Doss takes second at local disc golf tourney
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Scotts Valley's Nate Doss puts on the 27th and final hole during the first round of the Steady Ed Memorial Masters Cup tournament on May 15. Doss finished second. Lucjan Szewczyk/Press-Banner.
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Scotts Valley resident Nate Doss finished second in the Steady Ed Memorial Cup disc golf event at the DeLaveaga course this past weekend.

Doss, the top-ranked player in the world, has never won the Memorial Cup at his home course, but his second-place finish netted him $1,237.

Doss finished 18 under par for the tournament. Winner GreGory Barsby of Grass Valley scored five aces in the final round to finish 24 under par and was awarded $1,689.

Scotts Valley High School teacher Jamie Tuckey finished tied for 17th at 1 under par over the three-day tournament. Tuckey went home with $339 after improving each day of the three-day event, shooting 85, 84 and 82.

Brookdale’s Don Smith finished 57th at 14 over par, and Scotts Valley’s Tim Messer finished 66th at 28 over par after shooting a rough 103 in the final round.

In the master division, Scotts Valley’s Jon Baldwin led after the first round but wound up fourth, shooting a three-day total of 3 under par, six shots behind the leader. Baldwin, who finished 10th in the open division in the 2008 tournament, took home $387.

Scotts Valley’s Jim Hagen finished tied for 11th at 12 over par and took home $140, while Jack Trageser finished at 14 over par for 14th place and $123.

The Memorial Cup is an event on the Professional Disc Golf Association Tour. The tour hosts tournaments around the nation.

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