Reykjavík Golf Club


112 Reykjavik, Capital Region

  • Office

    +354 354 585 0200
  • Pro shop

    +354 354 585 0203

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes.

  • Designer:

    Icelandic course architect Hannes Thorsteinsson (1996) designed the 18-hole Korpa course on a site where there had been a 12-hole course.

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Sea-River combination. The Land-nine, at 2991 m from the back tees, is slightly shorter than the other two nines. Also operated by Reykjavik Golf Club, and located 4 km to the south, is the 18-hole inland Grafarholt course (par-71; 6026 m from the back tees).






How to get there:

12 km E of Reykjavik.

Reykjavík Golf Club (Korpa course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1934

Reykjavík Golf Club (Golfklubbur Reykjavíkur): The Club's much newer Korpa course (Korpúlfsstadavöllur), as distinct from the original Grafarholt course (Grafarkotsvöllur), is a relative newcomer to the golfing scene in Iceland. Comprising 27-holes, the Korpa layout embraces three contrasting nine-hole loops: Sea, River and Land.

If you are limited to playing just 18 holes, then the Sea-River combination will give you the best of the scenery and the most variety. The front-nine quickly gets you alongside a black-sand beach and the water's edge, after playing past the neighbouring Mosfellsbaejar Golf Club at the par-4 3rd. The par-4 4th through to the par-4 8th provides a shore-hugging sequence of holes, and some wonderful views onto inshore islands and out to the Atlantic Ocean. Reykjavik's signature mountain, Esja, is also in view.

On the back-nine there are also many challenges that await players, with several holes playing along the River Korpa, which meanders through this nine. The par-5 11th and 15th holes both play around pronounced doglegs, maximising the river's threat.

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Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (generally late-May thru early-Sept).

Must book in advance. Tee-times available until 10pm, and midnight golf in June/July on request.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: 11,190 kr. There is a considerably higher green fee for midnight golf.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Did you know?

In the mid 1990's, Reykjavik Golf Club's original Grafarholt course (which dated from 1934) could no longer handle the burgeoning demand for golf in and around Iceland's capital city. The Club decided to build a new 18-hole golf course at Kopulfsstadir in 1993, where there had been a small 12-hole course.

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