Skövde Golfklubb (Sodra/South course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Skövde Golfklubb (Sodra/South course) Est. 1989

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Skövde Golfklubb (Sodra/South course): Skovde seems quite an industrial town with cement works and wood chipping mills, but once you're on this excellent golf course industrialisation is left far behind. The spectacularly big and spacey Sodra Banan (South course) layout has been magnificently sculpted from a mature forest by Peter Nordwall. But its not so much the trees lining the fairways that you'll come to fear, as much as the dangerously deep rough. On a first outing you'll be looking at seemingly tight tee-shots, only to be amazed at how much room there actually is for safely landing your drives - but you'll need to hit either fairway or semi-rough, the alternative is usually knee-high jungle or asteroid-crater type bunkering. With many excellent dog-leg par-4's and zig-zag par-5's, you'll either be thrilled by this wonderfully natural golf course, or left cursing the ball count in your bag has gone below the comfort level.

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Skövde Golfklubb (Sodra/South course)
Simsjövägen 11,
Skövde, Vastergotland S-541 33
Sweden
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Office   +46 (0)500 41 15 35
Pro Shop   +46 (0)500 41 25 37
Fax

  +46 (0)500 41 01 16

Email   info@skovdegk.se
Website   www.skovdegk.se
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Lars Aldén
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (starting from the parking to the clubhouse and thereafter at most holes).
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Peter Nordwall
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6265 5760 4885
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74 72 72
 
At the Same Location:
9-hole par-35 Norra Banan/North course (2730 metres).
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How2Get There?

4 km S of Skovde
From the centre of Skovde follow direction Skara (route 49). After roundabout pass the Cementa works (on your right) and then turn left direction Simsjon/golf icon. After 1.8 km golf is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes on the South course in high season (mid-June thru' mid-Aug): weekdays SEK 350; weekends SEK 410. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap on South course: 36.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

In 2004 Skovde hosted the Men's European Amateur Championships (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Skovde). | Special price golf packages are available for residents of the Billingehus -First Hotel (see Where2Stay below).

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Location

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Latitude: (58.3699134529)
Longitude: (13.8100075722)
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Billingehus (First Hotels) 3-star
Alphyddevagen, Skovde SE-541 21
+46 (0)500 44 57 00
www.firsthotels.se

First Hotel Billingehus boasts sweeping panoramic views across the plains of Västergötland from its hillside vantage point of Billingen. The town of Skövde, situated at the foot of Billingen Mountain, carries a rich 600-year history and cultural heritage.

Golf at this hotel No
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Scandic Billingen 4-star
Tradgardsgatan 10, 54130 Skovde.
+46 (0)500 74 50 00
www.scandichotels.com

This 124-room traditional Skövde hotel was built in 1888 and is conveniently located next to the railway station, within walking distance of Skövde city centre. The hotel's facilities include a restaurant, shop, free Wi-Fi, gym and sauna.

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