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Åland: A Rugged Wonderland of Disc Golf

The new Finnish island disc golf resort is now open. September 23, 2020 by Bogi Bjarnason in Review, Travel with comments Photo: Bogi Bjarnason. A white eagle soars majestically above the slippery, boulder-strewn hills of Geta before spotting its prey in the flora...

European Presence Will Be Absent From USDGC

Travel restrictions and canceled qualifiers hamper tournament's efforts to expand opportunities to European players September 22, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in News with comments Albert Tamm at the 2019 USDGC. Photo: USDGC Coming into 2020, the United States Disc Golf...

European Women Will Have To Wait On Winthrop

Three of top six players in the world will miss WNC due to travel restrictions September 22, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in News with comments Kristin Tattar at the 2019 USWDGC. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – PDGA After the cancellation of the 2020 United States Women’s Disc...

Memorial’s Drop from the 2021 Pro Tour Marks End of an Era

The Memorial has been an elite series event since 2003. September 21, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with comments The iconic Fountain Hills Park anchors the four-day Memorial Championship in Arizona. For over 30 years, The Memorial Championship has been a...

Here Is The 2021 PDGA National Tour Schedule

All six canceled events will return for 2021. September 21, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with comments The PDGA National Tour never got off the ground in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March that halted the professional disc golf season for over three...

Here Is The 2021 Disc Golf Pro Tour Schedule

Mostly the same, though Memorial is replaced by Las Vegas Challenge as season opener. September 21, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with comments We’ve got a few weeks left in the 2020 abbreviated disc golf season, but we can already start looking forward to next...

Weekend Watch: September 18-20

Here’s a quick look around the PDGA schedule at notable players and tournament plans this weekend. September 18, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Livewire with comments With seven pro A-tiers around the States this weekend, the touring players have ample chances to stay...

Behind The 8-Hole

The infamous water carry was the story of the MVP Open for Paul McBeth and Ricky Wysocki September 15, 2020 by Darren LeMay in Analysis with comments Photo: Dan Ney – DGPT Hole 8 at Maple Hill has been the setting for many social media ace videos and Sportscenter Top...

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MVP Open: Vintage Showdown Ends In McBeth Comeback

Final Round Recap September 14, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Dan Ney – DGPT Maple Hill hosted heavyweight battles during the final round of the MVP Open that befitted the legendary venue. Paul McBeth was two strokes behind Ricky Wysocki heading...

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MVP Open: Pierce Turns It On Late To Take Lead

Round 2 Recap September 13, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Dan Ney – DGPT An eventful moving day gave us new leaders after two days at the MVP Open at Maple Hill. Paige Pierce was able to cut down a couple mistakes and dial in her putter from...

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MVP Open: Wysocki Takes Lead Off Chase Card

Round 2 Recap September 13, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Dan Ney – DGPT An eventful moving day gave us new leaders after two days at the MVP Open at Maple Hill. Coming into the day tied for fourth place and playing on the chase card, Ricky...

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MVP Open: Hokom Up One With Field Close

Round 1 Recap September 12, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: DGPT The tour continues its tour of the northeast, returning to the ceremonial home of the Disc Golf Pro Tour at the MVP Open at Maple Hill. Going 100% from Circle 1X and adding a...

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MVP Open: Bogey-Free Fish In Front Of Field

Round 1 Recap September 12, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: PDGA The tour continues its tour of the northeast, returning to the ceremonial home of the Disc Golf Pro Tour at the MVP Open at Maple Hill. Playing on a card with three other players...

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MVP Open Preview: End Of Summer Shindig

Who will be making the pond jump on Sunday? September 10, 2020 by Christopher Wiklund in Preview with comments Time flies when you’re in lockdown, and the surest sign of fall (back to school sales and fantasy football drafts aside) is finally here with the MVP Open at...

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Deep In The Woods With Madison Walker

While taking time away from tour, Walker shares her thoughts and photos September 9, 2020 by Joe Ellison in Interview with comments Photo: Madison Walker Innova Star Team Member and Pensacola, Florida native Madison Walker is taking some time off of the tour for right...

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Who Is Dan Brooks-Wells?

The PA pro came out hot on Brewster Ridge at the 2020 Green Mountain Championship. September 3, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Livewire with comments Dan Brooks-Wells at the 2020 Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open. Photo: Disc Golf Examiner With one of the earliest tee times of...

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Maple Hill to Permanently Keep Tee Times

A COVID-19 adjustment becomes the new normal. September 1, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with comments Looking back up at the tee on Maple Hill’s first hole from the landing area. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, you could show up to...

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Notes on an A-Tier: Fin

Takeaways from a year's worth of preparation August 24, 2020 by James Bress in Instruction, Opinion with comments 8:07 pm, 8/23/20 – West Hartford, CT Phhuuuuuuuh-eeeewwwwwww. It’s over. And in a good way! What a relief to be done though. There were just...

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Notes on an A-Tier: Day 1 in Retrospect

18 holes down and still holding my own August 22, 2020 by James Bress in Opinion with comments James Bress. Photo: Local Route Friday, 8/21/20, 8:05 pm – West Hartford, CT Well well well, looks like everyone one who bet on “he’ll definitely crap the...

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Notes on an A-Tier: How I’m Preparing

Prepping for a big tournament. August 21, 2020 by James Bress in Opinion with comments Bradley Williams took home the win at the Greater Hartford Disc Golf Open in 2017. Photo: Mahmoud Bahrani Thursday, 8/20/20, 6:11pm – West Hartford, CT Tomorrow, I have the...

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Ledgestone Open: Wysocki Takes First Win In Peoria

Final Round Recap August 17, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT The 10th Ledgestone Insurance Open crowned a first-time champion. Taking a big lead into the final round was Ricky Wysocki, who added a 1091-rated, 12-under...

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Ledgestone Open: Allen Gets Her Fifth

Final Round Recap August 17, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT It’s been a couple of years, but Catrina Allen is back in the winner’s circle at the Ledgestone Insurance Open, and she earned her place after a...

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Ledgestone Open: Ricky And The Rest

Round 2 & 3 Recap August 16, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT With two moving days and moving between courses, the Open field was wide open after one round, but after three, it’s one player in control at the...

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Ledgestone: Can Anyone Catch Catrina?

Round 2 & 3 Recap August 16, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT The sun may be setting on the competition as moving days at the Ledgestone Insurance Open belonged to one player. Ending day one with a share of the...

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Brian Earhart Withdraws From Ledgestone

August 14, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Livewire with comments Brian Earhart at the 2019 DGPT Championship. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT After straining an abdominal muscle during practice for the Ledgestone Open on Tuesday, Brian Earhart withdrew from the event...

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Is Disc Golf Ready for Sports Agents?

DGI Group made a splashy entrance, but things have stalled. August 12, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with comments This article was first published as a part of Ultiworld Disc Golf’s new monthly business newsletter, Cash Line. To get access to future...

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The Third Mc-Man

Eagle McMahon's Idlewild win puts him in rare company August 11, 2020 by Darren LeMay in Analysis with comments Photo: USDGC Eagle McMahon was able to pull off a feat this weekend at the Idlewild Open that had only been done once before. In the past eight years since...

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The Rise of the Sexton Firebird

The collectors market is red-hot. August 11, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in Profile with comments Nate Sexton logged his second straight hot round at Winthrop Gold yesterday. Photo: Eino Ansio, Disc Golf World Tour This article was first published as a part of Ultiworld...

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Idlewild Open: Widboom Win Extends Hot Streak

Final Round Recap August 10, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT Sharing a card with world champions, it would be a first-time Elite Series winner that would steal the show at the Idlewild Open. Ellen Widboom is no...

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Idlewild Open Preview: Are Those OBs I See?

Will more top-heavy fields limit the break-out stories? August 6, 2020 by Bennett Wineka and Christopher Wiklund in Preview with comments Into the woods we go! During this abbreviated, truncated, and generally mixed up season in the terrible year of 2020, we...

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Weekend Watch: July 31-August 2

Finland's back at it, and the "best" course in the States gets a showcase July 31, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Livewire with comments Here’s a quick look around the PDGA schedule at notable players and tournament plans this weekend. Mid America Open – DGPT...

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Niklas Anttila Has Found The Formula For Success

The young Finn is leading the Prodigy Disc Pro Tour heading into this weekend's final event. July 31, 2020 by Ville Mäki in Interview with comments Niklas Anttila at the 2020 Prodigy Disc Pro Tour – Tampere. Photo: Mikko Koskinen Age: 18Career wins: 122018...

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PDGA’s Steve Hill Heading to UDisc

Long-time media figure makes another move. July 29, 2020 by Charlie Eisenhood in News with comments Steve Hill. PDGA Media Manager and former Ultiworld Disc Golf editor Steve Hill has accepted a new job at UDisc to serve as the company’s Director of Marketing,...

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Great Lakes Open: Pierce Makes It Two-In-A-Row

Final Round Recap July 27, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT Some shaky play to start made things a little interesting during the Great Lakes Open final round, but it wasn’t for long as the battles were for the...

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Great Lakes Open: McMahon Gets DGPT Win No. 2

Final Round Recap July 27, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments During a birdie or die final round, the Eagle came out on top of a four-man race for the Great Lakes Open title. It was down to the final putt to crown Eagle McMahon the winner Sunday. McMahon,...

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Great Lakes Open: Pierce, Heimburg Shoot Hot

Round 1 Recap July 25, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Recap with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – DGPT It’s a hot weekend in Michigan and the scores are reflecting the weather at the Great Lakes Open. Open Women Paige Pierce picked up where she left off,...

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Weekend Watch: July 24-26

Finland and Estonia host Europe's best July 24, 2020 by Bennett Wineka in Livewire with comments Here’s a quick look around the PDGA schedule at notable players and tournament plans this weekend. Prodigy Disc Pro Tour 2020 – Tampere With a round in the...

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Video: Have You Ever Seen A Bigger Ace Pot?

Ace pot was over $6,000 before getting hit July 23, 2020 by Ultiworld Disc Golf Staff in Livewire with comments After Cale Leiviska was one of many before him to fail, Cory M rang up a massive ace for a $6,261 bounty during league night at Blue Ribbon Pines. Cory...

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When Will Paige Pierce Break 1000? A Re-Evaluation

Is the world champ still on pace to reach 1000 by 2022? July 23, 2020 by Aaron Howard in Analysis with comments Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen – PDGA With the end of offseason 2.0, Paige Pierce has resumed her dominance over the FPO division, and her new record high...

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