Sweden has more than 480 courses with rich variety from authentic links courses with exciting beech forest and woodland courses are ready to great guests. We have handpicked the best courses to offer an unforgettable golf experience in Sweden.
Bro Hof Stadium Course
The Stadium Course offers a picturesque but challenging lakeside test and brings water into play on many of its beautiful holes. The course is ranked as one of the very best golf courses in Europe, the course has matured and developed to offer one of the finest challenges in world golf.
The Stadium Course was opened in 2007. With long holes, large greens, considerable water, large and well-placed bunkers, not to mention the gusting winds, the Stadium Course is a unique challenge. The Course acts as a ”lakeside path” around Lake Mälaren and suits all categories of golfers with a range of tees. From the yellow and red tees the course is alluring and welcoming and invites attacking golf, but from the white tees a more demanding and trying experience awaits. From the black tees, reserved for competitions and professionals, the course measures a breathtaking 8,056 yards.
Bro Hof Castle Course
The Castle Course was also designed by Robert Trent Jones Jnr. and opened in the summer of 2010. Designed to inherit the same quality as the Stadium Course but offer a very different challenge, the course evokes elements of a Scottish links. The natural environment contrasts that of the Stadium Course as there is less wind and water, but more trees, smaller and tougher bunkers and narrower fairways. In 2012 the Castle Course underwent development to increase the standard further. In its short life the course has begun to develop a very unique character; the run-off areas and rough have matured and are reminiscent of links courses you’d usually find on the east coast of Scotland. And although none of the holes run along the shores of Lake Mälaren, there are emerald green playing surfaces and roughs of golden fescue to evoke the senses and compliment the beauty of the stunning landscape.
Kungsängen Golf Club Kings Course
Kings Course was opened in 1993. Two years later, the extensive work of building the path to a championship course. The work was completed in 1998, the same year Kungsangen Golf Club for the first time hosted the Scandinavian Masters. The Kings Course, amateur meet the professional players on equal terms because it differs considerably in length between club tee and back tee on most holes. Large undulating greens combined with strategically placed bunkers make the Kings Course for a challenge in which you will feel proud if you play to your handicap.
Kungsängen Golf Club Queens Course
Queens Course was opened in 1991. Queens Course is a woodland course with narrow fairways where you play most of the holes are completely separate from the other players. The course requires more precision in front of the length of the block.
Fågelbro Golf & Country Club
Fågelbro Golf & Country Club is a unique golf course that has earned the reputation of being one of the best 18-hole courses in the Stockholm region with plenty of first class practice areas including a 9-hole course. The Golf & Country Club is just 30 minutes from the city of Stockholm located in a very enjoyable setting in the beautiful archipelago region. Fågelbro Golf & Country Club truly is a great golfing experience and has hosted popular tournaments.
Hills Golf Course
Hills features generous fairways and well placed bunkers along with alternative ways to approach the green, the signature to the Arthur Hills design. Masterfully designed to give even the misguided shot a recoverable opportunity from a more challenging position. The emphasis is on "Risk and Reward." Carefully routed cart paths with the avoidance of blind shots for safety, playability and enjoyment.
Gothenburg Golf Course
The Old Course with its generous fairways, water hazards and large immaculate putting surfaces, challenges club players and professionals alike. Some of the par fours offer a magnificent test of length and strategy while the Par 3 holes, especially the second, test both nerve and skill.
The course offers beautiful scenery and wildlife
St Jörgen Golf Club
The par-70 golf course founded in 1991 is a multifaceted challenge, featuring strategic water hazards as well positioned green areas. Most holes have four different tee levels and ranking clearly above average this course draws the attention of seasoned players seeking an appropriate challenge.
Delsjö Golf Club
The club is one of the oldest in Gothenburg. The course is laid out in a beatuiful nature reserve. The quite narrow fairways are separated from each other by thick deciduous trees. Plenty of well-placed bunkers on the fairways. The approaches must be carried out with absolute accuracy. Every hole has its own characteristics and every player will enjoy his or her game on this course.
Halmstad GC North
Halmstad Golf Club was originally founded in 1930, situatued in a beautiful and peaceful setting located in Tylösand. The course architects have included sloping fairways, ravines, brooks, long greens, plateau greens and capricious doglegs. Halmstad Golfclub have hosted many large golftournaments and seen many worldclass players playing our two courses. Names like Bobby Locke, Vijay Singh, Jesper Parnevik, Colin Montgomerie, Carin Koch and Laura Davies and many, many others. In recent years large tournaments as Solheim Cup (2007), European Amatuer Championship (2011) and European Amatuer Team Championship (2015) have been played at the North Course.
Halmstad GK South
The south Course is a bit thighter than the North but is is not less demaning. The well kept undulating fairways are surrounded by the caracteristic pine trees, gorgeous sandy soil, plateaux greens, tempting doglegs, ravines and brooks. There’s a great deal of peace and tranquillity at Halmstad. Great avenues of trees provide a wonderful sense of isolation and fill your lungs with the smell of pine and sea air.
27 holes, 22 with fantastic views over the sea. Three nine-hole tracks with different characteristics, such as forest, parkland and seaside. The course is demanding without being long. Pierre Fulke redesigned the course creating a modern, beautiful golf course.
Situated in beautiful undulating farmlands just outside Halmstad is a golf club as suitable for an exciting, flamboyant player as a tactical safe player. Generous fairways will make the driver hot, while the sand club will come to good use in one or other of the 100-odd bunkers.
Båstad GK Old Course
The Old Course is designed by Hawtree & Taylor and was inaugurated in 1930, at that time as the second 18 hole course in Sweden. The course has many bunkers, ondulating greens and very few water hazards. It is a parkland course which is highly respected of both members and guests. The setting of the course offers very nice views of the Bjäre peninsula and the finish is offen more than you can wish for.
The New Course is designed by Tommy Nordström and was inaugurated 1990. It is a park/heatland course with very special character. The course has fast elevated and ondulated greens and beautiful fairways runing through a quite open landscape. With well bunkered green areas and well placed water hazards the cleaner and tactical player will be rewarded.The New Course has been host for both national and international championships.The course has 6 different tees, from tee 61 to tee 43.
At the end of the Bjäre Peninsula, overlooking Hallands Väderö-where the waves from the Kattegat meets the Scandinavian coast, is Torekovs Golf Course. The course has a classic Links founded in 1924, with nine hole, it took almost 50 years before Torekov, in 1974, got 18 holes. The hazards on the course are not just pretty, they are also strategically located, making the player think carefully about which club to choose. Torekovs golf course may not be one of the longer courses in the country, but in the prevailing wind it is a tough test and offers a fantastic experience.
Barsebäcks G & CC
The first nine holes at Barsebäck Golf & Country Club were completed in 1969. The second nine followed the year after. The course was named the Old Course. In 1992 Barsebäck Golf & Country Club hosted the Scandinavian Masters for the first time. A unique course was created especially for this, mainly from the Old Course together with parts of the New Course. This arrangement proved so popular, a further 12 European tour events and the 2003 Solheim Cup have been held on the course since then. In 2003 the "competition course" became a permanent fixture named the Masters Course. The course is a delightful mix of wooded holes ringed with wind sculpted pines, open fairway holes and beautiful links holes overlooking Öresund. All with fantastic Penn A4 greens.
Barsebäcks G&CC Donald Steel
The Donald Steel Course was officially opened in 1989, under its then name the New Course. The course was designed by the renowned course architect Donald Steel, hence the name. It is a fascinating course to play with both tightly wooded holes with tough water obstacles to holes with very open fairways. Like the Masters Course, the greens were relaid with Penn A4 in 2007, as part of efforts to further enhance the already high quality of the course. The impressive golf holes are lined with pinewood forest, side by side with parkland holes and appealing water hazards. On a clear day the seaside holes offer a view of Copenhagen.
This is a classic 18 hole championship course created in tandem with nature. The course has the typical characteristics of links golf with large undulating greens and numerous small deep bunkers. The greens are built on a bed of sand then shaped to liken the soft sand dunes of a typical Scottish links course. The grass specification for the links course is a fescue blend, providing the playing characteristics typical to links courses. With around 20 meters altitude difference the course is a demanding and exciting golf experience which requires a certain amount of guile to avoid the small stream which runs along seven of the holes on the links.
On May 29, 2010 Lakes Course was inaugurated by the current European Tour winner Peter Hanson and golf course architect Kyle Phillips. The course was then fully opened to the public on the 29 June. Here the player faces typical creeping bent grasses, small greens, more water hazards and large bunkers. The course has been built with the most modern methods and completely in harmony with nature. Right from the opening, the Lakes Course is a terrific test of golf and thoroughly examines the best of quality players. You play with the clubhouse in the background and views over the beautiful countryside. The large, purpose-built lake bordering holes 9, 17 and 18 is daunting and provides a true test and fabulous backdrop for any connoisseur of the game.
Falsterbo Golf Course
This is a true seaside-links, situated at the tip of Sweden's south west peninsula where the Sound and the Baltic Sea meet. The course was designed to fit into the natural surroundings. Especially characteristic for the course are the many natural water hazards, many and large sand bunkers and the fast running greens.