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Priceless golf and Geysir to boot in Iceland

Strokkur geyser erupting in the background whilst playing golf on a fine Icelandic course. Priceless. PIC Edwin Roadl

Suppose you´re an avid golfer, which you may well be, and suppose you would tee up on the 18th on a rather difficult but extremely enjoyable golf course. Then suppose the view from the 18th tee box would include say the Eiffel tower, Machu Picchu or maybe the Niagara Falls.

Is it fair to say that you would call such a golf course unique and just possibly use words like “unfuckingbelievable” to describe such a course to your friends?

the course is a pretty well kept secret among Icelandic golfers

But would you believe such a golf course actually exists?

It does! In Iceland.

We are talking about the Geysi golf course just metres from the famous Geysir area which over 90 percent of tourists to Iceland visit if only briefly.

Those very same tourists are often no less stunned by the nine hole golf course than by Geysir itself since such a thing is very likely not found anywhere else so close to a world famous natural site.

Suffice it to say that the course is a pretty well kept secret among Icelandic golfers. They want to course to themselves. And it is a very nice area and a very tough course lined with thick brushes and some

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