GOLFIKA
REOPENING OF OBERHOF
 
  
  It is pretty uncommon to see and old golf course reopening after more than 50 years of closing. This is why we would like to dedicate this page to our German friends who are resurecting the Oberhof Golf Course. The reopening is planned to be in 2007 ... for its centenary.

The club was created in 1907 (the course opened the same year) and was in existence until 1950. During its last years, the course was mostly used during the spring and fall, as in summer cows were grazing on the fairways!

  
 
 The course in 1927 (Guide Plumon).
  
 
 Postcards
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  Postally used in 1912.   Postally used in 1912.
    
   
  c.1935   Postally used in 1937.
    
  
 Links related to the topic (in German) :
  
 
Golf am Rennsteig Web site of the association.
Golf am Rennsteig An informative leaflet.
Freunde des ehemaligen Herzoglichen Golg-Clubs Oberhof Friends of the old Oberhof golf club web site.
Deutsches Golf Archiv History of golf in Germany (in German) by one of the greatest specialist.
  
 
 
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