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Akureyri Golf Club is a moorland-style 18 holes set on Iceland’s northern coast where you can swing into the wee hours of the morning during June and July. The 600-member club outside of the country’s second-largest city dates back to 1935 and plays host to the most unique tournament on the planet, The Arctic Open. The 29th annual tournament will be held over the summer solstice, June 25–27, under the Stableford point system (higher scores win). Tee times begin at 4 p.m. and run through…

Akureyri Golf Club is a moorland-style 18 holes set on Iceland’s northern coast where you can swing into the wee hours of the morning during June and July. The 600-member club outside of the country’s second-largest city dates back to 1935 and plays host to the most unique tournament on the planet, The Arctic Open. The 29th annual tournament will be held over the summer solstice, June 25–27, under the Stableford point system (higher scores win). Tee times begin at 4 p.m. and run through…

Today is Winter Soltice (Latin: solstitium = sun-stopping) Shortest day of the year Sth Hemi
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Summer Solstice - The midsummer sun rises over the megalithic monument of Stonehenge on June 21, 2004 in Salisbury Plain, England.

Summer Solstice - The midsummer sun rises over the megalithic monument of Stonehenge on June 21, 2004 in Salisbury Plain, England.

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date -- plus, solstice facts and folklore!

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date -- plus, solstice facts and folklore!

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date -- plus, solstice facts and folklore!

When is the first day of summer 2017? When is the summer solstice date -- plus, solstice facts and folklore!

Close-up view of ancient stones during sunset at UNESCO World Heritage Site at Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK. Sun shines through the stones. Major tourist destination, archeological and pilgrimage site during Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice. Visible grain, softer focus.

Close-up view of ancient stones during sunset at UNESCO World Heritage Site at Stonehenge, Wiltshire, UK. Sun shines through the stones. Major tourist destination, archeological and pilgrimage site during Summer Solstice and Winter Solstice. Visible grain, softer focus.