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Eveliina Salonon

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Eveliina Salonen
— Disc Golfer —
Personal information
Full nameEveliina Salonen
Born (1999-09-03) September 3, 1999 (age 24)
Height5 ft 4 in (163 cm)
ResidenceValkeakoski, Finland
Current tour(s)DGPT
Former tour(s)EuroTour, EuroProTour, Prodigy Disc Pro Tour
Professional wins39
Achievements and awards
Finnish Champion2015, 2016, 2017, 2022
European Champion2016
Konopiště Open Champion2018

Eveliina Salonen (PDGA #64927) is a Finnish professional disc golfer based in Valkeakoski, Finland.[1] She is well known for her laid back attitude and throwing extremely long drives with a high degree of accuracy.

Salonen started playing disc golf in 2012 and turned pro in 2014. She is a four-time Finnish Champion, FPO European Champion, and Konopiste Major Champion. In 2021 she won five A-tiers as well as the Finnish National Doubles with Henna Blomroos. She also has 2 DGPT wins in her career so far.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Major wins[edit]

Year Tournament Stroke Margin Winning Score Runner Up Prize Money
2018 Konopiště Open -1 -1 Henna Blomroos $1,830

DGPT wins[edit]

Year Tournament Stroke Margin Winning Score Runner Up Prize Money
2019 Memorial Championship -4 -10 Paige Pierce $1,870
2020 Waco Annual Charity Open -4 -4 Henna Blomroos $2,125

Salonen also has 9 wins on the Prodigy Disc Pro Tour from 2019 to 2022. As an FPO player she has competed in 98 events as of September 20, 2023. In these 98 FPO events she has 65 top-3 finishes (66%) and 91 top-10 finishes (93%). She also cashed in 82 events (84%).[3]


  • Salonen signed with Innova before the 2017 season[4] and on January 1, 2023, she announced a three-year contract extension with Innova. [5]
  • Salonen is also sponsored by GripEQ.[2]
  • Salonen is also sponsored by Powergrip.[6]


  • Salonen has been touring the United States with her close friend (and also professional disc golfer) Henna Blomroos.
  • Salonen also enjoys playing padel, floorball, and golf.[7]

External links[edit]


  1. "Eveliina Salonen - Innova Disc Golf". 4 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Eveliina Salonen | Team GRIPeq".
  3. "Eveliina Salonen StatMando Player Profile".
  4. Livewire, Bennett Wineka in; comments, News with 0. "Eveliina Salonen Re-Signs With Innova - Livewire". Ultiworld Disc Golf.
  5. "Eveliina Salonen". Ultiworld Disc Golf.
  6. "Powergrip adds Salonen, Blomroos, Lizotte, Koling, Sexton to 2023 Team". February 2023.
  7. "Eveliina Salonen Rises to Star Team - Innova Disc Golf". 20 December 2019.

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