Jim Challas – #160 Class of 2013

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JimChallas_at_H12Jim Challas’s relationship with disc golf has been both a vocation and an avocation: a top flying disc competitor, tournamentdirector, and selfless contributor. In the 1970s Jim designed and installed more than 25 Saucer Golf courses. As PDGA Commissioner, he initiated the development of player and course rating systems. He co-founded Hellyer Park and LaRaza disc golf courses in San Jose,California where he continues to volunteer today. Jim has been an inspired and innovative disc golf promoter, all for the love of the sport.

 

Barry Schultz- #6840 Class of 2013

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Hailing from Wisconsin, Barry Schultz is recognized as a great disc golf sportsman of two millenniums. For his outstanding performance Barry received the 2000 Bob West Memorial Award. Using his deadly accurate straddle putt he has shredded courses all over the U.S. while compiling countless Super Tour wins. He is the Open Division gold medalist from the historic 2001 World Games in Japan. Schultz claimed the 2003 and 2004 PDGA Pro World Championship victories and prevailed in three epic United States Disc Golf Championships. Barry Schultz is undoubtedly one of our all-time great competitors.  

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Becky Zallek – # 9388 Class of 2013

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b_zallekBecky Zallek’s infectious smile and bubbly personality is known in the countless places she has played and promoted disc golf. Her exemplary organizational and fundraising skills have spearheaded the growth of disc golf in central Iowa.

Becky was Co-Director of the 2004 PDGA Pro/Am/Junior World Championships.

She was awarded as 2007 Volunteer of the Year by the PDGA and has served as an advisor to the World Championships Bids Committee for years. Becky has shown so many how to give back to the disc golf community!

Ken Westerfield – Class of 2013

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Ken Westerfield

is an icon of disc golf and one of the strongest overall competitors in flying disc sports of all time.

His powerful and accurate sidearm throw is widely acknowledged as one of the best the sport has ever seen. He was one of the top players at the emergence of organized disc golf competition.

He pioneered the growth of disc golf across Canada and served as TD of the 1987 PDGA Pro Worlds in Toronto. Many Canadian players trace their introduction to disc golf to being mentored by Ken. 

His contributions are a huge part of the foundation of our sport.

 

 

 

 

More about Ken can be found at:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken_Westerfield

Tim Willis – #1401 Class of 2012

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Few disc golf promoters’ resumes can rival that of Tim Willis. He began directing tournaments in the late 70′s and continues into 2012. Tim co-founded the Sarasota Sky Pilots serving in every elected position multiple times. Tim organized his region as State Coordinator for the PDGA. He co-founded the Fabulous Florida Tour, one of the strongest state-level tours in the North America.  Running as many as six events per year, Willis’ opinionated, but fair guidance has insured the quality of hundreds of events.  Always a giving individual, Tim Willis has been bound to provide a place for Florida disc golfers to shine.