The venue of the European Disc Golf Championships 2016 is the famous Meri-Toppila DiscGolfPark. The competitors will face diverse challenges on this course that mixes open and wooded holes with varying elevations.
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Meri-Toppila DiscGolfPark Hole-by-Hole Descriptions:
History of Meri-Toppila DiscGolfPark
The 18 hole course in Meri-Toppila was built in 2007. The course is one of the most well-known and most appreciated in Finland. The word ‘meri’ means ‘sea’ in Finnish, and the course is situated in a lovely park with rolling hills right next to the Bay of Bothnia. The course is known for the harsh sea breeze that can be tricky and surprising sometimes. The vast park offers course designers plenty of room to build modified fairways, and the EDGC layout is quite different from the permanent one. Most of the park is quite open but a couple wooded holes fit well in the mix.
The 10th basket at Meri-Toppila is probably one of the most photographed ones in Finland, and maybe one of the hardest putts you ‘ll ever have to make, thanks to the constant wind blowing from the sea. This hole will be played as number 4 in the EDGC, and in August we will know how Europe’s best players manage the winds down by the sea.
Meri-Toppila has been the stage for many competitions during the years. The Finnish National Championships were held in Meri-Toppila in 2011 and 2014. Finnish Open was played in Meri-Toppila in 2010.