2019 Ace Of The Year: Opening Round Voting

They all dropped in the bucket, but who did it best?

Ultiworld Disc Golf’s 2019 Ace of the Year voting is presented by Friction Gloves; all opinions are those of the author. Check out our review of Friction’s DG Gloves here.

The 2019 professional season was one for the books, filled with shots causing us to pick our jaws up off the floor. And there were so many, we figured we’d enlist Ultiworld Disc Golf readers to help us decide on the season’s best.

With that in mind, we are proud to present the second of four bracket challenges to close out the year. We’ve culled highlights from the sport’s best media providers and broken them down into four categories: Ace of the Year, Roller of the Year, Air Shot of the Year, and Putt of the Year. After each bracket is decided, the winners will battle in a four-way, College Football Playoff-style bracket that will determine the 2019 Shot of the Year.

Pick up to five shots for Ace of Year to make it to the semifinals. And if you’re having fun with this, feel free to share the love on social media.

A special thanks to Jomez ProductionsCentral Coast Disc GolfSpin TVDisc Golf Pro TourPar Save ProductionsAnhyzer TVDynamic DiscsSM Disc Golf, Foxx Hills Productions, Ace Run Pro, Cut Roll, Howard Disc Golf, Gatekeeper, Disc Golf Examiner, and others for capturing these clips. And we’re off!


January: Andrew Presnell at the Las Vegas Challenge

Andrew Presnell Ace Las Vegas

March: Isaiah Esquivel at the Monkey Island Open

Posted by Lupe Jr Esquivel on Sunday, March 24, 2019

March: Josh McElwaney at the New World Spring Fling

Josh McElwaney Ace

April: Brian Earhart at the Glass Blown Open

Brian Earhart GBO Ace

May: Joe Rovere at the 303 Open

Joe Rovere Ace 303 Open

April: Austin Lytle at the Springtime Classic

Austin Lytle Ace Springtime Classic

May: Nicholas Masters at the Chain Hawk Spring Fling

Nicholas Masters Ace Chain Hawk Spring Fling

May: James Bergman at the Chain Hawk Spring Fling

James Bregman Ace Chain Hawk

June: Susan Stephens at Pro Masters Worlds

Susan Stephens Ace

June: James Conrad at Zoo Town Open

James Conrad Ace

July: Kelly Tucker at Bravest vs Greatest

Kelly Tucker Ace

July: Silver Lätt at Tyyni

Silver Lätt with the Tyyni ace

Shot of the day award goes to, Silver Lätt on Team 64°! Check out this ace he made during Tyyni, round 2!Ford Course, Hole 8, 120 meters (394 ft), with a Tournament Ahti🎥 DG Academy

Posted by Latitude 64 on Friday, June 28, 2019

July: James Conrad at the Idlewild Open

James Conrad Idlewild Ace

July: Eddie Ward at the Idlewild Open

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@discgolfprotour ace on hole three at Idlewild with my @innovadiscs Teebird!! Hate that I covered up the basket in the video but here it is. . . . . #discgolf #teaminnova #innovadiscs #dgpt #discgolface #aceinyourface #teebird

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July: Jesse Nieminen at the European Open Ace

Jesse Nieminen Ace

July: Kyle Griffin at Kiss The Sky

Kyle Griffin Ace

July: Rhys Kruger at the QLD Championship

Rhys Kruger Ace

August: Nicole Johnson at Rocky Mountain Women’s Championship

Nicole Johnson Ace

August: Knut Valen Håland at Pro Worlds

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🚨Ace Alert 🚨 @knut_haaland from Norway 🇳🇴 aces hole 9 at Lake Eureka during round one of @pdga Pro Worlds! 📷: @averyjenkins

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August: Chris Clemons at the Vacationland Open

Chris Clemons Ace

September: Corey Ellis at the Seth Burton Memorial

Corey Ellis Ace

October: Chris Dickerson at the Hall of Fame Classic

Chris Dickerson Ace

November: Juliana Korver at the Phoenix Ladies Open

Juliana Korver Ace

November: Philo Brathwaite at Drava Forester

Philo Brathwaite Ace

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    Darren LeMay is a contributor at Ultiworld Disc Golf, practicing disc golfer and volunteer soccer dad. When not working as a finance auditor he attends girls youth soccer practices and tournaments all over the Orlando area literally five or six days a week leaving just enough time to never play disc golf. He loves playing disc golf.

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