The Eric C Yetter Champions Cup took place this past weekend of September 8-9 at Tyler State Park in Newtown, Pennsylvania. With 108 disc golfers coming out to compete in this PDGA sanctioned A-tier event, it was the 2011 PDGA Rookie of the Year, Ricky Wysocki of Fort Mill, South Carolina who captured the victory in the Men’s Open division with a final score of 34-under par.
Wysocki had a very impressive second place finish at the PDGA World Championships this year and he’s had several wins including the Brent Hambrick Memorial Open and the Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open. Following at second place was Geoff Bennett of Canton, Michigan scoring 32-under par, while Paul Ulibarri of Phoenix, Arizona captured third place at just a throw behind with a final score of 31-under par.
Devin Frederick of Hellertown, Pennsylvania and Steve Brinster of Warwick, New York came in at fourth and fifth place respectively, while Mike Moser of Wilmington, Delaware took sixth place and the 2008 PDGA World Champion, Dave Feldberg captured seventh place.
In the Women’s Open division, it was 2011 PDGA Female Rookie of the Year, Catrina Allen, who was crowned champion with a final score of 16-over par. She placed third at the World’s, and has been on fire throughout much of the year with wins at the Vibram Open, The Glass Blown Open and the Beaver State Fling, just to name a few.
Melynda Apton of Pennfield, New York followed Allen at second place scoring 25-over par.
In the Masters division it was Linc Morgan of Lancaster, Pennsylvania who took the win with a final score of 4-under par and Joe Mela of Bristol, Pennsylvania ran away with the Grandmasters division scoring 19-under par at 16 throws better than second place finisher Glenn Patterson of Florence, New Jersey.
The Advanced division win went to Derek Brazauskas of Charlton, Massachusetts with a final score of 5-under par and Emily Landherr of Philadelphia won the division for the women scoring 58-over par.
Finally, Frank Gualtieri of Brick, New Jersey won the Advanced Masters division scoring 9-over par while Tom Murray of East Brunswick, New Jersey won the Advanced Grandmasters division with a final score of 33-over par.