The 2021 Disc Golf Professional Tour Season is approaching shortly, and we’re excited to launch our Elite Sequence schedule which is able to characteristic 11 occasions plus the Tour Championship.
Because of the challenges associated to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Tour will look similar to this season’s schedule. The 2020 Nationwide Tour was postponed to 2021, making it smart for the DGPT to copy an identical path in 2021 to assist observe the identical geographically smart Tour schedule. The Disc Golf Professional Tour will see most of the 2020 Tour stops again within the 2021 season. Scheduling has many components, items, stakeholders, and layers, and we thank the PDGA for working collaboratively to ship a schedule that, whereas not devoid of challenges, represents the biggest and most collaborative skilled disc golf tour within the historical past of the game.
The DGPT can also be happy to welcome a brand new addition to the Tour in 2021; The Las Vegas Problem. The LVC offers an excellent venue for a Disc Golf Professional Tour occasion. With the flexibility to carry loads of spectators and management entry to the occasion – we’re excited so as to add this distinguished occasion to the schedule for 2021 and thank Jeff Jacquart and his staff for working to succeed in an settlement to hitch the LVC. Whereas the Memorial will step off the Elite Sequence for 2021, we hope to see the occasion be part of the SIlver Sequence and rejoin the Elite Sequence ranks sooner or later if attainable.
Having a look on the total Elite Sequence & Main Schedule for 2021, it breaks down into 5 completely different geographical areas.
- The Las Vegas Problem – February 25-28
- Waco Annual Charity Open – March 12-14
- Texas State Championships (Nationwide Tour) – March 26-28
- Jonesboro Open – April 16-18
- Glass Blown Open (Nationwide Tour) – April 28 – Might 1
The Southern swing sees the Tour kickoff in Las Vegas this yr, then swinging again via the south earlier than ending in Emporia on its manner out west. With the Glass Blown Open’s return to the schedule in Emporia, for now, the Dynamic Discs Open appears to be like like it’ll take a break, however there are hopes that we may even see it once more on Tour within the close to future.
- San Francisco Open – Might 14-16
- U. S. Girls’s Disc Golf Championships (Main) – Might 21-23
- Masters Cup (Nationwide Tour) – Might 28-30
- Portland Open – June 4-6
- Beaver State Fling (Nationwide Tour) – June 11-13
- PDGA Skilled World Championships (Main) – June 19-26
The West Coast swing presents gamers two weeks to maneuver from the Glass Blown Open over to San Francisco. A bit of the Tour that didn’t happen as a result of COVID-19 this season, the West Coast is a favourite of many professionals. We’re excited to get again to the SFO & Portland Open, in addition to assist the NT stops in California and Oregon in 2021, and actually hope to keep away from the necessity for an adjustment that took the DGPT away from these occasions in 2020. The DGPT additionally appears to be like ahead to supporting the 2 PDGA Skilled Majors throughout the West Coast Swing!
- European Open (Main) – July 14-18
After wrapping up in Utah with the World Championships, the Tour will then soar over to Europe for the European Open and surrounding Euro Tour occasions. Whereas we anticipate to see Silver Sequence occasions throughout this time, the Elite Sequence will take a break state-side for many of July earlier than returning to the Mid-West Swing.
- Nice Lakes Open – July 23-25
- The Protect Championship – July 30-August 1
- Ledgestone Insurance coverage Open – August 5-8
- Idlewild Open – August 13-15
The Mid-West part of the Tour occurs in a single full sweep with 4 occasions on back-to-back weekends. This action-packed part of the Tour will see gamers return from Europe in Detroit after which make their manner across the mid-west earlier than a break to go East for the ultimate stretch of the Tour.
- Delaware Disc Golf Problem (Nationwide Tour) – August 27-29
- MVP Open at Maple Hill – September 3-6
- Inexperienced Mountain Championship – September 9-12
- Music Metropolis Open (Nationwide Tour) – September 24-26
- U. S. Disc Golf Championships (Main) – October 6-9
- Disc Golf Professional Tour Championship – October 14-17
The ultimate stretch of the Tour presents among the most difficult and beloved wooded golf on the earth as gamers look to solidify their closing Tour Standings. The season wraps up with the ultimate Main of the season in Rock Hill, earlier than culminating within the Disc Golf Professional Tour Championship.
It’s shaping as much as be an action-packed 2021 season with extra bulletins to come back! Whereas this schedule is closing, occasions nonetheless engaged on finalizing sanctioning agreements have the potential to be added to this listing.
As soon as the A-Tier schedule is about, the Disc Golf Professional Tour will launch its Silver Sequence schedule alongside the A-Tier announcement. Be trying ahead to these bulletins within the offseason!