A Few Minutes with Eagle

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Eagle McMahon, of Boulder, CO, shot a 57 (-8) during round 1 and is tied for the USDGC lead. I caught up with him after the round to hear his thoughts on his performance. Q: What are your thoughts after the round? Eagle: It’s a four round tournament and I’m just setting myself up for the rest of the rounds.…

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USDGC Sees More International Players

Raimo Sokka at the European Open

At the beginning of the year, Raimo Sokka, of Turku, Finland, had his calendar out planning which tournaments he wanted to attend. Written on that calendar in big letters was “Get that spot to the USDGC.” “I set one true goal on which tournament I really wanted to attend. It was Disc Golf World Tour’s last (stop), but in my…

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2016 Dean’s Cup Preview

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The Dean’s Cup Invitational, hosted annually at the USDGC, returns for its third year featuring college disc golf teams from Augusta University, NC State, Liberty, and Oregon. Dean’s Cup Begins Friday As featured side action at the USDGC, the Dean’s Cup (Presented by College Disc Golf and Innova Disc Golf) consists of a two round, head-to-head match play event with…

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Greene Hits 10,000 Called Names

After seeing a starter used for the Final 9 of the 1997 Worlds, USDGC officials figured that a starter all four rounds would be something to set the USDGC apart.

At the USDGC, there’s an oversized digital clock near Hole 1’s tee and one man in particular has his eye on it: Andy Greene, the USDGC’s official starter. Greene has had his eye on that clock or one similar, as he’s ushered in each player prior to their round since the USDGC began in 1999. Friday he’ll call his 10,000th…

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2016 USDGC Player Pack

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The USDGC is known for many things and one of them is its storied Player Pack. This year is no different. Here’s a quick list of some of the cool items this year: Personalized USDGC Innova Champion Aviar Innova Park and Fly stool Luster Champion Mystere Disc Mania C-Line DDX Legacy Disc with special USDGC Stamp Millennium Orion LS Innova Big…

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Opening Ceremonies Recap

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The USDGC’s Opening Ceremonies are always more than just a meal with tee time announcements. And Tuesday night proved so with a special Disc Golf World Tour 2017 schedule announcement, plus the USDGC revealed a milestone in its total pro payout. To start things off, motivational speaker Rashan Ali Thornton of nearby Ft. Mill, SC, spread the message that everyone…

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Locastro is US Distance Champ

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Nikko Locastro became the US Distance Champ for the first time with a throw of 621 feet during the distance competition on Tuesday, edging out second place Juho Parviainen by three feet, and 2015 distance champ Alex Geisinger by 12 feet. Throughout the day, strong headwinds made maximum distance throws challenging for the game’s heavy hitters, but Locastro was able…

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