Barsebäck Resort, Klubbhusvägen 5,
Löddeköpinge, Skane Lan S-246 55
18 holes. Parkland & open links-style. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Above distances are for the Masters course. Also at Barseback is the 18-hole Donald Steel course (par-71; 5905 metres from back tees) and 9-hole Litorina course (par-27; 869 metres).
30 km N of Malmo
Leave E6/E20 (Malmo-Landskrona (motorway) at exit 23 and take direction Barseback. After 2 km turn right direction Barseback. After o.8 km turn left direction Barsebackhamn. After 1.6 km turn right direction Haljarp. After 1.6 km turn right direction Golf Banan. After o.6 km turn left into Barseback Golf and Jaravallen Conference Centre.
Barsebäck Golf & Country Club (Masters course): A succession of European Tour and Ladies European Tour events, including a Solheim Cup, has certainly underlined Barseback as one of the biggest names in Swedish golf. Home to two 18-hole championship layouts, the Masters and Steel courses, this hotel and golf resort offers an excellent seaside Stay&Play venue. And there's some classic seaside links golf, at least for three holes on the Masters course.
The higher-rated Masters layout opens with a predominantly tree-lined loop of seven holes. This is your chance to shake off the cobwebs and get acquainted with Barseback's excellent presentation standards. You'll also be tested on the mercurially sloping greens, many of which are bottle-shaped with a narrower front section flanked by bunkers left and right.
It's from the 8th that the course really takes-off. Facing out across the Øresund, the sea that separates Denmark and Sweden, the par-3 8th demands a downhill tee-shot over water to reach the safety of the green. What follows are three stunning links golf holes at 9, 10 and 11. All three hug the Øresund's shoreline, all three are played in a pure-links environment - open and treeless, but without towering sand dunes in attendance.
The par-5 12th brings you back into the mature pine forest for a terrific closing stretch, culminating in one of the most photographed golf holes in Sweden. The par-4 17th is beautifully framed by tall slender pines, with the Øresund and Denmark providing a wonderfully scenic backdrop to the bunker defended green.
Barseback's three seaside holes on the Masters course may leave you wanting more "links-style" golf, but the quality of the woodland holes should more than satisfy your golfing appetite.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance, or at Barseback you can take a chance that a tee-time is available on the day of play. Maximum handicap: 36. Proof of handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.
Barseback has held many professional tournaments including the European Tour's Scandinavian Masters on several occasions, the European Womens' Compaq Open and the Solheim Cup in 2003. View Top Golf Tournaments at Barseback G&CC.
2019 Golf World rating: 85th best course and 65th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
2020 Golf Digest rating: 7th best course in Sweden.
Litorinavägen 6, 24655 Löddeköpinge.
+46 (0)46 77 70 50Visit website
Barseback occupies a quiet location alongside the Öresund Strait, with the hotel and two championship golf courses providing an excellent Stay&Play opportunity. The 36 individually designed rooms feature wooden floors and Scandinavian design, and are complemented by a seaview restaurant, gymnasium, swimming pool and sauna.
Barseback (Masters and Steel courses)
Marknadsvagen 1, Loddekopinge 24642
+46 (0)46 285 24 00Visit website
This 44-room family-run hotel is located in the town of Löddeköpinge, less than a 30-minute drive from Malmö. The hotel facilities include a full-service restaurant, free Wi-Fi, a gym and easy access to outdoors recreation.
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