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WinstonGolf

Kranichweg 1,

Vorbeck, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania D-19065

  • Office

    +49 (0)3860 5020
  • Pro shop

    +49 (0)3860 5020
  • Fax

    +49 (0)3860 50 22 22
  • Golf pro

    Stephan Peters (PGA Pro); Thore Stelljes (Assistant Pro).
  • Academy

    Winston Academy.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open links-style. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland & open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Designed by Canadian course architect David Krause.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6459
5925
4856
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
76.3
73.5
73.1

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Links course. Also at WinstonGolf is the 18-hole Open course (par-72, 6284 m from back tees, course rating 73.8) and the 9-hole Kranich course (par-27, 824 m).

Location

Latitude:

53.650489

Longitude:

11.583592

How to get there:

3 km NE of Gneven / 18 km E of Schwerin.

WinstonGolf (Links course)

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

Est. 2011

The Links course at WINSTONgolf: Set a few kilometres east of the Schweriner See (a large natural lake), here at WINSTONgolf you will find two excellent 18-hole courses and the Kranich (crane) 9-hole par-3 course. The David Krause designed Links course typically steals top honours, but don't ignore the also enjoyable and testing 18-hole Open course.

Hailed as one of the best new golf courses in northwestern Europe when it opened in 2011, WINSTONlinks is a big dimension golf course, modelled on British seaside layouts. Routinely putting the game's top professionals to the test, this open links-style design lays down a tough test for your all-round game. Penal rough, natural sandy hollows, small brooks and towering dunes provide a classic links feel to proceedings. Fast-running gently undulating fairways, pot bunkers and hard fast greens add to the demand for well-thought out course management and good shot-making.

WINSTONlinks was created amongst the lakes, rivers and woodland of Mecklenburg. Notwithstanding the absence of a breezy stretch of Scottish coastline, this exciting layout, with its many excellent golf holes, delivers a thorough challenge on an excellent links-style design.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

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

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on the Links course in main season: €128 (all days). Winston Open course €85.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

This is a walking course; golf carts are not available for hire. Golf carts permitted on Winston Open course.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Open course at WinstonGolf has hosted numerous top level tournaments including European Senior Tour events (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Winston Golf).

Published ranking

Links course:
Germany: 5th best course in Germany (Golf Digest, 2020).
Europe: 58th best course in Europe (excl Britain & Ireland) (Golf World, 2019).

Where2Stay

  • Schloss Basthorst

    Schlossstrasse 18, D-19089 Crivitz OT Basthorst.

    +49 (0)3863 52 50

    Visit website

    The Schloss Basthorst is based on a 200-year-old Herrenhaus (Manor House), which exudes the charm of its noble past. The 19 rooms and suites highlight the historical character of the house. Each room has been individually furnished, offering a delightfully personalised touch.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      WinstonGolf (Links, Open and 9-hole Kranich courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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