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PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Champions

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Open

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1982 Los Angeles CA Harold Duvall 2018   4 75
1983 Huntsville AL Jeff Watson 1406   5 120
1984 Rochester NY Sam Ferrans 2872   5 141
1985 Tulsa OK Harold Duvall 2018 $2000 2 200
1986 Charlotte NC Johnny Sias 1700 $1090 7 166
1987 Toronto ON Gregg Hosfeld 1602 $2500 Playoff 143
1988 Cincinnati OH John Ahart 3455 $3500 2 209
1989 Waterloo IA Steve Wisecup 1467 $2000 3 158
1990 Phoenix AZ Ken Climo 4297 $2042 1 180
1991 Dayton OH Ken Climo 4297 $2700 10 160
1992 Detroit MI Ken Climo 4297 $3500 9 164
1993 Huntsville AL Ken Climo 4297 $2539 4 136
1994 Port Arthur TX Ken Climo 4297 $2500 18 151
1995 Port Arthur TX Ken Climo 4297 $2350 4 114
1996 South Bend IN Ken Climo 4297 $3600 3 160
1997 Charlotte NC Ken Climo 4297 $3000 7 164
1998 Cincinnati OH Ken Climo 4297 $3581 4 179
1999 Rochester NY Ron Russell 9999 $4000 4 173
2000 Ann Arbor MI Ken Climo 4297 $7303 8 238
2001 St Paul MN Cameron Todd 12827 $3065 6 201
2002 Houston TX Ken Climo 4297 $4500 14 126
2003 Flagstaff AZ Barry Schultz 6840 $5000 6 150
2004 Des Moines IA Barry Schultz 6840 $5300 9 154
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Nate Doss 11794 $5000 3 130
2006 Augusta GA Ken Climo 4297 $5500 5 125
2007 Highbridge WI Nate Doss 11794 $5500 1 142
2008 Kalamazoo MI David Feldberg 12626 $6000 14 145
2009 Kansas City MO Avery Jenkins 7495 $5500 Playoff 131
2010 Cedar Lake IN Eric McCabe 11674 $5500 5 135
2011 Santa Cruz CA Nate Doss 11794 $7000 7 179
2012 Charlotte NC Paul McBeth 27523 $5500 5 144
2013 Cedar Lake IN Paul McBeth 27523 $5000 5 131
2014 Portland OR Paul McBeth 27523 $5000 Playoff 144
2015 Pittsburgh PA Paul McBeth 27523 $6000 9 143
2016 Emporia KS Ricky Wysocki 38008 $10000 6 158
2017 Augusta GA Ricky Wysocki 38008 $12000 8 161
2018 Jeffersonville VT Gregg Barsby 15857 $10000 2 228

Open Women

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1983 Huntsville AL Marie Jackson 2312   2 21
1984 Rochester NY Marie Jackson 2312   6 25
1985 Tulsa OK Ramona Hale 2549 $500 6 32
1986 Charlotte NC Vanessa Chambers 2198 $415 4 24
1987 Toronto ON Vanessa Chambers 2198 $800 1 21
1988 Cincinnati OH Chris O'Cleary 3024 $855 8 25
1989 Waterloo IA Chris O'Cleary 3024 $450 3 17
1990 Phoenix AZ Amy Bekken 4434 $588 19 16
1991 Dayton OH Elaine King 3090 $775 10 16
1992 Detroit MI Elaine King 3090 $750 9 16
1993 Huntsville AL Elaine King 3090 $751 6 16
1994 Port Arthur TX Elaine King 3090 $800 14 25
1995 Port Arthur TX Becky Powell 6349 $650 1 18
1996 South Bend IN Beth Tanner 6123 $1060 4 30
1997 Charlotte NC Elaine King 3090 $1015 25 27
1998 Cincinnati OH Juliana Korver 7438 $952 13 29
1999 Rochester NY Juliana Korver 7438 $850 19 25
2000 Ann Arbor MI Juliana Korver 7438 $1765 11 26
2001 St Paul MN Juliana Korver 7438 $1460 7 28
2002 Houston TX Des Reading 15863 $1500 8 14
2003 Flagstaff AZ Juliana Korver 7438 $1500 11 22
2004 Des Moines IA Birgitta Lagerholm 15916 $1400 2 26
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Des Reading 15863 $1750 18 24
2006 Augusta GA Des Reading 15863 $1800 9 25
2007 Highbridge WI Valarie Jenkins 17495 $1800 5 28
2008 Kalamazoo MI Valarie Jenkins 17495 $1650 12 21
2009 Kansas City MO Valarie Jenkins 17495 $1600 14 21
2010 Cedar Lake IN Sarah Stanhope 30397 $1450 6 18
2011 Santa Cruz CA Paige Pierce 29190 $2000 3 36
2012 Charlotte NC Sarah Hokom 34563 $2000 1 30
2013 Cedar Lake IN Paige Pierce 29190 $2000 1 25
2014 Portland OR Catrina Allen 44184 $2250 2 40
2015 Pittsburgh PA Paige Pierce 29190 $2500 1 48
2016 Emporia KS Valerie Jenkins 17495 $5000 6 35
2017 Augusta GA Paige Pierce 29190 $5500 5 44
2017 Jeffersonville VT Paige Bjerkaas 33833 $5000 6 49

Masters 40+

*Division name was "Masters" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1983 Huntsville AL Tom Monroe 33   6 4
1984 Rochester NY Steve Slasor 55   6 15
1985 Tulsa OK John David 790 $350 6 24
1986 Charlotte NC John David 790 $405 1 21
1987 Toronto ON Snapper Pierson 691 $1000 5 33
1988 Cincinnati OH Rick Voakes 2632 $970 13 32
1989 Waterloo IA Snapper Pierson 691 $750 10 41
1990 Phoenix AZ David Welty 1972 $1156 6 63
1991 Dayton OH Red Whittington 1760 $1225 2 60
1992 Detroit MI Eric Marx 1024 $2000 9 75
1993 Huntsville AL David Greenwell 962 $1619 6 82
1994 Port Arthur TX Stan McDaniel 2938 $1500 Playoff 86
1995 Port Arthur TX Bob Vanderboss 2619 $1400 16 80
1996 South Bend IN Stan McDaniel 2938 $1700 4 81
1997 Charlotte NC Stan McDaniel 2938 $2100 23 106
1998 Cincinnati OH David Greenwell 962 $2329 2 90
1999 Rochester NY Jim Oates 3351 $2250 Playoff 96
2000 Ann Arbor MI Jim Myers 3396 $3271 12 100
2001 St Paul MN Joe Mela 2607 $2260 2 79
2002 Houston TX Brad Hammock 5912 $2200 12 58
2003 Flagstaff AZ Brad Hammock 5912 $3000 6 88
2004 Des Moines IA Brad Hammock 5912 $3200 19 86
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Dean Tannock 4028 $2500 5 59
2006 Augusta GA Brad Hammock 5912 $2500 1 60
2007 Highbridge WI Jim Oates 3351 $2500 7 63
2008 Kalamazoo MI Al Schack 3407 $3000 9 77
2009 Kansas City MO Phil Arthur 7289 $2600 9 73
2010 Cedar Lake IN Brad Hammock 5912 $2500 2 62
2011 Santa Cruz CA Jonathan Baldwin 18114 $3600 5 102
2012 Charlotte NC Ken Climo 4297 $3500 9 96
2013 Cedar Lake IN Barry Schultz 6840 $2000 11 47
2014 Portland OR Ken Climo 4297 $2500 1 72
2015 Pittsburgh PA Ken Climo 4297 $2400 3 72
2016 Emporia KS JohnE McCray 9852 $3000 4 79
2017 Grand Rapids MI Barry Schultz 6840 $2350 6 62
2018 Kansas City KS/MO David Feldberg 12626 $3000 3 54

Masters Women 40+

*Division name was "Masters Women" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1988 Cincinnati OH Patti Kunkle 283 $150 4 2
1992 Detroit MI Sharon Jenkins 5408 $300 20 5
1993 Huntsville AL Beth Verish 2976 $432 1 7
1994 Port Arthur TX Sharon Jenkins 5408 $300 5 6
1995 Port Arthur TX Beth Tanner 6123 $450 21 8
1997 Charlotte NC Shelia Jackson 9081 $405 5 5
1998 Cincinnati OH Sharon Jenkins 5408 $351 13 5
1999 Rochester NY Michelle Wade 4511 $400 5 7
2000 Ann Arbor MI Tita Ugalde 83 $812 7 8
2001 St Paul MN Tita Ugalde 83 $710 7 8
2002 Houston TX Chieko Kakimoto 3644 $675 18 6
2003 Flagstaff AZ Peggy Berry 14445 $800 8 9
2004 Des Moines IA Lisa Warner 9519 $960 2 10
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Anni Kreml 7879 $800 18 8
2006 Augusta GA Anni Kreml 7879 $1000 20 8
2007 Highbridge WI Anni Kreml 7879 $650 13 5
2008 Kalamazoo MI Pam Reineke 6439 $800 20 6
2009 Kansas City MO Elaine King 3090 $1200 18 14
2010 Cedar Lake IN Barrett White 16737 $900 3 8
2011 Santa Cruz CA Carrie Berloger 13815 $800 23 6
2012 Charlotte NC Susan Stephens 10977 $950 7 9
2013 Cedar Lake IN Barrett White 16737 $800 1 6
2014 Portland OR Carrie Berloger 13815 $950 1 8
2015 Pittsburgh PA Sarah Demar 25166 $950 19 6
2016 Emporia KS Des Reading 15863 $1400 7 15
2017 Grand Rapids MI Elaine King 3090 $1055 3 11
2018 Kansas City KS/MO Kimberly Giannola 76910 $750 playoff 4

Masters 50+

*Division name was "Grandmasters" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1983 Huntsville AL Ed Headrick 1   Tie 3
1983 Huntsville AL Johnny Roberts 115   Tie 3
1984 Rochester NY Jim Olsen Sr. 1508   0 1
1985 Tulsa OK Ray Carr 3130 $100 8 4
1986 Charlotte NC R. L. Styles 2104 $175 12 4
1987 Toronto ON Paul Harris 3332 $200 9 3
1988 Cincinnati OH Paul Harris 3332 $400 1 7
1989 Waterloo IA Al Ballew 2542 $300 1 8
1990 Phoenix AZ Vernon McCulley 4108 $396 1 10
1991 Dayton OH Tom Schot 3303 $500 Playoff 9
1992 Detroit MI Tom Monroe 33 $700 29 13
1993 Huntsville AL Tom Monroe 33 $677 33 13
1994 Port Arthur TX Tom Monroe 33 $600 27 13
1995 Port Arthur TX Rick Voakes 2632 $700 9 19
1996 South Bend IN Tom Monroe 33 $975 2 29
1997 Charlotte NC Rick Voakes 2632 $1000 13 29
1998 Cincinnati OH Red Whittington 1760 $1269 10 42
1999 Rochester NY Tom Monroe 33 $1500 12 46
2000 Ann Arbor MI Tom Monroe 33 $1250 9 22
2001 St Paul MN Snapper Pierson 691 $1460 10 30
2002 Houston TX Tom Monroe 33 $900 10 9
2003 Flagstaff AZ David Greenwell 962 $2250 5 50
2004 Des Moines IA David Greenwell 962 $1800 15 35
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Rick Voakes 2632 $2400 5 56
2006 Augusta GA Rick Voakes 2632 $2400 2 53
2007 Highbridge WI David Greenwell 962 $2000 13 42
2008 Kalamazoo MI Gregg Hosfeld 1602 $2000 4 36
2009 Kansas City MO David Greenwell 962 $2400 1 57
2010 Cedar Lake IN Gregg Hosfeld 1602 $2400 3 57
2011 Santa Cruz CA Jim Oates 3351 $2600 15 71
2012 Charlotte NC Johnny Sias 1700 $2500 3 68
2013 Cedar Lake IN Michael Raley 7846 $2250 4 57
2014 Portland OR Jim Oates 3351 $2500 4 72
2015 Pittsburgh PA Joseph Mela 2607 $2500 4 80
2016 Emporia KS Ron Convers 9648 $2400 8 63
2017 Grand Rapids MI Ron COnvers 9648 $2340 4 60
2018 Kansas City KS/MO Patrick Brown 25713 $2400 12 45

Masters Women 50+

*Division name was "Grandmasters Women" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1996 South Bend IN Sylvia Voakes 3360 $430 52 3
1997 Charlotte NC Patti Kunkle 283 $250 30 2
1998 Cincinnati OH Sylvia Voakes 3360 $360 114 3
1999 Rochester NY Sylvia Voakes 3360 $250 52 4
2004 Des Moines IA Sylvia Voakes 3360 $600 27 4
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Alicia Relano 7921 $600 7 4
2006 Augusta GA Kathy Hardyman 19150 $530 38 3
2007 Highbridge WI Kathy Hardyman 19150 $650 16 5
2008 Kalamazoo MI Kathy Hardyman 19150 $750 39 4
2009 Kansas City MO Kathy Hardyman 19150 $800 7 6
2010 Cedar Lake IN Kathy Hardyman 19150 $550 7 3
2011 Santa Cruz CA Anni Kreml 7879 $850 36 7
2012 Charlotte NC Anni Kreml 7879 $850 18 7
2013 Cedar Lake IN Sandy Gast 6440 $700 30 4
2014 Portland OR Molly Barnes 27303 $900 14 7
2015 Pittsburgh PA Sandra Frazer 24354 $1000 2 8
2016 Emporia KS Susan Stephens 10977 $1100 6 10
2017 Grand Rapids MI Susan Stephens 10977 $885 20 7
2018 Kansas City KS/MO Tavish Carduff 23043 $550 29Y 3

Masters 60+

*Division name was "Senior Grandmasters" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1984 Rochester NY Ed Headrick 1   Tie 2
1984 Rochester NY Jack Roddick 295   Tie 2
1985 Tulsa OK Ed Headrick 1 $0 0 1
1987 Toronto ON Johnny Roberts 115 $0 1 2
1988 Cincinnati OH Ralph Williamson 10 $260 6 4
1989 Waterloo IA Paul Harris 3332 $150 24 2
1990 Phoenix AZ Ralph Williamson 10 $260 10 6
1991 Dayton OH Ralph Williamson 10 $250 9 3
1992 Detroit MI Ralph Williamson 10 $400 4 6
1993 Huntsville AL Richard McAleer 5221 $367 1 6
1994 Port Arthur TX Ralph Williamson 10 $400 33 8
1995 Port Arthur TX Ralph Williamson 10 $450 4 8
1996 South Bend IN Vernon McCulley 4108 $600 8 9
1997 Charlotte NC Jim Palmeri 23 $550 53 7
1998 Cincinnati OH Peter Shive 7240 $563 4 10
1999 Rochester NY Al Ballew 2542 $575 21 13
2000 Ann Arbor MI Will Maxham 9484 $812 23 8
2001 St Paul MN Peter Shive 7240 $620 7 6
2002 Houston TX Peter Shive 7240 $750 31 7
2003 Flagstaff AZ Peter Shive 7240 $800 5 10
2004 Des Moines IA Peter Shive 7240 $960 15 10
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Peter Shive 7240 $1000 12 12
2006 Augusta GA Peter Shive 7240 $1875 1 18
2007 Highbridge WI Peter Shive 7240 $1350 23 18
2008 Kalamazoo MI Peter Shive 7240 $1350 2 16
2009 Kansas City MO Rick Voakes 2632 $1350 20 15
2010 Cedar Lake IN Rick Voakes 2632 $1250 21 14
2011 Santa Cruz CA Michael Barry 1130 $1600 22 22
2012 Charlotte NC Rick Voakes 2632 $1600 14 26
2013 Cedar Lake IN Johnny Sias 1700 $1600 6 20
2014 Portland OR Rick Voakes 2632 $2000 7 32
2015 Pittsburgh PA David Greenwell 962 $2100 3 35
2016 Emporia KS David Greenwell 962 $2200 2 41
2017 Grand Rapids MI David Greenwell 962 $1880 1 30
2018 Kansas City KS/MO Kenny Lee 14204 $1800 playoff 24

Masters Women 60+

*Division name was "Senior Grandmasters Women" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
2002 Houston TX Sylvia Voakes 3360 $150 0 1
2006 Augusta GA Sylvia Voakes 3360 $265 0 1
2007 Highbridge WI Sylvia Voakes 3360 $250 0 1
2014 Portland OR Toni Hoyman 18823 $800 12 6
2015 Pittsburgh PA Shigeko Sekiguchi 65543 $510 0 1
2016 Emporia KS Sandy Gast 6440 $950 16 5

Masters 70+

*Division name was "Legends" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
1997 Charlotte NC Ralph Williamson 10 $375 35 3
1998 Cincinnati OH Ralph Williamson 10 $351 15 5
1999 Rochester NY Ralph Williamson 10 $400 13 7
2000 Ann Arbor MI Ralph Williamson 10 $750 22 6
2001 St Paul MN Ted Williams 13080 $530 12 3
2002 Houston TX Ted Williams 13080 $450 16 3
2003 Flagstaff AZ Ted Williams 13080 $700 38 6
2004 Des Moines IA Ted Williams 13080 $730 4 7
2005 Lehigh Valley PA Ted Williams 13080 $800 5 8
2006 Augusta GA Paul Old Goat Fein 4031 $675 2 5
2007 Highbridge WI Albert Faupel 24233 $850 6 8
2008 Kalamazoo MI Raymond Carr 3130 $850 35 6
2009 Kansas City MO Jerry Robbins Sr. 15629 $1150 14 10
2010 Cedar Lake IN Jerry Robbins Sr. 15629 $900 18 8
2011 Santa Cruz CA Peter Shive 7240 $800 29 6
2012 Charlotte NC Pete May 12700 $800 1 8
2013 Cedar Lake IN Peter Shive 7240 $800 23 6
2014 Portland OR Peter Shive 7240 $725 61 4
2015 Pittsburgh PA Peter Shive 7240 $800 13 5
2016 Emporia KS John Kirkland 100 $750 4 4
2017 Grand Rapids MI Terry Calhoun 15117 $550 19 3
2018 Kansas City KS/MO Jon Graff 31145 $900 4 5

Masters 75+

*Division name was "Senior Legends" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
2010 Cedar Lake IN Don Dillon 22726 $500 6 2
2011 Santa Cruz CA Carlos Rigby 48542 $550 14 3
2012 Charlotte NC Carlos Rigby 48542 $500 56 2
2013 Cedar Lake IN Raymond Carr 3130 $500 8 3
2014 Portland OR Sadao Takano 65542 $850 2 5
2015 Pittsburgh PA Carlos Rigby 48542 $750 27 3
2016 Emporia KS Pete May 12700 N/A 4 3
2017 Grand Rapids MI Pete May 12700 $300 27 4
2018 Kansas City KS/MO Pete May 12700 n/a 36 2

Masters 80+

*Division name was "Grand Legends" until 2018.

Year City State Name PDGA # Prize Margin Field Size
2015 Pittsburgh PA Ronald Byrd 27572 $750 31 3
2016 Emporia KS Carlos Rigby 48542 $520 5 2