Nate Doss, Valarie Jenkins Crowned Champion at Disc Golf’s Toronto Island Maple Leaf

The Toronto Island Maple Leaf was held at beautiful Toronto Island Park in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, with 90 disc golfers coming out to compete in this PDGA sanctioned A and B-tier event, including some of the world’s best. In the end it was the 2011 PDGA World Champion, Nate Doss of Capitola, California who was crowned champion with a final score of 31-under par, dominating the Men’s Open division with a win 12 throws ahead of the second place finisher.

Doss had a seventh place finish at the recent PDGA World Championships, and is currently ranked as the third best disc golf professional in the world. Following at second place was the 2009 World Champion, Avery Jenkins, also of Capitola, California, scoring 19-under par, while third place went to local Kim Scott Wood with a final score of 15-under par.

At fourth place was Martin Hendel of St. Thomas, Ontario scoring 12-under par, while Dan Hastings of Rochester, New York finished in fifth place with a final score of 6-under par.

In the Women’s Open division, three-time Women’s World Champion Valarie Jenkins of Capitola, California captured the victory scoring 3-over par. Jenkins remains the number one female pro disc golfer in the world. Another three-time Women’s World Champion, Des Reading of Wimberley, Texas, followed at second place with a final score of 10-over par.

Gregg Hosfeld of Orlando, Florida won the Masters division scoring 3-over par, with Jay “Yeti” Reading coming in at second place with a final score of 10-over par.

In the Advanced division, Andrew Culliton of West Seneca, New York was the winner with a final score of 6-over par, while Leah Taylor of Pawhuska, Oklahoma won the division for the women scoring 49-over par.

Finally, it was Aaron Clarke of Peterborough, Ontario who captured the victory in the Intermediate division with a final score of 14-over par.

Congratulations to all the winners and competitors on a great weekend of disc golf!