The course was inaugurated in August 1997 and is now considered one of the finest golf courses in Iceland. Located in beautiful surroundings in the immediate vicinity of the greater area of Urridavatnsdalir. The course is surrounded by lava. It is an exhilarating experience to play golf in the midst of nesting moor birds and enjoy their singing, far away from the city's noise. Visitors to Oddur golf course are always greeted with a warm welcome.