Midnight golf, Iceland

Midnight golf, Iceland © Corey Butler

If the thought of teeing off in the dead of night gives you the willies, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the Arctic Open Golf Championship.

That is because it is held on the world’s northernmost golf course, in a city that receives almost 24-hour sunlight in summer.

So despite the fact it is played from midnight until morning, you won’t have to take your shots in the dark.

Held in Akureyri, Iceland, the championship welcomes both professionals and amateurs and comprises 36 holes, played over two nights.

Dates in 2010 are from 24 to 26 June.

Written by - Photo by Corey Butler

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