Weekend Roundup: Dickerson Starts Hot, Finishes 4th at Green Mountain Championships, Allen 6th in FPO

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: DICKERSON STARTS HOT, FINISHES 4TH AT GREEN MOUNTAIN CHAMPIONSHIP, ALLEN 6TH IN FPO

Article by Idris Garcia

Chris Dickerson lit up Brewster’s Ridge at Smuggler’s Notch Resort to start the Green Mountain Championships with a two stroke lead. Dickerson continued his strong play throughout the Disc Golf Pro Tour event in Jeffersonville, Vt., to finish in fourth place.

Dickerson managed to stay on the lead card all weekend and posted all four rounds above his rating on the way to a 25-under 223 total. Matt Orum and Kevin Jones each worked their way into the top-25, with Orum finishing in a tie for 21st and Kevin Jones tying for 25th.

Catrina Allen finished the event well, tossing the hot round in Open Women on the final day to jump a couple of spots into sixth. Allen’s 1-under 62 on the day led to another 1000-rated round for the year.

Keith Gallusser took his third win of the year at the 2019 Gold Vault Open in Muldraugh, Ky., where Dutch Napier also placed third. Gallusser overcame a three stroke deficit with a 1044-rated hot second round to take the win by four.

D.J. Gilbert claimed his win at the Bridger Baxter Memorial in Twin Falls, Idaho. Gilbert posted the . ow score in both rounds to take a six stroke win — his first of the year. Josh Flynn added a fourth place finish.

Daniel Polk and G.T. Hancock collected doubles wins over the weekend with their respective partners. Polk took down the NoChainz Bagtag Challenge with Ben Kroll and Mitch Privette taking a close second. The two teams were tied and headed to a playoff where Polk and his teammate came out on top. Hancock got his win at the LL Roberts & Schindler present the Jay Bitner Memorial Doubles by one stroke in another close battle.

Tournament Player - Finish
Green Mountain Championships Chris Dickerson - 4th
Matt Orum - T-21st
Kevin Jones - T-25th

Catrina Allen - 6th (FPO)
Bridger Baxter Memorial 🏆 D.J. Gilbert - 1st
Josh Flynn - 4th
LL Roberts & Schindler present the Jay Bitner Memorial Doubles 🏆 G.T. Hancock - 1st
2019 Gold Vault Open 🏆 Keith Gallusser - 1st
Dutch Napier - 3rd
Summer Sizzler at Monroe 🏆 Billy Ray Osborn - 1st (MP40)
NoChainz Bagtag Challenge 🏆 Daniel Polk - 1st
Ben Kroll - 2nd
Mitch Privette - 2nd
Macomb YFC Open Nick Snelling - 2nd
The 4th Annual Autumn Glory Open Jacob Henson - T-2nd
Tray Desnoyer - 4th
Washington County Open Donny Ferguson - 3rd
The Iowa City and Coralville Classic #2 Jesse Kirk - 5th
2019 Central New York Championships Bobby Jones - 5th (MP40)
2019 GRDGC Series Championships Bobby Jones - 3rd
Augusta Disc Golf Classic Austin Lytle - 5th
Precious Paws Benefit Tournament Troy Pendzimas - 2nd (MA40)
Fall Classic Noah Higgins - 2nd