This time we’re introducing you to #GBambassador Jussi from Finland. He’s really into photography and filming, so the content on his social media channels is pretty cool. Jussi’s been a GameBook user since 2013. Let’s find out a little more about him… When did you begin golf? Originally I got my green card when I…
The second Mercedes Benz Family Golf was organized at Kullo Golf on August 7th. The event is an invitational event for junior golfers together with their parents, grandparents or godparents. A total of 25 pairs participated in this year’s event. The game format of the event is scramble for the front nine and greensome for…
Are you ready to meet our Swedish Ambassador Lasse? He participated in the Göteborg vs Stockholm Ambassador weekend in Göteborg and now we’re thrilled to introduce him to all of you guys. When did you start playing golf? 4 years ago. Do you have a story to share from your very first golf round(s)? I…
Teemu Selänne and his charity organization Finnish Flash organized an annual charity golf event at Kultaranta Golf Club in Naantali, Finland on the last day of July. The event was scored with GameBook. There were around 20 teams in the event with one pro player in each team as the captain. The teams were off at 1:30pm as a…
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Teemu Selänne and his charity organization Finnish Flash organized an annual charity golf event at Kultaranta Golf Club in Naantali, Finland on the last day of July. The event was scored with GameBook. There were around 20 teams in the event with one pro player in each team as the captain.
Selänne with his team: Timo Laine, Mika Koskela & Janne Ojanen (from left to right)
The teams were off at 1:30pm as a shot-gun start. The game format was modified best ball, with 50% handicaps and the 2 best scores from each hole were selected for the team score. To keep the game fun, Selänne wanted each team to select the best drive on each hole and continue from there. In addition there was a little twist, each team had to select each player’s drive at least 3 times during the round.
NHL player Valtteri Filppula is an active participant in the annual Finnish Flash event.
The day was exciting as the level of the game was really high. The winning team, Bückert Finland, ended up shooting 28 under their handicap. The players in this team were Jaakko Mäkitalo, Jukka Utriainen, Susanna Joensuu & Harri Syrjänen. You can see the full leaderboard here. There were plenty of eagles and birdies throughout the day. There’s even a video of one of the eagles on the Game Feed 😉 Check it out using the following View Code on the app: 62809156.
Golf pro Elina Nummenpää enjoying the day at Kultaranta Golf.
GameBook is thrilled to organize the live scoring for the event each year. Stay tuned for more content from the event on our social media channels: Twitter, Facebook & Instagram.