“It is always a pleasure competing with Nate. That is one person who is genuinely happy to be in a great battle, win or lose.”, said McBeth after the round. Admiration for Doss peaked at the tournament’s close, as the crowd sang happy birthday. Nate celebrated his 30th birthday this weekend, which coincided with the tournament’s 30th anniversary.
Paul was joined on the awards stage by teammates Patrick Brown who continued his hot streak as well over in Masters. Patrick held off some hard chargers in the final round to claim a 1-shot win and his second NT win in a row. “Learning how to win at DeLaveaga is one of the biggest achievements of my disc golf career. This track takes patience, perseverance, and a bit of DeLa love!”, said Brown.
Learning how to win at DeLaveaga is one of the biggest achievements of my disc golf career. This track takes patience, perseverance, and a bit of DeLa love!
Jim Oates earned another win at DeLa, this time in the Grandmasters Division. Jim is a two-time Masters Division Champion, winning in 1997 and 2011. Top team honors among Open Women this year go to Valarie Doss and Jessica Weese who finished 2nd and 4th respectively.
The next stop on the 2015 PDGA National Tour is the Beaver State Fling in Portland, Oregon. We look forward to seeing you there!
Other strong performances this weekend included:
Joe Rovere, 303 Open – 1st Place Open
Casey Wright, 25th Annual Capital of Texas Open – 1st Place Open
Barry Schultz, 15th Annual Tarheel Tournament – 1st Place Open
Matt Peckham, Hotlanta 2015 – 1st Place Masters
George Smith, 2015 Paradise Diamond – 1st Place Masters
Steve Boylan, Madisonville Open – 1st Place Masters
Dean Tannock, Madisonville Open – 1st Place Grandmasters