The Ocean course attracts all the golfing accolades at Barsebäck Golf resort because of its national and international tournament history but the shorter Pine course, which debuted in 1989, really doesn’t deserve to be overlooked at this wonderful golf complex on the Oresund Strait.
The course at Kallfors Golfklubb opened for play in 1999 and was designed by the man behind Frosaker, Swedish architect Sune Linde. Elevated tees and big undulating greens are key features of the rolling Kallfors course.
Laid out on the shores of Lake Yddingen, the Gamla (Old) course at Bokskogens Golfklubb was the venue for the European Boys Team Championship in 2006 - big tournaments here are commonplace.
Host to the Scandinavian Masters in 2007 and 2008, the parkland Masters course at Arlandastad Golf Club opened in 1993 and was joined by the opening of the New course in 2001. This 36-hole facility is one of Sweden’s most popular and progressive.
LinksGolf Öland (as Grönhögen is now known) is a very pleasant seaside golf course with many links-like features, including a large double green on the shoreline shared by holes 4 and 14.
Svartinge Golf Club is one of Peter Nordwall’s more recent creations, opening in 2001, and it sits in prime golfing country just outside the Swedish capital...
The Vesterby course is the third 18-hole layout now in play at Landerys Golfklubb, opening in 2006. Designed by Johan Benestam, it’s a layout offering “a risk and reward strategy from tee to green” with green contouring inspired by the famous old architects.
The golf club at Forsbacka was formed in 1969 and – after a lot of hard work by volunteers on site – seven holes of the new golf course were in play by the summer of 1971...
Situated next to an inlet of Lake Vättern, the 18-hole layout at Askersunds Golfklubb was originally configured as a 9-hole course back in 1984. In such pleasant rural surroundings, it’s hard to imagine this was once a heavily industrialized zinc mining region.
When you visit Halmstad Golf Club at Tylösand, make sure you include time to enjoy both courses. The Södra (South) is just as much fun to play and is as well maintained as the more famous North course.