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Playing golf in Destination Germany
July 13, 2012

Playing golf is a good way of keeping physically and mentally fit. The sport has long been a popular leisure activity for people of all ages. According to the German Golf Association, Germany is home to around 700 golf courses. There is something to suit all abilities, from absolute beginners to seasoned players with low handicaps. "11 per cent of international visitors who travel to Germany rank sport as their top activity," says Petra Hedorfer, Chief Executive Officer of the German National Tourist Board (GNTB), referring to the latest Quality Monitor survey of the German tourism industry.

German Golf Route

The German Golf Route connects a wide variety of golf courses - from links courses in the coastal regions of the north to those offering Alpine vistas in the south. The route provides a good starting point from which to explore the different holiday regions of Germany, and detailed information on all the listed golf courses is available in advance. This covers everything from the choice of lessons available, tee-off times for advance bookings and the hire of golf clubs. As well as a grand total of 11,600 fairways at nearly 700 golf courses up and down the country, there is also a wide choice of accommodation available along the German Golf Route in every price category. For more information, please visit http://www.germany.travel/de/freizeit-erholung/ferienstrassen/deutsche-golfstrasse.html.

Golf courses in Germany

Gut Lärchenhof in Cologne is one of the top tournament courses in Germany and has previously hosted international events such as the German Masters and the Mercedes-Benz Championship. Another traditional venue for the pro tour is Munich Eichenried Golf Club. The BMW International Open is taking place there in 2013, after which it will alternate between Munich and Cologne. The Bad Griesbach Golf Resort near Passau in Lower Bavaria hosts more than 160 golf tournaments every year. Europe’s number one golf resort, it is home to the largest single golf complex on the European mainland and the largest golf school in the world, employing 36 pros. The resort offers plenty of variety with a total of five 18-hole courses - three of which were designed by Bernhard Langer, one of the most successful German golfers of recent times. Golfers will also discover a great selection of courses in northern Europe’s largest holiday resort, Land Fleesensee in Mecklenburg Western-Pomerania. The Fleesensee Golf & Country Club has the perfect place to play for golfers of any ability. Golf novices with no prior experience can learn the game on the two short nine-hole courses. The Axel Lange Generali Platz is suitable for those of a playing standard or golfers with limited time, the TUI Golf Course is popular with players of any handicap, and the Castle Course offers even pros a challenging round.








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