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Golf in Sweden

Sweden offers golfers plenty of great courses to choose from. Classic seaside links, parkland and, of course, forest and woodland courses.

Sweden has made a name for itself as a golfing nation with the success of British Open winner Henrik Stenson and legendary Annika Sörenstam. This is an achievement made more remarkable given Sweden’s long winters, but unsurprising given the quality of Sweden’s golf courses.

Golf in Sweden, which has more than 480 courses with 460 000 members, is booming. Here you will find championship courses such as Bro Hof Castle near Stockholm, Barsebäck GCC down south and Halmstad GC on the west coast. Given Sweden’s geography and topography, it is blessed with golfing landscapes; seaside links hewn from rugged coastline and others that carve through giant forests, as well as parkland courses.