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  1. February 23, 2020
  2. On Moving Day, Gurthie Pulls to within One of Sexton as Salonen Takes Lead in FPO
  3. February 21, 2020
  4. Sexton Maintains Lead As Gurthie, Jones Surge; Catrina Allen Drives Into First
  5. WATCH: Garrett Gurthie Aces 432′ Par 4
  6. Mailbag: Learning to Play, Crude Comments Towards Women, Brodie Smith’s First Rated Round
  7. February 20, 2020
  8. Sexton, Salonen Claim Early Leads In Las Vegas
  9. Las Vegas Challenge Kicks Off Unofficial Season Start: Tournament Preview
  10. February 18, 2020
  11. The Upshot: DGPT Subscription, Garrett Gurthie, Wintertime & LVC [Pres. by Pound Disc Golf]
  12. DGPT Launching New Video Subscription Service, Revamping Live Coverage
  13. February 17, 2020
  14. 2019 Shot Of The Year: Nikko Locastro Albatross
  15. February 16, 2020
  16. Disc Golfer Pulls Flare Gun On Fellow Player Ruining Sport’s Chill Reputation
  17. February 14, 2020
  18. Don’t Let The Bad Breaks Break You
  19. Weekend Watch: February 14-16
  20. February 13, 2020
  21. The Upshot: Jacky Chen, Gregg Barsby, 2020 Predix [Pres. by Pound Disc Golf]
  22. A Chat With The Highest-Rated Disc Golfer In Finland: Väinö Mäkelä
  23. February 12, 2020
  24. Enjoy Jacky Chen Because We’ll Never See Someone Like Him Again
  25. Mailbag: 2020 Predictions, DGPT Changes, Subscription Notes
  26. February 11, 2020
  27. Introducing The Manufacturers’ Cup
  28. February 10, 2020
  29. Disc Golf Pro Tour Finalizes Next Day Media Coverage Plan
  30. February 09, 2020
  31. Who Is Jacky Chen?
  32. February 08, 2020
  33. What Goes Into The Making Of Simon Lizotte’s Vlogs
  34. February 07, 2020
  35. Samui Swine Classic Continues To Set The Bar In Asia
  36. February 06, 2020
  37. 2019 Shot Of The Year: Final Four
  38. February 05, 2020
  39. Winter Rewind 2020
  40. February 04, 2020
  41. Travel Like A Pro: How To Get To Disc Golf Bucket List Destinations – Part 1
  42. The Upshot: McBeth Injury Latest, Gateway’s David McCormack, Fantasy Disc Golf
  43. Announcing The Ultiworld Disc Golf Subscription
  44. February 03, 2020
  45. Video: Sandy Gast Ace At New World
  46. Isaacs Breaks Through At Hyzenbrownie
  47. February 02, 2020
  48. McBeth To Start, End Season Early
  49. February 01, 2020
  50. 2019 Air Shot Of The Year: Nikko Locastro
  1. Announcing The Ultiworld Disc Golf Subscription

  2. 2020 Player Sponsorship Tracker

  3. On Moving Day, Gurthie Pulls to within One of Sexton as Salonen Takes Lead in FPO

  4. Sexton Maintains Lead As Gurthie, Jones Surge; Catrina Allen Drives Into First

  5. WATCH: Garrett Gurthie Aces 432′ Par 4

    Today at the Las Vegas Challenge, Garrett Gurthie capped off the day’s hot round with a jaw-dropping hole-in-one on the 432′ par four 7th on the Innova Champion Course.

    Check it out, courtesy of GK Pro:

    Garrett Gurthie Ace

    —Charlie Eisenhood Feb 21, 2020 at 10:20PM
  6. Disc Golfer Pulls Flare Gun On Fellow Player Ruining Sport’s Chill Reputation

    Photo: Wichita Falls, Texas

    A man in Wichita Falls, Texas was charged last week with aggravated assault after threatening another man with a flare gun. While this alone is a strange weapon of choice, it gets even weirder as it happened on a disc golf course.

    The altercation happened on hole 4 at the Lucy Park course, and the only thing we could imagine setting someone off like this would be an egregious foot fault. But even then it seems like a bit of an overreaction. We’re more concerned as it gives the disc golf community a bad mark on an otherwise welcoming vibe.

    Anyone ever seen a worse blow-up on the course? (h/t @bogeyboysworldwide)

    —Bennett Wineka Feb 16, 2020 at 10:09PM
  7. Mailbag: Learning to Play, Crude Comments Towards Women, Brodie Smith’s First Rated Round

  8. Sexton, Salonen Claim Early Leads In Las Vegas

  9. Las Vegas Challenge Kicks Off Unofficial Season Start: Tournament Preview

  10. DGPT Launching New Video Subscription Service, Revamping Live Coverage

  11. 2019 Shot Of The Year: Nikko Locastro Albatross

  12. Don’t Let The Bad Breaks Break You

  13. Weekend Watch: February 14-16

    A quick look around the PDGA schedule at notable players and tournament plans this weekend.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Feb 14, 2020 at 12:03PM
  14. Who Is Jacky Chen?

    All aboard the Jacky Chen Hype Train – details from this weekend's Asia Open (live check in from Taipei).Feel free to share this video with anyone looking for more info on the man of the hour, Jacky Chen.

    Posted by Terry Miller on Sunday, February 9, 2020

    If you were paying attention to this weekend’s Asia Open you would have noticed a player with a PDGA number in the six digits and no player rating take down the win in Open over established pros such as James Conrad, Philo Brathwaite, Nate Perkins, and Manabu Kajiyama.

    Terry Miller, the Disc Golf Guy, was onsite and shared some more info on the 22-year-old Chen, including the Taiwanese player’s history in the sport, past tournament experience, and playing style.

    Big takeaways: he’s a known talent in the area, he’s got big distance, and this was no fluke.

    —Bennett Wineka Feb 9, 2020 at 3:48PM
  15. A Chat With The Highest-Rated Disc Golfer In Finland: Väinö Mäkelä

  16. Enjoy Jacky Chen Because We’ll Never See Someone Like Him Again

  17. Mailbag: 2020 Predictions, DGPT Changes, Subscription Notes

  18. Introducing The Manufacturers’ Cup

  19. Disc Golf Pro Tour Finalizes Next Day Media Coverage Plan

  20. What Goes Into The Making Of Simon Lizotte’s Vlogs

  21. Samui Swine Classic Continues To Set The Bar In Asia

  22. 2019 Shot Of The Year: Final Four

  23. Winter Rewind 2020

  24. Travel Like A Pro: How To Get To Disc Golf Bucket List Destinations – Part 1

  25. Video: Sandy Gast Ace At New World

    Sandy Gast Throw Pink Ace New World

    The best way to start a tournament? Acing your first throw.

    On a temporary layout at New World Disc Golf for the Salty Beaches Throw Pink event, Sandy Gast got a headstart on a title run with a hole in one on the 165-foot opener, captured by Foxx Hills DGP.

    Gast would shoot 11-under during round one and hold on for a win over Pam Reineke.

    —Bennett Wineka Feb 3, 2020 at 9:12PM
  26. McBeth To Start, End Season Early

    Paul McBeth at the 2019 USDGC. Photo: USDGC

    After previously planning on starting his 2020 season in March, a new diagnosis has Paul McBeth returning to the course at this month’s Wintertime Open. The return comes with a catch, however, as it means McBeth is currently planning on missing end of season tournaments such as the USDGC.

    “I had a follow-up appointment to find out how my recovery is going and…I think the news is positive although it will compromise my season,” McBeth said. “I will have to end my season early to give my ankle the proper amount of time to heal. However, I was given the option to start the year now and compete until August or wait and start the season later… I want to PLAY!”

    —Bennett Wineka Feb 2, 2020 at 5:32PM
  27. Isaacs Breaks Through At Hyzenbrownie

  28. Prodigy Extends Teen Breakout Heather Young

    Heather Young Prodigy

    Idlewild Open breakout Heather Young has extended her contract with Prodigy Disc for two seasons, keeping her with the Georgia company through 2021. The deal was first announced in early January.

    The purple-clad 17-year-old from Knoxville, Tenn. only picked up a disc a little over two years ago but has already notched solid finishes at Disc Golf Pro Tour events and PDGA Majors while reaching a 939 rating this past year.

    She will be playing locally until traveling to Waco for the DGPT stop, and has Throw Down the Mountain and the Jonesboro Open also on her schedule.

    —Bennett Wineka Jan 29, 2020 at 1:22PM
  29. Zoe AnDyke Steps Away From Sponsorship With Dynamic Discs

    Zoe AnDyke and Jeremy Rusco

    In an effort to dedicate more time toward her non-profit, Universal Play Disc Golf, Zoe AnDyke said she is stepping away from her disc manufacturer sponsorship with Dynamic Discs.

    “After a lovely and mutually supportive conversation with Jeremy Rusco, combined with my growth in understanding how best to grow UPlayDG, I’ve decided to step back from being sponsored,” AnDyke said. “I feel even more supported by DD in my decision to step back from being a sponsored player, and it is fantastic to know that I am invited to come back and reunite with the DD team at any point I may choose.”

    Andyke originally joined the team in 2017.

    (more…)

    —Bennett Wineka Jan 24, 2020 at 2:35PM
  30. MVP Adds Jordan Castro

    MVP DISCS JORDAN CASTRO

    Jordan Castro has picked up a new manufacturer sponsor in MVP Disc Sports for the 2020 season.

    Castro will be tied with Sias Elmore as the highest-rated player on the MVP roster at 1019. Highlights for Castro in 2019 included a top five finish at the Beaver State Fling and a 1087-rated final round at the Vacationland Open.

    Castro was one of the noted departures from Dynamic Discs at the end of 2019.

    —Bennett Wineka Jan 23, 2020 at 11:37AM
  31. Stanislaus Amann Added To Team Innova Europe

    Stanislaus Amann. Photo: Martin Jaroš

    Surprise 2019 Dutch Open winner Stanislaus Amann has inked his first manufacturer sponsorship with Innova Europe.

    “I’m very very happy to be able to announce my new sponsor for the next two years,” the Austrian said. “I will be out there for pretty much all the big events in Europe. It’s going to be an amazing year!”

    Amann would go on to win the Central European Championship and raise his rating 20 points over the course of last season.

    —Bennett Wineka Jan 21, 2020 at 1:48PM

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