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A Spectacular Golfing Destination - Iceland


 

Playing golf in Iceland is an adventure you'll remember for a lifetime. Do you think playing golf at midnight surrounded by lava fields sound too strange to be true? Not in Iceland! Midnight golf is available in summer due to Iceland's northerly location, and one-tenth of Iceland's surface is adorned with lava. Sweeping mountains and majestic ocean views characterizes Icelandic golf courses, which follow the contours of the naturally dramatic landscape, a popular trend in golf course design today. Their design pays tribute to the first golf courses in Scotland - the home of golf.


Midnight golf

Midnight golf 

Due to Iceland’s northerly location, the country experiences 24 hours of sunlight every day over the summer months of June and July. This means that golfers are able to go out and play golf whenever they feel during the day or night.  Midnight golf in Iceland is an incredible golfing experience which many golfers from around the world comes to enjoy. Somehow the golf courses, landscape and the atmosphere is different when you are playing in the night.

Midnight golf in Iceland can be enjoyed both on eighteen hole golf courses and nine hole golf courses.  To be able to play you have to book the midnight golf in advance at the golf course. Some golf courses might limit the time they allow midnight golf due to the possibilities of offering service like open club house and restaurant.

 

Pictures speak louder than words

Take a few minutes to watch this presentation on Golf in Iceland. Afterwards you will have an idea on what to expect on your Golf Tour to this beautiful island in the middle of the Atlantic ocean.

 

It takes only around 3 hours to fly directly to Iceland from many of Europe`s main airports such as Copenhagen, Frankfurt or Paris and only 5 hours from the east coast of the USA and Canada. Sit back, relax and enjoy this 6 min. presentation on Golf and Nature in Iceland.

Destination Golf - Iceland, Westman Island GC

Golf World: We recently visited the Westman Island golf club in Iceland and were very impressed by how the course combines Iceland's volcanic heritage with classic links...