The 2011 USDGC Welcomes its First 10. Will you be next?

For those of you who have dreamed about playing in the United States Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C., but never thought it was possible – 2011 is your year. With a new handicap-based scoring system that opens up the field to more skill levels, you don't have to be Ken Climo to play the tournament that's often regarded as the game's best. All you have to do is just play your best disc golf.

Ten disc golfers ranging from an 873 player rating to 993 already punched their tickets after playing The Championship's first qualifier, The Piney Woods Pro-Am on Dec. 11-12.

2011 USDGC Dates Set

It's official. The 2011 United States Disc Golf Championship returns to the breathtaking Winthrop Gold Course in Rock Hill, S.C. Oct. 5-8.

This is the same week as in recent years; however next year's Championship will be anything but typical. The Championship will undergo its biggest change since its inception in 1999, when an all-inclusive handicapping system will help determine the field.