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Joseph Mela #2607

  • Hall of Fame Class: 2016
  • PDGA #: 2607
  • Birth Year: 1961
  • Hometown: Bristol, PA, USA

Joe “The Technician” Mela has made his mark from the Mid-Atlantic disc golf scene with his energy and analytical approach. For his consummate professionalism and integrity, Joe received the 1997 Bob West Memorial Sportsmanship Award. His three Top 10 Worlds finishes in the Open Division led to World Championship wins as a Pro Master in 2001 and Pro Grand Master in 2015. He has excelled as a designer with his contribution of Tyler State Disc Golf Course, a place where he shares game fundamentals with local kids. Joe’s open enthusiasm and jovial personality is precisely what attracts others to play disc golf.


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