2015 Qualifying Info

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

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

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

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

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

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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Sollars Honored with Golden Rake

One of the first things area school kids would see when they arrived at the Winthrop Gold Course for a day at the USDGC would usually be a smiling Dale Sollars. Since 2005, Dale and his wife Ann donated their time to the USDGC welcoming countless school children at the EDGE Village as well as many general spectators/visitors to the…

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Will within 1 Stroke

Up and down rounds on the lead card where each member had at least a momentary share of the lead was the story during Friday’s Round 3, after which Paul McBeth’s once comfortable lead was cut to only one stroke over 2-time US Champ Will Schusterick. McBeth now stands at (-19) followed by Schusterick (-18), JohnE McCray (-17), Patrick Brown…

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