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Golf- und Land-Club Köln

Golfplatz 2, Refrath,

Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia D-51429

  • Office

    +49 (0)2204 92 760
  • Pro shop

    +49 (0)2204 987 2095
  • Fax

    +49 (0)2204 927 615
  • Golf pro

    Andy Clark, Jens Bümming & Torsten Giedeon (PGA, Golf Professionals)

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Current layout at Refrath designed by Bernhard von Limburger (late-1950s).
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6199
5453
5286
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.3
69.3
74.3

Location

Latitude:

50.968800

Longitude:

7.132183

How to get there:

2 km NE of Refrath / 16 km E of Cologne (Köln).

Golf- und Land-Club Köln

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1906

Golf- und Land-Club Köln (in English, Köln Golf & Country Club): Far from the madding crowd in a quiet forested setting, here you will find one of the best championship golf courses in Germany. Originally established in 1906, the club moved to east of the River Rhine in 1952, to a new course laid out by the renowned German designer Bernhard von Limburger.

This tree-lined parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. The course is characterised by gently doglegging par-4s, strategically placed bunkers guarding smallish greens and meandering fairway-crossing streams. A must play if you are in the area.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required. Maximum handicap: men 28, women 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: €95 (all days).
Cash or German debit cards only for green fees. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Soft spikes only. This is a walking course; golf carts are not available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Golf- und Land-Club Köln in Refrath has hosted several top level tournaments including European Tour and European Senior Tour events (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Koln, Refrath).

Following the relocation of the club in 1952 from Marienburg on the west side of the River Rhine to Refrath on the east side, a number of members chose not to move, preferring to stay with their nine-hole course. This original home of the Golf- und Land-Club Köln is now called Marienburger Golf Club-Köln.

Published ranking

2018 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.

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