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The 2026 Ryder Cup at Adare Manor will be absolutely mind blowing

Very recently it was announced that the 2026 Ryder Cup (and yes that’s a long way to go) will be staged at Adare Manor in west Ireland. Despite the fact that I’ve been to Ireland a couple of times already, I’ve never played golf there. It was mostly work and one buddy trip from London, but golf was never an option.

I remember that I’ve seen all these lads with golf travel cases at Dublin airport and said to myself “I want that, too!”. So golf in Ireland has been on my bucket list for quite a while, especially the south-west is something that I’d like to tick off that list rater sooner than later. Apart from these legendary courses such as Ballybunion, Waterville, Lahinch, Tralee, Doonbeg, Old Head etc. there are others in other parts of the island, like Portmarnock, European Club, the K Club and alike that I had on my list.

I did not have Adare Manor on it, and truth be told, I have no idea why not. The property (hotel and course) was fully renovated in 2017, so I reckon it has to do with the fact that the golf course changed quite dramatically in the recent past. But I wasn’t prepared to see such beauty when somebody told me Adare Manor will host the Ryder Cup.

I investigated quite a bit since then and can officially agree that it’s one of the worthiest places to host the pan-Atlantic tournament everybody is so much longing for.

But see for yourself.

I hope to play here before 2026 in order to give you a more personal view rather than just showing you a professionally produced resort video, which I have to admit is pretty cool indeed.

Fell in love all over again. Damn.

Preparing for St. Leon-Rot, tee time booked

Just in case you are not familiar with St. Leon-Rot, this course is situated pretty much in the heart of Germany. It was ranked “Best Golf Course in Germany” for some years in a row but you will likely know it from professional golf tournaments such as the Deutsche Bank SAP Open or the Solheim Cup.

Speaking of SAP, the company’s headquarters are just a stone’s throw from the course and one of the SAP founders, Dietmar Hopp, opened the club in the mid-90s and since then takes good care that the club improves, maintains quality, and retains its good reputation as top notch European Tour destination and golf elite training center. He also acts as president of the club.

Living in the Frankfurt area, a one hour drive from St. Leon-Rot, I have to admit I’ve never been there. And this is exactly what I will change.

I just booked a tee time in roughly three weeks and can’t wait to tee off here. The club offers two championship courses, the St. Leon and the Rot. From what I’ve seen two courses with fairly different characteristics. The St. Leon being a bit more open, with more water, compared to Rot, a bit more classic tree-lined, more parkland style. But as said, that’s currently just assumption only and I will check if that’s a fair assessment after I visited the club.

Have I mentioned that I’m looking forward to it…? Can’t wait really!

Up-and-down at Licher Golf Club

Or better: down and back up again.

On the weekend I played a tournament at Licher Golf Club. This was my second round I played with my new Titleist CBs and I’m still in the process to familiarize myself with the club, the shaft, the distance and the feel in general.

So far, so good. I know Lich being a track in excellent condition throughout the year. It’s not an easy course and can be tricky here and there so a little experience is helpful.

The start is brutal: First hole, over water, dogleg right par-5! Never played par here as far as I remember. Stroke index 1. I wouldn’t say I was starting cold but my score was kind of freezy on Saturday. At least on the first nine.

After the turn I had scored 51 shots which for me equals 12 net points (5 gross). Oh my! On the second half I needed only 40 shots that translate to 22 net points (14 gross). You can imagine I liked the second half better.

So in hindsight I’m quite OK with 34 total net points, having in mind my weak start and that I’m only playing with my irons. I carried my 5-wood but refrained from using it as I feared the dispersion. What’s needed now is to create a bit more consistency with my new irons and then maybe get some training sessions in with my woods in order to get them in play more often.

My 2-iron usually has a distance of up to 200 meters. So I’m not much shorter than my fellow bogey golfers with their drivers. Often I’m farther even (and silently enjoy the moment having somebody out-driven with an iron).

I’m still a bit disappointed with my handicap direction this year though. Instead of going down to single digits I’m up by 0.4. Not a drama but still not the desired outcome so far. But I’m on it, promise to practice more and will card another great round this year to get me down a little (hopefully).

Wish me luck.

[UPDATE. I finally received the full results of the tournament. Actually came out 2nd place… Who would have thought!]

Putting drills with mini cups

It’s been a while that I recommended something as practice drill or advised someone how to improve. Mostly because I find little time to practice myself, but today I have to tell you this:

Yesterday I played a tournament at Licher Golf Club. It’s an excellent course with great training facilities. What they do have as well is a large part of the putting green equipped with mini cups. What that means, you are not putting towards a normal-sized 4.25 inch hole but towards a much smaller target. The ball just barely fits into the cup as you see in this picture.

You will know from your own putting practice, you assess the break, imagine the speed and then align maybe like:

  • “cup center”
  • “right edge”
  • “left third”, or for the more advanced player
  • “second quarter to the right”

Of course with more break you align more outwards, but for shorter and straighter putts, you tend to use the metrics of the cup to target your ball.

With smaller cups you have to do the same thing, you just need to be even more accurate to have a chance to hole the putt. A ball aligned towards the cup center which is breaking unintentionally may have a chance to reach the outer part of the standard-sized hole and still drop, while with mini cups this is unlikely to happen.

What this knowledge does, it creates extra pressure in your head, you–intentionally or even unintentionally–adapt your aiming and execution, being aware of that narrower margin for error.

So taking that thought process as given, imagine you practice putting with mini cups for at least 20 minutes before a tournament and as you reach the first green of the course, the hole looks huge compared to the one that you just practiced with. If you stick to the same putting stroke and thoughts, it should be much easier to putt into these standard-sized holes.

So I’m a big fan of mini cups on putting practice greens! More clubs should follow the lead here, I propose!

Last remark: The complete opposite is the usage of these huge hole cups for beginners you might have seen. In my opinion this has nothing to do with golf anymore and should only be used on par-3 courses that are indeed intended for beginners to learn the game. It’s definitely appreciative there.

What do you think? Ever practiced putting with mini cups?

Links Golf: Long awaited visit at Golf Club Föhr

aaaI can’t recall exactly but I might have been to Föhr a dozen times. Föhr, the neighboring island to Sylt in north Germany, was one of my parents’ usual family summer holiday destinations and as a kid I remember spending quite some time on the island. I didn’t appreciate the beauty of it back then and when I reached a certain age, I just stopped going without hesitation. Needless to say I wasn’t golfing in my teens and never visited the golf course—until just recently. I had to become 40 years of age and the course needed some severe renovations in order to be mentioned in golf articles and to earn a spot on my bucket list.

I was born and raised in the north of Germany and therefore beaches, islands and the North or Baltic Sea are quite normal go-to places for me. I’d say I feel comfortable on remote islands, appreciate the Frisian landscape, the way of life and also enjoy the nature more and more.

In 2019 I thought it’s about time to go visit the island of Föhr again, spend some time with my parents in our old holiday hideaway, bring my own little family and wallow in reminiscences. Clearly I packed my golf clubs as well, because in the past years the local golf club, which is around since 1925, underwent quite some drastic changes to the course layout and architecture and all I’ve heard and seen so far sounded amazing. So I just had to go.

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The North Frisian flag and the club’s logo is yellow, red and blue and quite fitting the club offers three 9-hole loops, and they are called “yellow”, “red” and—yep—“blue”. As said, the club history dates back to the 1920s when it started as a private golf course of the North Sea Sanatorium and was the first one ever built on North Sea shores in Germany. It was rebranded Privat Golfclub Südstrand Föhr and later Golf Club Föhr from 1966.

While the famous German golf course architect Bernhard von Limburger created the original 9 holes back in the days, the club had to move to another property at some point and Frank Pennick was asked to create a completely new 9-hole course design in 1971. It was later extended to 18 holes in 1989 and could be described as a classic parkland course, as it was meandering through forest, despite being so close to the North Sea coast.

20 years later Städler golf course architects were put in charge to create another 9 holes to complete a desirable setting with three 9-hole loops. And it took another five years that Christian Althaus was reassigned as course architect to overhaul most of the existing holes to create the modern classic it has become today. With his own course design firm he was indeed able to drastically change the look of most golf holes and convert them into an interesting parkland/links combination, a new setting of 9-hole loops that all start and end at the club house, which obviously makes course trafficking much easier.

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All three courses have slighty different course characteristics and therefore attract different players and desires. What they all have in common is that the parkland holes of the past are integrated in every loop: Old course characteristics in the first one or two holes are combined with newly crafted holes as it opens up to the more linksy area of the course, and then by hole 7, 8 or 9 you find yourself back in the parkland area of the course again.

This is likely the only obvious weakness of the club that they spent a good portion of emphasis on new routing, new dunes landscapes and extravagant and extraordinarily beautiful golf holes with duneland characteristics, but at the same time somewhat neglected the holes just around the club house. There really is a drastic drop in flamboyance when you reach hole 8 or 9 on every loop, which is a pity.

I had a good chat with a course marshal before my first round and he said they are at least re-doing the bunkers and greens of the old holes soon. That should help indeed a little. The club has the potential to play a big role in Germany’s top-5 for a very long time – even without a dedicated dunes course. It’s just that the architectural hole quality should be equaled throughout each round.

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But let’s start at the beginning.

The course is located next to the Föhr airport and a stone’s throw from the south beach of the island. It’s not exactly a links course per definition, being rather inland, and due to the fact that Föhr basically has very little natural dune formations, all aspects of dunes golf on the golf estate had to be done by hand. In contrast to some other courses I know, here it looks very natural indeed and you do believe it just belongs here.

The course doesn’t offer tee times, which actually I like, it’s just a bit uncommon for a player residing in the Frankfurt area, where it’s all about foursomes throughout the week. But I’d prefer an empty course I could just go to and start like here on Föhr any given day.

So I checked in, had a chat with the marshal and he convinced me to start with the red/yellow course combination. You are free to decide spontaneously, obviously depending on tournament closures and other restrictions.

Some general remarks on the course before I’ll go deep on each loop by itself. There is a little driving range and practice facilities which I totally neglected to be honest. What I learned quite quickly is that neither my GPS watch nor my Golfshot app on my phone could offer distances. Not sure why Golfshot wasn’t updated but I failed to synchronize the golf watch for a while and hence had no yardages whatsoever.

That was an unfortunate situation as I pretty much rely on my devices I have to admit. So without that technical support I had to look for distance poles and sprinkler heads again and had to pace out distances, the good old way. My bad if that’s poor preparation but it felt unfamiliar and I adapted with clubbing down with most approach shots to be on the safe side. Gladly I bought the birdie book, maybe the thickest I own to date, which was helpful, too.

The layout of the course is fantastic. It’s fair for most players, has penalty areas here and there but not too many and is just pleasing to the eye. The fairways were more on the brown side I have to say, so it’s not lush green what I experienced, there were numerous neglected areas which didn’t differ much from the rough other than being cut shorter. I understand the course should be kept as natural as possible but I was a bit disappointed by the fairway quality.

The greens have been in immaculate condition however. They do tend to be slower than expected on hard coastal soil but were undulating and interesting to play.

Being close to the sea, the course is impacted by rather strong winds, as you might expect on a links-style course. On my second day I played the blue/blue course combination in decent storm and it was really tricky to maneuver the ball from tee to green.

Even with the wind, playing the course is an absolute joy. With its interesting layout, the dunes, the features such as a double green on the yellow course, the wildlife, the birds, the tranquility of the course, it’s real fun and a great golf day is guaranteed. I was carrying my bag (on day one), the walking distances are rather short and sometimes you get that Monte Rei feeling when you walk the fairway and all you see is dunes, no other track, no other soul, no distraction whatsoever. Really enjoyed that.

Let’s jump into the course specifics, shall we.

Yellow

The yellow course is the one of the three that stands out because it’s a little different, I’d say. In contrast to red and blue there is no particular linksy character, it’s more a typical north German inland course.

It starts with a tee shot that could be in Pinehurst as well: Wasteland areas and tree lines. The hole finishes after a dogleg left on a mere 100 meter long double green, sharing it with hole number 7.

Number 2 is a beautiful par-5 with loads of waste areas and a set of bunkers in approach shot distance to the green. What follows is a beautiful par-3 and the interesting 4th that features water left and right of the fairway and left and right of the green.

The 5th is another exciting par-3 over water with a 40 meter green complex, guarded by large bunkers. Number 6 and 7 offer extensive wasteland and dune formations, while 8 and 9 are coming back towards the club house.

The yellow course is quite a forgiving track, not too tricky but exciting to get around. When I played it, there was literally no other person and I was super quick. I have to say, I was clubbing down, played safe, teed off with my 2-iron (not on the par-3s obviously) and kept the ball in play at all times. Good feeling!

Red

The red course starts with four beautifully modern wasteland holes, then has three pure links-style holes before it ends with two really boring holes towards the end.

It all starts with a dogleg par-4. You’re playing out of the wood towards water which guards the green and you’re happy to reach it in two safely. Hole 2 is a par-4 dogleg right with huge wasteland areas to the left and right side of the fairway.

Number 3 is an interesting par-3 and 4 is a par-4 with wasteland to the right hand side.

Hole 5 is the first dune hole, a fairly straight one, while the 6th is a 150 meter par-3 over a ditch. 150 meters sound ok, but if it’s windy you find yourself grabbing for a longer iron or even a wood to master the distance to the plateau.

The 7th is an interesting par-5 through the dunes landscape before 8 and 9 are again extremely boring and old-fashioned holes.

On my round I was stuck in traffic like maybe never before. There was a threesome in front of me and these people were everywhere but they weren’t in the fairway. It took ages to get from hole to hole and they didn’t let me play through, and I was playing as a single! Super frustrating. Thought about stopping or playing criss-cross but then accepted my fate and stuck it out.

Blue

The blue course shares its characteristics with the red course I would say. Some parkland holes, the rest links-style:

Holes 1 and 2 are an old-fashioned par-4 and par-3. Nothing to be too excited about unfortunately. Then however, oh my, the 3rd, a split-fairway par-4 with a green tucked away in the upper right corner. Really cool hole, almost unexpected after the underwhelming 1st and 2nd.

Here it opens up to classic links holes. Number 4 is a par-5 with various elevation changes, the 5th is a long par-4 with an interesting green complex, followed by the 6th, a beautiful par-3, one that you might find in golf publications.

Holes 7 and 8 are very good straight par-4s with dunes characteristics while at the same time getting back into more of the tree-rich area of the property. Hole 9 is another one of these super boring old ones that urgently need some refreshing.

I liked the blue course very much. So much that I played it twice actually—in heavy storm I have to add. It was a bit more dangerous with the longer shots, but I managed to keep in play and only lost one or maybe two balls.

Due to the weather there was no traffic at all. Sometimes I saw another person on one of the other holes but nothing kept me from playing 18 holes in 2.5 hours. That’s right. It took me 150 minutes for a complete round of golf, on one of the most interesting and beautiful courses of the country that is! Amazing.

In case you are interested, here are some nice flyover videos for yellow, red and blue.

As a conclusion: If you’d ask me which course combination would be my favorite, it’s tricky to answer. Yellow is interesting and beautiful but being in the rugged north, it has to be the red/blue combination that pulls the trigger as the best holes you can play here. But that’s just my opinion and you have to see for yourself.

As far as critique goes: I already mentioned that green-keeping should definitely maintain the fairways in a better shape. Summer wasn’t even hitting the north much by then and yet the fairway looked very pitiful I have to say. Another point is the lacking quality of flagsticks and cups. That sounds a bit pedantic but during my round on blue/blue, playing in the storm, 6 out of 18 flagsticks were torn out by the wind and were lying flat on the ground. First I thought I should blame the group in front of me but then I realized that it’s just not stable enough and that the club management apparently saved some dough and went for the cheap stuff when ordering flags and cups. As a recommendation, Golf Club Föhr should reconsider.

All in all two fantastic rounds of golf. The club is a real treat and much better than some of the other North Sea golf courses, of Sylt for instance. Yes, it takes some time and effort to get to the course, being on an island, but once you are here, you shouldn’t leave without teeing off.

Fun fact at the end of my report: At one point during my trip to Föhr I was pony riding with my little 2-year old daughter. What I learned weeks later is that the pony trail that we walked was on the old golf course property that Bernhard von Limburger had built in the 1920s. What a coincidence!

Photo credits: golficiency.com, golfclubfoehr.de, clubtags.de
Disclaimer: Golficiency was offered a reduced media rate.

New clubs deserve new balls, gloves and a bag

As you might have read here, I’m the proud owner of a new awesome set of irons. I ordered my dream clubs, the Titleist CB, they were custom made to my exact configuration and finally delivered to my doorstep last week.

I have one round already in the books with them and they feel and perform just fantastic. Enough reason to treat myself with some other golf goods to really kick off the progress in the 2019 season. It’s just fair to accompany new clubs with new balls, a new glove and put them in a new bag.

Balls

For years I played NIKE PD Soft and really liked them. I had access to various Titleist products as well and used VICE in different versions, too. Both are good balls even though I have to say I don’t seriously recognize a huge difference between brands if you stay in one category, meaning comparing soft with soft with soft.

I really like the VICE Pro, especially its soft outer shell which supposedly creates more spin around the green, which I appreciate. In other characteristics I reckon this ball is pretty comparable to the Titleist ProV, but with a much smaller price tag. Buying ProVs is somewhat unnecessary not being a single handicapper I think. Staying in the Titleist brand and preferring softer feel, it was a no-brainer to go test the new Titleist Tour Soft ball. So far a very good ball indeed.

Since the latest MyGolfSpy ball test which created quite some stir in the industry, everyone knows from an independent source that soft balls are actually slow balls, meaning distance will suffer once you change from a hard ball to a soft ball. Doesn’t sound like rocket science, does it. However distance has never been a problem for me, I’m not after the next 20 meters, what I’m after is consistent ball flight and distance and a soft touch within 80 meters around the hole.

Glove

Not for the first time I ordered some new FootJoy CabrettaSof gloves, a hand-made Cabretta leather product which I love. It just feels more natural to me compared to the overly technical synthetic gloves I clearly used and tested as well. Feel is everything and I do believe I will stick with this model for a while – it’s just that you can’t buy it in every golf or pro shop.

Bag

Coming to the bag. I already own some Titleist bags; the latest two additions are currently in constant rotation, depending on reason I’m heading to the course. For training I prefer a light-weight carry bag as I don’t use a trolley on the range. For a round of golf I use a tidy 14-way cart bag with bigger pockets. This ends up in packing and un-packing golf sticks on a weekly basis, which is annoying to say the least.

Now I bought a Titleist hybrid bag. As the name suggests, it’s a hybrid between carry and cart bag. You are able to carry it, it stands properly just like any other carry bag, but it offers both more storage room and a 14-way divider at the top. I guess this is what I waited for so long from Titleist. No more early morning re-packing in the garage. Yay!

Apparel

That’s it as far as equipment goes. I couldn’t resist the other day to buy another FootJoy Chill Out Pullover with club logo on the chest. I really like FootJoy products, next to all the NIKE polos, trousers and shorts I have in my golf drawers. “Play good, look good!” If you don’t play well, don’t be bothered to spend too much on looking good and invest in some training sessions instead.

And before you ask, no it’s not yet Christmas time.

I got myself some new clubs. Titleist CB

Look at these shiny babies! Aren’t they pretty?!

I treated myself with a great new set of irons recently. A set which I was thinking about getting for years!

You might know I’m quite an Acushnet fanboy and loved my Titleist 712 AP2 for years. But then when I played less (which I think is usually the case when you get a child) I thought about trying some new irons which would fall more into the game improvement category. Jordan Spieth plays AP2s on tour and I thought weekend golfers should stick to the equipment they are supposed to use, not want they want to use.

So I moved away from my beloved Titleist irons and I believed that this was a smart move to look for something in the mass market category: Bigger head, massive sole, forgiving on all edges, graphite shaft and ready to swing the ball with less speed and still get decent distance. But distance was never an issue. Truth be told, I got fitted to the PING G400, played them for 2 years but somehow it didn’t click. Apparently they were just not for me.

If you know PING’s fitting system, you are aware of their color code system. I was recommended a Blue set, while in hindsight I strongly believe it should have been a Black for me. So already standing over the ball, it felt weird to me.

So it was about time to change something. I lacked feel around the greens, missed the forged feel of full iron shots and I also couldn’t get used to the annoying sound it produced with every shot. In other words, I wasn’t happy with them and knew we had to part ways soon.

I bought the PINGs concentrating on playability and consistency, willing to bear the ugly chunkiness of these clubs. Now it was time for something else, for something I always wanted, always strived for but didn’t go for because I believed it wasn’t for me: another set of Titleist players irons. One set I couldn’t get out of my head was Titleist’s CBs, the friendlier brother to the butter knife muscle backs MBs.

Always admiring these clubs from an esthetic standpoint, I never really considered them seriously: Small face, thin top line, thin sole, only little help around the edges and behind the small sweet spot. So it looks like it’s not for weekend golfers per se, but I wanted to give it a shot. I desperately wanted it. When I saw the mid-2019 announcement how the next generation of 620 CBs will look like in 2020, I had to buy the old 718 CBs, I just had to because they are so damn pretty. Have to admit that the weak Pound to the Euro played its part as well.

What followed after this thought was a complicated search for the right setting. I did some extensive research on shaft flexes and weight, and I want you to benefit from this process as well. So this thought process is what led to my setting:

In the AP2 I played a ProjectX 5.5 shaft with a stock Tour Velvet grip. The grip wasn’t perfect but fine. The 5.5 rifle shaft (with a 5.0 FCM) was a tad too stiff for me and ProjectX shafts generally create a more low ball flight due to their stiffer tip section. Also, the 5.5 shaft was more on the heavy side compared to the weight of the club head. With that I lacked the feel for the position of the head at the end of my shaft during the swing.

So I wanted something lighter and something that would still create a penetrating ball flight but a fraction higher than what I was used to. I had to look for another shaft manufacturer and found the perfect setup with KBS. It’s impossible to compare apples and oranges and stiff doesn’t equal stiff, but leaving all shaft section flexes aside, the KBS equivalent to the ProjectX 5.5 seems to be the KBS Tour Stiff (similar FCM: Frequency Coefficient Matching, a system based on cycle per minute (CPM) data from golf shaft oscillation tests.) This would come in a very similar shaft weight though – would certainly launch higher but wouldn’t improve the weight issue. I could go down some grams with the regular shaft or the regular+, but that wouldn’t be stiff enough for my swing characteristic. To cut a long story short, I found the perfect setup with the KBS Tour 90 Stiff.

It’s lighter than my old, lighter than regular KBS Tours, still maintain enough stiffness and create a higher ball flight with a kick in the tip section. It would loose distance due to the higher launch but would gain something back through the kick. This paired with the most beautiful forged club head on the market and the same forgiveness as in the Titleist 716 AP2, I just couldn’t go wrong.

In terms of grip I wanted to try the Golf Pride New Decade MultiCompound with its hybrid approach to cotton and rubber and I have to say it’s been great so far.

This much for setting. I had everything exclusively made for me, bought the set from 2-iron to PW and will stick to my Bob Vokey wedges, the Scotty Cameron putter and the PING G400 driver, woods and hybrid. I can say it’s a dream set come true. Maybe someday updated with the recent Titleist woods and hybrid models, but for now I’m happy with what I got from PING. I don’t use woods and hybrids much anyway—I’m more the 2-iron kind of guy.

On Sunday I took them out for the first time, had a quick range session and immediately played a tournament with them. Luckily everything felt and behaved just as expected. Happy me!

Quick visit to Gut Kaden Golf und Land Club

gutkaden-1In June, on our way to Föhr, where two rounds of links golf were planned, we made a very short detour and stopped for one of the most beautiful golf resorts in north Germany.

Gut Kaden Golf und Land Club is a 27-hole resort 30 minutes north of Hamburg, Germany. It sits remotely in the picturesque Holsteinian countryside on grounds what used to be a manor back in the days. The gorgeous manor house, also represented in the country club’s logo, was built in the 18th century while the whole grounds as aristocratic estate date back to the 14th century even.

Today you’ll find in such magnificent surroundings a modern hotel, an exquisite restaurant, three 9-hole golf loops and everything you need to enjoy a great golf getaway.

These two chairs are placed behind hole B9 and overlook some parts of the golf estate from the manor house’s perspective. When I posted this picture on Instagram, I titled it “Could sit here all day”. And that’s no exaggeration: Bring good food, good coffee, good wine and I’d spend the day here watching some golf.

Of course, I’d rather play myself, but you know what I mean. This is a fine place for golf. Period.

The region of Hamburg is truly blessed with top courses of all sorts of style. And even when Kaden is not equally good or famous as Falkenstein or Hittfeld, it is definitely a club worth having in mind when you’re after great golf, amenities and hospitality.

If Hamburg was chosen to host the Olympics in 2024, Gut Kaden would have been the venue for the golf events as they have quite some experience staging professional golf tournaments. The 2019 German Team Championships (“Final Four”) will be held at Gut Kaden later this year, too.

My course review yet to come. Stay tuned.

For the best idea how Gut Kaden looks (and plays) like, you should watch this neat 3D flyover video.

Our round at Weimarer Land on video

You will have read here, that Golficiency had quite some weekend at Spa & Golf Resort Weimarer Land a couple of weeks ago. We had a camera with us and rolled it here and there, and this is the outcome.

What you see is three terrible weekend golfers on the Goethe course at Spa & Golf Resort Weimarer Land—having much fun nonetheless!