Upcoming Tournament:

Gator Basket Bash

Saturday, March 31st, 2018 at Northside Park

The South of 64 Series presented by Latitude 64 is coming to Gainesville in 2018! As winter sets in up north we’ll all bask in the sun down south. This 2 round PDGA C – TIer is sure to be fun. ALL players will receive a 2018 Latitude 64 South of 64 Series Dri Fit with amateur divisions also receiving a $10 voucher to be used at the Latitude 64 RV that will be onsite! Special announcement – Additional items being added to the Recreational player pack include a scorecard clip board, and quick dry towel! Thanks to the Gainesville Chain Hawks and Latitude 64 this is sure to be a great event!

Registration is OPEN on Disc Golf Scene!  Click here to register now!

Gator Basket Bash Flyer

Previous Tournaments:

2017 – Chain Hawk Summer Sling

The Chain Hawk Disc Golf Club is proud to present the Chain Hawk Summer Sling! Join us for a one-day PDGA Sanctioned C-Tier Event including two rounds of 20 holes at Northside Park in Gainesville, Florida! Registration opens on May 9th, 2017 at 5pm on Disc Golf Scene.

This event will donate a portion of entry fees to the Educational Disc Golf Experience. Please visit their website for more information on this incredible program to grow the sport in our local schools.

Chain Hawk Summer Sling Flyer.png

Format Details:

  • 2 Rounds of 20 holes will be played
  • 1st Round will be in the “B” pin position and 2nd Round will be moved to “A” position
  • Custom trophies for 1st place winners
  • Cash for Pro payouts
  • Vouchers for Am Payouts that can be used at the club store on site
  • 50% of all fields paid out
  • All divisions offered but must have 3 players to make a division

Tee Pad Assignments as Follows but Subject to Change:

  • All Pro Divisions – Long/Long
  • All Advanced – Long/Long
  • All Intermediate – Short/Long
  • All Recreational, Junior and Novice – Short/Short

For questions, see the attached flyer for contact information or email us at

2016 – 5th Annual Chain Hawk Open

The 5th Annual Chain Hawk Open was a BIG success as the Chain Hawks ran its largest event ever by hosting the CHO over two weekends!  Each weekend included 80 players who competed at both Northside and Jonesville Park.  Highlights of the tournament included:

  • Once again..beginning BOTH weekends with the rockin’ National Anthem by electric guitarist Joe Herchel!
  • Providing a players pack including event shirt and Trilogy disc to EVERY Pro and Am player
  • Providing delicious food both days, both weekends!
  • Raising over $700 for charity, Peaceful Paths
  • Featuring a sanctioned Final 9 round for all Pro/Adv divisions with 8+ players
  • Offering live streaming of the lead Pro card at tournament central during the Final 9
  • Hosting a players party at Steamer’s Downtown both Saturdays which included free beer, discounts on food, putting games, and a free tasting certificate for Fish Hawk Spirits

Check out the event program here:  CHO5 Program

Read Brian Thornton’s recap of the Pro/Adv Weekend: CHO5 Pro/Adv Weekend Recap

Please check out the following links which include event photos taken by Chain Hawk member, Allen Shorter, who captured each player every round:

Am Weekend Photos:

Day 1 – Part 1 at Jonesville – Some players on Holes 13 and 18 and everyone on Hole 2
Day 2 – Part 1 at Northside – Morning activities and players during Round 3 at Hole 12
Day 2 – Part 2 at Northside – Lunch and players during Round 4 at Hole 19
Day 2 – Part 3 at Northside – Post event and Ace Fund throwoff

Pro/Adv Weekend Photos:

Day 1 – Part 1 at Northside – Opening ceremonies and Hole 12 of all players
Day 1 – Part 2 at Northside – Lunch and players at Hole 16
Day 2 – Part 1 at Jonesville – Players at Hole 18
Day 2 – Part 2 at Jonesville – Ace fund throw-off and closing ceremony
Opening Ceremony video
Final 9 video of Men’s Open Lead Card: McCray,Johnson, Forehand, Wehrheim, Gibney



General Information

Amateur Weekend General Info:  December 3rd – 4th, 2016

  • Friday – Pre-tournament short pad doubles at Northside Park
  • Saturday – 2 rounds at Jonesville Park
  • Sunday – 2 round at Northside Park


Pro/Advanced Weekend General Info:  December 10th – 11th, 2016

  • Friday – Pre-tournament long pad doubles at Northside Park
  • Saturday – 2 rounds at Northside Park
  • Sunday – 1 round at Jonesville Park + final cut round


Saturday Night Players Party Info

Steamers is located at:  104 SE 1st Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601

Find out more about Steamers and see their full menu here.

Check out the Chain Hawk Open Player Party video!


Sponsorship letter

Interested in supporting the Chain Hawks by sponsoring the 2016 Chain Hawk Open? Check out the sponsorship invitation which includes suggested sponsorship levels and contact us for more information or if you have questions.

Word format:  2016 Chain Hawk Open Sponsorship Invitation
pdf format: 2016 Chain Hawk Open Sponsorship Invitation

For more information, please contact Courtney Reijo at!

Call for CHO Volunteers!!!

We’re looking for family and friends to help during both the CHO Amateur and Pro Weekends!  All one-day volunteers will receive an event shirt and those who volunteer over an entire weekend will receive the tournament PLAYER PACK!!  Volunteer duties could include helping with:

  • Setting up and taking down tournament central
  • Setting up and taking down sponsor tee signs throughout the course
  • Spotting for discs
  • Changing baskets in between rounds
  • Preparing and serving lunch
  • Assisting staff at tournament central
  • Photography/videography
  • Ensuring water is available for players
  • And more!

Check out our official CHO Volunteer video here and contact us if you’re interested in being a volunteer!

Chain Hawk Open Teaser Videos

Check out the series of 2016 Chain Hawk Teaser videos by Rachel Duncan:

2016 Chain Hawk Open Teaser Video

2016 Mini CHO Teaser Video   – Find out more about this under the “Events” section!

CHO Drone Sneak Peak – See Christian Benway’s drone skills at Jonesville Park!

2016 CHO Volunteer Video

2015  – 4th Annual Chain Hawk Open

The 4th Annual Chain Hawk Open was a huge success thanks to the contributions of our many sponsors, continued support of surrounding disc golf communities, and the hard work of our club members!  Highlights included:

  • Beginning the tournament with a rockin’ National Anthem by local guitarist, Joe Herchel.  Check out the video here (video courtesy of Jeff Wright)
  • Raising $700 for a local charity
  • Offering final round live scoring of the lead Pro card at tournament central
  • Adding $1000 to the Pro purse (increase from previous years)
  • Featuring new tournament logo created by Larry Williams

The 2016 Annual Chain Hawk Open is sure to be bigger and better as the club and its support continue to grow!!  


2015 Chain Hawk Open players and staff.  Photo courtesy of Jeff Wright.

Player pack_by Will Trimble

2015 Player pack showing new tournament logo. Photo courtesy of William Trimble.

Live scoring

Live scoring of lead Pro card displayed on a tv during final round at tournament central at Northside Park. Photo courtesy of Courtney Reijo.




Check out the amazing graphic work by ZERO as Iaon Cottrell continues to customize amazing scorecards for the Chain Hawk Open each year!



Thank you to our 2015 Chain Hawk Open sponsors!  We couldn’t do it without you!


Photos of the 2015 Chain Hawk Open shared by players and staff:

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