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Keilir Golf Course
If you're a golf enthusiast looking for a golf course in the Reykjavik area where you can practice your skills, look no further! Keilir Golf Course is a links golf course located by the beautiful seaside in the fishing village of Hafnarfjörður, not far from Reykjavík city. Keilir Golf Course is an ideal spot to focus on your skills and accuracy. The front nine is sorrounded by lava but the back nine is placed on a peninsula at the entrance to the harbor. The Keilir golf course has a fantastic view over Alftanes and Snaefellsjökull.
In 1967, the Keilir Golf Club was founded on a majestic land on the Hvaleyri peninsula, and at first it was a nine hole course surrounded by small farms. With help from the Hafnarfjordur town council, the golf club was eventually able to acquire the land for the course. A new 12 hole golf course was designed on the land by the Swedish golf designer Nils Skjöld in 1971, and in 1997 the front nine in the lava field was constructed, making it the top quality 18 hole golf course it is today.
The facilities at the Keilir club house are first-class, and the restaurant offers hot and cold meals from 8:00am-10pm. There is also a dining room, TV lounge and a pro shop. Golf lessons from a PGA professional can be purchased for the fair price of 4500ISK. Keilir golf course is often featured on lists of top 100 courses in Europe, and it truly is every golfer's dream.