A Golfer’s Guide to the Alps: Top Courses Verbier and beyond

Welcome to the Greens Above the Clouds: Golfing in the Alps

The Alps are not just a winter sports paradise but also a top destination for golfers seeking an extraordinary experience. With courses set against some of Europe’s most stunning backdrops, golfing here combines challenging sport with breathtaking alpine views.


The Best Golf Courses in the Alps

Verbier Golf Club:

Location: Verbier, Switzerland
Season: June to October
Green Fees: Approximately CHF 90 (weekday) / CHF 100 (weekend

Located in Switzerland, the Verbier Golf Club offers stunning vistas at over 1,600 meters. This 18-hole, par 70 course tests your skills against a backdrop of the Combins and Mont Blanc ranges, making for an unforgettable golfing adventure.

Crans-sur-Sierre in Crans-Montana:

Location: Crans-Montana, Switzerland
Season: May to October
Green Fees: Starting from CHF 150

Famous for hosting the Omega European Masters, Crans-sur-Sierre is one of Switzerland’s most prestigious golf courses. At an altitude of approximately 1,500 meters, this course not only challenges golfers with its varied layout but also dazzles with panoramic views of the Alps.

Golf Club Arosa:

Location: Arosa, Switzerland
Season: June to October
Green Fees: Around CHF 80

Set at an impressive altitude of 1,800 meters in Switzerland, Golf Club Arosa challenges players with its narrow fairways and strategic water hazards. The surrounding spruce forests and mountain peaks add a tranquil yet challenging element to your game.

Seefeld-Wildmoos Golf Club (Austria):

Location: Seefeld, Austria
Season: May to October
Green Fees: Approximately €85

Considered one of the “Leading Golf Courses Austria,” Seefeld-Wildmoos is nestled in a natural reserve at 1,200 meters. This 18-hole course is beautifully integrated into the landscape, offering lush meadows and forested areas, with challenging elevation changes that require strategic play.

Tips for High-Altitude Golfing

Playing golf at high altitudes in the Alps requires some adjustments:

  • Club Selection: Balls fly further due to thinner air, so you might need to adjust your club selection.
  • Hydration and Sun Protection: Higher elevations can also lead to quicker dehydration and increased sun exposure. Drink plenty of water and use sunblock. Our Caps will give you the best protection from the rays.

Enhance Your Golf Skills

These courses often feature golf academies or offer private lessons with professional instructors, ideal for improving your technique in a majestic setting.

Off-Course Activities

Each of these locations boasts unique attractions beyond the golf courses, from luxury spas and fine dining in Crans-Montana to hiking and lake activities in Arosa.

Why Choose the Alps for Your Golf Trip

Opting for a golf trip in the Alps means embracing the blend of luxury, adventure, and spectacular scenery. These courses provide not just sport but a complete sensory experience.


Whether you choose the dynamic challenges of Verbier, the prestige of Crans-sur-Sierre, the serene beauty of Arosa, or the natural setting of Seefeld-Wildmoos, golfing in the Alps offers something for every enthusiast. Plan your next golf holiday in these stunning alpine locations and experience the game like never before.

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