Nathan Sexton

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Nathan Sexton
— Disc Golfer —
Personal information
BornCorvallis, Oregon
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight200 lb (91 kg)
Nationality United States
ResidenceAsheville, North Carolina
Career
Turned professional2004
Current tour(s)PDGA National Tour, Disc Golf World Tour, Disc Golf Pro Tour
Professional wins76
Best results in major championships
PDGA World Championships5th: 2009
USDGCWon: 2017
European Masters6th: 2016
European Open7th: 2017
Japan Open5th: 2008

Nathan Sexton is an American professional disc golfer currently sponsored by Innova Champion Discs. [1] Among his most notable accomplishments are his 2003 Junior I Boys PDGA World Championship[1] and his 2017 United States Disc Golf Championship win, which is his first PDGA Major title as a professional.[2] He registered as a professional with the PDGA in 2004, but has only been touring full-time since 2013.

In addition to playing disc golf, Nate has been doing commentating for Jomez Productions[3] with Jeremy Koling. Together they are known as the 'Big Sexy' commentary team.

Professional career[edit]

Notable wins[edit]

Year Tournament Tier Stroke Margin Winning Score Runner Up Prize Money
2003 PDGA Junior Disc Golf World Championships M -10 (50-50-44-52-46-54-59=355) Caleb Wood
2017 United States Disc Golf Championship M -5 -34 (59-58-57-58=232) Richard Wysocki $12,000

Summary[edit]

Competition Tier Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-25 Events*
World Championships 0 0 0 1 4 8
Other Majors 1 0 0 4 13 18
National Tour 0 2 3 7 38 41

*Through July 2018

Annual statistics[edit]

Year Events Wins Top 3 Earnings $ / Event Rating World
Rankings
2004 2 0 1 $565 $282.50 973 -
2005 15 4 9 $3,504 $233.63 1015 41
2006 15 3 7 $3,106 $207.07 1002 85
2007 24 8 15 $7,421 $309.23 1007 38
2008 29 10 16 $9,669 $333.43 1019 31
2009 32 9 23 $11,252 $351.63 1019 25
2010 26 6 15 $10,905 $419.42 1021 26
2011 21 8 9 $6,206 $295.55 1021 37
2012 12 6 8 $5,144 $428.67 1035 -
2013 11 5 8 $4,670 $424.54 1035 19
2014 30 12 24 $15,262 $508.73 1031 12
2015 23 2 5 $17,172 $746.63 1027 8
2016 19 1 7 $21,044 $1,107.60 1034 12
2017 18 2 8 $31,255 $1,736.39 1035 4
2018 9 0 1 $8,098 $899.85 1032* 5
Career 286 76 156 $155,276 $542.93 - -

At Year End
*Through July 2018

Equipment[edit]

Sexton is sponsored by Innova Champion Discs. He commonly carries the following discs in competition:[4][5]

Drivers

  • Destroyer (Star)
  • PFN Xcaliber (Echo Star)
  • Wraith (Star)
  • Sidewinder (Star)
  • Thunderbird (Champion)
  • Sexton Firebird (Glow Champion)
  • PFN Orc (Champion)*
  • Teebird (Star)
  • Teebird3 (Metal Flake)
  • Leopard3 (Star)

Midranges

  • Roc (KC Pro)
  • Roc3 (Metal Flake)
  • Caiman (Star)
  • Mako3 (Star)
  • Lion (Champion)

Putters

  • Dart (R-Pro)
  • Aviar (DX)
  • Firefly (Nexus)

* PFN is an abbreviation for "Pre Flight Number". Innova began printing flight rating numbers on their discs in 2009. PFN discs were manufactured before that time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2003 PDGA Junior Disc Golf World Championships". Professional Disc Golf Association. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  2. ^ Hill, Steve (2017-10-09). "Unbreakable | Ultiworld Disc Golf". Ultiworld Disc Golf. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  3. ^ "Jomez Productions - The Leader in Disc Golf Coverage".
  4. ^ "Nate Sexton - Innova Disc Golf". www.innovadiscs.com. Retrieved 2017-09-20.
  5. ^ The SpinTV (2017-06-06), In My Bag with Nate Sexton - Team Innova, retrieved 2017-09-20