Golfclub Wylihof


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Golfclub Wylihof Est. 1993

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Golfclub Wylihof: Laid out alongside the River Aare, just north of the village of Luterbach, Wylihof is generally ranked among the top echelon of Swiss golf courses. It's certainly as well-maintained and as scenic as most. Across the river to the north and west, partly wooded slopes climb up to exposed cliff-faces, which signal the start of the Jura mountains. The golf course itself occupies much flatter terrain next to the river, which quietly flows past, coming into view as you start the back-nine. The par-4 10th, par-5 11th and doglegging par-4 12th holes follow the line of the river bank, with the best of the river views coming at the par-4 12th tee. In this wonderfully quiet and natural location, what was originally a very open layout is beginning to tighten-up in places, with maturing trees and small bushes lining some of the opening and closing holes. The middle section of each nine-hole loop is still played in a distinctly open and linksy environment, with rippling mounds rather than trees lining the generally good width fairways. Water hazards play their part on some holes, as at the short doglegging par-4 7th and 12th, where club selection from the tee is important. At the testing 7th, a 7-iron may be enough for big hitters to get in position for a second shot over water. All but one of the very good collection of par-3s, bring ponds into play in front of their respective greens. The back-nine, which is wrapped around the "inner" front-nine loop, arguably has the more interesting holes, but throughout you will enjoy this pleasantly challenging, quiet and scenic layout and its excellent clubhouse facilities and restaurant.

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Making Contact

Golfclub Wylihof
Wylihof 12, Luterbach,
nr Solothurn, Solothurn CH-4542
Switzerland
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Office   +41 (0)32 682 28 28
Pro Shop   +41 (0)32 682 28 28
Fax

  +41 (0)32 682 65 17

Email   wylihof@golfclub.ch
Website   www.golfclub.ch
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Golf Pro
 
Richard Adby / Jonas Hagert.
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Academy
 
A Swiss PGA National Teaching and Learning Centre.
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, rural countryside and riverside (River Aare).
 
Designer: Ruzzo Reuss
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6584 6093 5286
Par 73 73 73
SSS or Slope 74.7 72.1 73.5
 
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How2Get There?

35 km N of Bern
From the A1 motorway north-east of Solothurn, take exit 42 (Wangen an der Aare) and follow direction Wiedlisbach / Solothurn. After 1 km, in Wiedlisbach, turn left onto the 5/22 direction Solothurn. After 4.5 km (and just after Flumenthal) turn left into Waldaustrasse, direction Luterbach. After 1 km (and having crossed over the River Aare) turn left into Wylihof and follow signs to golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru' Oct): weekdays CHF 150; weekends CHF 180. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during the golf season (March thru' Oct). More restricted on weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Flowing past Wylihof Golf Club and visible from the 12th hole is the River Aare, a tributary of the Rhine, and the longest river that both rises and ends entirely within Switzerland. The Aare rises in the Aar glaciers of the Bernese Alps. As it emerges from the Alps the river passes through the famous Aare Gorge, where it carves through a limestone ridge near the town of Meiringen.

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Location

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Latitude: (47.225907)
Longitude: (7.591145)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Park Forum Wylihof 
Wylihof 43, 4542 Luterbach.
+41 (0)32 681 34 34
www.parkforum-wylihof.ch

Comprising 17 individually appointed rooms with the finest materials and 10 seminar and group rooms, fitted with the latest technology for your business meetings.

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Hotel Al Ponte 3-star
Wangenstrasse 55, 3380 Wangen an der Aare.
+41 (0)32 636 54 54
www.alponte.ch

The Hotel Al Ponte in Wangen-on-the-Aare is centrally located in the Swiss Mittelland and just off the A1 motorway between Bern and Basel. This modern and comfortable hotel provides a welcoming atmosphere with its excellent service and friendly staff.

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