Vibram Open

Vibram Open

ESPN.com has published a nice article on the sport of disc golf titled, "A look at the PDGA National Tour", written by Jack McCluskey. Jack interviewed PDGA executive Director Brian Graham by telephone and visited the Vibram Open National Tour event to talk with some of our sports movers and shakers and top touring professionals.

The article is well written and presents the sport of disc golf in a positive and factual manner. You can read the article by following the link below:

ESPN Disc Golf Article

 

The disc golf lollapalooza that is the Vibram Open rolled into Friday with the start of singles rounds. After the whirlwind of activities on the previous day which included a “5 Spots” qualifier for late entrants, several different doubles contests, a National Tour clinic, and the Players Meeting, the first cards would go off from the first tee bright and early at 7:30 AM, with the weather forecast of sunshine and highs in the mid 80s: perfect weather for golf!

PDGA National Tour Makes its Final Stop in Leicester, MA for the Vibram Open

After the first round Avery was trailing the world's top ranked disc golfer David Feldberg by two. Dave broke the existing course record by four strokes only to have Avery shatter his course record a day later by three with a blistering 1085 rated 51. Avery's four stroke lead would be difficult to overcome and after Dave's five on hole eight, the result was all but determined. When asked about his lack of aggressive play on the back nine holes Dave explained that Maple Hill could bite you and he saw a greater opportunity to lose second than gain first. Avery would end up winning by seven.

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