European Amateur Open 2018 consists of two main events, European Amateur Open Weekends 1 & 2, and a week of disc golf activity between the events. This page focuses on the weekend events. Information about other events will be published later on.

Event format for both events

  • PDGA B-tier.
  • Two 18-hole rounds, one round per day.
  • Staggered starts at 10-minute intervals.
  • Max. 192 players
  • Available divisions: MA1, MA3, FA1, FA3, MJ15. (Pros playing Am applies.)
  • PDGA membership is required from all participants. Finnish players must also be SFL members. (Neither is required at the time of registration though.)

Check the registration info for more details about registering for one of the events.

Dates

  • 9.-10. June 2018 - European Amateur Open 2018 Weekend 1. (Sat-Sun)
  • 16.-17. June 2018 - European Amateur Open 2018 Weekend 2. (Sat-Sun)

Practicing

Course is reserved for EAO players' practicing:

  • Friday 8th June, noon-sunset : Course reserved for EAO 2018 Weekend 1 players.
  • Friday 15th June, sunrise-sunset : Course reserved for EAO 2018 Weekend 2 players.

Check the schedule for more details.

Player sign-ups

Players must register at the tournament center before starting their 1st round of the event. Please register at least 30 minutes before your round, as you'll receive your player pack when you register.

Player sign-up times:

  • Friday 14:00-18:00
  • Saturday 7:30-15:30

Warming-up

The field between holes 1 and 2 can be used to warm-up before tournament rounds. Always be careful with your throws as transition from hole 1 to hole 2 goes through this field. Players should stay close to the northern edge of field when moving from hole 1 to hole 2.

Tee times

Tee times for 1st round of both events will be published here two days before the round.

Tee times for 2nd round of both events will be published here on Saturday evening after the 1st round has been completed.

Check the schedule page for tee times when the time comes.

Players should arrive at the 1st tee 10 minutes before their tee time. First tee time for each round is at 8:00 and last tee time at 16:00.

Prizes

Top 3 of each division will receive a trophy and merchandise prices:

  • 1st place: 150€ InnovaStore gift certificate.
  • 2nd place: 100€ InnovaStore gift certificate.
  • 3rd place: 75€ InnovaStore gift certificate.

Tobacco policy

Use of all kinds of tobacco products is prohibited during tournament rounds. This starts from the moment a player enters the 1st tee area before his tee time, until his scorecard has been returned to the tournament center. This prohibition includes all smoking and chewing tobacco products (excluding nicotine gum) as well as electronic and vapor cigarettes.

PDGA tobacco policy is available here. (Tobacco policy covers all A- and B-tier events in Finland. This is degreed by the Finnish Disc Golf Association.)