The 1st round of the 2015 United States Disc Golf Championship is just about in the books! Your 1st round leader with the hot round of 56 (-11) is 2008 US Champion Nate Doss. Doss played a great round and finds himself up by 3 strokes over Nate Sexton and first timer, Eagle McMahon.
Defending Champion Will Schusterick did not fair so well at Winthrop today. Schusterick struggled down the stretch carding a triple bogey on hole 17 and double bogey on hole 18. Schusterick will have a ton of work to do as he finds himself 13 strokes back.
Paul McBeth was on one of the last cards to start the 1st round and he was joined by Nikko Locastro who shot a 63 (-4). McBeth played a clean front nine carding 6 birdies including 4 in a row. Mcbeth played the back nine at (+1) losing a stroke overall to finish at 62 (-5).
— usdgclive (@usdgclive) October 7, 2015
Other notable 1st round scores inlcude “The Champ” Ken Climo, playing in his 17th USDGC finishing at 62 (-5) as well. Michael Johansen posted a 61 (-6) and Ricky Wysocki came in at 62 (-5) as well. Round II could find a star studded card with McBeth, Climo, Wysocki, and James Proctor who also shot 62 (-5).