PDGA: The Results of Disc Golf’s Snow Blown II in Rockport, Illinois
By K.C. Dermody, Yahoo! Contributor Network
Dec 13, 4:21 pm EST
The Snow Blown II took place in Rockport, Illinois at the Trinity Links Disc Golf Course on Saturday, December 10, 2011. The course has a wide variety of holes and is moderately wooded with flat terrain, including some great water holes. This PDGA sanctioned C-Tier event had 26 disc golfers in the competition, and it was Allen Hermosillo of Blue Island, Illinois, who was crowned champion of the Open division with a score of 9-under par.
This was Hermosillo's 40th tournament of the year, and he's had several wins, including the Illinois State Disc Golf Championships, the Iron Lion Open, the South Bend Clover Classic and the HOMIE Fall Celebration.
Following Hermosillo in second place, was Tom Matesevac of Minooka, Illinois, with a score of 5-under par. Matesevac has played in quite a few events in 2011 himself, and has had several victories, including the Mokena Big D Doubles and the BNDGC First Flight.
In a tie for third place, was Chris Brenholtz of Downers Grove, Illinois and Clayton Drake of Metropolis, Illinois, both scoring 3-under par. Brenholtz had a win at the Whet Up or Shut Up Throwdown in June, and Drake had a second place finish just behind Brenoltz in the same tournament, and a win in the Advanced division at the Bowling Green Blast in March.
Bryan Marcott of New Lenox, Illinois, took fifth place with a score of 1-under par. He had a win back in April at the Spring Opener. Finally, it was Matt Coyne of Plainfield, Illinois in sixth place with a score of 9-over par.
Aaron Scott of Yorkville, Illinois was the winner of the Advanced division, scoring 3-under par. Scott had a second place finish in the same division at the Fox Valley Metro Invitational in September. Randy Moore of Oswego, Illinois followed Scott in second place, with a score of 1-under par, and at third place in the Advanced division was Jon Boster of Joliet, Illinois, scoring 1-over par.
The Intermediate division win went to Aaron Meyer of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, with a score of 2-under par, and Jason Rocks of Woodridge, Illinois, followed at just a stroke behind, with a score of 1-under par, while Eric Willhite of Glen Ellyn had a third place finish, scoring 3-over par.
The Recreational division win went to James LoPresti of Homer Glen, Illinois with a score of 1-under par. LoPresti had a win in the Novice division at the Joliet Disc Golf Championship in October.
Congratulations to all the winners and competitors on a great game of disc golf!
The first time K.C. Dermody played disc golf was in the spectacular Black Hills of South Dakota. She has since become addicted to the sport, and enjoys playing in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She welcomes comments and suggestions, with the goal of promoting the sport of disc golf throughout the world. Find her on www.facebook.com/KCDermodyWriter