Longtime USDGC Ally, Charlie McDonald Retires

When Charlie McDonald first came to work as a groundskeeper for the Winthrop Recreation Area in 1996, he had no idea what the disc golf targets there were used for. However, over the years he became quite familiar with those metal targets, the sport of disc golf, and the event that has called Winthrop home for so many years: the…

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Ladies: Be Sure to Attend the Throw Pink Event

Please join us on the beautiful Winthrop University campus on Saturday, October 5th for Throw Pink’s 6th event in conjunction with the United States Disc Golf Championship. Women and girls of all skill levels are welcome! It all starts with a disc golf instructional clinic at 9 a.m that will get new players on their feet and refine the skills…

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8 College Teams in Dean’s Cup

The USDGC’s spotlight on College Disc Golf, the Dean’s Cup, returns to the Winthrop Gold Course on Thursday morning. Playing in the team format used in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championships, the teams will tee off before the USDGC’s Round 2. Winners of Thursday’s matches will then face off on Friday morning, followed by the Dean’s Cup final on…

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Lizotte Throws 690 Feet to Capture Distance Crown

Lizotte Knows How to Bomb at Winthrop 54 feet was a close as anyone could get to Simon Lizotte’s longest toss on Tuesday as he became the US Distance Champ for the fourth time. Here are the distances of the top four throwers, who will be featured in the Big Arm Big Heart Distance Showcase (over the lake) Saturday after…

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Opening Ceremony Recap

The Tuesday before the USDGC means practice for the players and preparation for the staff during the day, but at night the annual Opening Ceremony brings the two parties together for food, tradition, and of course the following day’s tee times. Ceremony has Old & New Though many of the same traditions were continued in this longstanding Championship event, it…

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