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Drive for the Championship

Drive for the Championship

The Vibram Open at Maple Hill Farm in Leicester, Massachusetts is one of the most highly anticipated tournaments of the year.  Not only is the course at Maple Hill one of the most picturesque and amusing courses the players see all season, it is also possibly the most challenging.  It is the perfect place to test the will and determination of the world’s fiercest competitors.  Appropriately, the Open wraps up the National Tour Elite Series presented by Vibram, which means there are winners of the event, but there are also Champions of the National Tour.  As we bring the season to a close,

The 2013 National Tour Elite Series sponsored by Vibram Disc Golf features the top players in the Men’s and Women’s Open divisions as they compete in the fifth annual Drive for the Championship. This points based series consists of the first seven National Tour events plus the series finale, the Vibram Open. Points are awarded based on the competitor’s order of finish in an individual event.  Series points from a player’s top five National Tour finishes from the first seven events plus the points from the final stop on the tour, the Vibram Open, will determine the 2013 PDGA Tour Series Champion.

Kicking off with The Memorial Championship in Arizona, the 2012 PDGA National Tour Elite Series presented by Vibram Disc Golf looks to raise the bar for our marquis events.

Appling, Georgia--The Professional Disc Golf Association, along with presenting sponsor Vibram Disc Golf, is pleased to announce its 2012 PDGA National Tour Elite Series schedule and the Drive for the Championship.  Celebrating its tenth season, the PDGA National Tour looks to present the players, PDGA members, and the rest of the country with the highest caliber events our sport has to offer. The 2012 schedule features six events starting with The Memorial Championship at the end of February and culminates in mid-August at the Vibram Open.

The first event of the PDGA National Tour Elite Series has been completed and the Drive for the Championship presented by Vibram Disc Golf is officially underway.  The current standings can be found at:


www.pdga.com/national-tour

The 2011 points race looks like to be an exciting year as we had two players who won their first ever National Tour event. Paige Pierce’s victory over Valarie Jenkins on the last hole gives her an early lead but Valarie did win last year’s “Drive for the Championship” and five National Tour events last year.

Feldberg Finishes On Top of Woodchuck Cider Drive for the Championship Disc Golf Points Series

Rock Hill, South Carolina--When David Feldberg stepped up to the 254th throw of his grueling four day encounter with one of disc golf’s most renowned courses at Winthrop Gold, he believed that this single putt would determine whether his incredible accomplishments during the 2010 season would be fulfilling or a flop.

The final standings of the 2009 National Tour Points Series - Drive for the Championship, presented by Woodchuck Cider are available at PDGA.com:

www.pdga.com/national-tour

The 2017 National Tour Elite Series will feature the top players in the Open and Open Women’s divisions as they compete in the 2017 Drive for the Championship. The point series will consist of the first five National Tour Elite Series events plus the series finale, the Disc Golf Hall of Fame Classic at the International Disc Golf Center in Appling, GA, USA and North Augusta, SC, USA. Players will accumulate points throughout the season as they competed for trophies, cash bonuses, and the title of 2017 PDGA National Tour Series Champion.

View 2016 PDGA National Tour Final Standings »