2020 Battle for Cayo, Preliminary dates are set for October 31 – November 1.
If all is permitted this will be 3 rounds of 18 holes played over the 2 days. Followed by a Final 9 for the top 4 players.
The first day at the newly renovated Trek Stop Disc Golf Course in Benque Village and the final day in Spanish Lookout at Target Center.
Sponsors can reach out via email at email@example.com, tee signs will be $50bz/$25us each and be placed at both courses.
Disclaimer: Dates are subject to change pending any potential government mandate. Travel to Belize may be restricted to outsiders so please check before attempting to come for this event.
Brooklyn Farm’s Open Sponsored by Cerros Sands was held on July 18, 2020 at the Target Center course in Spanish Lookout. Hosted by the Dueck Family of Spanish Lookout on their home course where they have built 9 Targets and installed 18 different teepads for an 18 hole layout.
The owner’s of the course reached out to Belize Disc Golf founder Chris Leonard and invited him out to run the first event in the countries history. Only July 1st the government of Belize permitted sporting competitions and Chris submitted a request to the PDGA for sanctioning which was approved.
Randy Dueck a new member to the PDGA #139619 took the win in Advanced shooting back to back hot rounds -14 on the day, his brother Jeffrey Dueck took second with a -4 and Chris Leonard came in 3rd with a +1. Honorable mention to Graham Walker who came to compete from Mullin’s Creek and has been a PDGA member since 1987 and finished in 6th place.
Brandon Fehr made a comeback victory happen shooting +3 on the day in Intermediate, Stirling Reimer took second place with a +5 and Kendrick Dueck took 3rd place with a +6
Darson Penner took 1st place in the Recreational Division, Tony Burson took second and Mark Leonard took 3rd place.
The full results are available here https://www.pdga.com/tour/event/46289
A Special thanks to all the Sponsors from around Belize and the US came through in support for the event. Brooklyn Farms, Cerros Sands, The Royale at Cerros Sands Belize, , Blackbeard’s at The Royale – Cerros Sands Belize, Cerros Maya Disc Golf Course, Team DnD, Jonathon Witherspoon, Cheeky!, DRYVE DISC GOLF, Marybeth Bill Maury-Holmes and Family, The Burson Family, Tasty Takeout, San Diego Aces Disc Golf Club, OG Mamas Disc Golf Club, and Crystal Water.
July 18, 2020 we will be hosting the first PDGA event in Belize History. This will be an all amateur division disc golf tournament to give the locals a chance to get to compete under the PDGA setting before we host a larger tournament later this year or early next year. The border remains closed here so anyone not in Belize will not be able to attend.