NBDG-X Tuscany Open 2021

Do not miss out this amazing disc golf experience in warm and one of the most beautiful places in whole Europe, Italy’s very own Tuscany! NBDG-X Tuscany Open is hosted for the second time in 2021. The event takes place at Fattoria di Pietrabuona which is located ideally next to Lucca, near Pisa and Florence, not too far from Milan or Rome. Perfect location to take your whole family with you!

During the tournament days, common shopping trip or day at the natural thermal spa’s can be arranged for the travel companions; there is no reason to leave your girlfriend or wife home. In the evenings you can experience the best of Tuscany, visit a wine farm with wine and food tasting and of course, have a great feast all together! Table’s are filled with the best local products, wine, cheese, olive oil and pasta!

Welcome to NBDG-X Tuscany Open!

General information

  • September 8th to 11th 2021
  • Fattoria di Pietrabuona, Italy
  • Doubles event, open for everyone
  • 3-day PDGA C-tier event
  • Wine yard visit with wine tasting
  • Players dinner

Contact Information

Preliminary event schedule

Details on the schedule might chance. Make sure to plan your trip from September 8th to 12th (full days) to make the most out of the trip.

Wednesday, September 8th
Practice day
Doubles event with flex starts, open for all
Check-in for PDGA event

Thursday, September 9th
Late check-in (if not done on Wednesday)
1st round with tee-times

Friday, September 10th

2nd round with tee-times
Wine tasting (optional)

Saturday, September 11th

3rd round with tee-times

Award ceremony & player dinner 

Sunday, September 12th

Traveling day, see you next year!

 

PDGA event

  • PDGA C-tier
  • Three days, one round a day with tee-times
  • Divisions available: MPO, FPO, MP40, MP50,
    MA1, FA1, MA40, FA40, MA3, FA3, MA4, FA4, MJ18, FJ18
  • Pros playing am is valid
  • Notice that divisions with fewer than five players might be merged to division above. Payout over 50% including players pack and/or voucher/merchandize prizes and trophies

     

Registration

  • No PDGA membership required (+10€ without PDGA membership)
  • Registration to PDGA event needs to be done in advance via Disc Golf Scene
  • Registration CLICK HERE
  • Entry fees 
    All divisions 60 € 
    Junior divisions 0 € (NBDG Junior Program)

 

Doubles Event

  • Fun and Casual event
  • Open for everyone, no PDGA membership required
  • One competition round with flexible tee-times
  • Walk-in registration on site
  • Format is Best shot
  • Entry fee 25 € / pair – payout cash 80%

 

Side event information

Details on the schedule might chance. Detailed information added later.

Wine Yard visit with Wine Tasting

  • Scheduled for Friday evening
  • Taste and enjoy the finest Tuscan wines and appetizers with them
  • Pre-booked price with registration 25€ / person. Paid on site 35€ (if any room left for the tasting)

Award ceremony & player dinner + party

  • Scheduled for Saturday evening

  • Finest Tuscan appetizers, pasta, cheese and wines without limits.

  • During the dinner, we will raffle out prizes with all the players that are present. Discs, apparel and other gear.

  • Pre-booked price with registration 30€ / person. Paid on site 40€ (if any room left for the tasting)

Location and getting there

  • Fattoria di Pietrabuona
  • Via Medicina 2, Loc. Pietrabuona, Pescia, Pistoia (Google Maps)
  • If you need to fly to Italy, nearest airports are in Pisa and Florence/Firenze (~45 min drive). Milan and Rome are about 3-4 hour drive away
  • Train from Florence to Pescia, Lucca every half an hour. Ticket around 6 €. From Rome or Milan, head first to Florence and proceed to Lucca
  • Taxi from Lucca to Pietrabuona costs around 10 €
  • A lot of busses from different cities stop at Lucca
  • Fattoria di Pietrabuona is the main sponsor and host of the event. Without their input, this event and course would not exist

Accommodation

  • Fattoria di Pietrabuona also has lots of housing to offer with reasonable price and SUPERB value for your money. Can you imagine how refreshed and relaxed you can feel, waking up to Tuscan sunrise on at mountains? No, you can’t. You need to experience it yourself
  • Fattoria’s special accommodation offers for players and their traveling partners will be added during August. Contact Fattoria directly for the quote (note that all Booking sites show that they are full as all the rooms are blocked from there!)

Course information

  • Tuscany Disc Golf
  • 19 hole layout (Beginner 9 + Professional 10)
  • Total length 1577m, par 60
  • Minor changes possible to event layout
  • NOTICE! Competition rounds will begin from hole #6 and end to hole #5
  • Tournament office is located at Podere Cima a Zano, just above hole #5

Holes 1-9

1. 54m | Par 3 | Elevation 0m 
2. 55m | Par 3 | Elevation 0m
3. 65m | Par 3 | Elevation 0m
4. 63m | Par 3 | Elevation 0m
5. 70m | Par 3 | Elevation +2m
6. 57m | Par 3 | Elevation -1m
7. 54m | Par 3 | Elevation +1m
8. 45m | Par 3 | Elevation +7m
9. 50m | Par 3 | Elevation +8m

Elevations estimated

 

Holes 10-19

10. 80m | Par 3 | Elevation +6m
11. 101m | Par 3 | Elevation -8m
12. 140m | Par 4 | Elevation 0m
13. 80m | Par 3 | Elevation +1m
14. 160m | Par 4 | Elevation +10m
15. 75m | Par 3 | Elevation -1m
16. 75m | Par 3 | Elevation +2m
17. 90m | Par 3 | Elevation -8m
18. 110m | Par 3 | Elevation -1m
19. 153m | Par 4 | Elevation -19m

 Elevations estimated