Pulheim-Stommeln, North Rhine-Westphalia D-50259
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).
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.
South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.
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