PDGA Elite Series play resumes this weekend with the sixth stop of the 2020 Disc Golf Pro Tour, The Idlewild Open presented by Dynamic Discs and The Nati Disc Golf. The competition will take place from August 7-9th with feature and lead card coverage broadcast live on the Disc Golf Network. Coverage will begin at 1:35 p.m. ET each day with the MPO division, and the FPO division will join the broadcast at 4 p.m. ET.
Post-Production coverage will be provided by JomezPro, CentralCoastDiscGolf, and GK Pro.
Here’s everything else you need to know to catch the action this weekend.
UDisc Live | Visit Site
The Disc Golf Pro Tour has contracted UDisc Live for a whopping 20 events in 2020. With more stats than you can shake a stick at, keep an eye on UDisc Live all week for in-the-moment moves from the tournament’s stacked DGPT field.
Tee Time & Round Ratings
PDGA | Visit Site
Official Scores, Tee Times & Round Ratings can be found at the official event page on PDGA.com
In-Person Spectating Unavailable
The Disc Golf Pro Tour is currently in Phase One of its COVID-19 Policies & Best Practices plan which does not allow for in-person spectating.
Live Video Coverage
Disc Golf Network | Subscribe
The Disc Golf Network (DGN) is the new home of live disc golf. Built by the Disc Golf Pro Tour, the DGN is a subscription streaming and on-demand platform much like Netflix or Disney+. Covering the world’s best players competing in the sport’s most elite tournaments, a subscription includes post-produced coverage of select disc golf tournaments as well as exclusive disc golf shows, touring pro interview series, podcasts, and other segments only available on the Disc Golf Network. The DGN offers a PDGA Member discount of 50% to all active members bringing the cost down to $4.49/month.
The first two rounds of Live coverage for the Idlewild Open will be streamed on the Disc Golf Network, exclusive for DGN subscribers. The DGN will also stream some content for free, and the final round of the Idlewild Open will be streamed live for free on the platform.
DGPT YouTube | Subscribe
In addition to the DGN, the live broadcast will be simulcast on the DGPT Youtube channel for the final round only (Sunday, August 9th).
DGPT Website | Visit Site
Daily Round Recaps, Articles
No time to watch a full round? Just need a quick rundown of the day’s action? The Pro Tour has you covered through daily recap articles, posted to their website after each round.
Post Production Video Coverage
Jomez Productions | Subscribe
Open Lead card
After HUGE viewership (over 1 million views and counting) for the Memorial (the DGPT 2020 kick-off event), Jomez will not only be filming and producing for the CBS broadcast but will also have its post-production video ready to release in September.
JomezPro will be on hand at every single DGPT event (and PDGA National Tour stop) in 2020 to bring their eye-catching stylings to the Open feature and lead card each day, putting post-produced coverage of the world’s best disc golfers in front of more than 200,000 subscribers. Yes.
The Disc Golf Guy | Subscribe
Open chase card
The Disc Golf Guy is stepping up to chase card coverage for the Idlewild Open. The Disc Golf Guy will be filming and creating post-production coverage of a feature card Day 1, and the chase card for day 2 and the final round.
GK Pro | Subscribe
Open Women’s Lead Card
GK Pro will be covering nearly all of the lead women’s cards for the DPGT this season.
DGPT & PDGA Social Media
DGPT Media will be on the ground all week bringing the sights and sounds from the event. Whether it’s behind the scenes shenanigans on Instagram stories or photos and interviews on Facebook and Instagram, they’ll be communicating across all of their platforms for the week. Plus, be sure to subscribe to the Disc Golf Network and the DGPT YouTube channel, where the live coverage will be simulcast as well!