Team Gold Tip® and Bee Stinger™ Caps Seasonwith wins at NFAA Dakota Classic, Outdoor Target Nationals

gold tip®Industry leader in carbon arrows and bolts, along with Bee Stinger, maker of the most advanced line of bowhunting and archery stabilizers and sidebars, congratulates the team’s archers for their strong results at the NFAA First Dakota Classic and the NFAA Outdoor Target Nationals. Team members Tim Gillingham and Kyle Douglas captured several first-place finishes over the two matches, with Gillingham receiving additional “Shooter of the Year” honors in the Senior Pro division.

The 2022 NFAA First Dakota Classic and the 2022 NFAA Outdoor Target Nationals took place August 26-28 in Yankton, South Dakota. At the Dakota Classic, Gold Tip and Bee Stinger archer Kyle Douglas took second place in the Men’s Pro division. After battling for the lead all day, the winner was decided in a head-to-head playoff where a arrow, the one closest to the center, decided the winner. Douglas was just 1/16th of an inch out of first place.

Following recent victories at the NFAA Field Nationals and the ASA Classic Championship, Gold Tip and Bee Stinger staff manager Tim Gillingham also took home the shooter of the year title and finished third in the Senior Pro.

At the NFAA Outdoor Target Nationals, Gillingham set a Senior Pro national record of 596 of 600 on day one and took first place on day two. Meanwhile, Kyle Douglas battled back to a tie for second and won the single-arrow playoff for his second podium finish over the weekend.

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