Brighton Ace Race 2018 presented by Sussex Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community

20th October 2018

Player pack:

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  • 2 x Prototype Discraft Discs (4|4|-2|1 / -0.5)

  • Discraft Premium Hat

  • Discraft Lanyard

  • Discraft Premium Graffiti Towel

  • Discraft Snap Cap Mini

  • Discraft Vinyl Sticker

  • Discraft Pencil

  • All included with your entry fee! 


Rules of play:

Players are required to use the player package discs, and only these discs. If a disc is lost, the player has the option of using the second disc from the package. Only one throw per player per hole. All players should have their own scorecards and mark "A" for aces (a hole-in-one) and "M" for holes on which they hit metal.

After all players in the group have thrown, discs are picked up and the group moves directly to the next tee. Players keep their scorecards for round two, using the next line on the card to record the round.

The Discraft Ace Race is fun for everyone.

The player with the most aces after 36 holes is declared the winner. In case of ties, the number of metal hits is used as a tie breaker. If a tie persists, a closest to the pin contest is then used to determine the event winner.

I am new to disc golf. Should I be worried about being able to throw the Ace Race prototype disc?

No, in fact just the opposite. Ace Race discs are created specifically for this event, and are suitable for all skill levels to throw. And remember that the event is about fun, not competing against players with more experience. Every player's chances are virtually equal.


Course Map by London Disc Golf Community


Ace Pot (£147.00) :  £2.00

Ace Pot is an optional extra. 
There is more than £147.00 in the London Disc Golf Community (LDGC) Ace Pot
All the money in the ace pot will be shared equally by the number of hole in ones by the end of the day. In the event that there are no hole in ones the Ace Pot money will be transferred over to the next LDGC Event. One must pay £2.00 to be eligible to win cash from the Ace Pot.


Super Mega Raffle Prizes:

Discraft Ace Race

Discraft Ace Race


Ace Race Prizes:

1st place:   

  • 1 x Tournament BackPack disc golf bag

  • 1 x Discraft Ace Race Champion Disc

  • 1 x Discraft Towel  

  • 1 x Discraft Mini

2nd place:

  • 3 x Discraft discs 

  • 1 x Discraft Towel

  • 1 x Discraft Mini 

3rd place:

  • 1 x Discraft discs 

  • 1 x Discraft Towel

  • 1 x Discraft Mini 


Event Photo by Simon Stott


Conclusion and thank yous.

Dear Ace Racers, 

Thank you to everyone that travelled far and wide to spend the day with us at Brighton, I hope you all enjoyed yourselves and had an awesome time! Discraft will publish the name of the disc in the new year, once they've received feedback from all events and made final adjustments to the disc. Speaking of which, I would really appreciate some feedback from you. I want to know what your best moments were and how we can improve the next event? Any feedback is helpful, the good, the bad and the ugly, so thanks in advance! 

Congratulations to the Brighton Ace Race 2018 presented by Sussex Disc Golf and London Disc Golf Community Winners:

  1. Place: Matthew Cutler - 3 Aces & 7 Metal Hits 

  2. Place: Mark Proctor - 2 Aces and 4 Metal Hits

  3. Place: Dan Dan - 2 Aces and 4 Metal Hits

Mark and Dan had a closets to the pin (CTP) play off, on an extended tee of hole 3, and Mark came closer by using the assistance of the rough bushes on the right and kicked left towards the basket. 

With 39/45 players attending, the overall number of aces and metal hits were:

  • 16 Aces (Hole in Ones) and 87 Metal Hits.

Two players did buy into the ace pot, therefore the £147.00 ace put was split 14 ways, making it £10.50 per ace. The Ace Pot Cash out given out was:

  • 3 Aces £31.50 to Matthew Cutler 

  • 2 Aces £21.00 to Mark Proctor

  • 2 Aces £21.00 to Dan Dan

  • 2 Aces £21.00 to James Smith

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Rob Hamilton 

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Sam George

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Steve Lee Rhodes

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to John Hood

  • 1 Ace £10.50 to Joseph Noble

Congratulations to all of you that hit aces, I trust you like the new Discraft Disc!

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Thank you to our top people!

  • Thank you to James Burton for being the Co Tournament Director, Co-Organising, securing sponsors, but most importantly, Thank you for giving me the opportunity to work together with yourself and Sussex Disc Golf to make the Brighton Ace Race 2018 happen! You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Steve Lee Rhodes for assisting with course design, maintenance and set up. Thank you for letting me stay at your home, serving excellent food and being a very welcoming guest! You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Mike Dadson for helping with the registration and raffle tickets. You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to James Smith for transporting most of the disc golf baskets that we used for the Brighton Ace Race 2018 event. You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Finley Landreth for helping with the raffle draw and shouting out the numbers. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Paul Stoddart, Simon Stott and Attila Nádudvari for filming, taking photos and capturing drone photage, can’t wait to see those! You are Amazing!

  • Thank you to Neil Clifton and Andy Newberry for the lift home. You are Amazing! 

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Thank you to our top sponsors!

  • Thank you to Discraft Discs for providing all the player packs and prizes. The 2018 Ace Race Discs have a very low profile and I anticipate being a very popular disc. We can't wait to find out what the name will be for this disc so keep us posted discraft! You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Josh Lichti and Matt Krueger at UDisc for proving 4x promo codes for 1 years pro subscription to the UDics app, which went into the raffle. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Sussex Disc Golf for hosting the event and providing discs for the raffle. These where provided to Dye Factory Designs. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Sam George at Dye Factory Designs for taking the time to design and spin dye the amazing art work on those. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Shaun Lewis at Midnight Discs for providing an amazing custom dyed discs for the raffle. You are Amazing! 

  • Thank you to Dan Whiteman at Launch Disc Golf for providing a Launch Disc Golf beanie and a free entry to any 2018/2019 Down South Series event of your choice to the raffle. You are Amazing! 

I've already begun planning my next disc golf event, hopefully this will be my first PDGA event. I just need a venue...

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Many Thanks,

Oliver Simonsen

Founder of the LDGC

London Disc Golf Community

#LetsGrow www.ldgc.co.uk 


Brighton Ace Race 2018 Event Sponsors

Sussex Disc Golf

Sussex Disc Golf

London Disc Golf Community

London Disc Golf Community

Discraft Ace Race

Discraft Ace Race

Dye Factory Design

Dye Factory Design

Midnight Discs

Midnight Discs

Launch Disc Golf

Launch Disc Golf

UDisc

UDisc

Discraft

Discraft