Lofoten Golf Links

3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Lofoten Golf Links Est. 1994

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Lofoten Golf Links is home to a generally well-regarded golf course, which includes several attractive holes and features. This seaside links layout will test most facets of your game, ensuring a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Lofoten Golf Links
Gimsøysand, Nordland N-8314
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Office   +47 76 07 20 02
Pro Shop   +47 76 07 20 02

  +47 76 07 20 03

Email   info@hovlofoten.no
Website   www.lofoten-golf.no
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Karl Whitehead (Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 9 holes. Seaside links course.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Surroundings: Coastal scrubland and rocky headland directly alongside the Norwegian Sea.
Designer: Sweden-based, English designer Jeremy Turner, in collaboration with course owner Frode Hov.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 2828 2578 2238
Par 35 35 35
SSS or Slope 35.4 34.3 35.0
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How2Get There?

38 km NW of Svolvær / 206 km SW of Harstad.
Lofoten Golf Links are located on the island of Gimsøy, in the Lofoten Islands archipelago in northern Norway. The nearest towns are Svolvær (38 km SE) and Leknes (50 km SW). On Gimsøy follow Hwy E10 and turn off at the Sundklakk Bridge direction Hov (12 km) and Golfbane (10 km).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: kr450 (all days). 24-hour day ticket kr750. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (May-Oct). Open 24-hours a day from June.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

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Did you know?

Lofoten Golf Links has evolved from an original six hole layout, to nine, and is now well on the way to becoming an 18-hole course. The course design has been a collaborative effort between course owner Frode Hov (whose family has lived on the island of Gimsøy since the sixteenth century) and Swedish-based English architect Jeremy Turner. | Lofoten Links is managed and operated by Troon Golf, a world leader in upscale golf course management.

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Latitude: (68.340633)
Longitude: (14.128290)
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Lofoten Golf Links Apartments 
Hov, N-8314 Gimsøysand.
+47 76 07 20 02

Lofoten Golf Links has a cabin and three apartments. The apartments have their own patio and view of the golf course and the midnight sun. The golf club is located in the heart of the Lofoten Islands and provides an excellent starting point for those wishing to enjoy the rest of Lofoten. Accommodation includes breakfast. Dinner is served in the club's Café Hov Spiseri.

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