August, 2001, 362 of the world's top men and women disc golfers from the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Europe, New Zealand, Taiwan, and Japan, traveled to Minnesota to compete on the Twin Cities' best disc golf courses.
This World Championship Tournament is the culminating event of the PDGA SuperTour tournament series that take place throughout the year. Players earn points by participating in the SuperTour in the attempt to qualify for an invitation, and the chance to 'win it all'.
August 7th-10th, Tuesday through Friday: qualifying rounds took place at C.P. Adams Park in Hastings, Kaposia Park in South St. Paul, North Valley Park in Inver Grove Heights, and Oakwood Park in Cottage Grove. Saturday morning a semifinals round was also be played at these four courses before heading to beautiful Como Park, in St. Paul, for the Final 9 Championship Rounds.
Saturday, August 11th - 2 pm at Como Park: the top four disc golfers in the Open Pro Men, Open Pro Women and the Master Pro Men divisions competed for the title of World Champion within their respective divisions.
August 11th & 12th at Como Park : players and spectators alike experienced a never-seen-before weekend of disc golf competition, public participation, education, and flying disc fun! Along with the exciting World Championships Finals competition there were hours of fun and entertainment, at the numerous public events both Saturday and Sunday, August 11th and 12th.
The host for the event was Team Minnesota, a cooperative effort by the core group of tournament organizers, and; the Austin Disc Golf Club, Fairmont Disc Golf Club, Kaposia Park Disc Golf Club, Minnesota Frisbee Association, and St. Cloud Disc Golf Club.