Club zur Vahr

Am Golfplatz 10,

Garlstedt, OHZ, Bremen D-27711

  • Office

    +49 (0)4795 953 316
  • Pro shop

    +49 (0)421 515 7627
  • Fax

    +49 (0)4795 954 259
  • Golf pro

    Robin Welsby (PGA, Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Original 18-hole design by Bernhard von Limburger (1964), which replaced a former 9-hole course. Course remodelled by Christoph Städler (2004).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6283
5695
5062
Par
74
74
74
SSS or slope
73.7
71.0
72.9

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Garlstedter Heide (Garlstedt Heath) course. Club zur Vahr also operates the 9-hole Vahr course, which is located close to Bremen city centre.

Location

Latitude:

53.292565

Longitude:

8.693509

How to get there:

1.5 km N of Garlstedt / 29 km N of Bremen.

Club zur Vahr (Garlstedt course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1905

The Garlstedt or Garlstedter Heide (in English Garlstedt Heath) course at Club zur Vahr is one of Germany's well-rated championship courses. This tree-lined parkland layout should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Plenty of golfing challenge and usually good upkeep contribute to the appeal of this well-crafted and pleasantly testing design. One to include on your play list if you are in the area.

List of courses: Germany - North

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; only with a member at weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36 men & women.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Club zur Vahr has hosted several top level tournaments including the German Open Championship (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Club zur Vahr).

Published ranking

Germany's 10th best course (Golf World, 2022).

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