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Österåkers Golfklubb

Hagby 1:1,

Åkersberga, Stockholms län S - 184 92

  • Office

    +46 (0)8 540 851 65
  • Pro shop

    +46 (0)8 540 851 90
  • Fax

    +46 (0)8 540 668 32
  • Golf pro

    Peter Michols (Head Pro)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Sven Tumba & Jan Sederholm

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6130
5840
5010
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Österled course (5780 metres); at over 6000 yds, a good warm-up for the championship Västerled course.

Location

Latitude:

59.491469

Longitude:

18.254278

How to get there:

29 km N of Stockholm

Take the E18 out of Stockholm heading north-east (direction Norrtalje). Leave E18 at exit Akersberga / Gillinge. Follow route 276 direction Akerberga. After 6.6 km at roundabout turn right direction Vaxholm / Osteraker. After 50 metres turn right into Osteraker Golf Club.

Österåkers Golfklubb (Västerled/West course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1988

Österåkers Golfklubb (Västerled/West course): The L-shaped layout of Österåker's Västerled (West) course, as distinct from the shorter Österled (East) course, provides a challenging golf outing which is played in two contrasting environments. One side of the L runs alongside a fairly busy road, where the layout projects an open, links-style quality. From the downhill par-3 4th to the even better island green downhill par-3 7th, you play along the other side of the L, in a charmingly picturesque woodland valley. The valley, with forest on either side and a wonderfully natural water hazard running through the valley floor, is home to the middle section of both the front and back nines. Arguably your toughest challenge comes at the par-5 1st, with water and deep rough awaiting any wayward drives, as you journey towards the first of several well-protected and elevated greens. On-course upkeep here is generally first-class. Combined with the slightly shorter and more straightforward Österled course, as well as very good lunch facilities, Österåker has all you need to enjoy excellent golfing day out.

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  • Photo of Österåkers Golfklubb (Västerled/West course)
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  • Photo of Österåkers Golfklubb (Västerled/West course)
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends (after 2pm).

Must book in advance (visitors can book 2 days ahead of day of play). Maximum handicap: men 24; women 30.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on the Västerled course: weekdays SEK 500; weekends SEK 600.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Osteraker hosted the European Women Tour's Compaq Open in 2001. (See Tournaments section in Encyclopedia).

Where2Stay

  • Runo Park

    Foretagsallen 2, Akersberga 184 92

    +46 (0)8 540 866 00

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Osteraker; Ullna

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Taby; Stockholm

  • Taby Park Hotel

    Kemistvagen 30, Taby 187 28

    +46 (0)8 506 483 00

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Stockholm; Ullna

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Taby; Osteraker; Drottningholm; Kungsangen.

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