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A NorCal man’s hospital room screams alarmed nurses. He was watching the best disc golf shot ever.

Saturday, June 26, was the finale of the Disc Golf World Championships in Utah. It was also the day that Joshua Luiz’s son Clayton was born. 

Clayton’s mother, Samantha Thurman, was two weeks past due when she and Luiz checked into the hospital that morning. Thurman was induced and Luiz was exclusively focused on her health and well-being. (Don’t worry, this is not one of those stories where an absent-minded father is neglecting his partner or newborn to watch DA BIG GAME.)

Clayton was born at 1:51 p.m. the new parents basked in the presence of their big boy — 10 pounds, 6 ounces! — and then mom drifted off to sleep. 


So Luiz held his newborn, and yes, he put the World Championships on his phone. The games had been canceled last year because of COVID-19, and Luiz was pumped to tune in while he passed the time

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Sports World Reacts To Incredible Disc Golf Shot

Incredible disc golf shot.

Incredible disc golf shot.

The most-exciting moment of the sports weekend might have come at the Professional Disc Golfers Association World Championships. No, seriously…

An incredible shot made by James Conrad at the Professional Disc Golfers Association World Championships in Ogden, Utah has gone viral on social media.

In the clip, Conrad sinks a long birdie on the 18th hole to force a playoff against Paul McBeth. Conrad drilled a shot from 247 feet out as the crowd went wild.

Check this out:

That’s pretty awesome. Sports fans across the country are loving it, too.

“The most amazing disc golf moment in history?” one fan asked.

“legit might be the most amazing moment in any sport” another added.

“I never thought I’d see someone top Michael Jordan’s “The Shot.” Then James Conrad came along and said, “Hold my disc golf bag,” another said.

Conrad ended up pulling out the win

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