Kungsängen, Stockholms län S - 196 21
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Woodland and open countryside.
18-hole par-69 Queens course (5301 metres), which occupies similar mainly forested terrain as the Kings course, but is a slightly shorter and tighter course.
35 km NW of Stockholm
Leave the E18 north of Stockholm at exit Tibble / Brunna and follow direction Brunna / Golf. After 250 metres at first roundabout turn left direction Golfbanan. After 1.6 km turn left direction Kungsangen Golf Club. After o.8 km golf is in front of you.
Kungsängen Golf Club (Kings course): There is no doubting the European Tour credentials of this purpose-built championship course. A great golf course to play, even if the proximity of the Stockholm - Vasteras motorway provides a small distraction (although not a major issue).
The mainly tree-lined holes have been created for tournament professionals and amateurs alike, with a mix of tight-ish dog-legging par-4 and 5's that require skillful course management to score well. The short par-4 6th and par-3 7th is a classic lake-hugging combination, while the par-5 18th is one of the great closing holes on any European Tour course.
Much of the forest still has some way to go before reaching full maturity, so the towering firs and birches, of say Halmstad or Barseback, are still a few years away. The overall feel here is maybe one of creating a golf course and letting it mature over time, rather than sculpting something out of a ready-made natural forest.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance (visitors can book 14 days ahead of day of play). Handicap required.
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.
The Kings course at Kungsängen Golf Club has hosted several top-level tournaments including the European Tour's Scandinavian Masters in 1998, 2000 and 2002, as well as the European Seniors' Scandinavian International in 2001. (See our Tournaments section in Encyclopedia).
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.
Görvälnsvägen, 17546 Järfälla.
+46 (0)8 120 00 200Visit website
The historic 18th century Görvälns Slott (castle) sits on the shore of an inlet of Lake Mälaren. Now a boutique hotel, the facilities include 38 individually decorated guests rooms housed in old buildings, with a large helping of built-in charm.
Bro Hof Slott; Kungsangen; Bro-Balsta.
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