Bergisch Land means "mountainous country" and that may be a slight exaggeration, but "hilly" certainly fits the bill.
An early 1960s Bernard von Limburger design, Christoph Städler renovated the course at Golfclub Hamburg-Walddörfer in 2015/16. The architect cleared trees, rebuilt bunkers and altered all the greens during the upgrade.
Stuttgarter Golf Club Solitude was founded way back in 1927 but the prolific architect Dr Bernhard von Limburger designed the current layout in the late 1960s.
Lübeck-Travemünder Golf Club is one of Germany’s oldest courses and the club was founded way back in 1921.
Gut Wissmanshof is an old country estate, whose fifteen minutes of fame came in 1912 when Emperor Wilhelm II visited to survey military exercises nearby.
The fairways at Golfclub Augsburg are routed through avenues of coniferous and deciduous trees. Formed in 1959, the club is actually two years younger than its most famous member, Bernhard Langer.
The Sandy Lyle course at Schloss Wilkendorf is set in rolling secluded Brandenburg countryside to the north east of Berlin. The former Masters champion designed it with a little help from European Golf Design.
Golf Club Varmert is a unique course that places high demands on club and shot selection and will hit back hard, if approached carelessly. But it also rewards good golf with spectacular results.
Municipal golf is not a thing in Germany and neither are fescue greens. In both cases the big question is "why should that be so?". In the small resort town of Bad Birnbach no one found a convincing answer. What they did find is a spectacular site on a hill permeated by ravines and so "Bella Vista" was born.
Castle Zieval is visible from almost every hole on the course at Golfclub Burg Zieval, forming an attractive backdrop to a modern 18-hole layout which is best remembered by visitors for its tree-lined, undulating fairways and eye-catching water features.