The Top of the Pines took place in Show Low and Pine Top, Arizona over the weekend of July 7-8, 2012 . With 77 disc golfers coming out to compete in this PDGA sanctioned B-tier event, it was Paul Ulibarri Jr. of Lakeside, Arizona who was crowned champion in the men’s open division with a final score of 28-under par. He was the recent winner of the King of the Mountain held in Show Low.
Ulibarri was followed at second place by Steve Lewandowski of Tucscon, Arizona scoring 20-under par, while Michael Lassuy of Flagstaff, Arizona captured third place with a final score of 18-under par and David Stearns of Scottsdale, Arizona took fourth place scoring 15-under par. Triston Covington of Lakeside, Arizona finished in fifth place with a final score of 13-under par.
The masters division win went to Floyd “Soup” Campbell of Mesa, Arizona after he and Ken Swafford of Pine Top, Arizona battled it in overtime, with both scoring 11-under par. The advanced division win went to Bryant Begay of Snowflake, Arizona with a final score of 16-under par and Josh Weum of Kingman, Arizona followed at second place scoring 13-under par, while Nicole Bradley of Flagstaff, Arizona won the division for the women with a final score of 19-over par.
Loren Covington of Lakeside, Arizona dominated the advanced masters division with a final score of 12-under par while Mike Erickson and Edward Horne followed in a tie for second place, both scoring at even par. The intermediate division victory went to Justin Covington of Lakeside who scored 3-under par and it was Crystal Begay who won the division for the women.
Finally, Jacob Young won the recreational division and Dez Duran won the junior girls under 10 division.
Congratulations to all the winners and competitors on a great weekend of disc golf!
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