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Past events

European Open 2013 went in to history books with the unprecedented live broadcast of the final holes on Finnish national television channel YLE.

European Open 2013

Course Nokia DiscGolfPark, Nokia
Players 168
Purse $40,609
MPO winner Paul McBeth, USA
FPO winner Paige Pierce, USA

View results at PDGA.com

EO2013_McBeth_Trophy

Paul McBeth receiving the EO trophy in 2013.

European Open 2013 in numbers

• 168 total players.
• 12 different nationalities represented by players.
• 40 609 USD prize money awarded.
• 228 (-28) –  total strokes of the MPO winner.
• 283 (+20) –  total strokes of the FPO winner.
• 20 players under par in total score.
• 1089 – the highest rated round (David Feldberg, R3).
• 207 (+15) – total strokes after 3 rounds to make the cut in the MPO division.
• 331 (+75) – total strokes after 3 rounds to make the cut in the FPO division.
• 50+ members of staff & volunteers.
• 270 000 – number of spectators at home following the live broadcast’s final moments.
• 5000 spectators on the tournament site during the event week.

 

European Open 2011

In 2011 David Feldberg and Valarie Jenkins of USA were crowned as the European Open champions 2011 in Nokia Sports Center Park. Feldberg claimed that “The European Open 2011 was by far the best event he has played in”.

Course Nokia DiscGolfPark, Nokia
Players 168
Purse $34,759
MPO winner David Feldberg, USA
FPO winner Valarie Jenkins, USA

View results at PDGA.com

EO2011_Valarie_Jenkins

Valarie Jenkins won the FPO division in 2011.

European Open 2011 in numbers

• 168 total players
• 25 125 EUR prize money awarded (34 759 USD)
• 221 (-35) – total strokes of the MPO winner
• 275 (+19) – total strokes of the FPO winner
• 30 players under par in total score
• 1078 – the highest rated round (David Feldberg, R4)
• 32,983 visits at opendiscgolf.com during the tournament week
• 29 – 9 (USA vs Europe)  the score of the Presidents Cup
• 30+ hours of live broadcast at DiscGolfPlanet.tv
• 1 274 947 viewer minutes in live broadcast
• 50+ members of staff & volunteers
• 643 lunches served at the tournament center

 

 

European Open 2009

Course Epilä DiscGolfPark, Tampere
Players 111
Purse $19,938
MPO winner Jesper Lundmark, SWE
FPO winner Valarie Jenkins, USA

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European Open 2007

Course Epilä DiscGolfPark, Tampere
Players 83
Purse $18,666
MPO winner Ken Climo, USA
FPO winner Carrie Berlogar, USA

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European Open 2006

Course Epilä DiscGolfPark, Tampere
Players 117
Purse $19,177
MPO winner David Feldberg, USA
FPO winner Carrie Berlogar, USA

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Other statistics

Champions:

Dave Feldberg celebrating his victory in 2011.

Dave Feldberg celebrating his victory in 2011.

MPO David Feldberg (USA), 2006, 2011
MPO Ken Climo (USA), 2007
MPO Jesper Lundmark (SWE), 2009
MPO Paul McBeth (USA), 2013
FPO Carrie Berlogar (USA), 2006, 2007
FPO Valarie Jenkins (USA), 2009, 2011
FPO Paige Pierce (USA), 2013

Youngest champion:
Paige Pierce (USA), 22 years, 2013

Oldest champion:
Ken Climo (USA), 39 years, 2007

Lowest round score at Epilä Disc Golf Park:
47 (-14) David Feldberg (USA), 2006
49 (-12) Markus Källström (SWE), 2007
48 (-12) Ken Climo (USA), 2009

Lowest round score at Nokia Sports Centre Park:
52 (-12) David Feldberg (USA), 2013
53 (-11) Karl Johan Nybo (DEN), 2011