Friday, January 06, 2017


New Senior Tour event to be held at

 'best course in Finland'

Linna Golf, Finland, will play host to the inaugural European Tour Properties Senior 
Classic in 2017, the second new event added to the European Senior Tour Schedule
 ahead of the new season.

Joining the Sharjah Golf Masters as a new addition to the 2017 Senior Tour schedule, 
the European Tour Properties Senior Classic will be played from June 21-23, finishing
 on a Friday, and will rotate annually through various Member Venues of the European
 Tour Properties portfolio, starting in Finland.
Designed by Tim Lobb in association with European Golf Design, and opened in 2005, 
Linna Golf has previously hosted the European Challenge Tour in 2009 at the SK Golf 
Challenge, won by Nicolas Colsaerts, the European Amateur Championship and
 European Amateur Team Championship.
The scenic forest course borders a 7km long lake within the historic Vanajanlinna Manor 
grounds and offers a great variety of beautiful landscapes and topography. Since opening,
 it has received praise for both its design and immaculate presentation, with many reviews
 placing it as the best course in Finland and one of the most luxurious resorts in northern 
David MacLaren, Head of the European Senior Tour and Head of European Tour Properties,
 said: “The creation of this event heralds a new chapter in the commitment of the European
Tour to the expansion of our international schedule.
“We are confident that the first European Tour Properties Senior Classic will be a huge
 success and welcomed by our players and fans alike.”



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