, 2023-03-16 11:34:25,
After an exciting finish to the 2023 Waco Annual Charity Open, the Disc Golf Pro Tour continues its Texas swing with the 2023 Open at Austin presented by Lone Star Disc.
This will be the third Elite Series event of the 2023 season as well as the first ever DGPT event in Austin, Texas.
While this event is new for the tour, The Open Disc Golf Championship got its start with The Open at Woodville in 2015. After becoming a Professional A-Tier in 2016 and changing locations twice in the next two years, The Open DGC was introduced to Heritage Park in Belton. The Open at Belton made its debut in 2019, still as a Professional A-Tier. Although the 2020 Open at Belton would be postponed less than a week before it was scheduled to start, it came back in 2021 as a Silver Series Event.
The Open at Belton returned in 2022, but construction at Heritage Park forced The Open DGC to relocate once again in 2023. Austin seemed like a natural fit for their next location, coming in at #8 in UDisc’s Top 10 Disc Golf Cities in the United States. A new temporary course has been set up specifically for this event at the Harvey Penick Golf Campus.
“Anytime we can bring the best to Austin, whether it’s Formula 1, cross country, lacrosse, or any sport, it’s a great thing” noted the event’s founder and Austin resident, Neal Dambra. “We’re very excited to see…
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