Who Will Qualify on Monday?

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Now that all of the regional qualifiers are complete, Monday Qualifying is the last chance to secure a spot in the 2015 USDGC Open Flight. Who will claim those last five spots on Oct. 5th? Most of the world’s top players are now qualified including two of the winningest disc golfers of all time, Ken Climo and Barry Schultz, who…

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US Dubs Starts at Winthrop

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The ever popular US Amateur Doubles Championship rolls into Rock Hill once again. But instead of concluding the event like it often has, the Winthrop Gold Course will kick things off this year. Plus this year, the tournament (Oct. 2 – 4), run by the Charlotte Disc Golf Club, has four rounds instead of three. A required player check in…

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Roc Resurgence

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USDGC Champion Rocs have been a special, unique, and integral part of the Championship dating back to 2001. This year is no exception, with sales and interest at arguably an all-time high. It doesn’t hurt that among the first 1100 discs released, 400 were Glow-in-the-Dark Champion Line in the original Rancho mold, an offering that has not been made since…

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2015 Caddy Book

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The 2015 Caddy Book is now finalized online. Looking inside you’ll see several tweaks to the holes, but course rules largely remain the same from last year. *Note the Caddy Book has been revised since its draft posting. Once again, yellow rope indicates hazard. Crossing it means playing from the lie with a one throw penalty. And, red rope indicates…

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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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