Garrett Gurthie was dominant as he pulled away to win the Santa Cruz Masters Cup. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- After a weekend of gray, dreary conditions, the sun finally broke through the clouds Sunday afternoon at the DeLaveaga Golf Course. It was a fitting bit of symbolism to accompany the champion who was also about to emerge.
Catrina Allen took home her fourth career Santa Cruz Masters Cup victory. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Catrina Allen's hot 2019 season couldn't be dampened by a weekend of coastal rain, as the Minnesota pro pulled away during Sunday's final round of the Santa Cruz Masters Cup to win her third straight tournament.
Garrett Gurthie secured the first PDGA National Tour victory of his career at the Santa Cruz Masters Cup. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
We've got a first-time champion and a four-time champion, as Garrett Gurthie takes home the biggest win of his career and Catrina Allen stays hot during the final round of the Santa Cruz Masters Cup. Catch up on all the action from the last day of the third PDGA National Tour stop of 2019.
Garrett Gurthie is seeking his first career PDGA National Tour victory. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Garrett Gurthie first turned pro in 2004, and has since played in 248 tournaments, including 35 on the PDGA National Tour circuit. Sixteen seasons into his career the Florida pro has yet to notch a victory on that elite stage, with his best finish coming in 2013, when he came in second place at the Discraft Great Lakes Open.
Roll Tide: Matt Orum made the move of the day at the Santa Cruz Masters Cup. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
The rain came to play during round 2 of the Santa Cruz Masters Cup, but so did Garrett Gurthie and the upper tier of the Open Women's field. Steve Hill is back to break down the action from a soggy moving day on another episode of Chain Reaction!
Camille Skweir (center) is tied for second place after the opening round of this PDGA National Tour event. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
Steve Hill breaks down opening round action from the Santa Cruz Masters Cup on this episode of Chain Reaction, with player news and insights from Ricky Wysocki, Garrett Gurthie, Catrina Allen, and surprise performer Camille Skweir.
Changes abound at the Santa Cruz Masters Cup as local organizers aim to preserve a jewel of the disc golf world. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- There’s a fine line between honoring history and leaving it behind. As disc golf has continued to evolve and welcome a more modern era, the club responsible for the Santa Cruz Masters Cup has continued to deftly straddle that gap, aware not only of the 34-year-old event’s place in the pantheon of quintessential professional tournaments, but also where it wants to go.