Facts & Figures
Since when, how high, how long, how many, why and why not. Here you will find bare facts and figures.
|1893||That year, the Engadine Golf Club in Samedan opens the first golf course in Switzerland which is still played on today.|
|A good 99'000||... members are licensed in Switzerland.
|98 Clubs||... are currently members of Swiss Golf, as well as the two public golf organisations ASGI and Migros GolfCard.|
|1'530 holes||... are measured in Switzerland in accordance with the USGA Course Rating guidelines.|
|666 meters||... the lenght of the 11th hole at Golf Limpachtal. This makes the only par-6 in Switzerland the longest hole in Switzerland too.|
|9 holes||... the minimum to be admitted as a club to Swiss Golf.|
|45 holes||... the number of holes St. Apollinaire the largest club of Swiss Golf.|
|At an altitude of 2000 metres||... is the Riederalp Golf Club, making it the highest 9-hole course in Europe.|
|Around 200 Tournaments||
... a year are organised by Swiss Golf on the various courses. This ranges from U12 junior tournaments to the Seniors’ Omnium.
|Around 390,000 individual scores||
... a year on average are processed in the central Handicap System.
|Around 28 rounds||
...the average handicap in Switzerland.
|More than 400||
... volunteering days at 77 tournaments are provided by our volunteer referees.
|35 Driving Ranges||
... are available in Switzerland in addition to the driving ranges and practice facilities of the clubs.
|11 short courses||... exist in Switzerland, which, in addition to the driving ranges and practice facilities of the clubs, allow for quick and easy golf training.|
|In 29 Indoor-Anlagen||... you can play the most beautiful courses in the world and even train during the winter months.|