James Conrad’s ‘Holy Shot’ Went Ultra-Viral

An unforgettable moment!

It was no surprise to see James Conrad’s 247 foot throw-in birdie to force a playoff with Paul McBeth ricochet around the disc golf online community. But it has traveled well outside of the disc golf universe!

Here’s the shot and some of the places it has showed up this week:

James Conrad Holy Shot

It was (deservedly) the #1 play on the SportsCenter Top 10:

James Conrad SportsCenter Top 10

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James Conrad’s hometown news site wrote about it.

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SB Nation called it “the greatest disc golf shot in history.”

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It got talked about on Pardon My Take, the #1 sports podcast:

Pardon My Take | James Conrad Field Ace

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SF Gate wrote about a man holding his newborn baby startling the hospital’s nurses when he saw the shot go in:

“It just floated,” Luiz says, “and the whole time it was in the air I was saying, ‘Oh no, no way!’ When it went in, I went, ‘Oh my God! Oh my God!’ I had my son in my hands and a couple of nurses came running in asking if everything was OK.”

Or, as he texted a friend: “It was insane bro. Best worlds ever… I screamed when it went in [and] all the nurses came in thinking something was wrong.”

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Golf websites wrote about it.

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Jomboy did a full breakdown:

Jomboy James Conrad Disc Golf

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It blew up on Reddit.

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Dozens of other websites also wrote about James Conrad’s incredible shot. It’s one that’s going to be remembered forever in disc golf!

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    Charlie Eisenhood is the publisher of Ultiworld Disc Golf.

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