Lofoten Golf Links


Gimsøysand, Nordland N-8314

  • Office

    +47 76 07 20 02
  • Pro shop

    +47 76 07 20 02
  • Fax

    +47 76 07 20 03
  • Golf pro

    Karl Whitehead (Golf Professional)

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.
SSS or slope






How to get 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).

Lofoten Golf Links

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1994

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 accommodations are located close to the golf facilities.
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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.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: kr450 (all days). 24-hour day ticket kr750.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities


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.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 46th best course and 60th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
2020 Golf Digest rating: 3rd best course in Norway.


  • Lofoten Golf Links Apartments

    Hov, N-8314 Gimsøysand.

    +47 76 07 20 02

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    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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