After a grueling day of golf in unseasonably warm temperatures at Hawk Hollow DGC, a two-way tie for the lead has emerged between Paige Pierce and Kristin Tattar, with the rest of the field five or more strokes behind. With only Sunday’s round remaining at Loriella Park, it’s certainly shaping up to be an intense fight to the finish for the 2019 United States Women’s Disc Golf Championship title.
Unseasonably warm might be a bit of an understatement. It was just plain hot. With many of the holes lacking shade, the 95 degree heat index was slowly but surely taking its toll on the players.
Kristin Tattar's hot round moved her into a tie for first place with one round left to play at the United States Women's Disc Golf Championship in Spotsylvania, Virginia. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
Don’t break out those Major sweep brooms just yet because we’ve got a tie at the top of the United States Women’s Championship leaderboard with 18 holes left to play. Steve Hill checks in with another episode of Chain Reaction with the action from Virginia, including interviews with Kristin Tattar and Paige Pierce.
The opening day of the single largest women’s event in PDGA history, the 2019 US Women’s Disc Golf Championship (USWDGC), went off on Friday without a hitch. 166 women took to the tees with 16 divisions of amateurs and pros spread out across four courses in the greater Fredericksburg, Virginia area.
Hungry for news from the United States Women's Disc Golf Championship? Chain Reaction has you covered. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
Breathing room is at a premium at the top of the U.S. Women’s Championship leaderboard, as 15 players are within three shots of the lead. Time to check in from day one in Spotsylvania, Virginia, with another installment of Chain Reaction, featuring player news and soundbites from Kristin Tattar and Paige Pierce!
Zoe Andyke (center) and Callie McMorran (right) are a small part of the largest women's field ever at the USWDGC. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
A record number of women are in Spotsylvania, Virginia, this weekend for the United States Women's Disc Golf Championship, an annual PDGA Major that celebrates both camaraderie and competition. With Paige Pierce eyeing her first career Major sweep and a constantly growing pro women's division, that means Loriella Park and Hawk Hollow are likely to be the backdrop for some spectacular play.
Another year, another record turnout for the United States Women’s Disc Golf Championship (USWDGC). Renowned Virginia club Spotsy Disc Golf will serve as host for this year’s USWDGC, which now boasts not only the largest Open Women’s division in PDGA history at 52, but also the single largest women’s field in PDGA history with 169 players.