The tournament is sanctioned by the Professional Disc Golf Association as one of eight premier events in the 2013 PDGA NT Series, presented by Vibram Disc Golf.
PDGA Executive Director, Brian Graham stated, "The PDGA is very pleased to return to the Leicester area for The Vibram Open.
21 by some of the PDGA Tour's top professional competitors.
Players at the event competed for a professional purse of over $1,000, merchandise and PDGA
2018 marked the 4th year of the Palatine Classic and the 3rd year sanctioned by the PDGA
. The tournament saw winners in seven separate divisions battle the elements and earn their place atop the leaderboard.
Coupled with a runner-up finish and two third places in earlier National Tour events, the win propelled Feldberg to fourth place on the PDGA's money list for 2004, with prize earnings of $7,332.
The top money-winner on the 2003 PDGA tour, Barry Schultz of Sheboygan, Wis., earned $40,899 in official prize money.
Now Feldberg is preparing for one of the PDGA's "major" tournaments, the Pro/Am Worlds in August.
Someone suggested he enter the PDGA's Amateur World Championship, being held that year only a 40-minute drive from his home.
Thirty-some years later, there are more than 1,300 disc golf courses in the United States and Canada, according to the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA), the game's governing body.
There are now 37 disc golf courses in Oregon, according to the PDGA. And more are on the horizon.
Sisson and Embree, who both plan to compete - in different divisions - at the PDGA's World Championships in Iowa next month, would like to see disc golf continue to grow in popularity.