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Grind Continues in Arkansas: How to Watch the DGPT – Jonesboro Open

By Baker Helton
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Catrina Allen rolled to a win at the 2021 Jonesboro Open. Photo: DGPT

The grind doesn’t stop.

Just a few days after the first PDGA Pro Major of the year, the inaugural PDGA Champions Cup presented by Bushnell, Elite Series action resumes this weekend at the 2022 Play It Again Sports Jonesboro Open powered by Prodigy.

A field of 167 players, including PDGA Champions Cup winners Paige Pierce and Chris Dickerson, will tackle the Disc Side of Heaven course, a daunting 9,995-foot, Par 64 layout for MPO and a 8,572-foot, Par 66 track for FPO.

Catrina Allen sizzled during the second round of the 2021 Disc Golf Pro Tour stop with a stellar 1042-rated, 12-under 54 that led to a dominant eight-stroke win. That ended four-straight wins from Pierce, who finished second ahead of Sarah Hokom, at the annual stop in northeast Arkansas.

h2w_-_jonesboro_-_wysocki.jpgRicky Wysocki is the defending Jonesboro Open champion. Photo: DGPT

On the MPO side, Ricky Wysocki, who maintained the top spot in the PDGA’s recently updated U.S. Tour rankings, grabbed a four-stroke victory over Calvin Heimburg in 2021.

Wysocki finished second to Dickerson this past weekend at the International Disc Golf Center in Appling, Georgia and is coming off a DGPT Elite Series win at the Texas State Disc Golf Championship in late March.

Allen, meanwhile, finished strong on W.R. Jackson with the course record and hottest round of the weekend to jump to a fifth-place finish at the first PDGA Pro Major of the year.

After four pressure-packed days in Georgia, the 2022 tour and the grind rolls on to Jonesboro.

Here’s everything else you need to know to catch the action this weekend:

Tee Time & Round Ratings

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Official scores, tee times, live scoring and round ratings can be found at the official event page on PDGA.com.

Live Video Coverage

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Friday’s FPO Feature Card (Live coverage of FPO begins at 9:15 a.m. CT)

  • Catrina Allen
  • Lykke Lorentzen
  • Kat Mertsch
  • Kristin Tattar

Friday’s FPO2 Live Card

  • Paige Pierce
  • Lydia Lyons
  • Macie Velediaz
  • Hailey King

Friday’s FPO3 Live Card

  • Sarah Hokom
  • Stacie Hass
  • Jennifer Allen
  • Holyn Handley

Thursday’s MPO Feature Card (Live coverage of MPO begins at 3:30 p.m. CT)

  • Ricky Wysocki
  • Kevin Jones
  • Lauri Lehtinen
  • Eagle McMahon

Thursday’s MPO2 Live Card

  • Calvin Heimburg
  • Gannon Buhr
  • Chris Dickerson
  • Paul McBeth

Thursday’s MPO3 Live Card

  • Väinö Mäkelä
  • Drew Gibson
  • Matt Orum
  • Garrett Gurthie

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In addition to the DGN, the live broadcast for both divisions will be simulcast free on the DGPT YouTube channel for the final round only on Sunday, April 17.

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Hear from some of the players before the action gets going during a press conference from 2-3:50 p.m. CST on Thursday, live on the DGPT’s YouTube channel. Here is the tentative schedule for the press conference (all times CST):

  • 2:00 p.m.: Seth Fendley, DGPT
  • 2:10 p.m.: Ricky Wysocki
  • 2:20 p.m.: Catrina Allen
  • 2:30 p.m.: Eagle McMahon
  • 2:40 p.m.: Paige Pierce
  • 2:50 p.m.: Chris Dickerson
  • 3:00 p.m.: Kristin Tattar
  • 3:10 p.m.: Kevin Jones
  • 3:20 p.m.: Macie Velediaz
  • 3:30 p.m.: Calvin Heimburg
  • 3:40 p.m.: Kat Mertsch
  • 3:50 p.m.: Ted Smethers

Post Production Video Coverage

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Open Lead Card / Round 1 MPO Feature Card

  • Calvin Heimburg
  • Gannon Buhr
  • Chris Dickerson
  • Paul McBeth

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FPO Lead Card / Round 1 FPO Feature Card

  • Catrina Allen
  • Lykke Lorentzen
  • Kat Mertsch
  • Kristin Tattar

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Open Chase Card / Round 1 MPO Feature Card

  • Väinö Mäkelä
  • Drew Gibson
  • Matt Orum
  • Garrett Gurthie

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