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Team Innova Expands Internationally with Jacky Chen

Disc Golf Talent Discovered Jacky Chen exploded across disc golf social media following his performance at the 2020 Asia Open in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. Competing with veterans James Conrad, Philo Brathwaite, and others, Jacky was mostly unknown to the disc golf community outside of Taiwan. Following three rounds of 1030-or-greater rated golf—his first PDGA sanctioned […]

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The 2020 Las Vegas Challenge Opens Big

Las Vegas Challenge (LVC) Quick Facts: 551 professional and amateur disc golfers are at the LVC to compete The event takes place on a private facility featuring three championship disc golf courses There are over 70 volunteers and staff from the Las Vegas Disc Golf Club and surrounding area This is the 21st annual event […]

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The Choice of Champions in 2020

Innova is honored to support athletes and brand ambassadors around the world. Our athletes represent disc golf’s most talented and promising competitors. Their goals are primarily competition-related, ranging from success at the junior levels, up to the full-time touring professional. Innova Team Levels Innova Hall of Fame members are the legendary men and women who […]

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Eveliina Salonen Rises to Star Team

Joining the ranks of Team Innova’s top professional women, Eveliina Salonen has been promoted to the 2020 Star Team on a 1-year agreement. Eveliina began 2019 with a big win at the Memorial followed by a dramatic 2nd Place showing at the Pro World Championships in Peoria, IL. She’ll play more U.S events in 2020, […]

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Calvin Heimburg Wins Hall of Fame Classic, Captures NT Series Title

The PDGA National Tour (NT) came full circle for Calvin Heimburg at the 2019 Ed Headrick Hall of Fame Classic in Appling, GA. Finished Like He Started Calvin had a hot start to the 2019 season with a win at the National Tour opener, Las Vegas Challenge. Always a contender at big events, he finished […]

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Garrett Gurthie Rising Star

Team Innova’s Garrett Gurthie “Double G” has been on fire in 2019. He’s really made a statement with his play with victories at Masters Cup, CCR Open, and Silver Cup. He even won the title of Pro Worlds Long Drive Champion with a monstrous 618ft drive with a Star Katana. Double G proved himself to […]

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Gregg Barsby RAW

2018 World Champion and Innova Star Team athlete, Gregg Barsby, battled against all odds for his World Championship victory in Jeffersonville, VT. We sat down with Barsby to look back on the busy year following his big victory with lots of traveling, competing, hosting Barsby Battles, promoting his Tour Series , recovering from injuries, and […]

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Eveliina Salonen Finishes Strong in First Pro Worlds

Team Innova’s Eveliina Salonen is the 19-year-old phenom from Finland that has been making a big splash this year. As of August 2019, she is Innova’s highest rated female player and has finished in the top five eight out of nine tournaments in the Open Women’s division, including a win at The Memorial Championship and a […]

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Eveliina Salonen Bag Check

Eveliina Salonen is a Finland native, Innova’s highest rated female athlete, and has won several big events in recent years including the 2019 Memorial and 2018 Konopiště Open. She’s just 20 years old but seemingly a veteran when it comes to competing on some of the biggest stages in disc golf. Following the 2019 European Open, […]

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CCR Open Champions: Weese and Gurthie

On the heels of the Ledgesotne Open, many touring pros headed to Lancing, MI for the Discraft CCR Open. The two day A-tier featured the highly rated Burchfield Park (Devil’s Den) for the MPO and FPO pool. MPO players played the long tees, measuring over 9,600 feet, while the FPO field used shorter tees on […]

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Jessica Weese Bag Check

Power & Grace Jessica Weese, known to many as the “Disc Princess,” is a veteran touring pro well known on the FPO circuit. Her power forehands and big wins have put her in the spotlight throughout her career—she’s been victorious at the 2016 Gentlemen’s Club Challenge (later renamed the Las Vegas Challenge) and the 2015 […]

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Stronger Than Ever: Madison Walker’s Return

The Fork in the Road From touring athlete to disc golf entrepreneur and back again, Madison Walker has done it all. She’s a well known figure in the FPO field, but it hasn’t always been smooth sailing. While running to a teepad during an early 2017 tournament Madison fell, hurting her wrist derailing her tour […]

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INNSIDER Episode 4: Champions Giveaway

The INNSIDER is a semi-monthly roundup of new releases, athlete news, and what’s hot on social media (subscribe here). We’ve got a special giveaway for fans, disc golf basics with Nate Sexton, and a Bag Check from Madison Walker. Dive into the INNSIDER Episode 4. Get Started in Disc Golf with Nate Sexton New to […]

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Popup Q&A with Madison Walker

What’s Madison’s favorite putter? What’s a Thunderpecker? Who’s Vinny? We sat down with Madison Walker during a recent visit to Innova HQ where she answers Instagram fan questions about disc golf, tour life, surfing, fishing, sp…

Driven to Grow the Game: Des Reading Chosen for Educational Role with the PDGA

Des Reading is a driven competitor. After 19 years competing as a disc golf professional, she’s captured four World Championships, five U.S. Championships, two U.S. Masters Championships, 30 FPO NT wins, been named PDGA Player of the Year four times, and, in 2017, was inducted into the Disc Golf Hall of Fame. Now entering her […]

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Just Released: Barsby Signature Roadrunner

In honor of Gregg Barsby’s 2018 PDGA World Championship title, Innova is releasing his signature disc, the Star Roadrunner, featuring custom-designed character artwork. As of February 11, 2018 Gregg’s signature Star Roadrunner will be available as a stock offering in the Innova catalog. As a distance driver, the is known for its superior glide, making […]

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Wysocki Returns, Team Innova Grows in 2019

Every year brings new energy to the Innova team roster and 2019 is one of the most dramatic. This season opens with the return of two-time PDGA World Champion Ricky Wysocki, several multi-year contracts—including 2018 PDGA World Champion Gregg Barsby, a new team captain in Nate Sexton, and support for over 150 athletes globally. The […]

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Alexis Mandujano: The Making of a Champion

It was an unforgettable week in Charlotte, NC for the 2018 Amateur Disc Golf World Championships. Players battled through heavy rain during the early days of competition. Mid-week, many players and fans visited the Innova Tour and USDGC Experience. For Saturday’s final round, the sun came out, the conditions warmed up, and the competition was […]

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