More than 230 disc golf players from all over Arizona and around the country gathered in Maricopa for the annual Maricopa Open. The two-day tournament used the courses at Copper Sky Regional Park and Maricopa Meadows. The winner, taking home $1,270 was Adam Hammes of Wisconsin. He shot 32 under par. In second ($750) was Clint Calvin of California. In third was Cameron Messerschmidt, Nevada, who won $540.
The top Arizona finisher was Tucson’s Nick Newton, who won $350 by finishing fifth.
Maricopa players fared well in the master’s competitions. Jav Kowalski shot 12 under par to win the Pro Masters 50+ and $590. Sam Russ was fourth in the Pro Masters 40+ to win $190.
The tournament included professional and amateur players.