Rue du Prado 20,
Crans-Montana, Valais CH-3963
Office+41 (0)27 485 9797
Pro shop+41 (0)27 485 9791 (caddy-master)
Fax+41 (0)27 485 9798
Golf proGallardo Angel (Head Professional)
AcademyGolf Club Crans-sur-Sierre Performance Center
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb (with several flatter stretches).
Open countryside, residential and high mountains (The Alps).
Original 18-hole layout designed by English architect Harry Nicholson (1929). Re-designed and upgraded by Severiano Ballesteros (1999).
Above distances are for the Severiano Ballesteros course. Also at Crans-sur-Sierre is the 9-hole Jack Nicklaus course (par-35, 2729 m from back tees); 9-hole Noas course (par-30, 1318 m) and 9-hole Super-Crans course (par-30, 856 m).
90 km E of Montreux
From the N9/E62 Autoroute take exit 28 and from roundabout (350m on north side of motorway) turn right onto the Rte de Sion, direction Sierre. After 1 km turn left at roundabout onto the Rte de la Bonne-Eau. After 300m turn left at roundabout onto Rte du Corin, and follow this winding, uphill road for several km to Crans-Montana.
Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre: If golf was meant to be played in spectacular settings, then you'll find nowhere better than Crans-sur-Sierre. Perched at 5,000 feet above sea-level, in Switzerland's Valais region, you are not just continually looking at stunning high Alpine scenery, you are part of it.
The championship Severiano Ballesteros layout carries the great man's name following the design improvements he made to this immensely scenic course. It is a layout that can test the best in the game, while still giving a thrilling golf experience to the aspiring amateur. The holes will fairly challenge you, sometimes a little bit tight between the tree-lined fairways, at other times revelling in the openness of the summer pasture environment. In winter, skiers whizz down the fairways at speed, but from late-Spring to early-Autumn the sound of club on ball is all that is heard on this wonderfully natural alpine layout.
As the best championship golf course in the high Alps, the layout is now complemented by three wonderful 9-hole courses: the par-35 Nicklaus course will give your game a full workout; the par-30 Noas will sharpen your accuracy and iron play, while the par-30 Super-Crans course is a fun Pitch & Putt layout for golfers of all abilities.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (May thru' Oct).
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: Ballesteros course (36); Nicklaus course (handicap required); Noas & Super-Crans courses (no handicap required).
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
Crans-sur-Sierre is the regular host venue for the European Tour's prestigious European Masters championship. Originally played as the Swiss Open (European Masters from 1983), the event has always attracted a top-quality field. The impressive list of past winners includes: Bob Charles, Nick Faldo, Ian Woosnam, Seve Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal, Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, Colin Montgomerie, Nick Price and Lee Westwood. For full details see Top Golf Tournaments at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club.
3rd best course in Switzerland (Golf Digest, 2020).
Allée Elysée Bonvin 7, Crans-sur-Sierre CH-3963
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Located right alongside the Crans-sur-Sierre championship golf course, the 72-rooms and 8-suites of the Grand Hotel du Golf have attracted visitors to Crans-Montana for many years. Furnished in traditional alpine style, the large lobby is a relaxing environment for apres ski (or golf) and the hotel offers the finest Swiss-French cuisine.
Route du Parc 5, Crans-Montana CH-3963
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The comfortable and modern Grand Hotel du Parc is well known for its unique, quiet and sunny situation overlooking the breath-taking view of the beautiful Wallesian Alps and Rhone Valley. It is located only a few minutes walk form the centre of Montana and just 1 km from the 18-hole championship course of Crans-sur-Sierre. The hotel provides a congenial atmosphere for people of all ages and cultures, single, couples and families.
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