11 years ago I photographed my first World Championships in Kalamzoo, Michigan, where I met a kid from California with long hair and asked him for his autograph, when he asked me excitedly “you know who I am?!” That kid was Paul McBeth, the now 5X World Champion pictured here with Wayne Glabe, The Fan That Stole My Heart, who Paul gave his winning putters from Worlds to.Read More
What does it mean to be a World Champion? I witnessed something inside of Paige that final day that I had never seen before. I could tell that she was nervous, they all were, Catrina Allen, Eveliina Salonen and Paige were all tied for first place going into the final round. But all of those elements, all of that practice, talent, consistency, grit, endurance and sportsmanship came out with fire under her wings.
This final round was at the Sunset Hills Golf Course in Pekin, IL. If you ever get the chance to watch women play disc golf at this level it is unbelievable. The crowd is not as big as the MPO field. It is more intimate, you can hear their hearts beating and the crowd roar. I just consider myself lucky that they let me photograph it.Read More
For Friday’s round the FPO division played the Sunset Hills Golf Course.Read More
Yesterday afternoon the current World Champion Gregg Barsby (sponsored by Innova Discs) hosted the Barsby Battle at the Canyons disc golf course. It was a one-round eighteen-hole challenge with three discs.
“Really it’s a good time and a good chance for me to invigorate the local disc golf scene, and meet the local Barsbarians (fans).” Barsby personally selected the discs that were part of the player’s pack that came with registration. I sat down with him to find out more information on why he chose these three discs and how he got started in disc golf.Read More
Let the good times roll at the Wisco Disco. This tournament has long been on my bucket list to attend. Eight two total women played in this tournament at the Vallarta-Last / Token Creek Disc Golf Course in Madison, Wisconsin. Temperatures were scorching in the high 90’s but there were smiles and high-fives all around.Read More