Arnold Palmer laid out the first course at the Sporting Club Berlin Scharmützelsee (now known as Bad Saarow Golf Club) back in 1995 and it’s a cracker and probably the course you’ll want to limber up on first.
The oldest still-existing golf club in Germany is the one in Wiesbaden, which was founded in 1893 and moved to the present "Chausseehaus" site in 1911.
Seddiner See is one of Germany’s great golfing venues and it lies in the heart of the lake district, to the south of Berlin City Centre and it’s reachable by car in about 30 minutes via the autobahn.
Despite being a bit on the short side, the golf course at Elmpter Wald must rank as one of the best in Germany. It has strategy, quirk, sandy fairways and heather galore.
There is something to discover on almost every hole at Altenhof Golf Club and the player is sure to experience a number of bizarre moments due to unusual angles and shot values.
All things considered, Bad Neuenahr is a good all-around test of golf on a beautiful site, perhaps lacking a few percent here or there to really threaten the world class, but certainly very worthwhile.
Bad Münstereifel is the archetypical hidden gem… no one in particular designed it, it lies in the middle of nowhere, there is hardly any traffic on the golf course...
München-Riedhof is a memorable layout that was designed in 1989 by Heinz Fehring across undulating terrain. It's a first class experience all around, but the club never loses sight of its raison d'être - a very playable golf course.
Founded in 1926, Feldafing is one of Germany’s oldest golf clubs and it's set most spectacularly in an estate that was formerly owned by King Maximilian II of Bavaria.
While the first beginnings of Tegernseer Bad Wiessee Golf Club date back to 1958, the site is not overgrown with trees, so there are some great views, even a few of the otherwise elusive lake.