Halmstad Golfklubb (Sodra/South course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Halmstad Golfklubb (Sodra/South course) Est. 1938

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Halmstad Golfklubb (Sodra banan/South course): Often referred to as "Tylosand", Halmstad Golf Club is one of Sweden's top Stay&Play venues. In 1967 it was decided to split the original 18-hole layout as part of a project to create two separate courses at Halmstad. The original front-nine was incorporated into the new South course. With the addition in 1979 of nine new holes designed by Frank Pennick, the South course still has much in common with the North course, although it may not command as much of the limelight as its more revered sibling.

As on the North course, the individual sculpting of each hole through the surrounding pine forest creates a wonderfully natural and tranquil golfing environment. The South is flatter than the North, which arguably provides one of the biggest differences between the two. The excellently presented holes are lined by plenty of pine and silver birch. Accuracy from the tee will serve you well, but you'll also need to navigate around several small ponds that appear just where you don't expect them. It's worth studying the course plan at each tee box to avoid surprises.

Tylosand's North course is regularly rated as one of Sweden's top courses. It's admirably complemented by the also enjoyable and testing South course. They are certainly two of the most popular layouts in Sweden; a reasonably priced green fee makes sure of that.

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

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Making Contact

Halmstad Golfklubb
Tylösand,
Halmstad, Halland S-302 73
Sweden
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Office   +46 (0)35 17 68 00
Pro Shop   +46 (0)35 309 76
Fax

  +46 (0)35 17 68 20

Email   info@hgk.se
Website   www.hgk.se
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Golf Pro
 
Henrik Staff (Head Pro)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Original 18-hole course at Halmstad was designed by Rafael Sundblom (1938). Front-nine of original course became holes 1, 12, 13, 14, 15, 6, 7, 8, 9 of today's South course. Nine new holes for South course designed by Frank Pennink (1979).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5824 5542 4840
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 71.3 69.9 71.5
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Sodra/South course. Also at Halmstad is the 18-hole Norra/North course (par-72; 6317 m from back tees).
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How2Get There?

8 km W of Halmstad
Leave the E6/E20 at exit 43 direction Tylosand. Following signs to Tylosand, after 4.8 km turn left at roundabout (third exit), after 400m turn right, after 5.8 km turn left. After 1.3 km turn right direction Golfbanan. After 400m turn right direction Golfbanan. After 250m golf is in front of you.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (July thru' mid-Aug): SEK 700 (all days). Outside high season: Mondays SEK 450; Tues-Thur SEK 550; Fri-Sun SEK 650. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance (visitors can book 2 days ahead of day of play). Maximum handicap: 36. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire only on medical grounds and if booked in advance.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Halmstad is commonly known as Tylösand, the seaside resort town alongside which the golf club is located. Halmstad's golf courses are set back from the sea, and occupy a predominantly forested area.

Halmstad's North course has hosted many top-level tournaments including the European Amateur Championship (2011), as well as Ladies European Tour events, not least the 2007 Solheim Cup (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Halmstad).

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Published Ranking
2018 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (56.649403)
Longitude: (12.738057)
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Hotel Tylosand 4-star
Tylöhusvägen 28, 302-73 Halmstad.
+46 (0)35 305 00
www.tylosand.se

Adjacent to the Halmstad Golfklubb, the 230-room Hotel Tylösand is a beachside resort hotel. The excellent facilities include a full-service restaurant, fitness centre, spa, saltwater pools, a nightclub and terraces looking out onto the Kattegat (sea).

Golf at this hotel Halmstad
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Grand Hotel (Best Western Plus) 4-star
Stationsgatan 44, Halmstad 30245.
+46 (0)35 280 81 00
www.grandhotel.nu

The historic Best Western Plus Grand Hotel in Halmstad was built in 1905, a full service hotel with restaurant, bar and conference. Located in the stylish eastern suburbs, just close to the hotel you will find Halmstad train station.

Golf at this hotel No
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