Finnish Sports Institute (Vierumäki Golf Club)

Urheiluopistontie 400,

Vierumäki, Päijänne Tavastia 19120

  • Office

    +358 10 5777 100
  • Pro shop

    +358 10 5777 030
  • Golf pro

    Henri Salonen (PGA, Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Cooke course: designed by Canadian architect Graham Cooke (2006).
    Classic course: designed by Jan Sederholm of Sweden (1988).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6048
5645
4732
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.0
71.0
70.7

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Cooke course. Also at Vierumäki is the 18-hole Classic course (par-72, 5691 m from back tees, course rating 71.2) and the par-3 Coaching course.

Location

Latitude:

61.110062

Longitude:

26.011733

How to get there:

In Vierumäki, 13 km S of Heinola / 27 km NE of Lahti.

Vierumäki Golf Club (Cooke course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1988

The Cooke course at Vierumäki Golf Club is one of Finland's well-rated championship courses. This tree-lined parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy.

Plenty of golfing challenge and usually good upkeep contribute to the appeal of this well-crafted and pleasantly testing design. One to include on your play list if you are in the area. At this Stay&Play venue, the on-site accommodations are located close to the golf facilities.

List of courses: Finland

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on the Cooke course at peak times in high season (June thru' Aug): weekdays €66; weekends €74.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Vierumäki is the home of the Finnish Sports Institute, a unique centre of wellness services, which supports an active lifestyle and sports-related leisure activities. Vierumäki receives more than 400,000 visitors a year. This all-season centre hosts a diverse range of visitors, including casual golfers, junior athletes, families, top athletes, sports teams, companies, sports managers and students working toward qualifications in their chosen sports or fitness field.

Published ranking

Cooke course: 4th best course in Finland (Golf Digest, 2020).

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