Pittsburgh Penguins Goalie Casey DeSmith Adds Disc Golf To Mask Art

Ever seen a penguin throw a disc?

Hockey goalies are known for their extremely customized masks, and Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Casey DeSmith has added his other athletic pursuit to his helmet for the 2018-2019 season.

DeSmith has only been playing disc golf for about three years, but he’s already become a big ambassador for the sport. He’s sponsored by Dynamic Discs, has a PDGA number reflecting his newfound hobby (#101294), and recently played his first tournament at the Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open, where he finished tied for 35th out of 46 competitors in the Open field.

DeSmith’s Penguins mask features a mascot on one side throwing discs into a basket on the other. The Dynamic Discs’ “DD” is visible on the back plate as well.

Casey DeSmith Disc Golf Mask

Disc Golf Examiner caught up with DeSmith before the PFDO to see what was in his bag.

Casey DeSmith Pittsburgh Penguins Disc Golf In The Bag

They also followed a practice round before the tournament with DeSmith, Grady Shue, and soon-to-be-crowned World Champion Paige Bjerkaas. Bjerkaas would win the PFDO FPO title later that week.

Casey DeSmith Paige Bjerkaas Practice Round

  1. Bennett Wineka
    Bennett Wineka

    Benn started playing disc golf in the '90s but has somehow never gotten any better. He lives in Decatur, Georgia and cares too much about Atlanta United and UNC basketball. Follow him on Instagram at @bennwineka if you never want to see any new posts.

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