Florida native Garrett Gurthie sits in first place at the Jonesboro Open after a course record-breaking opening round. Photo: Alyssa Van Lanen / DGPT
If it seems like Garrett Gurthie is playing like a man trying to make up for lost time, perhaps that's because he is.
Plenty changed in the three years he was away from disc golf, and the Florida native took notice. Now back on tour full time, he's making good on his decision to hit the road. And he's ready for his close-up.
We think back to last year’s exciting PDGA World Championships and how exciting the final few rounds were before the most memorable playoff. The way this year’s tournament is playing out, we wouldn’t be surprised if we see equally as large fireworks in Pittsburgh this weekend for the 2015 Pro Worlds.
With two full rounds remaining before the finals, the leaderboard continues to see many changes after a wild day on Thursday.
Two new names sit atop the leaderboards of the 2015 Pro Worlds, but new to being in the lead they certainly are not. Sarah Hokom #34563, having won the PDGA Professional World Championships in 2012 in Charlotte, NC, knows exactly how to manage the stress of and compete with the pressure of a world title hanging over her head. Will Schusterick #29064 has yet to add the title of “World Champion” to his résumé, but as a 3X US Disc Golf Champion,