Gregg Hosfeld

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Gregg Hosfeld
— Disc Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1958-09-18) September 18, 1958 (age 63)
Sarasota, FL
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
NationalityUnited States アメリカ合衆国
ResidenceOrlando, FL
Career
Turned professional1979
Current tour(s)PDGA National Tour
Professional wins125
Number of wins by tour
PDGA National Tour2
Best results in major championships
PDGA World ChampionshipsWon: 1987
USDGC2nd: 2007, 2008
European Masters34th: 2014
European Open3rd: 2006
Japan Open5th: 1992
Achievements and awards
Disc Golf Hall of Fame1998
PDGA Rookie of the Year2000
US Distance Champion2000, 2005, 2006

Gregg Hosfeld is an American professional disc golfer from Sarasota, Florida. He is a former Men's Pro World Champion, two-time Grand Master World Champion and four-time US Grand Master, MP50, Champion. In 1998 Hosfeld was inducted into the Disc Golf Hall of Fame [1]

Hosfeld was the first to play 1,000 different disc golf courses (with Ben Calhoun) on November 18, 2008 on the Jim Warner course at the International Disc Golf Center in Appling, GA. http://wfdf.org/worldrecords/?r_sec=6&r_cat=36

Hosfeld set the World Record for 'Mini-Frisbee Breath Tips' on Nov 25, 1986 (8.70 seconds/40 breaths) on Late Night with David Letterman (NBC) http://wfdf.org/worldrecords/?r_sec=6&r_cat=36 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW_I0Rt06uo

6x Florida MPO Champion (#6 was 29 years after 1st Florida MPO win. 1 year short of World Record) Also won MPO State titles in IL (87), IN (88), TX (90), MO (91), & SC (08) Joined Disc Golf Course Design Group: 2000 (Member #44) Senior Designer: 2007 Master Designer: June, 2015

Award winning juggler “Most Stupendous” @ the 1990 Atlanta Groundhog Jugglers Festival. https://atlantajugglers.org/festivals/festivals-history/12-groundhog-festival-history

Professional career

Hosfeld has 125 professional wins, including the 1987 World Championship.[2]

Notable wins

Year Tournament Tier Stroke Margin Winning Score Runner Up Prize Money
1987 PDGA World Championships M Playoff (48-50-50-46-45-47-42-=328) Mike Sullivan $2,500
2008 PDGA World Championships (Grand Master-MP50) M -2 (50-53-45=430) David Greenwell $2,000
2009 World Flying Disc Federation Championship NT -7 (48-50-56=163) Jack White Gold medal
2009 Tim Selinske US Masters (MP50) M -6 (68-64-62=194) Hunt Hyde $1,100
2010 Tim Selinske US Masters (MP50) M -5 (54-67-51-63=235) Tim Keith $1,100
2010 PDGA World Championships (Grand Master-MP50) M -3 (50-49-48-49-51-63-56=394) Tim Keith $2,400
2011 Tim Selinske US Masters (MP50) M -12 (80-84-64=228) David Greenwell $1,400
2012 Tim Selinske US Masters (MP50) M -4 (76-53-58=228) Johnny Sias $1,300

Major, NT playoff record (1-1)

Year Tournament Tier Opponent(s) Result
1987 PDGA World Championships M Mike Sullivan Won with birdie on fourth extra hole [3]

Summary

Competition Tier Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-25 Events
World Championships 1 0 1 2 14 18
Other Majors 2 3 2 13 29 36
National Tour 2 6 4 21 79 93

Annual statistics

Year Events Wins Top 3 Earnings $ / Event Rating World
Rankings
1999 2 0 1 $0 $0.00 966 -
2000 23 5 8 $5,067 $220.30 992 -
2001 42 2 5 $9,995 $237.98 1007 -
2002 39 0 1 $10,594 $271.64 1013 -
2003 31 3 11 $7,191 $231.97 1004 -
2004 19 4 5 $9,287 $488.79 1007 -
2005 20 1 7 $8,116 $405.80 1016 18
2006 23 5 12 $27,635 $1,201.52 1030 4
2007 23 7 10 $19,537 $849.43 1026 7
2008 30 9 18 $32,859 $1,095.30 1028 4
2009 35 10 23 $29,767 $850.49 1029 4
2010 25 1 4 $12,550 $502.00 1023 25
2011 24 1 7 $14,599 $608.29 1027 14
2012 19 2 6 $10,976 $577.68 1024 27
2013 19 4 7 $7,109 $374.16 1019 29
2014 12 1 3 $4,517 $376.42 1024 29
2015 15 0 2 $6,979 $465.27 1012 32
2016 9 1 5 $3,142 $349.11 1010 -
Career 410 56 135 $219,920 $536.39 - -

At Year End

Equipment

Hosfeld is sponsored by Innova Discs.

Drivers

  • proto Boss (Champion)
  • Katana (Champion, Star, Echo Star)
  • Katana (Echo Star)
  • Shryke (Star, Champion)
  • Daedalus (G-Line)
  • Tern (Star)
  • Destroyer (Pro, Star)
  • Wraith (Pro)
  • CD2 (G-line)
  • Viking (Champion)
  • Roadrunner (Champion)

Fairway Drivers

  • TL (Champion)
  • TeeBird (Champion)
  • FD2 (S-Line)

Midranges

  • Mako (Star)
  • Stingray (Champion)
  • ORoc (Star)
  • MD2 (S-Line)

Putters

  • Polecat (DX)

In the media

              

References

  1. PDGA.com. "Disc Golf Hall of Fame members".
  2. "PDGA Player Page: Gregg Hosfeld".
  3. "2009 Disc Golf World Championships".

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