JÄRVA DGP-25 YEARS


2020 Järva Discgolf Park celebrates 25 years. The same year Udisc ranks the course in the park to the best course in the world. Scroll down to experience Järva Discgolf Park through 25 years with over 100 pictures of the course, documents, course maps, events etc.
The area in 1994 was an old dump covered with a thin layer of soil and with young trees, bushes, and debris. The area had no maintainance. During the years the area transformed to an attractive public park and sports facility.
Mats Löf started the plans in 1993. Article in swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter 1994.
Work plan for Järva Discgolf Park in 1994. Page 1 of 7.
Access right dokument City of Stockholm 1994.
The course opened May 3 1995. Flyer from 1995. Back then there were only about 500 discgolf courses in the world. And only one pay to play course. Järva Discgolf park was the second pay to play course in the world.
Article in magazine Fritid & Kultur from 1995.
Website 1996.
Article in Disc Golf World News 1996.
Article in Disc Golf World News in 1996.
Flyer from 1996.
Folder 1997. Jussi Meresmaa at the coverage.
Folder 1997.
Flyer from 1998.
Scorecard 1995.
Scorecard 1995. The first year the course had just one pinposition per hole.
Coursemap 1995.
Scorecard with map 1996.
Scorecard for blue pin position with map 1997.
Scorecard 1997.
Scorecard 2005. No ordinary hole 9 this year because of pipe constructions to Villa Albastro.
In 2007 the course got 27 holes. Scorecard from 2008.
Course map 2008.
Season card 1997.
Punch ticket 1995.
The disc golf café in 1995.
The disc golf café in 2000.
The disc golf café in 2000.
Villa Albastro during construction 2005.
Villa Albastro 2005.
Interior of Villa Albastro 2010.
The disc golf shop 2006.
The discscgolf shop 2016.
Drivingfield 1995.
Driving field 2020. The maples were just 1-2 meters high in 1995 and is now over 10 meters high.
Hole 1 fall 1994, first grass cutting.
Hole 1 in 2020.
Hole 4 in 1998, former hole 8.
Hole 4 in 2020. The birches are much bigger today.
Hole 4 2008. Old tee 9 to the left.
Hole 4 in 2020.
Hole 6 before clearing in 2006.
Hole 6 in 2007.
Hole 6 in 2020.
Hole 7 during thinning before opening in 2007.
Hole 7 in 2020.
Hole 8 in 1998.
Hole 8 in 2020.
Hole 8, new green before opening in 2007.
Hole 8, blue green position in 2020.
Hole 9 before clearing in 1994.
Hole 9 in 2020.
Hole 9 in 1996.
Hole 9 in 2020.
Hole 10 in 1997. Former hole 12.
Hole 10 in 2020.
Hole 11 before clearing in 2006.
Hole 11 in 2020.
The top of Granholmstoppen in 1994. Todays hole 11 in the background.
The top and picnic area in 2020.
Mats Löf is teeing off at hole 14 in 1995.
Hole 15 in 1995.
Hole 15 in 2020. The birches have grown a lot.
Hole 15 in 1995.
Hole 15 in 2020.
Mats Löf teeing off at hole 16 in 1995.
Hole 16 in 2020.
Hole 17, old tee in 1995. Mats Löf is teeing off.
The same spot at hole 17 in 2020.
Hole 17 in 1995.
Hole 17 in 2020.
Hole 17 before grass cutting in fall 1994.
Hole 17 in 1994 after first grass cutting.
Hole 17 in 2020.
Hole 19 in 2005. That year the hole had number 11.
Hole 19 in 2020.
Hole 19 in 1998. In 1998 the hole had number 11.
Hole 19 in 2020.
Hole 26 in 1994.
Hole 26 in 2020.
Hole 27 in 2007 before opening.
Hole 27 in 2020.
Hole 27 in 2007.
Hole 27 in 2020.
Many big events have been played at Järva Discgolf Park. Stockholm Discgolf Open was played at Järva Discgolf Park from 1996 to 2013 plus 2019. Picture from 2010. Also three majors in 2012, 2014 and 2016.
World champion 1999, Ron Russell, at Stockholm Discgolf Open 1998.
Top three Stockholm Discgolf Open 2001. From left Jesper Lundmark, second place, Timo Pursio, first place and Markus Källström, third place.
In 2002 the Stockholm Discgolf Open winners was Juliana Korver in Womens division and Shawn Sinclair in the Open division.
Stockholm Discgolf Open 2007. Winner Jesper Lundmark.
Stockholm Discgolf Open 2008.
12 time world champion Ken Climo at Stockholm Discgolf Open 2008.
Stockholm Discgolf Open 2008.
Stockholm Discgolf Open 2009.
Villa Albastro during Stockholm Discgolf Open 2010.
Scoreboards with groups during Stockholm Discgolf Open 2010.
Staff tent in 2011 at Stockholm Discgolf Open. Fredrik Granåsen and Andreas Winkelbauer.
Poster Stockholm Discgolf Open 2012. The first time a major was played at Järva Discgolf Park.
Folder for European Masters 2014. Broadcasted live in Finnish national TV.
Awards ceremony European Masters 2016.
Receipt from the disc golf store 2006.
Receipt 2009.
Receipt 2014.
Rental disc 2002.
Golfdisc Stockholm Discgolf Open 2008. Signatures from Nathan Doss, Ken Climo and Jesper Lundmark.
Golfdisc, Järva Discgolf Park, park of the year in Sweden 2017.
Järva Discgolf Park, best disc golf course in the world 2020.
Golfdisc Järva Discgolf Park 25 years.
In 2017 Järva Discgolf Park won the awards ”Elmia Park Inspira – the park of the year in Sweden 2017”. Järva Discgolf Park is looking forward towards at least another 25 years as a public park.