Wall of Fame

We would like to recognize and honor the following distinguished DeLaveaga Disc Golf Club Members on their achievements, Lifetime membership and induction to the DDGC Wall of Fame.

2019
#1 Tom "Trick" Schot
DeLaveaga Disc Golf Course designer

Tom Schot #3303

PDGA Hall of Fame Class: 2000

PDGA #: 3303

Birth Year: 1945

Hometown: Capitola, CA, USA

A world champion in 1991, Tom is known for his promoting of 10 World Disc Championships, 15 Masters Cup tournaments, and designing the world-renowned De Laveaga Disc Golf Course and Pinto Lake Disc Golf Course. Tom's energy and leadership brought the PDGA World's back to West in 2011, when Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties were host the International event. Tom’s passion for the sport of disc golf has been reported in Sports Illustrated and the New York Times. Tom’s foresight to initiate new ideas has led disc golf to a higher level.

2020
#2 Marty Hapner

11 Time Masters Cup TD

Marty Hapner #4033

PDGA Hall of Fame Class: 2004

PDGA #: 4033

Birth Year: 1958

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Since 1981, Marty Hapner has inspired disc golfers with his undying dedication to our sport. A class sportsman, he has been instrumental in the creation and growth of the desirable De LaVeaga Disc Golf Course; he has captained the outstanding Santa Cruz Disc Golf Team. Marty’s professionalism has been instrumental in the success of the Faultline Classic tournament, the Master’s Cup and the World Disc Games as Event Coordinator. From bringing disc golf to MTV to providing one of the first available individual and tournament scoring programs on the Web, Marty has been an influential promoter. His excellence as the original web master for discgolf.com and PDGA.com is exemplary and but a part of his legacy. He is the “Father of Disc Golf on the Internet.” For players who love disc golf, Marty is at the top of the list.