- Top players to watch during the week on the course around the Winthrop Coliseum are: defending champion Paul McBeth, Ricky Wysocki, Ken Climo, Barry Schultz and Karl Johan Nybo.
- More than 90 participants are expected to compete.
Winthrop University, "U.S. Disc Golf Championship Returns Oct. 5-8 to Winthrop's Gold Course" (2016). Winthrop News 2016. 185.