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PDGA Radio Episode 85: 2019 “Awards”

We're handing out some (virtual) hardware on the show this week. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen It’s “awards” week on PDGA Radio! But first, Steve and Sara break down the latest news on the PDGA’s 2020 media agreements (2:10), player moves from Nikko...

Flight Numbers: Is It Better To Be Lucky Or Good?

The 2019 disc golf season is behind us, which means it’s time for us to look back and figure out which players had the best season. I am me, so of course that means I am going to do this statistically. However, I’ve measured the statistical best before,...

NextGen Championships Provide Pipeline From Am to Pro

2019 Next Generation Disc Golf Tour Women's Champion Aria Castruita. Photo: Matthew Brooks “Welcome to the big leagues” could have been the slogan for the 2019 Next Generation Disc Golf National Championships in Austin, Texas, last weekend, as the event...

Brian Earhart Is Making It Work

Photo: PDGAIt’s a late August afternoon in New England, and the slightest hint of fall is in the air I’m cruising along 495 North approaching the Mass Pike, heading from my 9-5 on Cape Cod to meet up with Brian Earhart to play a casual round at Maple Hill...

The Inside Line: The Oasis At Warwick

A discussion with longtime course designer Dan Doyle about the joys and struggles of having a course in your backyard. Guest: Dan Doyle The Inside Line: The Oasis at Warwick You can contact Mahmoud at theinsideline@ultiworld.com. Note: You can...

A Brief History Of Nikko Locastro’s Sponsorships

Nikko Locastro. Photo: USDGCWith today’s news of Nikko Locastro’s move to Westside Discs for the 2020 season, we take a look back at one of the sport’s more unusual sponsor histories. Locastro has eschewed the traditional primary disc sponsor...

Klein in Control at NextGen Championships

Kyle Klein takes a comfortable lead into the Next Generation Tour Championships final. Photo: Next Generation Tour. After four rounds of play at the Next Generation Tour National Championships, it comes to no surprise that it would require an average of...

Highlight: Juliana Korver Ace At Phoenix Ladies Open

Juliana Korver Ace Juliana Korver won the Masters division at the 14th Annual Phoenix Ladies Open by 13 strokes, and she added an exclamation on the W with the picture-perfect ace. Korver was able to run the pin with no hesitation as the basket sat perched on a...

PDGA National Tour Media Agreements Finalized For 2020

Photo: JomezPro The PDGA announced post-produced media coverage for the 2020 PDGA National Tour this week, with video stalwarts Jomez Pro and Central Coast Disc Golf handling Open lead card and Open Women lead card action, respectively, and Gatekeeper Media joining...

JomezPro a Go for 2020 PDGA National Tour

Jonathan Gomez of JomezPro films at the 2019 PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Championships in Peoria, Illinois. The highly regarded media company will be on the MPO lead card at every PDGA National Tour event in 2020. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen As disc golf video...

The Upshot: Hot Stove Season, Drew Gibson

Charlie Eisenhood and Jamie Thomas talk college disc golf and the start of the 2020 offseason hot stove. Drew Gibson stops by for an interview about his new Infinite Discs deal (16:18). The Upshot: Hot Stove Season, Drew Gibson You can contact Charlie and Jamie...

You Own Too Many Discs

Look, I get it. Buying plastic is fun. When the investment is less than $20 it’s pretty easy to justify that limited edition burst disc. And grabbing that special stamp to support a touring player is important in the current pro climate. But listen, what are you...

Another Year At Latitude 64 For JohnE McCray

JohnE McCray. Photo: Latitude 64JohnE McCray has reupped his partnership with Swedish disc manufacturer Latitude 64 for another year. “I’m super excited to represent Latitude 64° for my sixth year with the company,” McCray said. “Love this...

Central Coast Disc Golf On Board for FPO Coverage in 2020

Keenan Dalton (center) and Wing Ko (right) of Central Coast Disc Golf at the 2019 PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Championships in Peoria, Illinois. The media team will cover the Open Women's lead card for the PDGA National Tour and United States Women's Disc Golf...

Henna Blomroos Leaves Prodiscus

Henna Blomroos at the 2018 European Disc Golf Championship. Photo: Rene WestenbergThe offseason’s biggest free agent may have just announced herself. Finnish standout Henna Blomroos said Wednesday that she would not be continuing her sponsorship with Prodiscus....

Gatekeeper Media Signs On for 2020 National Tour

Derek Scull of Gatekeeper Media (left) stands alongside Matt Bell during the final round of the 2019 Delaware Disc Golf Challenge. Gatekeeper will cover the 2020 PDGA National Tour as the official chase card provider. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen Since their first...

A-Tier Schedule Release Helps Fill In Tour Routes

With the PDGA’s release of currently sanctioned1A-tiers for the upcoming 2020 season, we’re able to start filling in the bye weeks between Disc Golf Pro Tour, PDGA National Tour, and Majors to see where the pros may be battling for an extra payout....