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Capitola resident Valarie Jenkins placed second in the open women’s division of the Professional Disc Golf Association-sanctioned Players Cup tournament, also known as the World Match Play Championships, in Dripping Springs, Texas, last weekend.

Phoenix’s Catrina Allen won the final round 7 and 6, according to the event’s results page.

Jenkins “struggled to find her putting stroke in the strong Texas winds” against Allen in the final round, according to the event’s website.

Also from Capitola, Nate Doss tied for ninth and Avery Jenkins tied for 21st in the men’s open.

Capitola resident Nate Doss placed 16th as the top professional disc golfer from Santa Cruz County in the United States Disc Golf Championship in Rock Hill, S.C., last weekend.

Through four rounds, Doss finished with a 28-under 244 for a $1,090 prize.

Will Schusterick of Nashville won the event and $7,500 with a 48-under 224 and a two-throw lead over the next closest finisher.

Also from Santa Cruz County, Capitola’s Avery Jenkins tied with four others for 32nd after throwing a 15-under 257 through four rounds [$825], and Aptos’ Shasta Criss, who the previous week won the Faultline Classic at DeLaveaga, placed 44th with a 5-under 267, also through four rounds.

Results in this report are from the Professional Disc Golf Association website.

Capitola residents Nate Doss and Avery Jenkins are at the United State Disc Golf Championship in South Carolina this weekend. This is a video Doss put together in which he talks about the excitement and pressures of playing in the tournament. Check out his YouTube channel here.

Capitola residents Nate Doss and Valarie Jenkins held off the competition through four rounds at the Professional Disc Golf Association-sanctioned Toronto Island Maple Leaf tournament to bring home two wins from Canada over the weekend.

Doss, the 2011 world champion, had the lowest scores of any competitor in three of four rounds in the open men’s division to finish with a 31-under 210 total.

Avery Jenkins, Valarie Jenkins’ brother also a former world champ, finished runner-up with a 19-under 222. He shot a 54 to Doss’ 55 in the second round.

Valarie Jenkins consistently threw the lowest score over four rounds in the women’s open division, matching runner-up Desiree Reading in Round 1 but earning round scores of at least two under anyone else for the rest of the tournament. Valarie Jenkins finished with a 3-over 241 for the win. Reading threw a 248 total.

Results in this report are from the PDGA website.

Capitola’s Nate Doss takes 9th in men’s open

Capitola resident and pro disc golfer Valarie Jenkins finished just one throw off winner Catrina Allen in the women’s open division of the PDGA-sanctioned Vibram Open at Maple Hill in Leicester, Mass., on Sunday.

Both Jenkins and Sarah Hokom of Caldwell, Idaho, threw 66s in the final round to land at 23-over 263 for the tournament. Allen of Phoenix won the event with a 64 in the final round [262 total].

“Yup.. lost by 1 stroke, again.” Jenkins tweeted after the event.

Most recently, Jenkins missed out on a win by one stroke in the world championships.

Jenkins’ partner Nate Doss also competed, taking ninth in the open men’s division with a 14-under 226 over four rounds. Jenkins’ brother Avery Jenkins took 21st overall [235], and Aptos disc golfer Shasta Criss placed 35th [246]. Cale Leiviska of St. Paul, Minn., won with a 215.

Results included in this report are from the Professional Disc Golf Association website.

Professional disc golfer and Capitola resident Valarie Jenkins placed second in the PDGA’s World Disc Golf Championships in Charlotte, N.C., missing the international title by just one throw over the weekend.

Jenkins, who also finished second at last year’s worlds, shot a 24-under 404 through the eight-round tournament. She placed behind champion Sarah Hokom [25-under 403] of Caldwell, Idaho, but ahead of third-place finisher Catrina Allen of Phoenix.

“Like the ESPN commercial I keep seeing.. “If losing didn’t hurt so bad, winning wouldn’t feel as good” #1strokefromvictory” Jenkins tweeted later.

Capitola’s Nate Doss, the defending men’s world champ, placed seventh in his division with a 65-under 374 through seven rounds. Only four players make the final round.

Paul McBeth of Clearwater, Fla., became the new world champ with an 83-under 387 through eight rounds. Richard Wysocki of Fort Mill, S.C., was second [392] and Nashville’s Will Schusterick was third [396].

Aptos’ Shasta Criss placed 24th overall with a 43-under 396 and Avery Jenkins, Valarie Jenkins’ brother, tied for 39th with a 37-under 402.

Results in this report are from the Professional Disc Golf Association’s website.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets

Capitola residents Nate Doss, the defending disc golf world champion, and Valarie Jenkins placed in the top five of their respective divisions in the Stockholm Discgolf Open over the weekend after first missing their flight out of the United States.

Doss was fourth in the men’s open, shooting a 17-under 235; and Jenkins was second in the women’s open, shooting a 20-over 272. Nashville’s Will Schusterick won the men’s open, which had 160 competitors, with a 24-under 228. Texas’ Paige Pierce won the women’s open, which had 12 competitors, with a 12-over 264.

Capitola’s Avery Jenkins, Valarie’s brother, landed in a four-way tie for 10th in the men’s open with a 10-under 242.

Doss and Jenkins missed their flight from New York on June 24 and eventually left the country June 25, according to their Twitter feeds, and Doss went straight to the course upon arrival.

The Stockholm Discgolf Open was a Professional Disc Golf Association event, running from June 28-July 1, and results included in this report are from the PDGA website.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets

Capitola resident Nate Doss, the 2011 World Disc Golf Champion, placed fourth the the PDGA-sanctioned Beaver State Fling tournament in Estacada, Ore., over the weekend.

Doss completed the event with a 22-under-par 215 total through four rounds, finishing just four throws behind winner Clae Leiviska of St. Paul. Tim Skellenger placed second at 25 under and Will Schusterick placed third at 23 under.

Capitola’s Avery Jenkins, who won the Sula Open in Norway the previous weekend, placed 14th with a 12-under 255.

Doss’ partner and Jenkins’ sister, Valarie Jenkins, placed third in the women’s open. She shot a 16-over 253. Catrina Allen won with a 249, and Paige Pierce was second with a 252.

Results included in this report are from the Professional Disc Golf Association’s website.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets

Brother Avery Jenkins takes third in open men’s division

Capitola resident and pro disc golfer Valarie Jenkins shot a 1-under 241 through four rounds to win the women’s open division of the G&L Clothing Challenge in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday.

Jenkins shot 60 in the first round and 64 in the second round, but she dropped into the 50s, shooting 58 and 59 to close out the tournament and secure the $540 prize. Texas’ Des Reading was second with a 6-over 248 and Arizona’s Catrina Allen was third with a 10-over 252.

“This the back-to-back marathon tournament week! Just finished Des Moines Challenge 4 courses in 2 days, and now gearing up for KC 5 courses in 3 days.. but getting in some good relaxation for Memorial day!” Jenkins posted to Facebook and Twitter on Monday morning.

Jenkins’ brother Avery also had a strong outing. The 2009 world champion took third in the open men’s division, shooting a 35-under 207 to take home $680. Florida’s Paul McBeth won with a 40-under 202.

Jenkins’ partner Nate Doss, the defending world champ also from Capitola,  placed fourth in that division, shooting a 28-under 214 for a $545 prize.

Results included in this report are from the Professional Disc Golf Association website.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter @CGullTweets

Capitola resident and professional disc golfer Valarie Jenkins dominated in the 17th Texas State Disc Golf Championships, a Professional Disc Golf Association-sanctioned event, at Tom Bass Park in Houston over the weekend.

She led the open women’s division through three rounds, steadily four or more shots ahead of the competition. She shot 58-55-76 for a 3-over 189 total — 15 shots better than the next closest competitor. Des Reading of Wimberly, Texas, placed second with an 18-over and Catrina Allen of Phoenix took third place with a 19-over total.

“Proud of how strong I played this weekend at the Texas State Championship and even more happy my knee held up for the 60 holes!” Jenkins posted on Twitter and Facebook on Sunday. “I gotta say I’m really looking forward to a tournament without the crazy wind!”

Jenkins earlier injured her knee when she won the Memorial Championship.

She earned $500 for her finish in the Texas tournament. This is her fourth tournament victory in a row.

Jenkins’ partner and defending world champion Nate Doss tied for third in the men’s open for a $468 prize. He shot a 17-under 169 through three rounds to land four shots off winner Cale Leiviska of St. Paul, Minn.

— Christina Gullickson, on Twitter at CGullTweets

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