The Z Boaz Open took place in Fort Worth, Texas at the Z Boaz Park Disc Golf Course over the weekend of May 19-20, 2012. This PDGA sanctioned B-tier event had 76 disc golfers come out to compete and it was defending champion Miles Seaborn of Benbrook, Texas who dominated the men’s open division to capture the win with a final score of 16-under par.
Seaborn had several victories in 2011, including the Bob Robertson Memorial and the Wild Hair. He was followed at second place by North Texas Tournament Series #1 winner Nolan Grider of Allen, Texas scoring 7-under par and at third place was Thoun Sien of Fort Worth, Texas with a final score of 7-over par.
Steve Hatcher of Mustang, Oklahoma followed in fourth place scoring 11-over par and Eric Dodson of Fort Worth captured fifth place with a final score of 16-over par.
In the women’s open division it was local Stacia Pearce who was crowned champion scoring 36-over par, while Tracy Nations, also of Fort Worth, followed at second place with a final score of 56-over par.
Tony Shirley of Arlington, Texas captured the victory in the masters division scoring 4-over par. He’s had several wins this year, including the recent Duncan Lake Hillclimber Open. David Kinter of Arlington and Colin Evans of Fort Worth followed at a tie for second place, both with a final score of 12-over par.
In the advanced division, it was Josh Blank of Hurst, Texas who got the win in overtime, with both he and second place finisher Adrian Cordova of Arlington both scoring 9-0ver par. John Cloutier of Henderson, Texas won the advanced masters division with a final score of 23-over par while Lloyd Sitkoff of Carrollton, Texas was the winner in the advaned grandmasters division scoring 32-over par.
Finally, Michael Rudd won the tight race in the intermediate division with a final score of 23-over par and Cheyne Wedgeworth of Fort Worth won the recreational division scoring 50-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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