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Golf In Austria - superb courses and spectacular views

Did you know that Austria's 140 golf courses are of the highest international calibre? Wherever you choose to stay, you can expect to find the highest standards in golf course management, hotel and restaurant catering and luxurious comfort. But above all, experience the warm Austrian hospitality which makes a stay here so memorable.

The Golf Club Koessen
The Golf Club Koessen

Innovatively designed golf courses situated next to calm lakes, amid vineyards and gently rolling hills or surrounded by breathtaking mountains - Austria is a true golfer's paradise. Golf In Austria, a specialist in planning and organising individual golf holidays to Austria, has years of experience and a deep knowledge of what it takes to create a really outstanding golf experience, guaranteed to give make the most of your Austrian golf holiday.

The Golf Club Velden
The Golf Club Velden

Every participating golf club and hotel must meet strict quality criteria before they can become Golf In Austria partner-members. The hotels are all four or five star comfort level, with services exclusively catering to the golfer's needs. The hotel owners, for example, are themselves golfers and therefore know what services to offer for guests, such as good quality golf equipment, reserved tee-times and lessons from qualified professionals.

There are numerous impressive possibilities for golf holidays in Austria. Here are a few examples to inspire you and help you make a decision.

GOLF IN AUSTRIA'S LAKE REGIONS

The Golf Club Millstättersee has played host to the Austrian Open on the European Tour. welcoming players such as Justin Rose and Ian Poulter. The pros not only praised the perfect course maintenance but also the way the golf course was designed, with plenty of variety. It also offers beautiful surroundings for the perfect golfing day.

The Golf Club Millstättersee
The Golf Club Millstättersee

To complete the experience, situated directly at the Lake Millstatt is the charming Hotel Moerisch, nestling in green surroundings. Here you can indulge in culinary treats and - when the weather is fine - enjoy the 5-course savour-choice menu served under a starry sky. For further relaxation, the hotel offers a superb spa - an oasis with everything one could wish for.

The Hotel Moerisch offers a range of tailored golf packages. Here are three samples - to discover more, ask for the free Golf In Austria catalogue:

1. The "Golf Cart Inclusive"

Golf Spring and Golf Autumn (27.04.07 - 20.05.07 and 1.10.07 - 28.10.07)

  • 1 week in a double room
  • Including ¾ gourmet half board, one gala dinner with appetizer and one theme night
  • 5 green fees for all golf courses of Carinthia
  • 3 x golf cart
  • The Hotel Moerisch
    The Hotel Moerisch
  • 2 "Birdie" massages

Price per person: from € 670

2. The "Kurzgenuss" (short retreat)

  • 3 nights with ¾ gourmet half board
  • Use of hotel amenities including new spa area
  • 2 green fees for the GC Millstättersee

Price per person: from € 250

3. The "Millstättersee Classic"

  • 7 nights in a double room
  • Including ¾ gourmet half board, 1 gala dinner with appetizer and one theme night
  • Use of hotel amenities including new spa area
  • 5 green fees for the GC Millstättersee, reserved tee times
  • Hotel activity programme with guided hikes, aqua aerobics, qi gong, golf gymnastics

Price per person: from € 600

GOLF IN THE MAGNIFICENT PANORAMA OF THE ALPS

The Hotel Rasmushof
The Hotel Rasmushof

Relaxation and golf can be perfectly combined at the Hotel Rasmushof. You can take in the surrounding nature and the breathtaking views of the mountains, and enjoy typical Tyrolean hospitality in beautifully furnished rooms as well as relaxation in the hotel's spa area. You can work on your swing at the hotel-owned 9 hole golf course, or choose one of the eight 18 hole courses in the surrounding area.

The Hotel Rasmushof also offers tailored golf packages. Here are a couple of examples - to discover more, ask for the free Golf In Austria catalogue:

1. The "7 days golf package"

  • 7 nights including breakfast buffet
  • Half board
  • 5 x green fees with Golf-Alpin-Card
  • 1 x green fee at the Rasmushof free of charge
  • 200 Range balls
  • Unlimited use of training facilities
  • Arrival possible every day and any time
  • Group reductions:
  • The Golf Club Rasmushof
    The Golf Club Rasmushof
  • 10 persons: - 5 %
  • 15 persons: - 8 %
  • 20 persons - 10 %

May 1 - July 22 € 909
July 23 - August 19 € 958
From August 20 € 909
Surcharge for single bed room per night € 5,50

2. The "4 days golf package"

  • 4 nights including breakfast buffet
  • Half board
  • 3 x green fees with Golf Alpin-Card
  • 1 x green fee at the Rasmushof free of charge
  • 200 Range balls
  • Unlimited use of training facilities
  • Arrival possible every day and any time
  • Group reductions:
  • 10 persons: - 5 %
  • 15 persons: - 8 %
  • 20 persons - 10 %

Sunday - Thursday: € 530
Wednesday - Sunday: € 555
Surcharge July 23 - August 19 € 20
Surcharge for single bed room / night € 5,50

The Golf Club Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee
The Golf Club Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee

The Golf Club Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee is only 3 km from the hotel and provides a very special golfing experience with its breathtaking scenery, and the fact that it is situated in the fashionable town of Kitzbühel. But don't be fooled by the mountain area: The first nine holes are quite flat, while the back nine holes are a little more hilly, but never steep. The exquisite cuisine at the clubhouse is also a must!

Another possibility for an exciting day on the golf course is the Golf Club Wilder Kaiser. It boasts 27 holes and spreads out immediately below the impressive massif with lakes, streams, bushes and trees. Its ideal position and long hours of sunshine will allow you an extended playing session - just as well, because between shots you won't be able to resist stopping to breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy the views.

The Radstadt Golf Club
The Radstadt Golf Club

Another perfect location to enjoy a golf experience high above sea level is the Hotel Gut Weissenhof. The hotel offers its guests a hotel-owned shuttle bus to get to the golf courses, and the hotel owner will also take you from and to the airport on request. A wellness area, a riding school, tennis courts and child day-care service round off the superb services and amenities offered.

Right on the hotel's doorstep are the challenging 18 hole Championship course and the 9 hole compact course of the Radstadt Golf Club. Situated in the heart of the Tauern mountains and surrounded by a unique panorama, between forests and a mediaeval town, this outstanding Championship course offers the "Birdie Jet", probably golf's only cable car, which operates between the 11th and 12th tee.

The Hotel Gut Weissenhof offers this golf package. Ask for the free Golf In Austria catalogue for more information.

The Hotel Gut Weissenhof
The Hotel Gut Weissenhof

Gut Weissenhof Golf Safari, June 10 to June 17, 2007

  • 6 nights in a double room including gourmet half board
  • 5 green fees on the golf courses Radstadt, Schladming, St. Michael, Pichlarn and Zell am See
  • Transfers with hotel shuttle
  • Get-together in the evenings

Price per person: € 777

In addition to Radstadt Golf Club, there are three other fine courses in the area: the GC Dachstein Tauern, which is one of the Leading Golf Courses of Austria, the Golf Club Goldegg or Golf Club Lungau.

The Golf Club Dachstein Tauern The Golf Club Dachstein Tauern
The Golf Club Goldegg The Golf Club Goldegg


GOLF IN AUSTRIA'S WINE GROWING REGIONS

Does enjoying an excellent glass of wine after an exciting day on the golf course sound good to you? The long tradition and the high quality of Austrian wines make the country especially interesting for wine buffs. There are plenty of culinary treats as well to spoil you, so why not just sit back and enjoy?

A prime choice when you feel like relaxing and indulging yourself is the Balance Resort Stegersbach. This lifestyle resort will impress you with its exceptional design, modern architecture and its special usage of materials: light-flooded, with much wood and glass. A relaxing spa experience is offered in the 2,000 m² Balance Spa with indoor and outdoor pools, sauna area and professional treatments.

The magnificent outdoor pool and view from the Balance Resort
The magnificent outdoor pool and view from the Balance Resort Stegersbach

The hotel is situated at the 45-hole Thermen Golfschaukel Lafnitztal, Austria's largest golf complex. The total area of 190 hectares offers an incredible variety for players of every category. The golf centre houses the Pro Shop and clubhouse as well as practice facilities with driving range, putting and chipping green.

The Balance Resort Stegersbach offers this package. Ask for the free Golf In Austria catalogue for more information.

Sunset at the Thermen Golfschaukel Lafnitztal, Austria's largest golf complex
Sunset at the Thermen Golfschaukel Lafnitztal, Austria's largest golf complex

"Balance on the Green" (5 days/4 nights)

  • 4 nights in a deluxe double room
  • Breakfast buffet and 5-course-set meal of your choice in the evening
  • Welcome cocktail
  • 3 green fees (valid for Thermen Golfschaukel Lafnitztal)
  • 20 % reduction on next green fees (valid for Thermen Golfschaukel Lafnitztal)
  • Golf relax massage, 30 minutes
  • 2,000 m² Balance Spa with sauna area - exclusively for hotel guests

Price per person: from € 515

The Golf Club Fontana
The Golf Club Fontana

The beautiful and impeccably maintained Golf Club Fontana, which saw local favourite Markus Brier win the Austrian Open on the European Tour in June 2006, is only a short drive away from the Balance Resort Stegersbach.

Also strongly recommended while you're there is a trip to the nearby capital city of Vienna, with all its cultural, architectural and gastronomic delights.

All of the above hotels and golf courses, and many more, are available from Golf In Austria, the specialists for your ideal golf holiday.

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The Golf In Austria catalogue


For further information, or to order the free Golf In Austria catalogue and discover the full range of hotels, packages and golf clubs, you can contact Golf In Austria in any of the following ways:

Tel.: +43 662 645153
Fax: +43 662 8909099

Internet:www.golfinfo.at
E-mail: office@golfinfo.at

Mail: GOLF IN AUSTRIA
Glockengasse 4d
5020 Salzburg
AUSTRIA




 Photo credits: © The Golf Clubs of: Koessen - Velden - Millstättersee - Rasmushof - Kitzbühel-Schwarzsee - Radstadt - Dachstein Tauern - Golfegg - Lafnitztal - Fontana - The Hotels: Moerisch - Rasmuhof - Gut Weissenhof - Balance Resort Stegersbach - Golf In Austria

 



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