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Ricky Wysocki of Ft. Mill, SC, is in position to make a strike on the final day to win his first USDGC. He’s only five strokes behind after Friday’s Round 3 when he made the highlight of the day with an ace on Hole 17, which will likely provide momentum all the way into Saturday. I caught up with Wysocki…

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Rain Forces Several Holes to be Changed for Saturday

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With more rain forecasted through Friday night and into Saturday, several changes will be made to the Winthrop Gold Course for the final round in order to keep holes around Winthrop Lake playable. Chief among them will be the elimination of Hole 17, resulting in only 17 holes played on Saturday. USDGC and PDGA officials came to the decision Friday…

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NC State vs. Oregon for Dean’s Cup Final

NC State's Colin Carter prepares for an approach shot on Hole 2.

Dealing with a downpour of rain during the first round of the Dean’s Cup on Friday didn’t stop NC State and Oregon from advancing to the finals on Saturday. The finals will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday with NC State taking on Oregon for the Dean’s Cup and Augusta University and Liberty playing for third place. Follow round action…

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Spotter’s USDGC Plans Disrupted by Hurricane

Newton readies himself to wave the green or red flag while spotting on Hole 18 on Friday

After attending the USDGC since 2005, Brent Newton of Wilmington, N.C., decided it was time to give back by volunteering for the event for the first time this year. Since Wednesday, Newton’s post has been spotting drives for Hole 18. There’s a location halfway up the hole (when it’s a par 4) where Newton stands guard and he darts this…

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A Closer Look at 2015’s Tough Final Round

Players and fans with umbrellas in tow preparing the final round in 2015

Last year’s final round wasn’t just any final round at Winthrop Gold. The near constant rain combined with steady wind and chillier than normal temperatures made for one of the toughest Winthrop Gold tests to date. You can see just how tough the final round was on these world class professionals by looking at scores one day earlier when the…

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VIDEO: USDGC 2016 Round 2 Lead Card Front 9

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It’s Round 2 of the 2016 USDGC at Rock Hill, South Carolina. In this video we follow the lead card, consisting of Patrick Brown, Eagle McMahon, Ricky Wysocki and Jeremy Koling on the Front 9 of the challenging Winthrop Gold Course.

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Farnsworth will Bring Back Many USDGC Memories

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Though he may not be having the tournament performance of his life, Deaf Disc Golf National Champion Jeremy Farnsworth is certainly making the most of his first USDGC experience. He’s been soaking in all that is the USDGC including: the Opening Ceremonies, the challenge of the Winthrop Gold Course, the Players’ Hospitality area – everything about the event. “The memories…

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