The Disc Golf Professional Tour shall be heading throughout the pond in 2021 because it provides a Euro Tour occasion to the 2021 Elite Sequence. As was introduced right now, the PCS and Sula Open occasions will merge in 2021 to develop into the bigger, PCS Sula Open.
The Euro Tour cease simply earlier than the European Open will play host to the Disc Golf Professional Tour’s first worldwide Elite Sequence occasion. In a joint effort between the Skilled Disc Golf Affiliation, PDGA Europe, and the Euro Tour the Disc Golf Professional Tour is happy to see extra European’s compete on Tour in 2021. “For the previous yr, I’ve heard from a number of occasions and occasion administrators operating top-level occasions in Europe. I knew that we needed to convey the tour to Europe, however discovering the suitable circumstances was difficult.” stated DGPT CEO & Director Jeff Spring.
It wasn’t till Spring had a dialog with Mike Downes, PDGA Operations Director that the items fell into place. “Mike was pivotal in connecting the DGPT with PDGA Europe and Euro Tour Director Matej Verl and inspiring collaboration with an occasion previous the European Open. From there discussions took off. After reviewing the PCS Sula Open, it was clear we had an incredible companion”
The event will function a Euro Tour occasion and acquire factors on the Disc Golf Professional Tour. Spring sees this as a step to encourage European Professionals to play extra DGPT occasions sooner or later, saying “Bringing a factors alternative to Europe has at all times been a aim. The Disc Golf Professional Tour needs to make it simpler for the rising ranks of European execs to achieve factors on the DGPT, and subsequently, encourage extra journey to the US sooner or later.”
Whereas stay protection on the Disc Golf Community is deliberate, it has but to be confirmed. “The Disc Golf Community crew will pull out all of the stops to ship stay protection of the PCS Sula Open. That shall be one in every of a number of occasion particulars we’re excited to share later this fall,” stated Spring
The PCS Open is thought for its enormous payouts and Viking theme. Matej Verl likens the occasion to Ragnarok, recognized in Viking lore as a closing battle the place present gods and mankind die after which reemerge in Valhalla – heaven for warriors. He says that whereas gamers could really feel just like the occasion itself is a closing battle, those that full the occasion really feel the success of finishing the occasion to be virtually euphoric particularly in mild of the hospitality which surrounds the occasion.
Valhalla may be in full impact through the 2021 occasion because the occasion will finish on Saturday which permits the huge participant’s occasion to be in full impact Saturday night time.
Becoming a member of the PCS Open this yr is the Sula Open. A mainstay on the Euro Tour, Sula holds one of many hardest and prettiest programs in Europe. Paul McBeth, Kevin Jones, and Cale Leviska (to call a number of) had been all registered to play the occasion earlier than its cancellation as a result of COVID in 2020.
Each programs have spectacular views of Norwegian fjords which is able to add one other picturesque occasion to the Tour. It is going to be a real Nordic Journey for all rivals.
These unable to attend in particular person shall be aware of the usual host of post-production protection that comes with a DGPT occasion (with some European taste). As famous, broadcasting the occasion stay on the Disc Golf Community can be within the works.
It’s time to get excited as Elite Sequence play heads throughout the pond to welcome the PCS Sula Open to the Disc Golf Professional Tour, July 7-10 2021!