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First Wave of 2021 Team Innova Announcements

We’re excited to announce the first wave of Team Innova news this off-season featuring Star Team contract extensions including 2017 USDGC champion and team captain Nate Sexton through 2023, 2018 World Champion Gregg Barsby through 2021, Garrett Gurthie through 2023, Eveliina Salonen through 2022, and Henna Blomroos through 2022. More News from Team Innova Iceland […]

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First Wave of 2021 Team Innova Announcements

We’re excited to announce the first wave of Team Innova news this off-season featuring Star Team contract extensions including 2017 USDGC champion and team captain Nate Sexton through 2023, 2018 World Champion Gregg Barsby through 2021, Garrett Gurthie through 2023, Eveliina Salonen through 2022, and Henna Blomroos through 2022. More News from Team Innova Iceland […]

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Wysocki, Fajkus Capture Dramatic Wins at DGPT Silver Cup

On the heals of the inaugural Preserve Championship, the Disc Golf Pro Tour (DGPT) stopped in Manitowoc, WI, July 10-12, for the Silver Cup and three rounds on the Rollin’ Ridge disc golf course. Innova Star Team athletes Ricky Wysocki and Lisa Fajkus competed in stacked divisions and brought home victories in their respective divisions. […]

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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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Race to USDGC Heats Up as Former Champs Schultz and Sexton Capture Weekend Wins

On the road to the 2019 United States Disc Golf Championship (USDGC), Team Innova athletes Barry Schultz and Nate Sexton took home big victories this past weekend. Barry won the Pro Masters 40+ division title at the Tim Selinske US Masters at Maple Hill Disc Golf Course, Leicester, MA. Barry has won the event seven […]

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Ricky Wysocki READY

As a 2x World Champion, Ricky Wysocki is experienced when it comes to facing adversity on a massive stage. He’s got the talent, drive, and mindset necessary to battle his way to victory against the best players in the world. This year Ricky is amped up to go out and hunt for his 3rd World […]

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Catching up with Las Vegas Challenge MPO Champion Calvin Heimburg

Calvin Heimburg is no stranger to competitors in the southeast (check out his 2018 PDGA stats—they’re filled with top 5 finishes in the 25 events he played). For 2019, he’s branching out from his home state of Florida and made a statement at the PDGA National Tour opener at the Las Vegas Challenge in February. […]

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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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The Mandujano Sisters Begin with One-Two Punch in 2019 Opener

Judging by their Instagram posts from the weekend, Valerie and Alexis Mandujano competed in tough conditions at this past weekend’s BATADGA PDGA B-Tier event in Ingleside, TX. Much of the course was flooded—in one video Alexis wades in ankle deep water for her upshot. In the end, Valerie would take the win—her first in FPO—with […]

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Leathermans Return to Zambia, Disc Golf Grows in Africa

Growing disc golf in Zambia, Africa isn’t easy. But, Team Innova’s Hannah Leatherman, her husband Dustin, and 10 others embarked on a visit to Macha, Zambia to continue developing a course and host the region’s first PDGA event. In 2016, the Leathermans and a team of eight disc golfers built a 9-hole disc golf course […]

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Gregg Barsby 2018 PDGA World Champion

We caught up with newly crowned World Champion Gregg Barsby after his dramatic win in Jeffersonville, VT at the 2018 PDGA Pro World Disc Golf Championships. He talks about preparation for Worlds, key discs in his bag, and what it took to win this hotly contested event. Good Company Gregg said he benefited by staying […]

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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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Best Disc Golf Round Ever?

Paul McBeth’s 18-under par round at the 2018 Great Lakes Open is arguably the best disc golf round ever. “An 18-under on a course like that is, in my opinion, way more difficult to do than his 17-under was at [Fountain Hills Disc Golf Course],” said Innova President and Co-founder Dave Dunipace. The Toboggan course […]

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Des Reading Inducted into the Disc Golf Hall of Fame

On October 14th, Des Reading was inducted into the Disc Golf Hall of Fame. The milestone symbolizes a career that, when you look at the numbers, is astonishing. This Innova Team captain has notched more than 200 PDGA wins including 12 Majors and 30 Nat…

The Summer of Nate Sexton

With success on and off the course, Nate Sexton won’t soon forget 2017 and neither will most of the disc golf world. On the course, his biggest win came recently when he won the United States Disc Golf Championship (USDGC), his first Major win, one tha…

2017 Am Worlds Champions

More than 600 amateur disc golfers visited the Quad Cities last month to participate in the 2017 PDGA Amateur and Junior Disc Golf World Championships. This event is generally one of the most exciting tournaments of the year, mainly because it is such …

Team Champion Series

We would like to thank the many customers and fans who support Innova Star Team members each year, through purchases of the Tour Series line of discs at the Innova Factory Store. Your generosity has enabled some of the game’s top athletes to help evolv…

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