Best golf courses: Iceland

Iceland: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in this country or region. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key for the rating definitions.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Akureyri
Gudmundsson, Magnus

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Akureyri

Designer

Current front-nine designed by Magnus Gudmundsson (1970); second nine-holes added in 1980 by Gunnar Thordarson, following earlier ideas developed by Gudmundsson. Recent renovation by Icelandic course architect Edwin Roald.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Roald, Edwin

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Icelandic-born golf architect Edwin Roald.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Thorsteinsson, Hannes

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Original nine-hole course designed by Magnus Gudmundsson was replaced with a 12-hole layout by Swedish course architect Nils Sköld (1973); extended to a full 18 by Icelandic course architect Hannes Thorsteinsson (1994). Additional nine-hole Sveinskotsvöllur academy course added in 1996. Courses renovated by Mackenzie & Ebert.

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Roald, Edwin

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Icelandic course architect Edwin Roald (of Eureka Golf) extended the 9-hole Kjolur course to create Mosfellsbaejar's Hlidavöllur course (2008).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Thorsteinsson, Hannes

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Icelandic course architect Hannes Thorsteinsson.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Skold, Nils

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Swedish course architect Nils Sköld (1963).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Thorsteinsson, Hannes

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Icelandic course architect Hannes Thorsteinsson (1996) designed the 18-hole Korpa course on a site where there had been a 12-hole course.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Reykjavik
Thorsteinsson, Hannes

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Reykjavik

Designer

Icelandic course architect Hannes Thorsteinsson extended the course to an 18-hole layout (1994).

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