Best golf courses: Helsinki

Helsinki: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Wartiainen, Henrik

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Henrik Wartiainen

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Sederholm, Jan

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Swedish designer Jan Sederholm (Forest course, 2004); Reijo Hillberg (Park and Seaside courses, 1986).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Arkkola, Lauri

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Helsinki

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Lauri Arkkola

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
McBroom, Thomas

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Helsinki

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Canadian golf course architect Tom McBroom designed Kytäjä's North West and South East courses.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Sederholm, Jan

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Helsinki

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Swedish designer Jan Sederholm.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Benz, Bradford

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American designer Bradford Benz.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Sederholm, Jan

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Helsinki

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Swedish designer Jan Sederholm designed the Old course (1984) and New course (1991).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Jones, David

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David Jones

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Helsinki
Fream, Ron

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American designer Ron Fream.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Helsinki
Kurosen, Kosti

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Helsinki

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Kosti Kurosen (Master course 1987; Forest course completed in 1997).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
McBroom, Tom

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Visitors welcome

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Helsinki

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Canadian golf course architect Tom McBroom designed Kytäjä's North West and South East courses.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Kurosen, Kosti

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Helsinki

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Finnish course designer Kosti Kurosen.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Kurosen, Kosti

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Helsinki

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Originally designed by Kosti Kurosen (1996); revamped by Martin Ebert of Mackenzie & Ebert (2007).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Helsinki
Kurosen, Kosti

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Helsinki

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Kosti Kurosen designed both the New (Pyhä Lauri/Holy Lauri) course (2002) and the Old (Kalkki-Petteri/Lime Peter) course (1989).

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Tournaments

Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

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