The King’s Cup 7 was held at the Barnet Park Disc Golf Course in Kinston, North Carolina over the weekend of May 26-27, 2012. With 90 disc golfers coming out to compete in this PDGA sanctioned B-tier event, it was Brian Schweberger of Tarboro, North Carolina who was crowned champion after shooting a hot final round of 40 and emerging with a final score of 27-under par.
Schweberger was the winner of the recent Bayville Spring Pro/Am Ace Run Shootout in addition to a number of other victories this year, including the Ace Run Shootout and the Loriella Challenge. The King’s Cup VI winner, Jeb Bryant of Greenville, North Carolina came in at just a stroke behind to capture second place with a final score of 26-under par, while Cameron Todd of Wingate, North Carolina took third place scoring 23-under par.
Terry Gallops of Raleigh, North Carolina followed at fourth place with a final score of 18-under par, and it was Sean Gough of Greenville, North Carolina who captured fifth place scoring 9-under par.
The masters division win went to Motown Showdown winner Barry Schultz of Rock Hill, South Carolina. He dominated the division with a final score of 25-under par, ten strokes ahead of second place finisher Brian McRee of Louisburg, North Carolina.
Justin Kingery of Greenville, North Carolina captured the victory in the advanced division with a final score of 8-under par and it was Sue Smith of Wendell, North Carolina who won the division for the women scoring 52-over par.
The advanced masters division went to Robert Borjes of Pittsboro, North Carolina with a final score of 9-over par and Alan Layh of Rocky Point, North Carolina won the advanced grandmasters division, also scoring 9-over par. Adam Walter won the intermediate division in overtime after both he and second place finisher Levi Hudson of Idaho Falls, Idaho both ended with a final score of 6-under par. Felicia Vallee of New Bern, North Carolina captured the win for the women in the division scoring 78-over par.
Finally, Ryan Wehrenberg of Roxboro, North Carolina won the recreational division with a final score of 10-over par.
Congratulations to all the winners and competitors on a great weekend 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 promoting 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 orTwitter@kcdermody.
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