Team Death By Par

Death By Par Team members are outstanding individuals who represent the values, integrity and commitment to excellence that define Death By Par Disc Golf. Team members are not only quality athletes dedicated to the sport, but also active in their communities, and diligent in their mission to help grow and enrich the sport of disc golf. As ambassadors of Death By Par, their goal is to help players of all skill levels get the most out of their game. When you see them in the community or on the course, you know you’ve got a friend in disc golf. Get to know the Team:

 

Aurora, IL - based Team Death By Par
From Left: Ronald Miller, Marky Esquivel, Michael Esquivel, Justin 'JT' Taylor, Ray Esquivel, Adam Luxich, missing: Tim Jones

 

 Michael Esquivel
 Team Manager
 Hometown: Aurora, IL
 Years Playing: 10
 Favorite Disc: Truth         
 Favorite Course: Crystal Lake, IL 
 Putting Style: Hybrid push/spin                         
 Day gig: Printer/Pressman
 Advice for beginners: Practice, practice, practice and be willing to take advice!

 

 
 Ray Esquivel
 Hometown: Aurora, IL 
 Years Playing: 10 
 Favorite Disc: Truth
 Favorite Course: Kenosha, WI
 Putting Style: Spin
 Day gig: Printer/Pressman
 Advice for beginners: Practice!
 
       

 

 

 Justin 'JT' Taylor
 Hometown: Covington, IN
 Years Playing: 6
 Favorite Disc: Felon
 Favorite Course: Fairfield Park, Round Lake, IL
 Putting Style: Hybrid spin/push
 Day Gig: Research Analyst
 Advice for beginners: Play with people who are better than you - and don't be afraid to throw bad shots!

 

 

 Marky Esquivel
 Hometown: Aurora, IL
 Years Playing: 10
 Favorite Disc: Aviar
 Favorite Course: West Park, Joliet, IL
 Putting Style: Anything goes
 Advice for beginners: Keep playing!

 

 

 

Ronnie Miller
 Hometown: Aurora, IL

 Years Playing: 11
 Favorite Disc: Venom ESP
 Favorite Course: Eagle Ridge, Oswego, IL
 Putting Style: Spin
 Day Gig: Pharmacist
 Advice for beginners: Practice putting

 

 

 Tim Jones
 Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
 Years Playing: 6
 Favorite Disc: Innova ROC, DX or KC. Learning to throw that disc was a game changer for me.
 Favorite Course: Eagle Ridge, Oswego, IL
 Putting Style: Spin
 Day Gig: Training Coordinator at an Oleochemical Plant
 Advice for beginners: Throw putters and mids until you learn to control a disc.

 


 Adam Luxich
 
Hometown: Aurora, IL
 
Years Playing: 12
 
Favorite Disc: Buzzz
 
Favorite Course: Eagle Ridge, Oswego, IL
 
Putting Style: Spin
 
Day Gig: Security Officer
 
Advice for beginners: Learn to throw putters and mids before drivers.