Golf

For a few weeks each year, northern Iceland gives the unique opportunity of playing golf while experiencing the midnight sun. In the other periods of the year this activity is no less exciting and popular, though.

The Diamond Circle offers two excellent courts, only few degrees South of the Arctic Circle.


Húsavík Golf Course - a 9-hole course, one of the finest in the country, in a remote corner of the town, with great views of Húsavíkurfjall and Skjálfandi Bay. It is run by the Húsavík Golf Club, founded in 1967.

Mývatnssveit Golf Course – a 9-hole course, located in Reykjahlíð and run by the Mývatnssveir Golf Club, founded in 1989.

The Húsavík Whale Museum Putting Course – during the calm winter months, from October to April, the museum, in cooperation with the Húsavík Golf Club, operates a 18-holes putting course, the northernmost in the world.

 

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