KYTÄJÄ GOLF JOINS IMG PRESTIGE
IMG announced that Kytäjä Golf has joined IMG Prestige, making it the first property in Finland to become part of the global network of leading clubs and resorts.
Located a half-hour north of Helsinki, Kytäjä is known as the most exciting club in Finland, offering a unique golfing experience surrounded by a glorious lake and forest. Kytäjä features two award-winning golf courses, the South East and the North West. Both courses were designed by the renowned Canadian architect Thomas McBroom.
Within the property, Kytäjä offers seven luxurious villas with panoramic views to the lake, which are available to rent during the season. The villas are the perfect option for groups and families, as they can accommodate up to twelve people. Kytäjä also features a gourmet restaurant, serving food made with local ingredients ranging from the best traditional flavours to modern Nordic dishes.
Awarded Finland’s Best Golf Course at the 2019 World Golf Awards ceremony, Kytäjä has also been ranked Number 1 in Finland by Golf Digest in 2020 and also by the Top 100 Golf Courses in 2020. The club hosted the European Challenge Tour in in 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Russell Hannah, Senior Director, IMG Golf Course Services, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Kytäjä Golf to the network. We are always looking for new exciting destinations to offer to our club members so it’s fantastic to have Finland’s best club joining IMG Prestige. Once international travel is allowed, IMG Prestige members will be able to play at one of the best courses in Europe”.
Jukka Koivu, CEO, Kytäjä Golf, commented: “It’s an honour for us to be invited to join IMG Prestige and be the first Finnish club in the network. The programme features some of the world’s best golf courses and we’re extremely confident that Kytäjä members will enjoy the added benefits when booking to play at other IMG Prestige clubs.”
IMG Prestige provides a valuable and unique benefit to the members of each participating club, delivering green-fee revenues as well as providing an immediate seal of quality in the marketplace.
IMG Golf Course Services is a global leader in the design, development, marketing and management of world class golf courses. For more than 25 years, the group has set the standard for excellence in golf course design and golf club management. IMG’s golf course services team currently provides a diverse range of management and marketing services to more than 20 award winning clubs and resorts.