Annika Sörenstam honoured by EIGCA
06/2021 - Annika Sörenstam has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to European golf. EIGCA President, Christoph Städler, presented Annika with the Harry Colt Award and praised her achievements in increasing the participation of female golfers. Seen here in Gothenburg on the eve of the Scandinavian Mixed Tournament, which Annika co-hosted with Henrik Stenson.
Wittenbeck goes Adlon
06/2021 - Our Ostsee Golf Resort Wittenbeck will soon be renamed the "Adlon Golf und Country Club" and not without reason: Because in the centre of the golf course an exclusive club house and noble holiday residences are to be built. We are responsible for the design of the outdoor facilities in the style of the English 'Arts and Crafts Movement' and the course upgrade and look forward to the start of construction in 2021.
Playing at the Baltic Sea is in prospect
05/2021 - The seeding on the first 9 holes has been completed. Now it's "maintain and watch the grass grow!" so that play at Bades Huk can begin in a few weeks. Meanwhile, construction work on holes 10 to 18 is also in full swing.
Update for the LTGK 1921
03/2021 - Just in time for its 100th anniversary, the Lübeck-Travemünder Golf Klub 1921 e.V. commissioned Städler Golf Courses with a masterplan. With this, the club intends to set up its 27-hole course in a modern and well-equipped manner for the future.
EIGCA - CPD & Golf Day at Hösel
10/2020 - EIGCA president Städler hopes that it was a successful event, especially for the participating industry partners. EIGCA Council was particularly keen to deepen the cooperation and friendships and to exchange views on current developments and the challenges for the future of our industry. Many thanks to the Hösel Golf Club!
EIGCA Members Support Measures To Reduce Hitting Distance In Golf
09/2020 - An overwhelming majority of members of the European Institute Of Golf Course Architects (EICGA) have agreed that action needs to be taken the reduce the distances that golfers – and not necessarily just elite players – are able to hit the ball.
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Bades Huk: Golf course revival at the Wismar Bay
07/2020 - Located directly on the Baltic Sea, the completely renovated golf course will be a distinctive place for a holiday or second home. The golf course is part of the real estate project Bades Huk developed by Clavis International GmbH, where exclusive apartments in a unique and privileged location are being built for nature, golf and water sports lovers.
Successful start in Switzerland
07/2020 - At Golfclub Breitenloo the work has started on time and now it is up to the companies KIBAG and GolfLink to design the new bunkers with precision and skill and to preserve the remaining stock as far as possible - the start is very promising.
Exclusive practice area in private garden
05/2020 - A married couple in the eastern Ruhr area is planning a literally exclusive practice area in their 1,300 square metre private garden - equipped with artificial turf from Huxley Golf. Together with Städler Golf Courses and Josef Pötter Golf, Marcel Siem Golf Experience is contributing its experience to this project.
Master plan for GC Schloss Westerholt completed
Success in international competition
06/2019 -Städler Golf Courses is back in Switzerland. Christoph Städler's design firm won the competition for the upgrading of the renowned 18-hole course of the Golfclub Breitenloo near Zurich.
Städler again German Champion in the age group 65
05/2019 - At the GC Rehburg-Loccum Christoph Städler defended his German title in the age group 65 with 6 strokes ahead of Hans-Günter Reiter. For Städler it was a start-finish-victory with rounds of 71, 80 and 76 - in the age group 50 his result would have been 6th place.
Städler new EIGCA's president
05/2019 - At this year's Annual General Meeting of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) in Paris, Christoph Städler was elected its 11th president. Vice President for the next 2 years will be Tim Lobb. (In the picture on the right: his predecessor Ross McMurray)
Master plan for Golfclub Gifhorn
02/2019 - The Golfclub Gifhorn intends to upgrade its golf course in terms of sport and appearance with suitable redesign measures and to add a short course. To this end, Städler Golf Courses has drawn up a comprehensive master plan, which will be presented at the Spring general meeting.
Städler Golf Courses in Australia
11/2018 - Christoph and Achim represent the colours of the EIGCA at the "2018 Four Reds Study Tour in Australia". They will play such well-known courses as Barnbougle Lost Farm Golf, Barnbougle Dunes Golf, Cape Wickham Golf/King Island, Cape Wickham Golf/Ocean Dunes, Kooyonga Golf Club, The Grange Golf Club, Barossa Valley, Glenelg Golf Club and Royal Adelaide Golf Club.
SGC bei Ryder Cup 2018 in Paris
09/2018 - Christoph, Achim and Philipp attended at the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris and thank Andy Brown and his team for an outstanding event. Great course, great sport, great atmosphere, great people - breathtaking! ...with a happy ending: E-U-R-O-O-O-P-E, E-U-R-O-O-O-P-E !!!
EIGCA honours Bernhard Langer
07/2018 - Bernhard Langer has been honoured by the European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) with its Harry Colt Award for outstanding contribution to European golf. The award was presented to Langer by EIGCA president Ross McMurray (pictured left, with Langer and, right, EIGCA vice president Christoph Staedler) at St Andrews on the eve of the Senior Open Championship.
Ahrensburg is back again
06/2018 - With the official opening in mid-June, the unique course of the Golfclub Hamburg-Ahrensburg can once again be played on. In the course of the extensive renovation, all green complexes, all bunkers and the water hazards were overhauled and some holes were completely renovated or built new.
45 holes Öschberghof
06/2018 - From June 45 varied golf holes will be available to members and guests of the Öschberghof in Donaueschingen. From autumn/winter 2018 the owner will complete its four-star superior golf, SPA and conference resort near the Black Forest with the ceremonial opening of the entire complex.
Collection of medals completed
05/2018 - Christoph Städler, who was German Youth Champion in 1969, won the men's title in 1979, became German Senior Champion in 2012 and now completed his collection with the gold medal in the age category 65, shone after the hard fight all over his face: "I won all age categories I could win". By the way, he was already 55 years ago in Falkenstein the youngest participant at the German Junior Champion of 1963.
Driving Range Project 2018
04/2018 - The 'Golfclub Stahlberg im Lippetal' receives for its driving range new target greens, two new grass tee boxes, a new tee hut, a new putting green and a partly newly shaped outfield.
Green renovation project at Hannover
03/2018 - Städler Golf Courses has been commissioned to plan the reconstruction of all greens on the Golfclub Hannover, with work set to begin in late 2018 and carry on into 2019. The club is aiming to enhance its course as best it can ahead of its centenary year in 2023.
Städler now Sustainable Design Leader
11/2017 - Christoph Städler successfully completed the further education program "Raising the Standard of Sustainable Golf Course Development (RSSGCD)" of the EIGCA. To this end, he proved his knowledge and experience in terms of sustainability in the planning of golf courses in over 30 online seminars and a detailed case study to Öschberghof. He is now "Sustainable Design Leader".
Öschberghof's WEST Course opened
10/2017 - Since 15.10.2017 the new WEST Course is officially opened. The new 9 holes offer a completely new experience and complement the EAST Course, which opened in the summer.
09/2017 - The update has been completed: After the expansion of the Burgdorfer Golfclub by 3 holes and 6 short holes in 2015, all greens and numerous bunkers were renovated last year. With the opening on September 9th, the BGC is presenting itself in a new look and at a very high level.
Ahrensburg - the movie
06/2017 - The contours of the new greens, of the water surfaces and of the tees are now clearly visible. It is sown and some tee boxes were mown for the first time. A good time to enjoy a few impressions and discover Hamburg's 'newest' golf course
opening weeks for Städler Golf Courses
06/2017 - Within only 6 weeks we opened our 3rd new golf course. After the Golfpark Hufeisensee (18 holes) and the Öschberghof in Donaueschingen (18 holes), the third 9 holes of the Golfclub Münster-Tinnen came into play on June 11th. For Städler Golf Courses, this means: 53 completed golf courses and 792 golf holes.
The Öschberghof takes its new East Course into play
05/2017 - In Donaueschingen, the new 18 holes of the East-Course have been put into play, and the opening of the West-Course (9 holes) in the summer is expected. In the long term the Öschberghof offers its members and guests 45 (!) varied golf holes.
Halle now has 18 top golf holes
04/2017 - At the end of April, the Golfpark Hufeisensee completed the first stage of construction and opened its 18 hole course. From now on, the members and guests will be able to enjoy 18 attractive and partly spectacular courses. (In the picture the par-3 hole no. 17)
Städler appointed at Dutch Sallandsche Golf Club
Autumn sites in Ahrensburg, Burgdorf and Fulda-Rhoen
10/2016 - On September 11, is the first ceremony for the renovation and expansion of Golfclub Hamburg-Ahrensburg. A week later start the renovation of the greens in Burgdorfer Golfclub and at the same time the first reconstruction measures at Golfclub Fulda Rhön.
Städler won silver medal at European Senior Championship 2016
10/2016 - In the finals of the European Senior Men's Team Championship the Germans demonstrated a strong performance and only lost against the Scots in the final.
Re-opening of GC Hamburg-Walddörfer
06/2016 - After the official re-opening in early June members and guests can enjoy the beautiful course again. All greens, the green surroundings, the bunkers, water hazards and some more are completely renovated.
Reinmuth first to qualify for EIGCA's Sustainability Register
03/2016 - Achim Reinmuth has become the first member of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects to qualify for the EIGCA's Sustainability Register. Inclusion on this register is for members who complete the EIGCA's Raising the Standard of Sustainable Golf Course Development programme (RSSGCD) and demonstrates an individual’s industry-leading expertise and experience in sustainable golf course design. He is now "Sustainable Design Leader".