Photo of Varbergs Golfklubb (Östra/East course)

Varbergs Golfklubb

Himle,

Tvaaker, Halland S - 432 10

  • Office

    +46 (0)340 434 45
  • Pro shop

    +46 (0)340 434 48
  • Fax

    +46 (0)340 434 47
  • Golf pro

    Frank Englund

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (particularly on the back nine)

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and lakeside.

  • Designer:

    Nils Skold (the present Ostra course was laid out in 1976 by Nils Skold).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5440
4670
Par
71
71
SSS or slope
71
72

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Västra banan/West course (6435 metres).

Location

Latitude:

57.120156

Longitude:

12.466586

How to get there:

80 km S of Goteborg

Leave the E6 / E20 at exit 53 (Tvaaker / Varberg S.). Follow direction Tvaaker. After 1.5 km turn left direction Rolfstorp. After 3.8 km go straight over at crossroads, direction Rolfstorp. After 6.7 km turn right direction Golfbanan. After 2 km golf is on your right.

Varbergs Golfklubb (Östra/East course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1976

Varbergs Golfklubb (Östra/East course): This very peaceful and picturesque setting may well remind you of golf in the highlands of Scotland; the small rocky outcrops are trimmed with heather; there is a good sized lake, firs trees abound, but there are no mountains to speak of. As you survey the heavily forested surrounding hills from the first tee, you may think a tree-lined round lies in wait - you'd be partly right. This shortish golf course is quite compact and uses the undulating terrain to excellent effect. You'll find many drives require accuracy rather than length, not least at the par-5 17th, where the fairway winds its way snake-like through a corridor of trees. Another of Sweden's little gems.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance (visitors can book 10 days ahead of day of play). Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: SEK 450.

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?

The Varbergs Golfklubb dates back to 1950, however the two courses currently in play were created in 1976 (Östra/East) and 1992 (Västra/West). Although part of the same Varbergs Golfklubb, the Östra and Västra courses are located 13 miles apart; the former in a forest environment just south of Rolfstorp, the latter just north west of Tvaaker and south of Varberg, close to the E6/E20 Malmo-Goteborg motorway.

Where2Stay

  • Comfort Hotel Fregatten

    Hamnplan, Varberg 432 44

    +46 (0)340 67 70 00

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Varberg (Vastra)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Varberg (Ostra)

  • Hotell Gastis Varberg

    Borgmastaregatan 1, Varberg 432 41

    +46 (0)340 180 50

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Varberg (Vastra)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Varberg (Ostra)

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