Pulheim-Stommeln, North Rhine-Westphalia D-50259
Office+49 (0)2238 923 900
Pro shop+49 (0)2238 923 900
Fax+49 (0)2238 923 9010
Golf proStephen Sweeney and Martin Götze.
18 holes. Open and tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Woodland and open countryside.
A Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course
6 km N of Pulheim / 20 km NW of Cologne (Köln).
Golf Club Gut Lärchenhof: As you pass through the gated entrance and park alongside the hi-end Porches and Mercedes, you'll detect an unmistakable air of affluence and grandeur about Gut Lärchenhof. In the functional yet opulent clubhouse you'll be shown to your top of the range golf cart, as you prepare to tee it up on Jack Nicklaus's Signature design ... his only one in Germany.
This top-rated championship golf course exudes a relatively open feel. The tree-lined and open parkland layout contains plenty of stylish bunkering and a goodly array of water hazards ... as you might expect from the Golden Bear. Plenty of golfing challenge and good upkeep contribute to the appeal of this well-crafted and testing design. Definitely one to include on your play list if you are in the area.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 20.1; women 23.7.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
Gut Larchenhof was founded by Dr Bernd Klasmeyer and has hosted many prestigious European Tour events including the Linde German Masters, Mercedes-Benz Championship and more recently the BMW international Open (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Gut Larchenhof).
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
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