McBeth Eyeing DG’s Grand Slam

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After flipping a switch to overdrive midway through the 2015 PDGA World Championships, Paul McBeth cruised to his fourth consecutive world title. McBeth, or McBeast as he is known, now gets another crack at completing disc golf’s Grand Slam. One of the few majors that he hasn’t claimed, the USDGC, is all that stands in his way of making history.…

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Giving Back Improves USDGC

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Having a charitable component, quite simply, makes the United States Disc Golf Championship a better event. Since 2001, the USDGC has partnered with 14 different organizations that have ranged from Habitat for Humanity, to Rolling Thunder, to the Shriners Hospitals for Children. Each has touched a different part of the broader community and helped to keep things in perspective for…

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2015 Qualifying Info

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Last year’s USDGC had it all: overtime to determine the US Champion, the first female to take the Performance Flight, and an awesome over-the-lake distance showcase to wrap it all up. Ready for more? It all starts with Open Flight qualifying, which kicks-off sooner than usual (Jan. 29th – Feb. 1st) at the Aussie Open (major) in Mundaring, Australia. Along with…

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Lake Toss is One to Remember

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The distance showcase after the USDGC provided amazement like always, but this year the showcase entitled Big Arm, Big Heart also provided a total of $1,600 to help put an end to breast cancer. After emerging from the US Distance Competition (held prior) as the top four throwers, Simon Lizotte, Garrett Gurthie, Jeremy Koling, and Nikko Locastro (replaced an injured…

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Will Wins After Playoff

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For the third time since 2010, Will Schusterick claimed the US Disc Golf Championship title, but this one, which required two extra sudden death playoff holes, was earned like none of his others. And, he seemed a little stunned after it all finished on Saturday evening. When asked how the phrase 3-time sounded after all of the drama had ended,…

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Pierce Makes History

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Paige Pierce made history on Saturday becoming the first woman to win the USDGC Performance Flight after she beat her projected 74 by 2 strokes and won the flight by nine strokes. Pierce beat her projected score for each round of the USDGC. After the round she was excited by her accomplishment, which comes on the heels of winning the…

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CSU Wins Dean’s Cup

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After surviving a scare on Hole 17, the Colorado State disc golf team became the inaugural Dean’s Cup Invitational champion, defeating Georgia Regents by one stroke. Colorado State 67 (Even) – Georgia Regents 68 (+1) Third place match: Winthrop 71 (+4) – Clemson 71 (+4) “It feels good to win one after being so close at Collegiate’s the last few…

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Throw Pink Goes Far

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In a nearly overwhelming turnout at the Throw Pink Event in Rock Hill on Saturday, 61 women and girls shared in the joy of disc golf at Fewell Park while helping put an end to breast cancer. Many of the ladies there were playing disc golf for the first time during the three-hour event, which started with fun and friendly…

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