The Jonesboro Open and Prodiscus announced on January 2 they will continue their partnership to bring elite, professional disc golf to Northeast, Arkansas. The second iteration of the Jonesboro Open presented by Prodiscus will be April 6-8, 2018 at the Disc Side of Heaven Championship Course and will be the third stop on the Disc Golf Pro Tour.
The inaugural Jonesboro Open saw 143 disc golfers travel to Jonesboro including 54 of the top professional men and 12 of the top professional women tackle the challenging Disc Side of Heaven course and will be looking to see even more professional disc golfers compete at this years event. As part of the agreement, the Disc Side of Heaven Championship Course will be upgraded with additional shortened Prodiscus turf teepads to improve the course for female competitors.
Prodiscus representative, Baker Helton, shares his excitement on the continued partnership with the Jonesboro Open. “We are excited to continue our relationship with the Jonesboro Open for 2018. We believe this can be a premier event on tour and we are proud to be part of the continued growth of the event!”
The Pro Tour is always excited to see events on tour expanding partnerships. The Jonesboro Open was exciting to follow in 2017 and should be even more exciting with the addition of women’s tees in 2018. Make sure to stay tuned for more news as we get closer to the start of the season.