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  • August 2017 Par 3
    August 2017 Par 3

    Date: Saturday August 5th 2017 @3pm Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 3pm. Location: Bad Schinznach Pitch and Putt Meeting Point: at 14:50 in the reception area of the Pitch and Putt reception area, behind the tennis club. Another opportunity to practice those golf skills, especially the Read more →

  • MULTI NATIONAL FORCE INVADES SOUTHERN GERMAN SPA TOWN!!
    MULTI NATIONAL FORCE INVADES SOUTHERN GERMAN SPA TOWN!!

    No Serious Injuries Reported (Although sporadic reports of minor headaches) ROUNDS 3 AND 4  – Golf4Fun Hits Bad Bellingen This year’s trip to Bad Bellingen was more akin to a UN general assembly, with a host of nations represented. A sizeable chunk of this was down to group Robertson with Read more →

  • Round 3 registration open – Golf4Fun 6 Hole Championship 2017
    Round 3 registration open – Golf4Fun 6 Hole Championship 2017

    *NEW in 2017* Min HCP: Swiss PR/54 Join us for this fun format competition on wednesday evenings during 2017. Participation is open to everyone who has minimum PR HCP in 2017. We will play the 6 hole championship course and then follow it with an Apero Riche at the club Read more →

  • Friendly Round Schloss Langstein GC
    Friendly Round Schloss Langstein GC

    Date: Sunday July 23rd Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 12:00pm – TBC. Max 20 persons Meeting Point: in the reception area of the club house, 30 mins before 1st tee time. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – various see link (http://www.schloss-langenstein.com/english) Event Details: For our Read more →

  • “KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL!!” – Round 2 at Gams
    “KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE BALL!!” – Round 2 at Gams

    A phrase that is of particular relevance when playing the 18 holes at Gams/Werdenberg. This year, however, the head green keeper seemed less enthusiastic to attempt to qualify the course as a David Attenborough heritage site, with the rough being paired back, whilst keeping the biotope and certain areas of Read more →

  • 2017 Singles Knockout
    2017 Singles Knockout

    Dates for 2017 Golf4Fun Singles Knockout Competition are now online. Match play is a whole different game than stroke play. In stroke play, golfers accumulate strokes over the course of 18 holes. The golfer with the fewest strokes at the completion of the round wins. In match play, each hole Read more →

  • TUTTI FRUITY – Golf 4 Fun on the road – Spring Break 2017
    TUTTI FRUITY – Golf 4 Fun on the road – Spring Break 2017

    Spring break had arrived with 19 Golf for funners, including an international appearance from our Roland all the way from Holland (or should that be the Netherlands?), making their way down to La Pinetina golf resort, about 30 minutes from Como, for four days of intensive golf and gastronomy. Friday Read more →

  • Friendly Round – Waldkirch GC
    Friendly Round – Waldkirch GC

    Date: Sunday June 18th 2017 @ 12:00pm Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 12:00pm. Meeting Point: at 11;30m in the reception area of the club house. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – 100.- CHF per person (90- CHF for ASG Golfcard Migros members). Event Details: For Read more →

  • Round 1 Round up for 2017 – Steisslingen GC
    Round 1 Round up for 2017 – Steisslingen GC

    “Golf is a weird Sport. Some days you got it. Some days you don’t.” -Dustin Johnson Season 2017 opened to blue skies, sunshine and all the hopes of great things to come. Before the day had seen that glorious golden orb slip below the horizon, this quotation was to resonate Read more →

  • Easter Putting Clinic
    Easter Putting Clinic

      Clinic goal: – Less putts per round – More fun with putting and training – More efficient putting training – More putting self confidence Clinic content: – individual analysis – Pre Shot-Routine (proper put preparation) – Set Up (body posture, grip and aiming) – Rhythm – Putting with training Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes back FOCUSWATER as official Soft Drinks Sponsor for 2017
    Golf4Fun welcomes back FOCUSWATER as official Soft Drinks Sponsor for 2017

    Golf4Fun is please to send you this boost of colours and positive vibes in announcing our continued collaboration in 2017 with FOCUSWATER, the all natural Swiss Vitamin Water drink. Why? FOCUSWATER tastes good and hydrates your body! The beverage market is full of artificial and sugary drinks. FOCUSWATER offers a Read more →

  • Little Birdies 2017
    Little Birdies 2017

    For all future Tigers, Bubbas and Michelle Wies – your first steps in the world of golf in a playful way! This program is designed for parents seeking to get their toddlers, ages 3 to 6, started in the game of golf. Equipment and experience is not necessary. The goal Read more →

  • Introducing “The Cheese Man” – new sponsor for 2017
    Introducing “The Cheese Man” – new sponsor for 2017

    Golf4Fun is please to welcome The British Cheese Center as an official sponsor in 2017. Famous for its selection of British Cheeses you can find them at the Markthalle im Viadukt in Kreiss 5, next to Tramstop “Dammweg or an easy 20 minute walk from the main station and we Read more →

  • Friendly Round – Golfclub Owingen-Ueberlingen Bodensee
    Friendly Round – Golfclub Owingen-Ueberlingen Bodensee

    Date: Sunday 23rd April 2017 from 13:00pm Player Ability *: HCP 36. For our April 2017 Friendly Round, we will go to Golfclub Owingen-Ueberlingen with views over the beautiful Bodensee. Spring weather is finally here – fingers crossed the golf gods will continue to shine on the day! The course Read more →

  • Fin Bec and the Back 9 Challenge returns once more in 2017
    Fin Bec and the Back 9 Challenge returns once more in 2017

    Golf4Fun is pleased to announce the return of Fin Bec Fine Wines as our official Wine Partner once more in 2017! That means the return of “Fin Bec Back 9 Challenge” at each round of the Golf4Fun Tournament Series in 2017 as well as many chances to win bottles of Read more →

  • Walliser Weekend 2017
    Walliser Weekend 2017

    Dates: Friday 6th – Sunday 8th October 2017 Wallis, Switzerland Crans Montana Golf Club – home of the Omega European Masters Player ability: HCP 36. Join us for our upcoming trip to Wallis where we will play the prestigious Crans Montana GC. Enjoy 2 nights Bed and Breakfast at the Read more →

  • 2017 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle
    2017 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle

    We all want the opportunity to win great prizes and unlike any other tournament series out there, the Golf4Fun tournament series allows you the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes just by taking part! Each tournament you entry entitles you 1 entry “ticket” in the Season Final Prize draw which Read more →

  • Lost Balls but Paradise Regained – Marbella 2017
    Lost Balls but Paradise Regained – Marbella 2017

    Having not hit a golf ball on a regular course for almost 3 months, with just indoor golf to feed my addiction the prospect of a week’s sport in the south of Spain was a golf junkie`s dream hit. With the temperatures in Switzerland having dipped to a refreshing minus Read more →

  • Junior Training 2017
    Junior Training 2017

    New since 2016 – welcome to our Junior Training Program Instructor: Swiss & German PGA Pro Kevin Cremer Participants: All interested juniors from 7 years Language: German and English Objectives: – Joy of the game – Training coordination – First successes in smaller competitions – The bronze, silver or gold Read more →

  • Ryder Cup Round 4 – Valderrama
    Ryder Cup Round 4 – Valderrama

    Date: Saturday 25th March 2017 from 1pm Player Ability: German PR and better Round 4 of the winter Indoor “Ryder Cup” season at Golfnow, Rapperswil Jona and we will pay Valderrama (Spain) which hosted the Ryder Cup in 1997. The Valderrama Golf Club (Spanish: Club de Golf Valderrama) is one Read more →

  • Mizumo Demo Day
    Mizumo Demo Day

    Mizuno Demo and Fitting Day 6th May 2017 10 am – 4pm To get the most from a round of golf, you need to be playing with clubs that fit the nuances of your swing. And there’s no better place to find your match than at a Mizuno Demo/Fitting Day. Read more →

  • PR (Platzreife) Certification 2017
    PR (Platzreife) Certification 2017

    Kevin Cremer Golf Instruction Player ability: Those who wish to achieve the Swiss PR during Spring 2017. Objective: Learning the basic techniques in short and long game, claim your first successes on the golf course and pass the practical handicap certification of the Swiss Golf Association (ASG). The theory course/exam Read more →

  • Introduction to Golf: Is Golf a sport for me
    Introduction to Golf: Is Golf a sport for me

    Kevin Cremer Golf Instruction Player ability: Absolute beginner with curiosity Course Overview: Not sure if you want to commit to playing Golf but would like the opportunity to try the sport out? Ever wanted to try golf as a sport but don’t know what to do next? What is a Read more →

  • Ryder Cup Round 3 – Pinehurst #2
    Ryder Cup Round 3 – Pinehurst #2

    Date: Saturday 25th February 2017 from 1pm Player Ability: PR and better Round 3 of the winter Indoor “Ryder Cup” season at Golfnow, Rapperswil Jona and we will pay Pinehurst #2. “Pinehurst No.2 opened for play in 1907 and its green sites are the ultimate test, legendary and quite unique. Read more →

  • Ireland Sejourn 2017
    Ireland Sejourn 2017

    Dates: Sunday 3rd September – Sunday 10th September 2017 Dublin, Ireland Player ability: HCP 36. For our Ireland Sejourn 2017 we are heading to the beautiful east cost of Ireland. Staying at the Grand Hotel in the seaside village Malahide which is a short train ride from Dublin city center (20 mins) Read more →

  • SWISS plays Santa to Golf4Fun’ers
    SWISS plays Santa to Golf4Fun’ers

    Heavenly handicap: golf equipment included SWISS Golf Traveller is the best golf club in the sky and open to all golf enthusiasts. Neither a handicap nor golf club membership is required. This is the only place where love of the game meets the desire to play on exciting golf courses Read more →

  • Spring Break 2017
    Spring Break 2017

    Spring Break 2017 Dates: May 12th – May 15th 2017 Player ability: Min HCP – 36 For Spring Break 2015 we will head to the Golf Hotel La Pinetina  from Friday 12th – Monday 15rd May 2017 for 4 days of Golf and fine food and who knows maybe even some Read more →

  • Indoor Ryder Cup Round 2 – Gleneagles
    Indoor Ryder Cup Round 2 – Gleneagles

    Date: Saturday 21st January 2017 from 1pm Player Ability: Swiss PR and better Round 2 of the winter Indoor “Ryder Cup” season at Golfnow, Rapperswil Jona and we will pay Gleneagles (Scotland) which hosted the Ryder Cup in 2014. “Jack Nicklaus described it as “The finest parcel of land in the world Read more →

  • Indoor Golf Lounge at the lake of Zurich
    Indoor Golf Lounge at the lake of Zurich

    Play in one of the 5 Full Swing Golf simulators at 60 of the most beautiful golf courses of the world. From Pebble Beach through to St. Andrews you will definitely find a course of your choice. Come around and enjoy our sophisticated lounge ambience with friends over a glass Read more →

  • Indoor Ryder Cup Round 1 – The Belfry
    Indoor Ryder Cup Round 1 – The Belfry

    Date: Saturday 10th December 2016 from 1pm Player Ability: PR and better Round 1 of the winter Indoor “Ryder Cup” season at Golfnow, Rapperswil Jona and we will play The Belfry (UK) which hosted the Ryder Cup in 1985, 1989, 1993 and 2002. “The Belfry needs little introduction: after all, the Brabazon course Read more →

  • Villa Padierna, Marbella, February 2017
    Villa Padierna, Marbella, February 2017

    Marbella, Spain Dates: February 4th 2017 – February 11th 2017 Player ability: Min HCP 36 Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, this sophisticated hotel is 2.6 km from Saladillo Beach, and 12 km from Puerto Banús marina and shopping area. Here’s a brief summary of whats included in the package (link to Read more →

  • Writings from Waldkirch – Golf4Fun Season Final
    Writings from Waldkirch – Golf4Fun Season Final

    As I sit here on my balcony penning this article, suffering from a mild dose of man flu with a serious shortage of handkerchiefs (YUK!), and taking in the news of the passing of that golfing legend Mr Arnold Palmer, thoughts take me back to Saturday, September 17th  the day Read more →

  • Annual Christmas Fondue Event
    Annual Christmas Fondue Event

      Date: Thursday 8th December 2016 from 6:30pm  A must for all Fondue lovers!!! On the beautiful ETH Polyterrace overlooking Zurich, we will go for an evening of Fondue, wine and friends. And where else in Zurich will you get a fondue for the all in price of 25.- chf Read more →

  • Indulge Yourself – Whiskey and Cigars
    Indulge Yourself – Whiskey and Cigars

    Friday November 4th2016 From 5pm to 10 pm VOM FASS & Oxblood Shoes, Europaallee 17/19, 8004 Zurich Whiskey Tasting, Premium Cigars and more Indulge yourself with this very special evening filled with pleasure! Taste some great malt whiskies and rums, offered by VOM FASS. They fit perfectly with a premium Read more →

  • Short Game Championship 2016 – Round 2
    Short Game Championship 2016 – Round 2

    Round 2: Saturday November 19th, t-off at 1pm Qualify at one of two qualification events in November/December for entry in the Grand Final. Join us after each qualification event for an enjoyable and relaxed evening of Raclette. Short Game Championship Qualifiers & Raclette Evenings 1st Qualification Saturday 5. November. 2016 Read more →

  • Short Game Championship 2016 – Round 1
    Short Game Championship 2016 – Round 1

    Round 1: Saturday November 5th, t-off at 1pm Qualify at one of two qualification events in November for entry in the Grand Final. Join us after each qualification event for an enjoyable and relaxed evening of Raclette. Short Game Championship Qualifiers & Raclette Evenings 1st Qualification Saturday 5. November. 2016 Read more →

  • Zuerich Golf Center – End of Year Sale!!!
    Zuerich Golf Center – End of Year Sale!!!

    Pop in to see Adam this October to benefit from some fantastic discounts between Oct 1st and Oct 29th Read more →

  • Friendly Round Engelberg Titlis GC
    Friendly Round Engelberg Titlis GC

    Date: Sunday Oct 9th 2016 Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 12:40pm. Max 16 persons Meeting Point: at 12pm in the reception area of the club house. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes: 100.- (ASG club)/120.- (ASGI/ASG Golfcard Migros7international Golf). Prizes to be won on the day Read more →

  • Frambois, Fores and Fin Bec – Round 6 at Gruyére GC
    Frambois, Fores and Fin Bec – Round 6 at Gruyére GC

    Luckily it was not to be Fendant and Fondue , although as we drove down to Pont la Ville on the Saturday morning the weather could have been more mid-November rather than mid-August  with a cold wind and torrential rain in places making the journey a testing one. Arriving safely Read more →

  • Strictly Come Steisslingen…Round 5
    Strictly Come Steisslingen…Round 5

    It is slightly unnerving to be scribing this blog on an event that I did not actually take part in, and physically was around 1000km away from the scene at the time. However, a big thank you to all those of you who took the time to write down a Read more →

  • A Fairytale (with some nightmares thrown in) – Rounds 3 and 4 debrief
    A Fairytale (with some nightmares thrown in) – Rounds 3 and 4 debrief

    Once upon a time ——- Well, the afternoon of July 1st 2016 to be precise, and having just battled the traffic beast that is the Gubrist tunnel, my golfing princess and I were heading north in our trusty carriage of many horses in search of adventure. That is to say Read more →

  • August Apero
    August Apero

    Date: Friday August 26th @ 6:30pm. Location: McGees Irish Pub, Birmensdorferstr 83, 8003 Zürich, across from Bahnhof Wiedikon . Meeting Point: If you can’t find us, just ask one of the bar staff to point us out. Courtesy of our Golf4Fun Partner McGees Irish Pub, all Golf4Fun members who attend Read more →

  • Taylormade Demo and Fitting Day
    Taylormade Demo and Fitting Day

    TaylorMade Demo Day 10th July Join us on July 10th together with our official Golf4fun Partner and Sponsor – Golf Point Urdorf and get your hands on the newest TaylorMade clubs. The Taylormade specialists who will be available on the day to answer all your questions are trained in adjusting Read more →

  • Friendly Round – Bad Bellingen GC
    Friendly Round – Bad Bellingen GC

    Drei Thermen Golfresort Date: Sunday July 24th 2016 Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 14:00pm. Meeting Point: at 13:30 at the secretariat. Costs: Green fees for 18 holes – 70.- EUR per person Join us on the day when our Golf4Fun team will be competing against Basel Read more →

  • Golf4Fun Goes on Safari – Round 2 Round up
    Golf4Fun Goes on Safari – Round 2 Round up

    Sunday June 5th and with the snowman still weaving its powers on creating the perfect weather conditions for anything aquatic over the last few weeks, a turnout of 52 entrants for round two of the Golf4Fun tournament series was impressive. Arriving early to a light but constant shower, Dawn set Read more →

  • Breaking News…
    Breaking News…

    Financial Times —  Italian economy receives early boost to 2016 La Gazetta —     Demand for Lemons increases sharply in Lombardi Track and Field monthly —   New record set at banana golf festival.   Yes it must be Spring break!!! Another highlight of the Golf4Fun season, as 19 lucky members wound Read more →

  • August Apero
    August Apero

    Date: Friday August 25th @ 6:30pm. Location: McGees Irish Pub, Birmensdorferstr 83, 8003 Zürich, across from Bahnhof Wiedikon . Meeting Point: If you can’t find us, just ask one of the bar staff to point us out. Courtesy of our Golf4Fun Partner McGees Irish Pub, all Golf4Fun members who attend Read more →

  • THE BÖOG GETS IT RIGHT!!!!—-SORT OF…Round 1
    THE BÖOG GETS IT RIGHT!!!!—-SORT OF…Round 1

    The omens were definitely stacked against us for round one of the Golf4Fun 2016 tournament series. On the rain soaked Monday of April 18th the burning of the snowman in Zürich took a record 43.5 minutes before its head exploded,(it can take me considerably less time to achieve this feat Read more →

  • Friendly Round Obere Alp GC
    Friendly Round Obere Alp GC

    Date: Friday May 6th @ 1:30pm Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 1:30pm. Max 16 persons Meeting Point: at 12:30pm in the reception area of the club house. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – various see link (http://www.golf-oberealp.de/index.php/greenfee.html) Event Details: For our 1st Friendly Round of Read more →

  • Get Ready for the 2016 Season
    Get Ready for the 2016 Season

    Kevin Cremer Golf Instruction Player ability:Swiss PR and better Objective: Get ready for the 2016 season and play from the beginning at your best. Course Format: 4 sessions of 90 minutes each. The priority per session as follows: Session 1: chipping (short vs. long, tactics & application) – iron (short-long) Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes back Tschuggen Hotel Group
    Golf4Fun welcomes back Tschuggen Hotel Group

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce that Tschuggen Hotel Group will be once again the official Hotel Partner of Golf4Fun in 2016. Synonymous with exclusive holiday experience in dream locations in Switzerland the privately owned Tschuggen Hotel Group comprises three multi-award winning luxury hotels in the 5-star superior category and two Read more →

  • 2016 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle
    2016 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle

    We all want the opportunity to win great prizes and unlike any other tournament series out there, the Golf4Fun tournament series allows you the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes just by taking part! Each tournament you entry entitles you 1 entry “ticket” in the Season Final Prize draw which Read more →

  • Mizuno Demo Day
    Mizuno Demo Day

    Mizuno Demo and Fitting Day 29th May 2016 10 am – 4pm To get the most from a round of golf, you need to be playing with clubs that fit the nuances of your swing. And there’s no better place to find your match than at a Mizuno Demo/Fitting Day. Read more →

  • Welcome back SailYSL for the 2016 Season
    Welcome back SailYSL for the 2016 Season

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce the return of SailYSL for the 2016 Tournament Series. Most golfers in general like to stay out of the water, but why not take this great opportunity to learn how to sail! Like-minded to Golf4Fun, SailYSL caters to expat sailors from beginners through to experienced Read more →

  • A 5 year journey with Golf4Fun – Golfpoint Urdorf
    A 5 year journey with Golf4Fun – Golfpoint Urdorf

    Golfpoint Urdorf has been part of the story of Golf4Fun since the beginning. For five years they not only supported the tournament series with prizes but have hosted us for weekly training and clinics, opportunities to try out the latest clubs at demo days with Mizuno and Taylormade, 1st August Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Von Fass back again for 2016 season
    Golf4Fun welcomes Von Fass back again for 2016 season

    The VOM FASS mission is to provide customers with a Mediterranean way of sampling and savouring the finest, premium quality artisanal products, directly from the cask – with a commitment to uncompromising levels of customer satisfaction. Whether it is oil, vinegar, spirit or liqueur – the choice of products on Read more →

  • Chateau Chillon joins once again in 2016 as an official Golf4Fun sponsor
    Chateau Chillon joins once again in 2016 as an official Golf4Fun sponsor

    Golf4Fun is happy to welcome Chillon Castle back once again in 2016 as an official sponsor of the 2016 Golf4Fun Tournament Series. Chillon Castle is an architectural gem, magnificently nestling between Lake Geneva and the mountains. A visit to Chillon is like a journey back in time. Each room reveals Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes back Allow Me once more in 2016
    Golf4Fun welcomes back Allow Me once more in 2016

    Golf4Fun is pleased to welcome Allow Me Lifestyle Management Services will return once more as a sponsor in 2016. As busy professionals we often feel there are not enough hours in the day – so why not use Allow Me Lifestyle Management Services to make your life easier? Allow Me Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Golf Turkey once again in 2016
    Golf4Fun welcomes Golf Turkey once again in 2016

    Golf4Fun is happy to welcome Golf Turkey back once again as an official sponsor in 2016. Courtesy of Golf Turkey we’ll have two of these fantastic prizes to give away at our season final on sept 17th 2016 at Waldkirch GC: And thats not all – Golf4Fun members can also Read more →

  • Golf Balls…not included – Belek 2016
    Golf Balls…not included – Belek 2016

    A return trip for this Tiger and his now playing Tigress to the delights of the all-inclusive Maxx Royal Golf and Spa resort in Belek,Turkey. We were part of a group of 20 Golf4Fun members, with some making a return pilgrimage to this Mecca of golf, and a few new Read more →

  • Autumn Sejourn 2016 – Thracian Cliffs Bulgaria
    Autumn Sejourn 2016 – Thracian Cliffs Bulgaria

    Dates: Saturday 3rd September – Saturday 10th September 2016 Thracian Cliffs, Bulgaria Player ability: Minimum HCP 36 For our Autumn Sejourn 2016 we are heading to the beautiful coast of Bulgaria, staying at the luxury Thracian Cliffs Spa and Golf Resort on the Black Sea, combined with 3 rounds on the dramatic Read more →

  • Indulge yourself – Whiskey Tasting and Cigars
    Indulge yourself – Whiskey Tasting and Cigars

    Thursday November 5th From 5pm to 10 pm VOM FASS & Oxblood Shoes, Europaallee 17/19, 8004 Zurich Whiskey Tasting, Premium Cigars and more Indulge yourself with this very special evening filled with pleasure! Taste some great Malt Whiskies from Scotland, Ireland and Switzerland, offered by VOM FASS. They fit perfectly Read more →

  • No big stick, but plenty of carrots….Round 7
    No big stick, but plenty of carrots….Round 7

    September, and FedEx cup time for the big boys across the pond, and the ladies of Europe were doing battle against their American counterparts in the Solheim cup just down the road this very weekend. Whilst we were not playing for the winner’s haul of some USD 10 million in Read more →

  • Parting is such Sweet Sorrow – Round 6
    Parting is such Sweet Sorrow – Round 6

    Well I guess it had to happen. Sure enough, come Sunday 16th August the O Sullivan high decided to take its summer break, resulting in the 52 competitors at the golf club Gruyère reaching for their waterproofs rather than the factor 50. Although this golfer remains confident of better conditions Read more →

  • Turkish Delights – Belek
    Turkish Delights – Belek

    Belek, Turkey Dates: January 30th 2016 – February 6th 2016 Player ability: Min HCP 36 & Swiss PR players. For those of you who have already visited Belek, no introductions are required to this fantastic golfers paradise. But for the benefit of those of you who have never been, Belek Read more →

  • The Blood Donors and Grass Cutters Classic – Round 5
    The Blood Donors and Grass Cutters Classic – Round 5

    Was it really just over 3 months since we were here in Little Scotland? With my golfing calendar becoming increasingly full, time is flying by. Luckily this year my nearest and dearest upon instruction had not purchased a season ticket for the local open air swimming pool, and consequently the Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Golf Turkey
    Golf4Fun welcomes Golf Turkey

    Golf4Fun is happy to welcome Golf Turkey as an official sponsor in 2015. Courtesy of Golf Turkey we’ll have two of these fantastic prizes to give away at our season final on sept 20th 2015 at Waldkirch GC: And thats not all – Golf4Fun members can also plan their own Read more →

  • Double Trouble — Rounds 3 and 4
    Double  Trouble  — Rounds 3 and 4

    Having missed last year’s double header, due to a clash of diary dates, I was looking forward to this year’s battle at Bad Bellingen, to be played over two days, on the Quellenhof course for round 3 and with round 4 to be decided on the Kappellenberg. With our young Read more →

  • Alpine Golfing weekend
    Alpine Golfing weekend

     Fancy playing golf with spectacular views? We have a fantastic weekend lined up for you: Sat 8th August: 18 holes at Brigels GC (1st tee time approx 1pm) Sun 9th August: 18 holes at Segrun GC (1st tee time approx 10:30am) Combine with an overnight and stay in Brigels at Read more →

  • BAGS FULL OF FUN – 2015 Ryder Cup
    BAGS FULL OF FUN – 2015 Ryder Cup

    This year’s Ryder Cup was to be competed for over the nine holes at Fricktal golf club in Aargau. A team from Basel, The Basel Baggers, taking on the 10 men and women from Golf4Fun. I had been fortunate enough to be one of those selected, an honour indeed. Personally, Read more →

  • ROUND TWO – GAMS /WERDENBERG
    ROUND TWO – GAMS /WERDENBERG

    Brought to you in association with the LOST BALL SOCIETY A new course for us to play this year for the second of the seven Golf4Fun tournaments 2015 . Set in the shadow of the Liechtenstein peaks, a course designed by the renowned architect Peter Kessler, 6039 meters peppered with Read more →

  • Gavi , Grappa and Golfing Miracles
    Gavi , Grappa and Golfing Miracles

    Some of the more regular readers amongst you may have spotted a recurring theme here, but it is difficult to sum up in short what are probably some of the best four days of the golfing calendar, when 20 or so Golf4Fun members potter down to this premier location near Read more →

  • Friendly Round Frick GC
    Friendly Round Frick GC

    Date: Saturday June 13th 2015 @ 2:40pm Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 2:40pm. Meeting Point: at 2pm in the reception area of the club house. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – 80.- CHF per person. Event Details: For our next Friendly Round of the 2015 season Read more →

  • Golf4Fun Welcomes Back Gruyere Tourism for 2015
    Golf4Fun Welcomes Back Gruyere Tourism for 2015

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce that La Gruyère Tourism will once again be an official sponsor of Golf4Fun in 2015. Nestled in the canton of Fribourg, La Gruyère provides a host destinations and activities for visitors – whether it’s for a weekend or a longer stay. At the foot of Read more →

  • August Members Apero
    August Members Apero

    Date: Friday August 21 2015 @ 6:30pm. Location: McGees Irish Pub, Birmensdorferstr 83, 8003 Zürich, across from Bahnhof Wiedikon . Meeting Point: If you can’t find us, just ask one of the bar staff to point us out. Courtesy of our Golf4Fun Partner McGees Irish Pub, all Golf4Fun members who Read more →

  • Little Scotland Big Sky, Medium to well done!!
    Little Scotland Big Sky, Medium to well done!!

    Writing here, for what is now the third time of asking, to offer a players point of view of our day at Steisslingen was always going to present a challenge. Thankfully however with Golf4fun there is never a lack of material. Nora’s quest for immortality advanced another step, following on Read more →

  • Return of the Fin Bec Back 9 Challenge 2015 and more goodies
    Return of the Fin Bec Back 9 Challenge 2015 and more goodies

    Golf4Fun is pleased to announce the return of Fin Bec Fine Wines as our official Wine Partner once more in 2015! That means the return of “Fin Bec Back 9 Challenge” at each round of the Golf4Fun Tournament Series in 2015 as well as many chances to win bottles of Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Omnimedica AG
    Golf4Fun welcomes Omnimedica AG

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce that Omnimedica AG will be the official Sports Drink Partner in 2015. Omnimedica is introducing Sports System, the sports line of 4protection ®. Worldwide, it is the only series of its kind with the active formula OM24 ®. This active substance has a unique structure Read more →

  • Augusta Masters Weekend Clinics
    Augusta Masters Weekend Clinics

    With PGA Pro Brian Murphy Saturday 11th April 2015 11:00h – 12:30h Iron Play – Approach the Big D – Individual BodiTrak assessment – Core values – Controlling your ‘Head’ Price: Fr. 90.- pp,  min 2 max 4 15:00h -16:30h Chipping & Pitching more spin better flight – Master ‘low Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Arosa
    Golf4Fun welcomes Arosa

    For the past 3 years Arosa Tourism has supported Golf4Fun with great prizes. And 2015 will be no different – courtesy of Arosa Tourism in 2015 we have ski passes for the Arosa and Lenzerheide combined ski areas to be won as well as tickets for the 2015 Arosa Humor Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Von Fass
    Golf4Fun welcomes Von Fass

    The VOM FASS mission is to provide customers with a Mediterranean way of sampling and savouring the finest, premium quality artisanal products, directly from the cask – with a commitment to uncompromising levels of customer satisfaction. Whether it is oil, vinegar, spirit or liqueur – the choice of products on Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes “Allow Me”
    Golf4Fun welcomes “Allow Me”

    Golf4Fun is pleased to welcome Allow Me Lifestyle Management Services as a new sponsor in 2015. As busy professionals we often feel there are not enough hours in the day – so why not use Allow Me Lifestyle Management Services to make your life easier? Allow Me is a concierge Read more →

  • Mizuno Demo Day
    Mizuno Demo Day

    Mizuno Demo and Fitting Day 24th May 2015 10 am – 4pm To get the most from a round of golf, you need to be playing with clubs that fit the nuances of your swing. And there’s no better place to find your match than at a Mizuno Demo/Fitting Day. Read more →

  • 2015 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle
    2015 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle

    We all want the opportunity to win great prizes and unlike any other tournament series out there, the Golf4Fun tournament series allows you the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes just by taking part! Each tournament you entry entitles you 1 entry “ticket” in the Season Final Prize draw which Read more →

  • Taking it to the Maxx
    Taking it to the Maxx

    Back in November 2014 , the world’s professional golf community arrived in Belek, Turkey , to compete in the Turkish Airlines open, to be played on the challenging Montgomery course, part of the Maxx Royal Golf and Spa Resort. Little were they to know that they were paving the way Read more →

  • Autumn Sejourn 2015 – Vilamoura
    Autumn Sejourn 2015 – Vilamoura

    Dates: Saturday 26th September – Saturday 3rd October 2015 Vilamoura, Portugal Player ability: Minimum HCP Men 28, Ladies 36/Swiss PR For our Autumn Sejourn 2015 we are heading to the beautiful south cost of Portugal. Staying in heart of the marina area in Vilamoura at the 4* Vila Gale Ampalius Hotel and Read more →

  • 2015 Singles Knockout
    2015 Singles Knockout

    Dates for 2015 Golf4Fun Singles Knockout Competition are now online. Match play is a whole different game than stroke play. In stroke play, golfers accumulate strokes over the course of 18 holes. The golfer with the fewest strokes at the completion of the round wins. In match play, each hole Read more →

  • Little Birdies
    Little Birdies

    For all future Tigers, Bubbas and Michelle Wies – your first steps in the world of golf in a playful way! This program is designed for parents seeking to get their toddlers, ages 3 to 6, started in the game of golf. Equipment and experience is not necessary. The goal Read more →

  • Round 7 reviews from our roving reporter Theresa
    Round 7 reviews from our roving reporter Theresa

    True to the spirit of the sun beckoning the Golf4fun tournaments this year, the final tournament held in Walkirch was blessed with perfect weather. A solid 66 participants registered for the final, definitely setting the record to date. Waldkirch offers a lot of variety for a golfer with an array Read more →

  • Meteorological Miracles — although walking on water still alludes me.
    Meteorological Miracles —  although walking on water still alludes me.

    I will begin this blog with an observation that could be useful to some of those reading. If anyone is planning an outdoor event in the near future they should extend an invitation to Nora as it seems her ability to supply blue skies, despite the odds, is becoming legendary. Read more →

  • Green And Mountaneous Scenery – Friendly round reviews from Peter
    Green And Mountaneous Scenery – Friendly round reviews from Peter

    As the title suggests Gams golf course is just that! Once again Nora had been out with the goats blood and candlewax to ensure another perfect sunny day for a Golf 4 fun event magically slotted in between two washouts. As well as the friendly round it was the location Read more →

  • A sunny morning greets the Golf4Fun’ers for Round 6
    A sunny morning greets the Golf4Fun’ers for Round 6

    I think we can all agree that the summer this year has been far from ideal… however, when it comes to the Golf4Fun days out, we continue to blessed.  The sun-kissed green splendour of Gruyere golf course beckoned the 55 or so Golf4Fun players arriving in their stead. Gruyere is Read more →

  • Tales from a Golfer in Gruyére – Round 6
    Tales from a Golfer in Gruyére – Round 6

    The opening hole at Gruyère is perhaps one of the most panoramic vistas ever to grace a golf course, and this year with the fine weather we could actually appreciate it, as those who played in 2013 will attest to. It has been calculated that the odds of achieving a Read more →

  • Ryder Cup Victory for the “Red Devils”
    Ryder Cup Victory for the “Red Devils”

    After a couple of months of feverish anticipation the day for our inaugural Ryder Day Cup against Chreis4 finally dawned. From earlier reports, our opposition were seasoned players who had already participated in two 3-Day Ryder Cups in Italy and Germany. This was in marked contrast to us who were Read more →

  • PR Intensive Week – Belek
    PR Intensive Week – Belek

    Belek, Turkey Dates: January 31st 2015 – February 7th 2015 Player ability: Ready for Swiss PR Practical Exam With Swiss and British PGA Pro Brian Murphy this course will combine training at the Montgomery GC driving range together with on course time at the National Executive Course (National GC).. Here’s Read more →

  • Über(s) Fliegen – Round 5
    Über(s) Fliegen – Round 5

    Bläfthrslplbpfffft-Puäh – so ungefähr klingt es, nachdem mir winzig kleine Mücken in Mund und Nase geflogen sind, just in dem Moment, als ich meinen Ball zum Par einputten will. Über die anschließenden Laute wegen des daneben geschobenen Balls breiten wir an dieser Stelle das Mäntelchen des Schweigen aus. Es ist Read more →

  • ROUND 5 – CALLUNA VULGARIS –A GOLFING BOTANICAL STUDY
    ROUND 5 – CALLUNA VULGARIS –A GOLFING BOTANICAL STUDY

    For the second time this season the Golf 4 Fun tournament series was to be played in that little part of Scotland that is Steisslingen. Having seen the meteorological predictions I had prepared myself for a truly highland experience. I should have had more faith in the tournament talisman that Read more →

  • Bad Alvenau and oh what weather we had…
    Bad Alvenau and oh what weather we had…

    Having researched the weather the night before and waking up to heavy rain brought back memories of the last time that Golf4Fun went to Bad Alvaneu for a friendly round, at that time the driving range was closed due to a landslide caused by a lot of rain. A quick Read more →

  • Another beginner shows how it should be done…
    Another beginner shows how it should be done…

    June par 3 did not dissapoint either on the point scoring or the weather! Peter romped home with a whopping 24 points in the HCP’d category while newbie Jasmin fresh from June bootcamp came home with an equally impressive 20 points to win the beginner category. Dawn came in a Read more →

  • Rounds 3 and 4 and we did battle with The Elements…
    Rounds 3 and 4 and we did battle with The Elements…

    The Bad Bellingen weekend tournaments are always fun events. This year we were greeted with a new challenge – strong gusts of wind – which made the weekend of golf all the more challenging. With most people staying the weekend, the group of 60 plus golfers kicked off smoothly on Read more →

  • Ein “funtastisches” Wochenende – Bad Bellingen Rounds 3 & 4
    Ein “funtastisches” Wochenende – Bad Bellingen Rounds 3 & 4

    Vergangenes Wochenende ging es zur dritten und vierten Runde der 2014er Golf4Fun Turnierserie nach Bad Bellingen. Nach einer, wie immer, sehr unterhaltsamen Anreise mit Steffen wurde direkt im Hotel nahe des Golfplatzes eingecheckt. Dank Noras Organisationstalent ging dies zügig und vollkommen ohne Probleme. Nach einer ausserplanmäßigen Dusche und einem kurzem Read more →

  • The hills are alive with the sound of…
    The hills are alive with the sound of…

    Golfers !!! —-Yes, round 2 Emmental, and a return to the alpine course near Burgdorf which this year produced a number of different sensory experiences. I forgot the oxygen again!!! We had the benefit of bird song for sure, as the sun shone and the gentle melodious sound of cow Read more →

  • A new short game champion emerges
    A new short game champion emerges

    And so they arrived on a sunny saturday afternoon, in ones and twos, eager to show off their golfing skills. Good to see so many of our new PR players still focused on their short game and good to see so many of our new members who are getting ready Read more →

  • The Emmental sun shined but who were the winners on the day
    The Emmental sun shined but who were the winners on the day

    Emmental was the chosen spot for the second tournament of the season and proved to be a popular spot judging from the speed at which the number of registered participants grew with 58 golfers and 15 flights registered for the day.   I must be honest, the club is interesting – Read more →

  • GRAPPA, GRAPPA AND GOLF
    GRAPPA, GRAPPA AND GOLF

    After the Böög had given us hope of a fine summer and, naturally, it had hosed it down ever since, four days in Bella Italia were just what the doctor ordered. The prospect of two rounds of golf as well meant spirits were high. Dawn and I set off Friday Read more →

  • Friendly Round – Bad Alvaneu GC
    Friendly Round – Bad Alvaneu GC

    Bad Alvenau Golf Club Date: Sunday June 29th 2014 Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 11:00am. Meeting Point: at 10:45 at the secretariat. Cost: (Flat) Green fees for 18 holes – 100.- CHF per person – 15% discount – 100.- CHF instead of 118.- CHF* Min HCP: Read more →

  • A net par, some bogeys and a pretty good flammküchen!
    A net par, some bogeys and a pretty good flammküchen!

    The weather gods were predicting downpours but despite this a 5:30am start following by a twisty drive through Alsace countryside and we arrived in La Largue just as the raindrops stopped to fall. Batteries charged with a quick shot of espresso and it was off to the first tee, all Read more →

  • April Par 3 and a new star for 2014
    April Par 3 and a new star for 2014

    Saturday dawned (excuse the pun Dawn and congrats for the points – you go girl!) a bright and sunny day with short sleeves all round and even a few of the gents baring their early Spring coloured legs. A warm welcome awaited us at Bad Schinznach after the winter pause, Read more →

  • Time to dust down those golf clubs again…
    Time to dust down those golf clubs again…

    It’s always a good auspice when the start of the season is blessed by the weather gods.  And so it was with the first tournament of the 2014 Golf4Fun summer season as the warm sunny morning beckoned the 65 golfers registered for the first round at Steisslingen GC, by the Read more →

  • Back to Earth with a bump….
    Back to Earth with a bump….

    Sunday April 13th, a date significant for its being the start of the Golf 4 Fun 2014 tournament series, as well as the last day of some crazy golf championship played in Georgia USA ( Well played Bubba ! ) A  field of 65 players were eager to get going Read more →

  • Our Kings and Queen of Round 1 are crowned
    Our Kings and Queen of Round 1 are crowned

    Round 1 dawned a bright and sunny morning and a short 1 hour drive brought us to Steisslingen G.C. and scene of the opening round for the 2014 Golf4Fun Tournament Series. The weather gods remained with us on the day and for the lucky few so too did the golf Read more →

  • 2014 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle
    2014 Golf4Fun Tournaments – Season Final Raffle

    We all want the opportunity to win great prizes and unlike any other tournament series out there, the Golf4Fun tournament series allows you the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes just by taking part! Each tournament you enter entitles you 1 entry in the Prize draw. The Prize Draw takes Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Fork & Bottle
    Golf4Fun welcomes Fork & Bottle

    Golf4Fun is pleased to announce that Fork and Bottle will join in 2014 as a Silver Sponsor for Golf4Fun. Located at Allmendstrasse 20, about 10 minutes from Zurich HB (just steps from the Brunau train stop and walking distance from Sihl City) Fork & Bottle offers a beautiful interior with Read more →

  • Friendly Round – La Largue Golf Club
    Friendly Round – La Largue Golf Club

     Golf & Country Club Lalargue Date: Sunday April 27th 2014 Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 9:20am. Meeting Point: at 9:00 at the secretariat. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – 80.- EUR per person. (approx. 30% discount – normal green fee on a Sunday 110.- CHF) Read more →

  • One life. Live it well.
    One life. Live it well.

    For a third year running Holmes Place returns as a Silver Sponsor for Golf4Fun with one week and one month memberships to be won at all rounds during the 2014 tournament series as well as offering all members the chance to be a “VIP for a day” and enjoy their Read more →

  • Round 4 – Valderrama a.k.a. the Teddy Bears Picnic
    Round 4 – Valderrama a.k.a. the Teddy Bears Picnic

    After enjoying the recent spell of unseasonably good weather it seemed appropriate that winter should return for the season’s finale of Indoor Golf, and so we moved inside to play 18 holes at sunny Valderrama. It would turn out to be a day tinged with a little sadness and on a personal Read more →

  • Ryder Cup Round 4 – and the leaderboard winner is…
    Ryder Cup Round 4 – and the leaderboard winner is…

    All good and fun things must come to and end and so it is with our Indoor Ryder Cup for this year also. 8 joined for the challenge of Valderrama and whether it was fighting with the many tree lined tight fairways or dodging the water, we survived! And our Read more →

  • Expovina Primavera 2014
    Expovina Primavera 2014

    Courtesy of our official Wine Parter, Golf4Fun members can receive complimentary entry tickets to the Expovina Primavera which takes place from March 27th until April 3rd 2014: Partner Offer For those of you who are interested, we will meet on Friday 28th March at 6:30pm at the entrance to Puls5 Read more →

  • Golf4Fun Gift Vouchers
    Golf4Fun Gift Vouchers

    New in 2014, Golf4Fun is pleased to annouce Gift Vouchers in a variety of denominations. Gift Vouchers make the perfect present for those who want to engage in the world of Golf whether its for an absolute beginner or a seasoned low HCP’er. Golf4Fun Gift Vouchers can be used at Read more →

  • The dynamic fusion of Art and Golf
    The dynamic fusion of Art and Golf

      Golf4Fun is happy to announce that JOPITI ARTWORK will be an official Sponsor of the Golf4Fun Tournament Series in 2014.  Golf4Fun members who take part in the 2014 Golf4Fun Tournament Series have the opportunity to win one of four great prizes sponsored by JOPITI ARTWORK – their very own Read more →

  • Return of the Fin Bec Challenge
    Return of the Fin Bec Challenge

    Golf4Fun is pleased to announce the return of Fin Bec Fine Wines as our official Wine Partner in 2014! That means the return of “Fin Bec Back 9 Challenge” at each round of the Golf4Fun Tournament Series in 2014. And don’t forget: Complimentary entry tickets to Expovina Primavera (March 27th Read more →

  • All aboard for the Bernina Express
    All aboard for the Bernina Express

    New for Golf4Fun’ers in 2014 is Silver Sponsor Rhätische Bahn and chances to win 1st class tickets on the Bernina Express. Bernina Express The most beautiful experience of the Alps: From the high towering glaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy, the highest mountain railway in Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes La Gruyère Tourism
    Golf4Fun welcomes La Gruyère Tourism

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce that La Gruyère Tourism will be an official sponsor of Golf4Fun in 2014. Nestled in the canton of Fribourg, La Gruyère provides a host destinations and activities for visitors – whether it’s for a weekend or a longer stay. At the foot of the Pre-Alps, Read more →

  • Ryder Cup Round 3 scores are in – but who’s top of that leaderboard?
    Ryder Cup Round 3 scores are in – but who’s top of that leaderboard?

    15 of us battled with Pinehurst #2 and boy it was a battle – tight fairways, long par 3’s and greens which switch from fast to slow with no warning. Birthday boy Colt came home with 39 points, while Rainer came in 2nd with a respectable 36 and Paul held Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Tschuggen Hotel Group
    Golf4Fun welcomes Tschuggen Hotel Group

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce that Tschuggen Hotel Group will be an official Hotel Partner of Golf4Fun in 2014. Synonymous with exclusive holiday experience in dream locations in Switzerland the privately owned Tschuggen Hotel Group comprises three multi-award winning luxury hotels in the 5-star superior category and two holiday hotels Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Oxblood Shoes
    Golf4Fun welcomes Oxblood Shoes

    Golf4Fun is happy to announce that Oxblood Shoes will be an official Sponsor in 2014. Situated centrally in Zuerich alongside the main train station, Oxblood shoes carries a unique range of leather shoes and has worldwide the biggest range of Shell Cordovan Shoes. Genuine Shell Cordovan is the art of tanning at Read more →

  • Round 2 Indoor Ryder Cup 2014 Crowned
    Round 2 Indoor Ryder Cup 2014 Crowned

    Gleneages proved less of a challenge than most of us were expecting – at least based on the stableford points on the day. Rainer raced home in 1st place with 53 points, Nora bagged 2nd place with 48 and Paul finished 3rd with 47. In fact, 9 of the 15 Read more →

  • Belek in a nutshell
    Belek in a nutshell

    A fantastic week, jam-packed with Golf of course! Views from Carya Golf Club The challenges of Lykia Links Golf Course Faldo’s King, Queen and Prince courses….enough said. And of course much relaxing too… To view the entire album, Click on any of the photos. And our winners for the week: Read more →

  • Our 2013 Short Game Champion has been crowned
    Our 2013 Short Game Champion has been crowned

    After a short but tense “Sudden Death” round between Carlos, Jacques and Corinnne, Jacques claimed the final place in the short game championship. Aided by Glühwein and hot Apple Punch the rest of us cheered the finalists on. A tie with even points on the Final meant our day started Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Innerimage Photography
    Golf4Fun welcomes Innerimage Photography

    Golf4Fun is proud to welcome Ron Clark together with Innerimage photography as a new Partner of Golf4Fun. Inner image is proud to be associated with golf4fun and looking forward to covering events for the 2014 season. And we have a great Partner Deal lined up together with Innerimage – Golf4Fun Read more →

  • Round 2 Short Game Championship – check
    Round 2 Short Game Championship – check

    The morning might have dawned cold and snowy but the golf4fun’ers still came to compete for the final four spaces in the 2013 Short Game championship as well as the great Raclette event at Golfpoint Urdorf yesterday. Congratulations to Moreno, Daniel Koller and Seigi who qualified 1st, 2nd and 3rd Read more →

  • Golf4Fun Ryder Cup Round 1 – My first experience in a golf simulator
    Golf4Fun Ryder Cup Round 1 – My first experience in a golf simulator

    Seba lining up for his shot Thermometer levels currently show just a few degrees above “0” and you might think that these are not necessarily the best conditions for playing golf. But last weekend for an afternoon I left the cold temperatures outside and took part in the first of Read more →

  • An 18 month Golf journey with Golf4Fun
    An 18 month Golf journey with Golf4Fun

    In the last year and a half Golf4fun has enriched my life in several ways: Be it technical (Shot and material) or personal (Getting to know many nice people along the way). From the very start I was very happy about knowing somebody who was getting active in organising Golf Read more →

  • Golf4Fun moves indoors – a players viewpoint
    Golf4Fun moves indoors – a players viewpoint

    Winter is rolling in and so Golf4Fun moves indoors for those who want to keep the cobwebs off their game over the winter months. 14 hardy souls turned up to GolfNow for the first indoor round of the season and after a quick warm-up it was down to business as Read more →

  • Indoor Ryder Cup Round 1 and Paul wins the day
    Indoor Ryder Cup Round 1 and Paul wins the day

      It might have been cold outside, but all 14 of us were nice and toasty at the Golfnow facilities down at Jona Rapperswil. And Danny certainly kept us entertained with his “reboot” action on simulator 2! Congrats to everyone taking part and especially to Paul who yet again this Read more →

  • Round 1 Short Game Championship – check
    Round 1 Short Game Championship – check

    The weather played ball, even if everyone’s short game skills didn’t work out for the best. 16 hardy competitors, including our youngest ever competitor Euan who did himself proud with a pretty impressive score, even beating some of the older competitors! Congratulations to Peter, Roeland, Max and James who all Read more →

  • Rules & Etiquette Course in German
    Rules & Etiquette Course in German

    Dates: Part 1: Nov 26th 6pm – 8pm, Part 2: Dec 1st 11am – 1pm., Exam: At time/date to suit you. Course Language: German. Time to hit the classroom for this three hour course which will take you through the rules of the game which are held dear by golfers Read more →

  • Looking Back at 2013 – our Sponsors
    Looking Back at 2013 – our Sponsors

    I would like to take this point to say a final thank you to all our 2013 tournament sponsors – they gave us great prizes and aperos and have helped our little community to grow bigger and stronger. And what a role call they were: Raleigh who gave us that Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes the Irish Business Network
    Golf4Fun welcomes the Irish Business Network

    The Irish Business Network Switzerland is a network of Irish professionals living and/or working in Switzerland. The IBN provides networking opportunities for both Irish people and anyone affiliated with Ireland. The Purpose Irish professionals are scattered throughout Switzerland. The Irish Business Network Switzerland provides its members with the opportunity to Read more →

  • Golfclub Owingen-Ueberlingen – how it was on the day
    Golfclub Owingen-Ueberlingen – how it was on the day

    At the end of the season, and a first time visit to a new course. I wasn’t prepared. Golfclub Owingen-Ueberlingen is just over an hour from Zürich, around the top of the Bodensee. With a par of 73 (4 par 3s and 5 par 5s), it was going to be Read more →

  • “21.09.2013 – a day to remember” – a players viewpoint
    “21.09.2013 – a day to remember” – a players viewpoint

    The day arrived – 21 September, the last tournament of the year. Who would imagine the year flying by so fast. Views of the 1st fairway Waldkirch golf club was the location – a great spot for a great finish with a vast array of courses, greens and a range Read more →

  • Our 2013 King Tiger and Queen Rabbit have been crowned
    Our 2013 King Tiger and Queen Rabbit have been crowned

    They say a picture tells a thousand words and so I’m going to let the pictures do the talking for the winners of Round 7, the Leaderboards, the Season Finale Draw, The Christmas Draw and the special Ladies Draw. First and foremost – the Round 7 winners (and we had Read more →

  • “Green and Blue – A Golfers Tale” – Season Final from a players viewpoint
    “Green and Blue – A Golfers Tale” – Season Final from a players viewpoint

    Green verdant fairways and blue, blue skies greeted all 58 Tigers and Rabbits who came to GC Waldkirch for the Golf 4 Fun end of season finale. The 58 hopefully starters on the 1st tee Up for grabs a treasure trove of prizes waiting to be claimed by the victors Read more →

  • “My first time” – Conquering Dooks Links Course in South West Ireland
    “My first time” – Conquering Dooks Links Course in South West Ireland

    So here we are, second day of our golftrip to Ireland and I´m about to play my first real links course. I was always wondering, what people find so special about these courses, that they tend to lower their voices to a respectful whisper when talking about them. They are Read more →

  • Round 6 and our Kings remained on their thrones….
    Round 6 and our Kings remained on their thrones….

    Just like many other Golf4Fun’ers, I woke to the sounds of rain on the shutters last Sunday morning. A quick check of the radar settled me – the prognosis was good and by 10:30am the clouds might not have dissappeared but at least the heavy rain would have passed. A Read more →

  • “Get in the hole!” – a players viewpoint of Round 6
    “Get in the hole!” – a players viewpoint of Round 6

    What comes in your mind when you hear Emmental and holes? Tasty cheese is true for most people, for those who joined the 6th tournament on sunday the answer might as well be „super delicate Golfcourse“. The 47 hopeful starters! The Golfclub Emmental offers some nice holes – good for Read more →

  • “Cheese and Crackers” – a players viewpoint from Round 6
    “Cheese and Crackers” – a players viewpoint from Round 6

    Sunday 25th August and Round 6 of the Golf 4 Fun 2013 Tournament series . This would be the second round hosted by a famous Swiss cheese making region. Back in May it was Grüyere and now, 3 months later, we found ourselves in the undulating landscape of Emmental. The Read more →

  • Round 5 already in the history books? – a players viewpoint
    Round 5 already in the history books? – a players viewpoint

    Yes indeed. The score cards completed, checked, and signed. And another wonderful round at Steisslingen is just a fond memory now, just like our first round there at the beginning of the season (where does the time go?). It was a glorious day. Blue skies, warm temperatures, and smiling faces Read more →

  • Round 5 and we have a new King – but is it a Tiger or Rabbit? Read on…
    Round 5 and we have a new King – but is it a Tiger or Rabbit? Read on…

    The morning of round 5 dawned with the bluest skies we’ve seen in 2013 so far – the mercury rose well above the 30 centigrade mark on the day! Despite the final leg of the battle for the Open at Muirfield being the highlight of many golfers calendar, Golf4Fun saw Read more →

  • Mad dogs and Englishmen – a players viewpoint of Round 5
    Mad dogs and Englishmen – a players viewpoint of Round 5

    From the Arctic conditions in Gruyere, the damp temperate Bad Bellingen to the scorching fairways of Steisslingen, this year’s Golf4Fun Tournament Series has certainly delivered on the weather front. How fitting that we should play on one of the hottest days of the year in what is  described as –A piece Read more →

  • The mystery of Emmental solved – a players viewpoint
    The mystery of Emmental solved – a players viewpoint

    Time to go and play a new golf course, and what a beautiful day for it.  There isn’t much of the course in view from the car park, or the clubhouse: a few practice holes, and the top of the flag on the 18th, and that’s about it.  A mystery. Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Die Mobiliar in new Partner deal with great % discounts for members
    Golf4Fun welcomes Die Mobiliar in new Partner deal with great % discounts for members

    Golf4fun is proud to welcome Die Mobiliar, the oldest private Insurance and Pensions company in Switzerland, not just as a Gold Sponsor for our tournament series! Golf4Fun is pleased to announce that from July 2013 onwards, all Golf4Fun members will receive a 20% discount on Contents Insurance as well as Read more →

  • Time Flies – a players viewpoint
    Time Flies – a players viewpoint

    The best thing about the Bad Bellingen tournament is making a weekend of it and being able to enjoy a full dinner and several beverages after a full day out on the course. Of course that makes it a tad more challenging the day after, especially for those who may Read more →

  • Round 4 – A fantastic Longest Drive performance and a new Queen Rabbit is crowned
    Round 4 – A fantastic Longest Drive performance and a new Queen Rabbit is crowned

    Saturday may have started wet but Sunday showed us the perfect weather for golfing – a mixture of blue skies and white fluffy cloudy with the temperatures in the mid 20s. Flights took off at a great pace from the first tee complete with a stuffed goodie bag of suntan Read more →

  • “The Monster” – A players viewpoint from Rounds 3 & 4
    “The Monster” – A players viewpoint from Rounds 3 & 4

    Golf can be the most frustrating game in the world – we all know that feeling, when nothing, really nothing works out the way we want it. So why do we keep on playing? Why do we spend hours walking behind a tiny white ball even if it´s pouring down? Read more →

  • Round 3 – Have our King and Queen remained seated on their thrones?
    Round 3 – Have our King and Queen remained seated on their thrones?

    Saturday morning 8am, I opened my hotel room curtains – rain. For once the weather forecast was right. Even with the prediction that by 10:30am it would have stopped. And maybe its just the luck of Golf4Fun, but thats exactly what happened. Umbrella’s and rain trousers were safely stowed back Read more →

  • Emmental GC
    Emmental GC

    Date: Sunday July 14th 2013 @12pm Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 12pm. Meeting Point: at 11:40 in the reception area of the club house. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – 110.- CHF per person. Event Details: For our next Friendly Round of the 2013 season Read more →

  • Sunny Waldkirch and our Queen Rabbit stole the day
    Sunny Waldkirch and our Queen Rabbit stole the day

    Last Sunday a group of us took on the challenging combination of the Green and Red courses at Waldkirch GC. A good opportunity to check out the location for our season final in September this year. And what better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than on a great golf Read more →

  • “One of the most visually stunning courses I have ever played” – more Round 2 Player views
    “One of the most visually stunning courses I have ever played” – more Round 2 Player views

    What an incredible course; Despite knowing the forecast, brave participants couldn’t refuse the challenge and the Gods were forgiving in return. Although some players partners may disagree. The first flights suffered a short shower and standing at midday was a challenge for even the best all weather clothing. But lucky Read more →

  • “Fours seasons less the summer” – Round 2 from the view of a potential Tiger
    “Fours seasons less the summer” – Round 2 from the view of a potential Tiger

    I’m sure for most participants, the thought of registering for the golf tournament in Gruyere was filled with promises of sun baked mountain tops and sun-kissed lakes. Alas, the 26th May promised to be a day of four seasons less the summer.  The golf participants arrived in their numbers, some Read more →

  • So who stole the Spring and do we still have a Queen Rabbit? – Round 2 results are online
    So who stole the Spring and do we still have a Queen Rabbit? – Round 2 results are online

    Personally I’m beginning to wonder – who stole our springtime! Last Sunday we visited the spectacular Gruyere Golf Club for Round 2 of our HCP relevant official tournament series and well – Spring showers I can put up with but early Summer hail? Despite the weather, when the clouds did Read more →

  • First steps in Golf – a Golf4Fun beginners’ experience of this great sport!
    First steps in Golf – a Golf4Fun beginners’ experience of this great sport!

    The Spring weather is still not playing ball – time to put up those feet, grab a mug of your favourite brew and check out the Summer 2013 Edition of Hello Switzerland which features a one page article interview with one of the beginners from the group – Charlotte Hill. Read more →

  • Waldkirch GC
    Waldkirch GC

    Date: Sunday June 16th 2013 @12pm Starting Time: Flights of 4 persons. First flight starting 12pm. Meeting Point: at 11:40 in the reception area of the club house. Cost: Green fees for 18 holes – 100.- CHF per person (90.- CHF for Migros members). Event Details: For our next Friendly Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes TaylorMade
    Golf4Fun welcomes TaylorMade

    Golf4Fun is pleased to welcome TaylorMade Golf as our official Golf Equipment Sponsor in 2013! “TaylorMade-adidas Golf is happy to support Golf4fun because we very much like the platform’s intention of bringing people with various international backgrounds together and make them discovering the fascination of golf. Contributing to the Golfers’ Read more →

  • Spring Break in Piedmont
    Spring Break in Piedmont

    Against a backdrop of the snow capped morainal Serra mountains and a beautiful twisty hair-pin bendy road, we arrived slowely car load by car load on Friday afternoon. A sunny terrace awaited us to relax from the drive! And then the first of 3 wonderful evening meals during our 3 Read more →

  • Mizuno Fitting Day – save the date!
    Mizuno Fitting Day – save the date!

    Mizuno Fitting Day 8th June 2013 10 am – 4pm To get the most from a round of golf, you need to be playing with clubs that fit the nuances of your swing. And there’s no better place to find your match than at a Mizuno Demo/Fitting Day. You can Read more →

  • Golf and Wonders – A players viewpoint of the day
    Golf and Wonders – A players viewpoint of the day

    It´s April, it´s season kick-off and because of that you wouldn´t expect any wonders from the first round. And… it didn‘t happen. At least not for the scoring. So it was no wonder that it was possible to climb to the top of the Ladies Brutto Category with only 8 Read more →

  • The 2013 Golf4Fun Season is officially Open
    The 2013 Golf4Fun Season is officially Open

    A lot of happy Golfers congregated in the bar late yesterday afternoon at Golf Club Steisslingen – happy that Round 1 was over and ready to hear the Ranking List for the day. Many thanks to Stamford Consulting and Die Mobiliar for a wonderful Apero, Koru Lounge & Cafe for Read more →

  • Golf4Fun Welcomes U-Nique
    Golf4Fun Welcomes U-Nique

    Golf4Fun is pleased to welcome U-Nique as a Silver Sponsor for the 2013 Golf4Fun Tournament Series! U-Nique are a 1 stop grooming shop, offering head to toe grooming regime, and beauty & wellness treatments for men and women. We pride ourselves in our passion for quality, warm service, and budget Read more →

  • Round 1 Golf4Fun 2013 Tournament Series
    Round 1 Golf4Fun 2013 Tournament Series

    Date: April 28th 2013 Registration: Golf4Fun Tournament Site. Registration Closing Date: 24th April 2013 Location:Steisslingen Golf Club A piece of Scotland at the Bodensee. The 18-hole par 72 championship course captivates with its impressively strong bunkers based on the Scottish model. Anyone who wants to experience Scottish atmosphere, should not Read more →

  • Golf4Fun Welcomes Koru Lounge
    Golf4Fun Welcomes Koru Lounge

    Golf4Fun is pleased to welcome Koru Lounge & Cafe as our official Mid Round Snack Sponsor in 2013! And to celebrate this, Koru Lounge is offering all Golf4Fun members a 15% discount on all order in-house and take away! Check out our latest Partner Offer exclusive to Golf4Fun members! With Read more →

  • Schlossplatz Golf Course Outing
    Schlossplatz Golf Course Outing

    Last Sunday Golf4Fun’ers travelled to Schlossplatz Golf Course braving the cold and were rewarded by the sunshine coming out to greet us as we make it through the final holes. It was my 1st time visiting the course, which is one of four courses belonging to the Drei Thermen Golf Read more →

  • Golf Leader highlights Golf4Fun
    Golf Leader highlights Golf4Fun

    Check out the March 2013 issue of Golf Leader. Golf4Fun gets a two page spread with some great pictures from our 2012 Season Final at Waldkirch GC as well as an excellent write up on the group and what we’re up to in 2013. Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Transition Consulting
    Golf4Fun welcomes Transition Consulting

    Transition Consulting is delighted to become a Goodie Bag sponsor for Golf4Fun in 2013 after enjoying such a fantastic 2012 on and off of the Golf Course with new friends from the Golf4Fun community. Golf4Fun is a fantastic opportunity for people to integrate into the Swiss community in a relaxed Read more →

  • The perfect weather for golf is finally here!
    The perfect weather for golf is finally here!

    Blue skies today mean its perfect golfing weather! But if you’re not ready just yet to drag the golf clubs out of the cellar and dust them down for the 2013 season, then put your feet up with a nice cup of coffee and enjoy reading the article about Golf4Fun Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes Stamford!
    Golf4Fun welcomes Stamford!

    Stamford Consultants is excited to sponsor Golf4Fun.  One of the most popular sports in Europe and it is as popular to play as it is to watch!  As a recruitment company, Stamford is quite an international group, home to many exPats. We see golf as a fun leisure activity that Read more →

  • Welcome “Die Mobiliar”
    Welcome “Die Mobiliar”

    New in 2013, the Swiss insurance company “Die Mobiliar” will join Stamford as joint GOLD sponsor for the golf4Fun Tournament Series. A versatile insurance company, providing all kind of insurance solutions. I am excited to introduce this company to my fellow expats.   Read more →

  • Golf4Fun welcomes SWISS Golf Traveller
    Golf4Fun welcomes SWISS Golf Traveller

    SWISS Golf Traveller will not only be an official sponsor for our 2013 Golf4Fun Tournament series! Alongside sponsoring two memberships for SWISS golf traveller as leaderboard prizes, all participants in the 2013 Golf4fun Tournament Series will have the opportunity to enter into a draw to win flight tickets for two Read more →

  • Announcing our 2013 Tournament Sponsors
    Announcing our 2013 Tournament Sponsors

    As the organiser for our official Golf4Fun Tournament Series, unveiling the yearly tournament sponsors is one of my favourite tasks. This year support for our non-profit golfing group is higher than ever and I am pleased to see so many great Swiss company names endorsing our group by being official Read more →

  • New in 2013 – Golf4Fun Partners
    New in 2013 – Golf4Fun Partners

    New in 2013, many of our official Golf4Fun Tournament Sponsors as well as other great Swiss Company’s will join as official Partners of Golf4Fun. Members of Golf4Fun have access to great value deals and offers from these official Partners! To see just whats  on offer, click on the picture below: Read more →

  • 2013 Tournament Venues Announced
    2013 Tournament Venues Announced

    An overview of where our Tigers and Rabbits will battle it out during the 2013 season. Gruyère Golf Club: The 18-hole par 68 course blends into one of the most beautiful landscapes of Switzerland! On the horizon – the stunning mountains of Fribourg. At your feet – the stunning Lake Read more →

  • Golf4Fun 2012 Christmas Wishes
    Golf4Fun 2012 Christmas Wishes

    Many thanks for your Support in 2012! Wishing you all a peaceful Christmas holiday persion and a successful slide into 2013! Read more →

  • Christmas Celebrations 2012
    Christmas Celebrations 2012

    Our annual Christmas Apero and Christmas Raffle… Gluhwein, hot Apple punch, and some great finger food! Congratulations to all the winners: 1st place: Olivier – 1 years membership at GolfPoint Urdorf! 2nd Place: Siegi – a great Mizuno Golf Bag! 3rd Place: Siegi – 1 lesson with a PGA Pro Read more →

  • Short Game Champion 2012 Crowned
    Short Game Champion 2012 Crowned

    Even snow couldn’t keep them away on the day! Congratulations to everyone for taking part under such cold and snowy conditions… 1st Place: Adrian 2nd Place: Axel 3rd Place: Myriam 4th Place: Stephan Click on the photo to see the full album Read more →

  • Cheese and Kirsch…10 out of 10!

    A chilly Thursday evening, what better way to chase the cold away that with a fabulous Cheese Fondue up on the PolyTerasse at ETH in downtown ZH. Huge thanks to Angelika and her team for looking after us so well on the night! Many thanks to Seraphim for some great Read more →

  • Thank You Sponsors
    Thank You Sponsors

    Golf4Fun would like to extend Many Thanks to all our 2012 official Sponsors – your support for our Group has made Golf4Fun possible! Special Thanks to Marc Zimmerli for his excellent website design and implementation! Many thanks also to all the volunteers without whom each tournament event would have been Read more →

  • Golf Leader

    A warm welcome to Adelheid from Golf Leader who joined us for Round 6 of our tournament series and many thanks for the prizes sponsored by Golf Leader! Read more →

  • Season Final Hit
    Season Final Hit

    Congratulations to Season Winners – Patrick Knab was crowned King Tiger today and Siegried Dullnig King Rabbit. Congratutations to all our winners on the day and over the entire 2012 Tournament Series. Ranking list and leaderboards are available under the Touranments Tab! Read more →

  • Welcome Raleigh

    Together with Swiss Bikes and Derby Cycles AG, Golf4Fun is please to announce Raleigh as our new Leaderboard sponsor for our 2012 Tigers Leaderboard Read more →

  • Round Five Kings Crowned
    Round Five Kings Crowned

    Congratulations to our Round 5 Winners at Steisslingen Golf Club and especially to our newly crowned lead Tiger – Patrick Knab and retaining his title for the 4th successive round lead Rabbit – Siegfried Dullnig! Pictures online in the group Albums here is a quick preview to whet your appetite…. Read more →

  • Round 4 and the competition becomes more focused

    Yes the competition at the top of our leader boards is definitely becoming more focused! We had a beautiful days golfing, even if the weather didn’t play ball at the Kapelleberg course at Bad Bellingen Golf Course. Congratulations to our Round 4 Winners and especially to our newly crowned lead Read more →

  • Welcome Mizuno

    Together with Mizuno, Golf4Fun is please to announce a new Leaderboard sponsor for our 2012 Rabbits Leaderboard Read more →

  • Round 3 and we conquered Quellenhof

    With beautiful weather and the excellent company of our Golf4Fun’ers what more can your normal golfer ask for! Quellenhof Golf course at Bad Bellingen Golf Club proved challenging and enjoyable! The leader boards are becoming more revealing with some candidates showing their top potential! Congratulations to our Round 3 Winners Read more →

  • Round 2 and Steisslingen revealed itself to us

    What a beautiful but challenging course Golf Club Steisslingen has proved itself to be. Thepictures from round 2 are online now. Congratulations to our Round 2 Winners and especially our newly crowned Tiger Stephane Widmer and our lead Rabbit – Siegfried Dullnig! here is a few view from the day, Read more →

  • Round 1 – the 2012 Golf4Fun’ers season is offically open

    Yes, Round 1 is over and all our first round winners have been crowned – Congratulations to all of you but especially to Hari Zvizdic who stormed home with 49 Netto and 14 Brutto points, storming ahead in both the Tigers and Rabbits Leaderboards! As Andrea so sweetly puts it Read more →

  • Hello Switzerland Hello Golf4Fun

    Check out the Spring 2012 issue of Hello Switzerland – Golf4Fun is covered! Read more →

  • Our new Logo gets a showing

    Proudly introducing our new logo Many thanks go to Sven for a great design! Read more →

  • Our virtual “home” is born

    Introduction our dedicated home on the web: The Golf4Fun home page is born Read more →

  • 2012 here we come…

    The countdown is officially on… Wishing all our members a fantastic new year with the perfect handicap you’ve always dreamed of! Read more →

  • More 2012 tournament venues revealed

    We’ve added more tournament dates and venues, heres a sneak preview: Bad Bellingen Kappellenberg Course: Steisslingen Golf Course: Quellenhof Golf Course, Bad Bellingen: Read more →