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Major History in Wisconsin

By Baker Helton

At its core, the United States Women’s Disc Golf Championship is a celebration of women’s disc golf, a tournament where girls and women from every corner of the planet gather to compete and, most importantly, find community.

It’s going to be a party in Madison, Wisconsin.

A record 320 women across 19 divisions kick off the 24th annual USWDGC on Thursday with a chance to grow the game, meet new friends and compete for a PDGA Major title.

The numbers continue to be staggering and highlight the growth of women playing and competing on the disc golf course.

In 2022, there are 54 more competitors than 2021, the field is over three times the size of 2016 and in 2009, there were just 48 total competitors.

We have PDGA No. 83 and PDGA No. 215432 in the field.

Some of the best women in the world will compete this week in FPO, which has a massive field of 90 players. In 2016, there were 90 total competitors.

“We’re almost able to fill an entire pool of FPO – 90 players, that’s the biggest field I’ve competed in throughout my career,” said two-time USWDGC champion Sarah Hokom, who also sits on the PDGA Women’s committee. “I’m honored to be a part of that.

“We’re going to have to create USWDGC to cater to 400-500 women in the next year or two.”

Eight countries and 39 states are represented this week in Madison.

And this event will be covered like never before. FPO action, which includes reigning champion Paige Pierce and fellow five-time PDGA World Champion Juliana Korver, will be covered live on the Disc Golf Network for all four rounds of action. There will be four post-production teams on site to deliver what promises to be an exciting week of disc golf.

“That’s amazing,” said Pierce of the tournament size. “It’s going to be great to share the love of disc golf with all of the women out there and see who will rise to the top.”

Pierce nailed it: Community and competition.

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

Tee Time & Round Ratings

PDGA | Visit Site

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

Live Video Coverage


Disc Golf Network | Subscribe

The Disc Golf Network (DGN) is the 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.

Active PDGA members can view the USWDGC for free. Follow this link for instructions >>

Active PDGA members also receive a 50% discount on their Disc Golf Network subscription, a $60 value

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

  • Paige Pierce
  • Ohn Scoggins
  • Catrina Allen
  • Maria Oliva

Thursday’s FPO2 Live Card

  • Hailey King
  • Kat Mertsch
  • Valerie Mandujano
  • Cynthia Ricciotti

Thursday’s FPO3 Live Card

  • Eveliina Salonen
  • Ella Hansen
  • Henna Blomroos
  • Missy Gannon

Thursday’s FPO4 Live Card

  • Des Reading
  • Juliana Korver
  • Aria Castruita
  • Rebecca Cox

DGPT YouTube | Subscribe

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, July 3!

DGN Press Conference | Watch

Check out the press conference ahead of the 2022 USWDGC!

Post Production Video Coverage

JomezPro | Subscribe

FPO Lead Card / Round 1 FPO Feature Card

  • Hailey King
  • Kat Mertsch
  • Valerie Mandujano
  • Cynthia Ricciotti

GK Pro | Subscribe

FPO Chase Card / Round 1 FPO Feature Card

  • Eveliina Salonen
  • Ella Hansen
  • Henna Blomroos
  • Missy Gannon

Central Coast Disc Golf on PDGA YouTube | Subscribe

FPO Third Card / Round 1 FPO Feature Card

  • Des Reading
  • Juliana Korver
  • Rebecca Cox
  • Aria Castruita

Ace Run Pro | Subscribe

Round 1 FP40 Feature Card

  • Jennifer Allen
  • Serenity Madison
  • Natalie Holloköi
  • Sarah DeMar


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