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This week in Disc Golf 2/20/14

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Last week
The Gentleman’s club Amateur weekend tournament was held last weekend and the Amateur winner was Anthony Barela by 1 shot over Jason Tydingco.
Jackie Dubrucq won the womans division by by 3 shots over Ameya Lisa Leitera.

This week
This week is the start of the season for disc golf. The pro Gentleman’s club tournament is being played in Las Vegas. Several of the top pro’s will be there to get ready for the memorial next week.

The 3rd Okinawa open is being played in Okinawa Japan. The page is in Japanese, but if you look at it in Chrome browser, you can click on the translate button and it will translate it into English so you can read it.

For the events in and around the Twin Cities, you can see the calendar here of the events scheduled this weekend.

To see what other events are scheduled you can look at the PDGA events page.

Avery Jenkins training video
Avery Jenkins has put out the part 2 of his building the bag video that covers drivers. Check out the video for some great tips on what drivers to select for you to play your best.

New equipment this week
The Discraft Mantis hits the stores this week. The Mantis is a slightly over stable high speed distance driver. Here is what Discraft says about the disc. “The Mantis is a utility driver for experienced players, and a distance driver for newer players. A touch of overstability enables control at slow or high speeds. Rip it hard for a hyzer flip or S distance shot, or hild a strait line at slower speeds. Try it for strait thumber shots too.”

Dynamic Discs has just gotten approval on the Witness. They say about the disc, “"The Witness is a great fairway driver for players with lower arm speed. An understable flight path and tremendous glide make the Witness an excellent choice for players looking to gain distance without sacrificing accuracy. Bigger arms can use the Witness for controlled anhyzers, hyzerflips, and rollers."

Good discussion on why use over stable discs for for hand throws, check it out.

Have a great week playing disc golf and check out my site daily for all the news and stories disc golf related.

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