Ricky Wysocki

Richard Wysocki (born June 5, 1993 in Brunswick, Ohio) is an American professional disc golfer based in Fort Mill, South Carolina.[1][2] Wysocki grew up in Medina, Ohio, near Roscoe Ewing Disc Golf Course.[3]

Richard (Ricky) Wysocki
— Disc Golfer —
Personal information
Full nameRichard Wysocki
NicknameRicky, Sockibomb
Born (1993-06-05) June 5, 1993 (age 28)
Brunswick, Ohio
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Nationality United States
ResidenceScottsdale, Arizona
Career
StatusProfessional
Current tour(s)DGPT - Disc Golf Pro Tour
Professional wins122
Number of wins by tour
PDGA National Tour18
Disc Golf World Tour10
Disc Golf Pro Tour16
Best results in major championships
PDGA World ChampionshipsWon: 2016, 2017
USDGC2nd: 2012, 2015, 2017
Aussie OpenWon: 2017
European MastersWon: 2016
Achievements and awards
PDGA Male Rookie of the Year2011
PDGA Male Player of the Year2012, 2016, 2017, 2021
National Tour Series Champion2016, 2021
Disc Golf World Tour Points Champion2016
Disc Golf Pro Tour Points Champion2016, 2017, 2021

Wysocki turned pro in 2010.[1] His career earnings are $536,842 (as of May 2022). Wysocki is a 2 time PDGA - World Champion and is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world. As of May 2022, Wysocki is currently the second highest rated player in the world behind Paul McBeth.On January 4th 2022, Wysocki signed a 4 Year/4Million dollar contract with Dynamic Discs. Wysocki's contract pays him a base salary of $1 million dollars a year with potential to reach $2 million dollars per year depending on the amount of discs Dynamic Discs sells with Wysocki's name on it. Additionally, Wysocki's contract included a $250,000 signing bonus paid to Ricky in Bitcoin.[4]

Professional wins (122 total)Edit

Wysocki won the PDGA Rookie of the Year Award in 2011 and the Male Player of the Year Award in 2012, the only male player to win the two back-to-back.[5] Wysocki won the PDGA-World Championship two times (2016-2017), defeating 5x World Champ Paul McBeth both times. Also in 2016, he won the PDGA National Tour Series, the Disc Golf World Tour Points series, and the Disc Golf Pro Tour points series.

Majors (6)Edit

Year Tournament Stroke Margin Winning Score Runner Up Prize Money
2011 PDGA Championship -2 -50 (58-52-53-59-34=256) Nate Doss $3,100
2014 Japan Open -3 -34 (60-51-51-55-52-31=300) Nikko Locastro $4,410
2016 European Masters -1 -24 (54-55-56=165) Paul McBeth $5,001
2016 PDGA Pro World Championships -6 -58 (47-48-51-56-52-28=282) Paul McBeth $10,000
2017 Australian Open -1 -48 (57-48-58-49=212) Eagle McMahon $4,000
2017 PDGA Pro World Championship -8 -41 (60-55-55-59=229) Paul McBeth $12,000

National Tour/DGPT Elite (22)Edit

Year Tournament Stroke Margin Winning Score Runner Up Prize Money
2012 Brent Hambrick Memorial Open -6 -30 (72-49-65-28=214) Gregg Barsby $1,800
2013 Texas State Championships -10 -33 (65-59-62=186) Paul McBeth $1,660
2013 Disc Golf Hall of Fame Classic -4 -44 (53-62-55-58=228) Nikko Locastro $2,700
2013 Great Lakes Open -9 -32 (51-50-53=154) Garrett Gurthie $3,000
2014 Texas State Championships -8 -28 (55-56-62=173) Simon Lizotte $1,782
2014 Fort Steilacoom Open -4 -40 (49-49-47-45-29=219) Will Schusterick $1,800
2015 Vibram Maple Hill Open -3 -26 (51-54-52-57=214) Gregg Barsby $3,700
2016 Kansas City Wide Open -7 -27 (52-52-56=160) Benjamin Wiggins $2,525
2016 Masters Cup -1 -25 (66-61-51=178) Paul McBeth $3,000
2016 Beaver State Fling -3 -33 (54-50-53-54=211) Philo Brathwaite $3,750
2017 Gentlemen's Club Challenge -2 -33 (48-51-49-54=202) Paul McBeth $3,000
2017 Beaver State Fling 0 (Playoff) -28 (52-60-50-54=202) Paul McBeth $4,000
2018 Jonesboro Open -4 -32 (52-54-54=160) Garrett Gurthie $3,000
2018 Santa Cruz Masters Cup -2 -20 (62-68-54=184) Joshua Anthon $4,000
2018 Utah Open -4 -25(49-56-44=149) Eagle McMahon $4,040
2020 Ledgestone Insurance Open -8 -35 (58-55-55-51=219) Paul McBeth $6,000
2021 Texas State Disc Golf Championship -4 -28 (55-52-51=158) Matthew Orum $5,000
2021 Jonesboro Open -4 -35 (51-53-53=157) Calvin Heimburg $6,000
2021 Preserve Championship -1 -35 (50-56-54=160) Eagle McMahon $7,250
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open 0 (Tie) -17 (54-61-67=182) Calvin Heimburg $8,250
2022 Texas State Disc Golf Championship -1 -29 (55-52-53=160) Calvin Heimburg $8,000
2022 Dynamic Discs Open -6 -10 (62-60-68-60=250) Simon Lizotte $8,600

National Tour/DGPT Elite Wins: 22

SummaryEdit

Competition Tier Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-25 Events*
World Championships 2 4 0 7 10 10
Majors 4 3 3 19 22 24
National Tour 18 19 6 53 76 79

*As of May 2022

Annual statisticsEdit

Year Events Wins Top 3 Earnings $ / Event Rating World
Ranking
2009 14 2 8 $0 $40 969 -
2010 33 6 16 $3,683 $111.61 1003 70
2011 44 15 26 $17,529 $398.39 1021 16
2012 41 15 31 $36,457 $889.20 1041 2
2013 34 18 24 $31,755 $933.97 1047 4
2014 35 14 28 $41,406 $1,183.03 1042 6
2015 22 5 13 $33,065 $1,502.95 1043 2
2016 23 13 20 $56,923 $2,474.91 1048 1
2017 29 14 24 $79,348 $2,736.14 1050 2
2018 26 7 14 $46,415 $1,785.19 1045 2
2019 22 4 14 $40,581 $1,844.59 1049 2
2020 16 5 10 $32,086 $2,005.38 1054 2
2021 25 6 14 $79,929 $3,197.16 1054 1
2022* 7 2 4 $29,510 $4,215.71 N/A N/A
Career 371 122 246 $536,842 $1,507.98 - -

*As of May 2022


At Year End

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-07-06. Retrieved 2016-08-13.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Pro Worlds Notebook: Wysocki Family Matters; Lizotte's Literal Circus | Ultiworld Disc Golf Retrieved 2018-06-22.
  3. ^ Miller, Pamela (2011-04-14). "Disc Drivers: Champion Creek Challenge draws pro, amateur disc golfers to Medina". The Medina Post.
  4. ^ "For First Time in Seven Years, Paul McBeth Isn't The #1 Rated Player in the World".
  5. ^ "PDGA Award Winners".