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. Claiming a home among the towering pines and seaside lands of Sweden
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....
’s golfing playground are the par 72-championship courses, the North Course and the South Course in Tylösand
Tylösand is a locality situated in Halmstad Municipality, Halland County, Sweden, with 387 inhabitants in 2005. It is located 7 km west of Halmstad, on Tyludden. Tylösand is famous for its 7 km long sand beach, its golf courses and “Hotell Tylösand”, a hotel owned by Roxette star Per...
, just 8 km outside the town of Halmstad
Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast. Halmstad is the seat of Halmstad Municipality and the capital of Halland County...
. It has several times been ranked as the best golf course in Sweden. The British journal Golf World voted Tylösand Europe’s 2nd Best course outside the UK in 2001.
Halmstad GK was the host for the 2007 Solheim Cup
The 2007 Solheim Cup, the tenth edition of the tournament, was held between Friday, 14 September and Sunday, 16 September, at Halmstad GK, Halmstad, Sweden. It was a three-day contest for professional female golfers, pitting the 12 best players born in the United States against the 12 best players...
. The United States defeated Europe 16 to 12. The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the United States.
The club is also hosting the current 2011 International European Amateur Championship
The European Amateur Championship is an annual amateur golf tournament. It is played at various locations throughout Europe. It is organized by the European Golf Association and was first played in 1986. The winner receives an invitation to The Open Championship.-Winners:-External links:***...
Golf Digest – #1 Golf Course in Sweden
Golf World - Europe’s 2nd Best Course Outside the UK
Consistently Ranked as One of the Best Places to Play Golf in Europe