Akureyri golf course is an 18-hole championship golf course. It is located in the northern part of Iceland in the town of Akureyri. A drive from Reykjavík will take approximately 5 hours with a stop on the way, from Keflavik airport, 5:30 hours with a stop on the way.
Akureyri golf course is the world’s most northerly 18 hole golf course according to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews. It is a moorland course with a beautiful parkland layout. An interesting fact about Akureyri golf course is that the it hosts a midnight golf tournament called the Arctic Open. The tournament attracts golf players from all over the world that get together and play competitive golf during midnight.
Facilities at Akureyri golf course include a club-house with a restaurant and pro-shop. Rental of golf clubs, trolleys, and a cart is also available. The practice area includes a state of the art driving range, ball machine, pitching greens, putting/chipping greens and bunkers.
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Length from red tees: 4598m / 5028yd
Length from blue tees: 5085m / 5561yd
Length from yellow tees: 5446m / 5955yd
Length from white tees: 6006m / 6568yd
Our favorite hole at Akureyri golf course: 2nd hole – a short par 5 where a birdie will be more than possible. If you hit your driver over 250 meters you will have a good chance to reach the green in two shots and hopefully walk off with a birdie.