Lovö Kyrkallé 1, Drottningsholm,
nr Stockholm, Stockholms län S - 178 93
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
Original design by Rafael Sundblom & Nils Sköld. Renovated by Benestam Golf Course Design (2012).
8-hole Short course of par-3 holes.
12 km W of Stockholm
Take the E4(S) out of Stockholm heading south. Leave the E4(S) at exit Vallingby / Bromma on the 275. Where road splits to Vallingby and Bromma, contiunue on the 275 direction Vallingby. After 1.7 km at roundabout take the 261 direction Drottningholm. After 3 km cross the Dottningholmbron (bridge). After a further 2 km (passing Royal Palace on your left) turn right direction Golfbanan. After 500 m golf is on your left.
Kungliga (Royal) Drottningholms Golfklubb: In close proximity to the Swedish royal family's summer palace, in the quiet environs of the island of Drottningholm, this very pleasant parkland course has often played host to the top tour professionals of the European Tour. Following a recent renovation project completed in 2012, the course has regained much of its original strategic challenge and natural feel, which had been eroded over time.
The outward nine still plays over relatively open country, with a slightly more testing and tree-lined back-nine. Several elevated tees give you a good view of where the hazards lurk. There are not too many obvious water hazards, but check your yardage book for the location of several fairway hugging water ditches. The back-nine contains three excellent par-3s, among them the beautifully crafted 18th, which demands a water-crossing from tee-to-green. Here on the island of Drottningholm you have the chance to card a good score on this not excessively long, but tranquilly "royal" and (moderately) "ancient" golf course.
Royal Drottningholm is a private club, however visitor tee-times are made available on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 28; women 30.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.
Royal Drottningholm Golf Club is situated on Swedish crown property and located just a kilometer from the Swedish royal family's summer palace. King Gustav Adolf VI inaugurated the Club and became personally involved in the completion of the course. The Club has hosted the Scandinavian Enterprise Open (now known as the Scandinavian Masters) on many occasions and also the Europe Womens' HP Open in 2003. (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Royal Drottningholm).
2020 Golf Digest rating: 13th best course in Sweden.
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