Keilir golf course is a links golf course located by the sea side.

There is a vast difference between the front nine and the back nine. The front nine is surrounded by lava but the back nine are placed on a small peninsula at the entrance into the Hafnafjördur harbor with a spectacular view to the Alftanes peninsula and the famous Snaefellsglacier. The Keilir golf course is more about skill and accuracy than power and distance particularly the front nine in the lava field.

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Official address:

Golfklubburinn Keilir,
Steinholti 1,
220 Hafnafjordur,
Iceland.
The golf club: 354 – 565 3360
The golf shop: 354 – 565 3360
The restaurant: 354 – 565 3361
keilir@keilir.is
english.keilir.is/

Keilir golf course is par 71 with following course rating:

Back tee 5.852 m CR 70.6 Slope 122
Yellow 5.405 m CR 68.8 Slope 116
Blue (men) 5.131 m CR 67.3 Slope 117
Red (men) 4.577 m CR 63.7 Slope 106
Blue (women) 5.131 m CR 72.6 Slope 122
Red (women) 4.577 m CR 69.5 Slope 115

For the course guide click here
For the scorecard click here

If you want to see a video clip for every hole on the golf course, click here.

The club and golf course
The Keilir golf club was founded in 1967. The club was able to acquire a spectacular land on the Hvaleyri peninsula for a nine hole golf course. At that time there were few small farms on the peninsula but with the help from the town council of Hafnafjördur the club was able to get the land for the golf course. The land was ideal for a golf course and a former national champion design the first 9 hole golf course. In 1971 the club got the Swedish golf designer Nils Skjöld to design a new 12 hole golf course on the peninsula. The construction of the new front nine in the lava field was finished in 1997 and since then the golf course has been an 18 hole golf course.

Looking further at the course, the drive on the first par 5 hole is relatively easy but you have to be careful when you approach the green which is nested between the lava rocks. Next are two short par 4 holes but be careful, you have to be accurate otherwise the lava can swallow your ball. The remaining holes are nicely stretched in the lava. There are no bunkers on the front nine, the lava is plentiful.

Green fee 2017:

ISK    9.975 // EUR 84

Midnight golf is open up on request. Green fees include full use of the clubhouse facilities such as locker rooms and restaurants. Price for rental equipments:

Golf carts    ISK     5.000.// 42 EUR
Trolly:        ISK    2000// 17 EUR
Golf clubs    ISK    4.500// 38 EUR

All major credit cards are accepted.

You can book tee times as follows:
You can call at 354 – 565 3360. You can send email to keilir@keilir.is
Maximum handicap: 34 for gents and 34 for ladies.
Dress code: No jeans.

The clubhouse has first-class facilities, restaurant offering hot and cold meals, dining room and TV lounge.  Opening hours for the restaurant  are from 8:00 o’clock in the morning to 22:00 o´clock in evening.  The Pro Shop is located in the clubhouse.

The 9 hole golf course Sveinskotsvöllur is a par 31 course located along the back nine of the main course on the Hvaleyri peninsula.  It is an interesting 9 hole golf course and convenient practice ground.

A comprehensive driving range called Hraunkot is only about 300 m from the club house.  This is a new driving range where you can practice your short game both inside and outside.  Your iron game you can practice under roof hitting the ball up to 250 m. At Hraunkot you are able to  take golf lessons with a trained PGA professionals.

Keilir golf course is located within the Greater Reykjavik area where you have a number of hotels and guesthouses.  We can recommend the following hotels.

+ The Course

Keilir golf course is par 71 with following course rating:

Back tee 5.852 m CR 70.6 Slope 122
Yellow 5.405 m CR 68.8 Slope 116
Blue (men) 5.131 m CR 67.3 Slope 117
Red (men) 4.577 m CR 63.7 Slope 106
Blue (women) 5.131 m CR 72.6 Slope 122
Red (women) 4.577 m CR 69.5 Slope 115

For the course guide click here
For the scorecard click here

If you want to see a video clip for every hole on the golf course, click here.

The club and golf course
The Keilir golf club was founded in 1967. The club was able to acquire a spectacular land on the Hvaleyri peninsula for a nine hole golf course. At that time there were few small farms on the peninsula but with the help from the town council of Hafnafjördur the club was able to get the land for the golf course. The land was ideal for a golf course and a former national champion design the first 9 hole golf course. In 1971 the club got the Swedish golf designer Nils Skjöld to design a new 12 hole golf course on the peninsula. The construction of the new front nine in the lava field was finished in 1997 and since then the golf course has been an 18 hole golf course.

Looking further at the course, the drive on the first par 5 hole is relatively easy but you have to be careful when you approach the green which is nested between the lava rocks. Next are two short par 4 holes but be careful, you have to be accurate otherwise the lava can swallow your ball. The remaining holes are nicely stretched in the lava. There are no bunkers on the front nine, the lava is plentiful.

+ Green Fee

Green fee 2017:

ISK    9.975 // EUR 84

Midnight golf is open up on request. Green fees include full use of the clubhouse facilities such as locker rooms and restaurants. Price for rental equipments:

Golf carts    ISK     5.000.// 42 EUR
Trolly:        ISK    2000// 17 EUR
Golf clubs    ISK    4.500// 38 EUR

All major credit cards are accepted.

+ Booking tee time

You can book tee times as follows:
You can call at 354 – 565 3360. You can send email to keilir@keilir.is
Maximum handicap: 34 for gents and 34 for ladies.
Dress code: No jeans.

+ Facilities

The clubhouse has first-class facilities, restaurant offering hot and cold meals, dining room and TV lounge.  Opening hours for the restaurant  are from 8:00 o’clock in the morning to 22:00 o´clock in evening.  The Pro Shop is located in the clubhouse.

The 9 hole golf course Sveinskotsvöllur is a par 31 course located along the back nine of the main course on the Hvaleyri peninsula.  It is an interesting 9 hole golf course and convenient practice ground.

A comprehensive driving range called Hraunkot is only about 300 m from the club house.  This is a new driving range where you can practice your short game both inside and outside.  Your iron game you can practice under roof hitting the ball up to 250 m. At Hraunkot you are able to  take golf lessons with a trained PGA professionals.

+ Accommodation

Keilir golf course is located within the Greater Reykjavik area where you have a number of hotels and guesthouses.  We can recommend the following hotels.

Photo gallery

The following selection of pictures gives you some
impression of the golf course and its surroundings.

Video gallery

Click to watch videos from the golf course.

Location

The golf course is located in Hafnafjordur, the neighboring town of Reykjavík.
The golf course is situated right in the center of town, on the peninsula Hvaleyri,
nearby the industrial harbor. The distance to down town Reykjavík  is 10 km,
and to Keflavík airport, 40 km.