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PDGA: Winners in Disc Golf’s Turkey & Chains 5th Helping
On Saturday, November 26 in Ypsilanti, Michigan, the Turkey & Chains 5th Helping tournament took place with 46 disc golf players in the competition. This was a PDGA C-Tier event played at Rolling Hills County Park Disc Golf Course in Ypsilanti.
In the Men's Open division, it was Brad Schick of Westerville, Ohio, who captured the win with a final score of 8-under par. Schick has been winning all over the place lately, with victories in the Ohio State Doubles Championships just two weeks ago, as well as at the Great Seal Scream IX, the Flying Pig Open, Hall of Chains Classic and the Toronto Island Maple Leaf just to name a few.
Following Schick in second place, was Mike Henry of Royal Oak, Michigan, scoring just a stroke behind at 7-under par. Henry had a second place finish at the Goldenrod Championships at the end of October, in addition to several wins, including the Kalamazoo Championship, the Hastings Championship, and the Motor City Open.
At third place, was James Bates of Trenton, Michigan, with a score of 5-under par. Bates was the winner of the Fly Open VII in early October. Following in fourth place, was Joe Gabris of Royal Oak, Michigan, scoring 2-under par, and in fifth place, there was a tie between Mark Ellis of Brighton, Michigan, Ryan Herzog of Shelby Township, Michigan, and Brandon Bueter of Novi, Michigan, all scoring 1-under par.
Sarah DeMar of Novi, Michigan, captured the Women's Open division, scoring . DeMar was the winner of the same division at the Goldenrod Championships last month, and she also had wins at the Motor City Open, Kalamazoo Championship, Hastings Championship and the Michigan Fall Fling, to name just a few.
In the Intermediate division, it was Andy Steiner of Canton, Michigan who captured the win scoring 13-under par. He had a win in the Advanced division at the Stateline Classic in May. Following in second place was PK Deaner of Cleveland, Ohio with a score of 8-under par. He had a win at the Grounded for Winter in the same division back in February. At third place, there was a three way tie between Josh Minard, Alex Grimes of Lansing, Michigan, and Jeremy Horton of all scoring 6-under par.
Congratulations to all the winners and competitors on another great day of disc golf!
The first time K.C. Dermody played disc golf was in the spectacular Black Hills of South Dakota. She has since become addicted to the sport, and enjoys playing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She welcomes comments and suggestions, with the goal of promoting the sport of disc golf throughout the world. Find her on www.facebook.com/KCDermodyWriter or on Twitter: @kcdermody.
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