Nate Doss

How it started …
Nate Doss first saw the sport of disc golf on a local public access show in Santa Cruz. He first played at DeLaveaga Disc Golf Course with his dad in 1992. He received his first disc from Marty Hapner (Pink Roc) and attended the 1998 Am Worlds in Appleton, Wisconsin with ‘Steady” Ed Headrick (finished 7th in Juniors under 16) and later won the 1999 Junior World Championship in Kansas City.

Doss’ turned pro in 2000 at age 15 and played in his first USDGC in 2001 (finished T-50, with Juliana Korver). He became a member of Team Discraft in 2002 and first went on tour in 2003 with Steve and Bamba Rico.

Doss, traveled the world, much like his partner Valerie Jenkins, competing in nine countries (Japan, Finland, Sweden, Holland, Canada, England, Australia, Taiwan, and the USA). He won his first Pro World Championship in 2005 and second in 2007, became the First Discraft player to win USDGC in 2008 and later the 2011 World Championships in his hometown of Santa Cruz.

Doss is the first professional disc golfer to make appear on ESPN’s SportsCenter’s Top 10 and became the lead Men’s Expert Commentator on the Disc Golf Pro Tour in 2018.

  • Location: Bend, Oregon, United States
  • Classification: Professional
  • Member Since: 1994
  • Official Status: Retired
  • Career Events: 308
  • Career Wins: 42
  • Career Earnings: $275,759