Cool Golf Around Stock­holm

Un­cover a va­ri­ety of great golf­ing and off-course at­trac­tions

Golf Asia - - ESCAPE SWEDEN - BY AN­DREW MAR­SHALL IM­AGES © PAUL MAR­SHALL (OR AS IN­DI­CATED)

Since the first Swedish golf club, Gothen­burg, was founded in 1902 and quickly fol­lowed two years later by Stock­holm's Golf Klub, the pop­u­lar­ity of the sport has grown dra­mat­i­cally. Dur­ing the 1990's, the emer­gence of home-grown tal­ent such as An­nika Sören­stam and Jes­per Parnevik with his up­turned base­ball cap, skin-tight Jo­han Lin­de­berg trousers and a pen­chant for eat­ing vol­canic dust, re­ally started to raise the pro­file of Swedish golf. In re­cent years, play­ers such as sun­glass-lov­ing Hen­rik

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