Before Pro Worlds, Gregg Barsby had slipped off our Directors Poll. That's changed in a big way. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
The first Directors Poll since Pro Worlds was kind to the veteran competitors who showed out in Vermont. But it also tilted in favor of the pedigreed champions who dominated the following week at the Delaware Disc Golf Challenge.
Paul McBeth took back the top slot in the Directors Poll just a few days before he aims for a fifth PDGA Professional World Championship. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen | DGPT
As the professional touring circuit rounds into the season's home stretch, the tournament directors and state coordinators who voted in this week's poll -- whether they intended to or not -- let player ratings drive their rankings.
Philo Brathwaite made the biggest climb in this week's Directors Poll. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen
When all was said and done at the Santa Cruz Masters Cup, the two reigning PDGA World Champions did what they do. And in so doing, they locked down their spots at the top of this week's Directors Poll.
Ricky Wysocki holds onto number one in the Open division for a second straight poll, while Paige Pierce remains in the same spot she started the season. It's the rest of the results, though, that saw the most upheaval.