If you are looking for the short answer, yes. Yes, it matters a lot.
With one event remaining in the 2016 Pro Tour, it is time to start the planning and evaluating. One of the primary aspects of a Pro Tour event is the course. Without a great course, the event could be less fun to watch.
Catrina Allen and Paul McBeth won disc golf’s richest event in convincing fashion. McBeth won by 12 strokes, blistering the course with a 1093 rated, bogey free, 50 in the final round. Catrina Allen took a strong lead into the final round and shot yet another hot round of the day, winning by eight strokes and cementing her position as the the top ranked woman in the world.
With Pro Worlds going on this week, we figured our stat of the week should be a comparison of the two players who are heavily favored to win. With his win at the Majestic, Ricky Wysocki became the #1 Power Ranked player in the world, eclipsing McBeth who had held the top spot for over three years in a row.
The Pro Tour has three events under its belt. Much has been learned. We’ve adapted to improve the consumption of the UDisc scoring and stats. We’ve finally figured out how to best utilize the Multi-Card Coverage. We’ve also learned that many players like the idea of a geographically sensible tour and a responsive group of people running the events.
Exciting finishes are par for the course at The Majestic; at stake was the ample $30,185 pro purse. This year's 30th annual Majestic, the third stop on the Disc Golf Pro Tour, lived up to high expectations as Ricky Wysocki #38008 stormed back to win it over Nate Sexton #18824 on the sixth playoff hole at the big beautiful Blue Ribbon Pines DGC north of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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