Battle in the Bend

PDGA logoSat-Sun, June 30-July 1, 2018 at Rum Village Park in South Bend, Indiana
B-tier · PDGA sanctioned singles tournament


Battle in the Bend graphic


Tournament DirectorTyler Jackson
Tournament DirectorJoe Rutkowski
Assistant Tournament DirectorJoshua Carter

About this tournament

The 2018 4th Annual Battle in the Bend
June 30th and July 1st
PDGA-sanctioned B-tier tournament.
We are building on last year's awesome event to bring golfers another fantastic tournament experience. This year we are taking part in the Indiana Summer Series and will field Open divisions, with signifacnt added cash.

USADGC Qualifier Event The top 35% of MA1 competitors qualify for the 2019 USADGC in Milford, MI.

Three rounds, two days. Two rounds Saturday and one round Sunday except for Junior divisions which will ONLY play on Saturday.

Please check the "pictures" to see your pool and course assignments. *POOL assignments are subject to change.

A huge thanks to our Amateur sponsors- Latitude 64 and Dynamic Discs. This year the Battle is part of the South of 64 Series and Chaisin the Chains!

To insure you receive the full custom players pack you MUST be the first 100 Amateur registrants. All Amateur registrants after 100 are not guaranteed all items but will receive the same value for the pack or credit.

Items Include:
Custom Artwork Trilogy Disc
Custom DriFit (guaranteed correct size for first 100 registrants)
Custom Mini
Foam Adjustable Hat
Trilogy Towel
Dynamic Bracelet
Dynamic Keychain
Dynamic Permanent Marker

We will have early check-in and a flymart set-up on Friday, as well as activities happening at all 3 courses to get ready for Battle. These events should not impede warm-up/practice rounds.

We apologize for any inconvenience but we will NOT be offering full refunds to those players that drop or withdraw after June 21. We will mail Amateur Players a player pack and will refund all side pots though. Any OPEN players that choose to drop after June 21st will receive 50% of their buy-in back. All registration closes on June 28th at Midnight.

Refund policy

South Side Disc Golf Club is responsible for all refunds/cancelations.


Final Results

PDGA results at
1Tony Ganger485461163
2Andrew Cornwell525165168
3Niccolas Elliott525364169
4Jonathan Benson535561169
5Ronnie Biers544969172
Pro Masters 40+
1Steve Boylan524861161
2Chuck Eaton525166169
3Brian Bice555760172
4TJ Gerhold665768191
1Mike Groothuis505262164
2Gary Vigil535163167
3Joshua Anderson565466176
4Jacob Lubelski595463176
5Mike Horvath535867178
6Chris Deneen565469179
7Brad Morris615564180
7Mike Johnson585864180
9John Broering605668184
10Jaron Mallo596076195
11Brandon Hooper5755-112
Amateur Masters 40+
1Lance Fozo545567176
2Terry Eckman545667177
3Matthew Gibson625672190
4Brent Stillabower536376192
5Jess Preston606075195
6Scott Ashton606576201
7Roger May6962-131
Amateur Masters 50+
1Trent McPhearson595967185
2Dale Emery585973190
3Bryan Canen616671198
4Conrad Lehman616478203
1Matt Klawiter515666173
2Cody Leda525468174
2Mike Mabry545268174
4Orion Nothnagel525865175
5Jerry Oswalt Jr595265176
6Alex Claeys555864177
7Jaime Bueno565468178
8Ryan Grant555768180
9Roland Mariscal576162180
10Chad Hostetter555472181
11Ben Rutkowski575966182
12Brett Lakin555972186
13Trevor Lord596068187
14Josh Demeester596270191
15Kevin Willey596073192
16Cody Rose606371194
1Kenny Carrico505367170
2Aaron Wonderly565168175
3Sean Tucker555272179
4Tim Lewallen545570179
5Scott Brown545373180
6Isaac Rendon615465180
7P.J. Sanchez575274183
8Justin Smithberger565572183
9Greg Curran595274185
10Austin Weida595573187
11Corey Samuels595672187
11Jason Reece635272187
13Bryon Ortman595475188
14Adam Wood605474188
15Ryan Kaltz585872188
16Fred Matthews555975189
17Josh Vandervries665370189
18Tony Koch625970191
19Colin Hardy605676192
20Raymond J Ferguson595876193
21Aaron Smithberge586077195
22Daniel Gryp615679196
23Brandon Schueller645676196
24Shawn Randall635680199
25Kirk Howard626275199
26Nathan Hostetter616277200
27Joshua Eastman656076201
28Adam Baker616681208
29Spencer Knppp685883209
30Marcus Vigil716380214
31Craig Keson65--65
Advanced Women
1Melissa Turk626881211
2Erika Foo656683214
Recreational Women
1Leigh Fields756694235
2Phyllis Fields7466100240
3Carmen Ryan7979101259
4Desiree Danger101101-202
Junior 12
1Ethan Ramos6460-124