Hämeen Matkailu - Hämeenlinna page 18-19
Finland’s Tee Valley
ravelers with a yearning for green fields can feel at home in Hämeenlinna. There are seven golf courses in the Hämeenlinna region, ranging in difficulty from those suitable for beginners to the only course in Finland sanctioned by the Professional Golfers Association (PGA). A novice golfer can join a class and lose his heart to the game. All golf courses in Hämeenlinna are conveniently located next to accommodation facilities. This enables one to golf from early morning till late evening.
There are two golf courses at Aulanko Golf: the old 9-hole course Hugo and the 18-hole Eversti (Colonel), which opened in 2006. Both have been named after the founder of the Aulanko Park, Colonel Hugo Standertskjöld. The golf courses are located in a beautiful area of cultural and historical importance. Aulanko also organises high quality golf training. >> www.aulankogolf.fi
Situated in a natural beauty spot in the Vanajanlinna area, this first-class golf course is the only course in Finland sanctioned by the PGA. Every hole takes players through historic forest and lake scenery. You can also get your swing in top form at Linna Golf’s outstanding exercise areas. Beginners can sign up for lessons at the Anssi Kankkonen Golf Academy to get a well-informed introduction to the sport. The golf course at Linna Golf has been called one of the finest in Europe. >> www.linnagolf.fi
The 18-hole Tawast Golf course is located close to Hämeenlinna’s town centre by lake Katumajärvi. The course, which has been built on the hilly terrain, offers a visual feast in addition to excellent golfing opportunities. Beautiful lake scenery is visible from the golf course. >> www.tawastgolf.fi
Other golf courses at Hämeenlinna:
Lepaa Golf >> www.lepaagolf.fi Peltola Golf >> www.peltolagolf.com Hattula Golf >> www.hattulagolf.fi