Heimburg, Tattar win 2022 Jonesboro Open

The Florida native won the 2022 Jonesboro Open.
The Florida native won the 2022 Jonesboro Open.(KAIT-TV)
Published: Apr. 22, 2022 at 9:50 AM CDT|Updated: Apr. 24, 2022 at 11:05 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The best disc golfers in the world were in town Friday through Sunday for the 6th annual Play It Again Sports Jonesboro Open – Presented by Prodigy.

The men’s side featured a thrilling finish as Calvin Heimburg took home the 2022 Jonesboro Open Championship in a playoff.

The Florida native, Paul McBeth and Greenwood native Kevin Jones were all tied entering the 18th and final hole.

Jones would par the hole, while Heimburg and McBeth birdied, sending the event to a playoff. Heimburg would birdie the first hole to secure the championship.

Kristin Tattar (-24) coasted through the women’s side of the Open, winning by 10 strokes. Rose Bud native Kat Mertsch was tied for third at 12-under.

began Friday morning at Disc Side of Heaven (3255 Strawfloor Drive). It was a three-day event with a professional and amateur leaderboard.

Ricky Wysocki and Catrina Allen won last year’s event. The Jonesboro Open is the fourth stop on the Disc Golf Pro Tour.

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