Golf is a booming sport here in Austria!

If you want to pursue your golfing pastime during your vacation, we are the perfect place for you. Variety-packed, beautiful designed and maintained golf courses featuring a full range of difficulty, nestled in the multi-faceted landscapes of the Alps, allow golfers to enjoy extraordinary diversity. A claim also confirmed by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO), which recognized Austria with the “Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year” award in 2005.
Newcomers looking to enjoy their first taste of the sport, can take part in a sampler course. With an experienced pro at your side, you’ll learn the most vital elements of a good golf swing and some of the sport’s basic concepts.  
The Mittersill-Stuhlfelden Golf Club
Surrounded by the mountains of the Hohe Tauern National Park and the Kitzbühel Alps is the 18-hole course of the Mittersill Golf Club. Rustic hay lofts, doglegs, ponds, a small stream and a Par-3 island green, are just some of the highlights of this variety-packed course – a truly enchanting challenge for every golfer. And your children will be in the best of hands at the nearby KinderHotel! Plus, as a special service, the club will also take care of your four-legged friend. Additional information about the course, lessons and prices is available here.
The Pinzgau Alpine Resort
5 championship courses in the midst of the Alps, each with its individual specialty and its own unique landscapes – making the Pinzgau one of Austria’s most attractive golfing regions. The fact that golf is also about experiencing nature, is impressively born out right here. Golfing on the lake shore with views that are spectacular, on a high plateau at the foot of the Steinernes Meer mountains, on idyllic fairways alongside the Saalach River, or in the midst of the Hohe Tauern National Park itself - the choice is yours. And with 6 more courses in the surrounding region, this truly is a golfing paradise.
 

 

The courses of the Pinzgau Alpine Resort
Brandlhof Golf Club
Surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Pinzgauer Saalachtal, the Brandlhof Golf Club is located in the town of Saalfelden. This flat course, which consequently presents few physical challenges, features 18 holes and demands precise tactical play from the skilled golfer. A short course, driving range and spacious practice range also promise beginners and pros an enjoyable time as they perfect their game.
Urslautal Golf Club
The Urslautal Golf Club captivates players with the extraordinary ambience of its setting. This championship course lies on a high plateau, set against the backdrop of the Steinernes Meer mountains. Pause to enjoy expansive views of the surrounding alpine pastures. The holes each have their own individual character, sometimes long and sometimes hilly, but never too steep, occasionally tricky, but always fair.
Zell am See-Kaprun Golf Club
The Zell am See-Kaprun Golf Club is the biggest golf facility in the Austrian Alps. Both of its 18-hole championship courses – the “Schmittenhöhe" and "Kitzsteinhorn – offer golfers everything that makes this game so attractive: infinite variety, a park-like setting, flat terrain, several lakes and a biotopes, beautifully maintained facilities and a glorious Alpine panorama.

TIPP - Indoor driving range and putting green – golfing all year round
Staying in form, improving your technique or simply trying your hand at this fascinating sport. All of this is possible, even during the winter, at the Sporthotel Kogler.
Here you will find 4 driving tees with driving-range balls, chipping nets and now also a putting area. Also take full advantage of this cold time of year to get in some lessons with GPA pro, Andrew Drake.

 

(drawings at lot from http://www.mittersill-tourismus.at)