Reykjavík Golf Club (Grafarholt), Iceland
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Reykjavík Golf Club was established in 1934 and is the oldest and largest golf club in Iceland. It offers two exceptional 18-hole courses; one at Grafarholt and the other at Korpa. Both courses are fantastic layouts, with their characteristics and offer spectacular views of Reykjavik and the surrounding area. The facilities at both club houses include locker rooms and excellent dining areas that can accommodate your every need. Golf club and cart hire is also available and can be booked along with your green fees through the pro shops. Golf enthusiasts should defnitely not miss the opportunity to play at Iceland´s premier golf location , where the sun never sets in mid summer.
The Grafarholt golf course opened in 1963, which makes it the oldest 18-hole golf course in Iceland. The course is recognized as Iceland´s premier championship venue and has hosted many European and Nordic tournaments. The course designer, Nils Skjöld used the existing rugged and varied landscape to produce arguably the toughest championship golf course in Iceland. All the fairways are aligned with lava and heather requiring the golfer to use his imagination if he wants to turn in a good score. The course has a par of 71 and measures 6.590 yards (6.026 m) from the back tees. 18 challenging holes with gently undulating fairways requires a golfers full repertoire . The mild climate and the magnificent views over the exciting city of Reykjavik make this a unique golfing experience.
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