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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Coming to Winthrop? A Spectator’s Guide

Now that you have secured your USDGC Pass and visit to the Winthrop Gold Course, here are some tips on how to best experience the Championship in person. Bring a Hat (and other things to pack for your trip)   Wear comfortable shoes / waterproof if available, especially for watching morning rounds with dew on grass.   Bring umbrella. Though…

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Monday Qualifier Sees Playoff Yet Again

It wouldn’t be Monday Qualifying without a playoff. Well, at least that’s how it’s been five of the last six years. After all of the scorecards were turned in for the day, three men including Stephen Schroeder, Ezra Robinson, and Brandon Brown were all tied at 66 (-1) for the last two spots. New Hole 1 Sees Playoff Action After…

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Overtime Determines USDGC Doubles Winners

Down by three strokes to start the final round on Sunday, a pair of Blakes from NC grabbed a share of the lead after regulation, then pushed over the top after three playoff holes at the Canaan Riverbend Gold Course in Rock Hill. Here’s a pic of the winners: Poland (left). TD Dave George (middle). Montayne (right). Poland/Montayne Clutch in…

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Chance for Major Sweep is Just Another Year for McBeth  

Better start calling Paul McBeth, Paul McSweep, because talk of Major event sweeps center around him more than anyone else nowadays. McBeth, the defending US Champ has another chance of capturing all of disc golf’s Majors if he wins the USDGC. It’s the third time in seven seasons he’s had this incredible opportunity. He’s certainly building enough momentum prior to…

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