Bro, Stockholms län S-197 91
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
9-hole par-31 Executive course (1715 metres)
43 km NW of Stockholm
Take the E18 from Stockholm towards Enköping and take exit 148 (Bro/Skokloster), and follow direction Bro. After 1.7 km follow sign to Balsta and go over railway bridge (ignore sign to Bro). After 1.5 km turn left at Bro-Balsta golf sign. After 100m entrance to golf is on your right.
Bro-Bålsta Golfklubb (Championship course): Most of this very well presented golf course occupies undulating terrain in an attractive and natural forested setting, giving the opportunity for course architect Peter Nordwall to test all facets of your game. From the many elevated tee-boxes it is important to find the right spot to provide a good line into the often large and undulating greens - to score well good course management is essential. The front nine, in our opinion, has the most attractive holes with some of the back-nine going into a slightly more open and rural landscape. Overall, all the holes are well-designed and some, like the par-5 1st or the par-5 6th are glorious to the eye. An excellent golf course, within a quiet woodland setting - no wonder the young Sorenstam's were inspired to achieve greatness.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance (visitors can book 3 days ahead of day of play). Maximum handicap: men 30; women 32.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.
Bro-Balsta is the home club of Annika Sorenstam and younger sister Charlotta, both of whom had a firm grip on the Club Championship in the late 80s. Annika won the women's championship in 1985, '87, '88 and '89, with Charlotta winning in 1986 and '92. Annika's mother Gunilla won the championship in 1990. The well known Swedish golf course architect, Peter Nordwall, who designed Bro-Balsta, won the Bro-Balsta men's club championship in 1984, '85 and '87. In the clubhouse there is a room displaying many items of Sorenstam memorabilia.
Stora Nygatan 3, 193 30 Sigtuna.
+46 (0)8 592 501 00Visit website
Built in 1909, the luxury 26-room Sigtuna Stads Hotell sits on the shore of Lake Mälaren in the centre of historic Sigtuna town. The hotel's restaurant specializes in classic Swedish cooking.
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Notarievägen 5, 17579 Järfälla.
+46 (0)8 621 61 00Visit website
This 160-room hotel, located in Barkaby just outside Järfälla, offers modern comfortable accommodation, within an easy drive of Stockholm. The in-house à la carte restaurant serves both Swedish and international cuisine.
Bro-Balsta; Bro Hof Slott; Kungsangen; Taby; Ullna; Stockholm; Drottningholm.
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