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

Photos Skövde Golfklubb (Sodra/South course)

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

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.

List of courses in Sweden

Map of courses in Sweden
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Skövde Golfklubb (Sodra/South course)
Simsjövägen 11,
Skövde, Vastergotland S-541 33
Sweden
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
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
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Lars Aldén
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  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).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap on South course: 36.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Excellent
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

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).

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (58.3699134529)
Longitude: (13.8100075722)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

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
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Skovde
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
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.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Skovde
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in Where2Golf.com are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 4,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-

 
Where2Golf spotlights


Tournaments:
The American Express formerly known as the Desert Classic, and for many years played as the Bob Hope Desert Classic, will once again be decided on the Pete Dye designed Stadium course at PGA West (Jan 16-19).
The Players Championship:  for the 39th time, TPC Sawgrass, another iconic Pete Dye design, will host The Players Championship for one of the richest first prizes in world golf (March 12-15).
 
Who's Who: 
Pete Dye:  one of the greatest golf course architects of this or any generation passes away aged 94. His contribution to golf course design, and the legacy he leaves is immense.
Jack Nicklaus:  like Pete Dye a native of Ohio, actually started his golf course design career working together with Dye. In 1967 Dye asked Nicklaus to input to his design for The Golf Club in Columbus, Ohio. Two years later they worked together on the revered Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina.

Latest golf course reviews
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
 
Most popular golf course videos