Open at Austin Shakeup: FPO Rankings Shift


The Open at Austin, the latest addition to the professional disc golf tour, has concluded, leaving fans and players alike buzzing with excitement. As the dust settles on this thrilling event, we’re taking a closer look at the updated FPO Power Rankings and how the competition unfolded at this new course. With a historic performance by Paige Pierce and a surprising finish for Kristin Tattar, there’s much to discuss.

The Open at Austin was the first time this particular course had been played on tour, which added an extra layer of intrigue to the competition. Players had to quickly adapt to the new layout, and it became clear that the challenging course would be a true test of skill and strategy.

Paige Pierce emerged as the champion, securing her first-place finish, and vaulting herself back into the top five in the FPO Power Rankings. Catrina Allen, who finished second, also made a significant leap in the rankings, landing at the second spot. Rounding out the top five finishers were Jessica Weese, Missy Gannon, and Holyn Handley.

Kristin Tattar, who had been dominating the FPO scene for quite some time, saw her impressive streak come to an end at the Open at Austin. For the first time in over a year, Tattar missed the podium, finishing in fifth place alongside Holyn Handley. Despite the setback, Tattar still maintains her position at the top of the FPO Power Rankings.

Some other notable performances at the Open at Austin included Eveliina Salonen and Ella Hansen, who tied for seventh place. Henna Blomroos and Sai Ananda shared ninth place, while Kat Mertsch secured eleventh place. Caroline Henderson and Vanessa Van Dyken finished twelfth and thirteenth, respectively.

As the players look ahead to the 28th Annual Texas States, the next tournament on the schedule, they will undoubtedly be eager to continue building momentum and improve their standings in the FPO Power Rankings.

Here’s a quick recap of the top finishers at the Open at Austin:

  1. Paige Pierce
  2. Catrina Allen
  3. Jessica Weese/Missy Gannon

With the ever-changing FPO Power Rankings, fans can expect more excitement and surprises as the professional disc golf season continues to unfold. The Open at Austin has shown that even the most consistent players can face unexpected challenges, and newcomers can rise through the ranks with impressive performances.

As the disc golf community eagerly anticipates the 28th Annual Texas States, the question on everyone’s mind is: Who will rise, and who will fall in the next round of Joe’s Disc Golf FPO Power Rankings? Keep a close eye on the action, as the battle for supremacy in the world of professional disc golf is far from over.

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