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In Iceland, possibly the most memorable round of golf ever

Even for seasoned golfers it´s easy to get thrilled playing under the midnight sun. PIC Arctic Open

Even for seasoned golfers it´s easy to get thrilled playing under the midnight sun. PIC Arctic Open

We know! Iceland is not the first country to come to mind when thinking of golfing in some exotic locale. Hell, it´s probably near the bottom of the list alongside North Korea.

 

Golf courses in Iceland really not up to par

Heimaey golf course is one of the better ones here and as often is the case the setting is stunning. PIC Global Ranger

Heimaey golf course is one of the better ones here and as often is the case the setting is stunning. PIC Global Ranger

Search online and you´ll find quite a lot of information regarding the game of golf in Iceland but the sport is the second most popular pastime for locals.

 

Finding your balls in Iceland

Under the volcano. Hella golf course is one of the better courses in Iceland. And should you tire of the game you can always admire Hekla mountain in the background. PIC Erik Anestad

We know the Spanish Canaries, the Florida peninsula or the famous links courses in Scotland are more likely to come to your mind when thinking of playing some serious golf worldwide.

 

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.

 

Best fix for a slice in golf is found in Iceland

Playing golf at Nesklubbur golf club is far from being easy. Bad drivers have to deal with angry birds. PIC Nesklubburinn

In some exotic places in the world you can stumble upon wild animals like alligators or elephants while playing golf.