Kristin Tattar and Adam Hammes closed out the 2023 Disc Golf Pro Tour — Portland Open presented by Latitude 64 on prime.
Each needed to battle to the end to return to the winner’s circle.
Tattar struggled at instances throughout Championship Sunday of the primary Elite+ occasion of 2023 however her six-stroke cushion was greater than sufficient to seize her fifth win in eight begins this season.
“I’m so relieved that it’s over,” Tattar instructed DGN’s Terry Miller. “One of many hardest rounds of my life. It was so robust, I simply stored reminding myself to struggle, that I’m not a quitter. Issues weren’t going my means. Now that it’s accomplished and I got here out because the winner, it’s simply superb.”
Sai Ananda utilized the strain on Tattar, who went 67% p.c from C1X after posting a 94% mark by means of the primary three rounds. Ananda, who stored maintain of second place from begin to end, trimmed Tattar’s result in three strokes at one level at Glendoveer Golf Membership, however Tattar wouldn’t be denied.
“I used to be checking the scores to know everybody’s place,” Tattar stated. “I knew that there have been sizzling scores on the market, however I had a cushion, some strokes to play with, and I used to be decided.”
Juliana Korver completed in a tie for third with Ohn Scoggins, who surged up the leaderboard with a stellar, 10-under, 1013-rated ultimate spherical to set the course report on Glendoveer East. Scoggins and Korver each took down PDGA Masters Main titles per week in the past in FP40 and FP50, respectively.
In MPO, Adam Hammes bounced again in spherical three with a course-record efficiency to take a one-stroke lead over a decent leaderboard into Championship Sunday.
That leaderboard modified all through Sunday’s ultimate spherical, a three-way race between Hammes, Aaron Gossage and Corey Ellis.
Hammes took that very same one-stroke lead into 17 earlier than a two-stroke swing put Gossage on prime. On 18, Hammes went aggressive on the second shot of the par 5 however his curler went OB in circle 2. He then canned that 66-foot putt for birdie. Gossage navigated the green earlier than his upshot got here up brief. His C1 bid to the elevated basket was low to ship the 2 right into a playoff.
Once more, Hammes was clutch on the inexperienced, connecting on the birdie for his third Elite Collection win.
“My final win was virtually two years in the past,” Hammes instructed Miller. “It’s bizarre how this sport can go. You’ll have your ups and downs and typically these downs final a very long time however I’m again on prime.
“The sensation was missed.”
Ellis completed third, one stroke again of Hammes and Gossage. Isaac Robinson surged with a 10-under spherical and James Proctor completed in a tie for fifth with Alden Harris.
The Elite Collection resumes on the Dynamic Discs Open on June 16-18 in Emporia, Kansas.