Golf Iceland

People find it sometimes difficult to get information about golf and Iceland. On this page we have collected some facts which might be of help.

Population:
The population of Iceland is 319.575 as 1st. of  January 2012, whereas the population of Greater Reykjavík area is 201.585 or 63 %.

Golf courses:
There are 65 golf courses throughout the country whereas 17 of them are 18 hole golf courses and 50 are 9 hole golf course, all of them are available to visitors. In Greater Reykjavík area there are 10 golf courses whereas 5 of them are 18 hole courses and 5 are 9 hole courses.

Golf players:
There are 16.000 golfers registered in golf clubs in Iceland. According to public surveys from Capacent  Research about 40.000 individuals play golf every year or about 10 % of the population in Iceland.

Length of the golf season:
The golf season in Iceland generally runs from late May to early September.

Midnight golf:
Midnight golf is generaly playable between early June and later part of July.

For more information visit golficeland.org