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The Upshot

Ultiworld

The Upshot is Ultiworld Disc Golf's news and analysis podcast, hosted by Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield. From the business of disc golf to the most compelling competition, The Upshot breaks down the biggest topics in the sport.

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LIV Golf, The Preserve Championship Preview
2d ago
LIV Golf, The Preserve Championship Preview
Josh Mansfield is joined by Charlie Eisenhood (he's back!) to discuss LIV Golf's disrupting effect on the PGA Tour and what disc golf can learn from this, before previewing everything you need to know The Preserve Championship, including the course layout, fantasy value adds, and more. Finally, Charlie and Josh make their picks for The Preserve and set this week's Over/Under. Chapters 0:00 Introduction 7:45 Fraud at Match Play Championship 12:20 LIV Golf & Disc Golf 35:30 The Preserve Preview & Fantasy Notes 45:30 The Preserve Picks & Over/Under
LIV Golf, The Preserve Championship Preview
2d ago
LIV Golf, The Preserve Championship Preview
Josh Mansfield is joined by Charlie Eisenhood (he's back!) to discuss LIV Golf's disrupting effect on the PGA Tour and what disc golf can learn from this, before previewing everything you need to know The Preserve Championship, including the course layout, fantasy value adds, and more. Finally, Charlie and Josh make their picks for The Preserve and set this week's Over/Under. Chapters 0:00 Introduction 7:45 Fraud at Match Play Championship 12:20 LIV Golf & Disc Golf 35:30 The Preserve Preview & Fantasy Notes 45:30 The Preserve Picks & Over/Under
The Upshot Interview #24: Holyn Handley
3d ago
The Upshot Interview #24: Holyn Handley
Josh talks to Holyn Handley about her start in Disc Golf, life as a relatively new touring Pro, Coaching and more on the Upshot Interview Series.
Match Play Championship, Jamie Thomas & DGN Off-Season Content, PDGA's Danny Voss
4d ago
Match Play Championship, Jamie Thomas & DGN Off-Season Content, PDGA's Danny Voss
Josh Mansfield is joined by guest (and former Upshot co-host) Jamie Thomas to talk about what happened at the Match Play Championship and what that tournament means to the pros. Jamie then goes deep into DGN's content plans for the off-season, including a Hard Knocks-style season storylines series. Finally, Josh speaks with Danny Voss, the PDGA's Director of Marketing about membership growth, the Global Board of Directors election, and more. Chapters 0:00 Jamie Thomas is Back! 2:05 Match Play Championship Results 9:25 The Role of Match Play 23:10 Big Payouts & Spectator Feedback 30:05 DGN's Off-Season Content Plans 45:15 Danny Voss on Amateurs & European Open 52:00 Membership Growth 55:55 Global Board of Directors & More
Ratings Update, Match Play Championship Preview
Jun 16 2022
Ratings Update, Match Play Championship Preview
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield tease their upcoming disc review series, Bag or Bust, before launching into a discussion of the June ratings updates, including Kristin Tattar becoming the top rated FPO player, Gannon Buhr, Simon Lizotte, and more. Then they break down everything about the Match Play Championship, including what happens with Calvin Heimburg dropping out, the new format, a Match Play over/under, and their picks for the weekend. Note that this episode was recorded on Tuesday, before the final player lineup was announced, so the final pools are different than the information available to Charlie & Josh. Chapters 0:00 Bag or Bust 6:35 June Ratings Updates 22:20 Purse Watch: BSF 24:40 Match Play Championship Preview 31:15 Match Play MPO Picks 36:45 Over/Under 38:15 Match Play FPO Picks 44:00 The New Format
Interview #23: Jeremy Koling
Jun 16 2022
Interview #23: Jeremy Koling
Charlie and Josh talk with Jeremy Koling about Beaver State Fling, his upcoming wedding, life as both a player & commentator, and more on The Upshot Interview Series.
Beaver State Fling Recap, Rules Rundown
Jun 14 2022
Beaver State Fling Recap, Rules Rundown
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield discuss the Beaver State Fling and Garrett Gurthie calling his shot! And it's yet another win for Valerie Mandujano. Later in the show, they discuss some notable rules controversies: illegal step putts at US Amateurs and Corey Ellis's *disc falling out of the bottom of the basket* at BSF. Chapters 0:00 Beaver State Fling MPO Recap 24:45 Beaver State Fling FPO Recap 38:10 Designing Good FPO Courses 43:10 Over/Under Recap 44:35 Oulu Recap 45:25 Rules Rundown: Foot Fault 56:45 Rules Rundown: Basket Design
Portland Open Spectating, Match Play Pools, Beaver State Fling
Jun 10 2022
Portland Open Spectating, Match Play Pools, Beaver State Fling
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield take some emails from listeners that attended the Portland Open to get their thoughts on the event. They also discuss the pools for the Match Play Championships next weekend. After the break, they go Inside The Circle before previewing this weekend's Beaver State Fling.
Interview #22: Garrett Gurthie
Jun 8 2022
Interview #22: Garrett Gurthie
Charlie Eisenhood talks with Garrett "GG" Gurthie about his 2nd place finish at the Portland Open, his time on and off tour, his craft jerky business, the growth of disc golf, and more on The Upshot Interview Series.
Portland Open Recap, #PurseWatch
Jun 7 2022
Portland Open Recap, #PurseWatch
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield break down another thrilling weekend on the DGPT, as the Portland Open went down to the wire in MPO and Valerie Mandujano delivered a dominant win in FPO. Where do players stand this season? What does it mean for Simon to go back-to-back? Those stories and more on today's Upshot podcast.
Portland Open Preview, Inside The Circle
Jun 2 2022
Portland Open Preview, Inside The Circle
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield get you ready for the Portland Open, including discussion of the new course at Glendoveer, the history of Blue Lake, and more. Plus, the guys go Inside The Circle, make their Portland picks, and give you a spicy over/under!
Interview #21: Aaron Gossage
Jun 1 2022
Interview #21: Aaron Gossage
Back-to-back Elite Series podium finisher Aaron Gossage is this week's guest on The Upshot Interview Series! We talk with Aaron about how he got into the sport, where he sees himself in five years, how he's made so much progress as a player lately, his social media presence, his time competing with Eagle McMahon as a teenager, and lots more.
Mailbag!
May 27 2022
Mailbag!
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield have a fun mailbag episode with lots of questions and discussion about OTB Open, cannabis in disc golf, Simon Lizotte, and more.
OTB Open Recap, Simon Lizotte Interview, Match Play
May 25 2022
OTB Open Recap, Simon Lizotte Interview, Match Play
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield discuss the OTB Open results before breaking down who's in and out for the Match Play Championships. They also do a #PurseWatch before welcoming in Simon Lizotte for their interview series.
OTB Open Preview, Match Play Qualification, Simon Lizotte on Courses
May 19 2022
OTB Open Preview, Match Play Qualification, Simon Lizotte on Courses
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield preview the OTB Open, the next stop on the Disc Golf Pro Tour Elite Series. But first they discuss Simon Lizotte's thoughts on disc golf courses and Elaine King's return to the broadcast booth. They also break down the potential in this weekend's final push for qualification to the Match Play Championships next month in Colorado!
Interview #19: Sean Jack & Shawn Mercy
May 19 2022
Interview #19: Sean Jack & Shawn Mercy
Charlie and Josh interview the TDs of the OTB Open, the next stop on the Disc Golf Pro Tour. Sean Jack and Shawn Mercy discuss the development of the tournament, their vision for its future, how much money they're bringing in, this year's course changes, and a whole lot more.
Masters Cup, #PurseWatch, Next Wave of Growth
May 17 2022
Masters Cup, #PurseWatch, Next Wave of Growth
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield discuss the Masters Cup results and what we've learned about two talented young players. Then they take a look at the #PurseWatch for Masters Cup before asking a question they asked James Conrad last week: what's going to drive the next wave of disc golf's growth? NOTE: There were some recording issues for Charlie during the final segment. Apologies for the choppiness.
Ratings Reax, Masters Cup Preview
May 12 2022
Ratings Reax, Masters Cup Preview
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield discuss the latest ratings update and whether ratings have value for assessing pro players. Then they break down the upcoming Santa Cruz Masters Cup and get prepared for DeLa.
Interview #18: James Conrad
May 11 2022
Interview #18: James Conrad
In The Upshot Interview Series, Josh and Charlie talk with 2021 World Champion James Conrad about the Holy Shot, his interview with the Wall Street Journal, rock climbing, his 2022 season so far, and the future of disc golf.
Tour Scheduling, Rookie Report, Devil's Advocate
May 10 2022
Tour Scheduling, Rookie Report, Devil's Advocate
After an off weekend, Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield talk more about the schedule of the DGPT before digging into listeners' suggestions for improvements to the show and new topics. They give away some subscriptions and then dive into two segment ideas from listeners: the Rookie Report and Devil's Advocate.
Top 10 Power Rankings
May 5 2022
Top 10 Power Rankings
Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield name their top 10 players in their personal power rankings right now -- and one thing each player wishes they could have.