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2021 Las Vegas Challenge

2021 Las Vegas Challenge

Eagle McMahon turned in a dominant weekend for the LVC title. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen / DGPT

Eagle McMahon's finish at the DGPT - Las Vegas Challenge presented by Innova was nothing short of dominant. Paige Pierce's road to victory came down to the 72nd hole of the season opener.

It all led to a thrilling kickoff to the 2021 PDGA Elite Series.

McMahon's dominance started on the back nine of the third round on Saturday and, over the final 27 holes, the Colorado native finished at a blistering 23 under par to grab his second Las Vegas Challenge title.

Paige Pierce torched the back nine, setting up a big finale in Las Vegas. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen / DGPT

Paige Pierce and Eagle McMahon went a combined 16-under par on the back nine during the third round of the 2021 DGPT - Las Vegas Challenge.

It sets up an absolutely star-studded battle at the top of both leaderboards in the final round of the first Elite Series and Disc Golf Pro Tour stop of the season.

Ezra Aderhold blitzed the second round of the LVC. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen / PDGA

Ezra Aderhold knows that a lead after two rounds of a tournament isn't enough to bring home the top prize.

But after a sizzling second round at the 2021 Las Vegas Challenge presented by Innova on Friday, he's placed himself firmly in contention in the desert.

Calvin Heimburg finished strong to open the Las Vegas Challenge. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen / DGPT

(Article via Disc Golf Pro Tour)

There were some familiar names on top of the leaderboard following round one of the Las Vegas Challenge presented by Innova.

After a windy day, Calvin Heimburg holds a one-stroke lead in the tightly packed men’s division, and Paige Pierce has a four-stroke lead over the women’s field, which includes 46 players.

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  • Date: 25-Feb to 28-Feb-2021
  • Location: Henderson, Nevada, United States
  • Tournament Director: Jeff Jacquart
  • Asst. Tournament Director: Chris Arnold
  • Final Results

Nate Sexton is back in action to defend his LVC title from 2020. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen / PDGA

Excitement and anticipation levels are through the roof in the desert and that can only mean one thing: it's time for professional disc golf.

The 2021 Elite Series officially kicks off Thursday, Feb. 25 with the Las Vegas Challenge presented by Innova, the first stop on the 2021 Disc Golf Pro Tour.

Over four days, the elite field will compete on the three courses at the Wild Horse Golf Course in Las Vegas, Nevada in the four-round event.