The new 18 -hole golf course in Ander matt is incomparably rich and varied. Designed by renowned golf course architect Kurt Rossknecht, the course covers an area of 130 hectares and is 6,3 kilometres long. The long and test ing par 72 course is south -facing and nestles beautifully within the impres sive countryside of the Ursern Valley. The golf course is also home to over 40 species of butterfly and 24 species of bird and 52 different ponds and water courses provide habitats for trout, frogs and newts. Andermatt lies at an altitude of 1440 metres above sea level, which is fortuitous for golfers. The sunny, highalpine course attracts visitors with its flat and undulating fairways: twelve holes run along the high plateau, while the other six holes run through the hills and valleys. All the holes are excep tional in terms of their stunning land scape and challenging play. Numerous elevated tees on small hillocks enhance playing enjoyment, although obstacles are always clearly visible. The course offers a world -class alpine golfing expe rience for both novice and experienced players and you’ll find that every hole has its special feature.