The golf course at Reit im Winkl features a monumental out and back routing, the likes of which are profoundly rare on difficult mountain sites.
It must be assumed that for the last couple of centuries the Hofgut Georgenthal estate was a rather unpopular place, as it was the church's official leaseholder for collecting the tithe from the surrounding farms.
The strength of the Steibis mountain course at Oberstaufen-Steibis Golf Club is that the spectacular Alpine landscape gives up just enough manageable terrain for a full 18-hole layout.
Hamburger Hittfeld celebrated its 50th birthday in 2007 and the John Morrison designed layout is still as enthralling today as it was half a century ago.
Gut Lärchenhof Golf Club returned to the professional circuit by first staging the BMW International Open in 2012, thus continuing a proud tradition that began by hosting the German Masters and the Mercedes-Benz Championship.
Frankfurter Golf Club was a once a regular German Open venue and this historical layout was designed by Harry Colt and John Morrison in the 1920s.
When you leave civilisation and enter the forest, you will probably wonder whether the narrow and steep ramp up to Golfclub Rhein-Wied is actually an official road or whether you are trespassing.
Home venue of the Paderborn University golf teams, the Haxterhöhe Links course at Haxterpark was laid out in the style of a Celtic links by Achim Reinmuth of Städler Golf Courses, with shaping by Conor J. Walsh.
The Eikhof course at the Ostsee Golf Resort Wittenbeck has distant sea views, a links-like styling, no trees and ample wind - but also numerous water features and extensive bunkering and mounding.
The Rot course at St Leon Rot Golf Club was opened in 1997 and hosted the European Tour's Deutsche Bank/SAP Open in 1999 and 2001 – Tiger Woods won on both occasions.