Golf in Paris

Courses, accommodation, practice grounds, training centres: an overview of golf courses in the Paris Region

It’s official! In 2018, France will host the Ryder Cup, the famous team golf competition that is the third biggest international sporting competition after the Olympic Games and the World Cup. The competition will take place at the Golf National de Saint-Quentin en Yvelines. So now is an ideal time to get a glimpse of golfing opportunities in the Paris Region. The sport is attracting new enthusiasts every day.

With its combination of nature and elegance, golf is a sport for everyone, regardless of age or level of fitness. Paris and the Paris Region have numerous golf courses to play at. Here is an overview of golf clubs to the north, south, east and west of Paris in the Paris Region: courses, practice grounds and training centres.


Playing golf in Paris

Golf du Bois de Boulogne, Paris © DR - Golf du Bois de Boulogne

Yes, you can play golf in Paris! The Golf du bois de Boulogne, within the centre of the Hippodrome de Longchamp, is situated within the city limits of Paris.

The concept: a club to practice at that is open to everyone.


Idea for a golfing break in Paris?

The hotel Pont Royal****, in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, offers a golfing package that includes  3 nights, breakfast and a day’s golf, with transfers, loan of equipment on request and the assistance of a private golf coach.



Courses and practice grounds to the east of Paris

Golf du Parc du Tremblay © DR - Golf du Parc du Tremblay

To the east of Paris, there is first of all the Disneyland Resort Paris golf course. This impressive site is situated close to the famous theme park and has three 9-hole courses. It is open all year.

See also: the Golf du Parc du Tremblay - one of the first urban compact courses in France, the splendid 18-hole course Golf d’Ozoir la Ferrière (less than 30 min. from the périphérique [Paris ring road]), the Golf d’Ormesson (15km from the Porte de Bercy),  the Golf de La Poudrerie at Livry Gargan, the Golf Clément Ader, ‘the Irish golf course in Paris’, and  a little further to the east of Paris, the Golf de Bussy-Guermantes...



To the north of Paris

Golf de Vineuil Chantilly © DR - Golf de Vineuil Chantilly

To the north of Paris, Chantilly with its outstanding wooded surroundings offers some remarkable internationally renowned courses in perfect condition and full of history. Chantilly has several courses including 2 private ones.

For experienced players, the Vineuil course, at the Golf de Chantilly is a must. It is the oldest and finest of the Chantilly sites. Until 1990, the Vineuil course hosted the famous Open de France international competition. NB this golf course is reserved for members only at the weekend.

Another splendid golf course renovated in 2007 by Xavier Niel, the Club du Lys Chantilly offers golfers an excellent 18-hole course. In the direction of Paris and 25km from Chantilly, the Golf de Domont-Montmorency also offers a fine course cut out of a wood of chestnut trees that provide a stunning colourful setting in autumn.

Tucked away to the north of Paris is a gem of a course: the Paris International Golf Club, one of the finest golf courses in Europe and the only one in France designed by the famous golfer Jack Nicklaus.

Ideas for golfing breaks to the north of Paris?

Situated close to Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle airport, near to the golf course of Bellefontaine, the Marriott Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle**** offers easy access to the golf course, plus a fitness centre open 24/24.  On the edge of Rosny-sous-Bois golf course, the Quality Hotel Golf*** enables golfers to go and practice their swing just a few metres from the hotel. Finally, right in the heart of the forest of Chantilly, the Dolce Chantilly**** is situated on the edge of a lovely golf course attached to the hotel and offers golf packages as well as free introductory sessions for beginners.


Golf courses to the west of Paris

Golf du Paris country club © DR - Golf du Paris country club

With numerous top quality courses, among which are a large number of training centres, the west of Paris is a firm favourite of keen golfers. Close to Paris, right in the heart of the Hippodrome de Saint-Cloud, the Golf du Paris Country Club offers the largest practice area in Europe with 200 practice tees.  

A little further away to the west of the capital, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines has several courses including the Golf National, which each year hosts the Open de France, one of the biggest international competitions; in 2018, it will also host the Ryder Cup 2018.

Not to be missed to the west are the golf courses La Boulie part of the Racing Club de France (1st French Open in 1906), the Golf de Saint-Nom la Bretèche (the venue for the former Trophée Lancôme tournament), the Cergy Golf Club, near to Cergy-Pontoise outdoor activities centre for some good golf practice, not forgetting the Golf de Saint-Cloud with its view of the Eiffel Tower.

Ideas for golfing breaks to the west of Paris?

The Château de Villiers-le-Mahieu****, a magnificent 13th-century building,  has been converted into a luxurious hotel with a private golf range. The Novotel Saint Quentin Golf National*** is housed on the Golf National, where the Open de France is played every year. The Inter-Hotel Amarys Guyancourt** is also within close distance to the Golf National.


Golf courses to the south of Paris

Crécy Golf - Parcours vue aérienne

To the south of Paris, one of the finest courses in Europe, the Golf de Fontainebleau (designed by Tom Simpson in 1909) takes advantage of the natural topography of the region. Features: rock, heather, gorse and bunkers!  

But there is also the Golf de Crécy designed by Arnold Palmer, the Golf du Château de Cély 45km to the south of Paris, and in a magnificent setting, the Golf de Courson-Stade Français that is nicknamed thepetit national’, and the Golf de Marivaux in a naturally wooded and hilly setting …




Ideas for golfing breaks to the south of Paris?

At Crécy-la-Chapelle, the Domaine de la Brie is an apartment hotel set around two 18-hole courses. Housed on a golf course, the Novotel Sénart Golf de Greenparc*** has guest rooms all with a balcony overlooking the course. Close to the superb forest, at Dourdan, the Inter-Hotel Hostellerie Blanche de Castille is within 10 or so kilometres from 2 golf courses, Rochefort and Forges-les-Bains. Finally, near to Marne-la-Vallée, the Espaces Vocation Abbaye du Golf*** is built in a former abbey dating back to the 12th century and ideally situated on the edge of the 100 hectare site of the Golf Réveillon.


A golfing break in the Paris Region

Private Golf Key, Démonstration de professionnels, © OTCP - DR

Why not sit back and let someone else organize your golfing break? Some specialist agencies offer themed packages. One such agency is Private Golf Key, which organizes breaks for golfers and people wanting to discover the sport.

It offers packages combining the most prestigious courses in the Paris Region to experienced golfers, organizes introductory sessions for beginners, and competitions at wonderful courses for companies.

Domaine de Crécy No classification Member

Aparthotels

Route de Guérard, Crécy-la-Chapelle, 77580

Situated 40 km from the heart of Paris and 15 km from Disneyland Paris, Crécy Golf boasts a prestigious site at the heart of the......

Dolce Chantilly 4/5

Hotel

Route d'Apremont - Vineuil Saint-Firmin, Chantilly, 60500

Dolce Chantilly charms with its natural setting, ideally situated 25 minutes from Charles de Gaulle Airport. Crossing the green......

Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Marriott Hôtel 4/5 Member

Hotel

5 allée du Verger - Zone Hôtelière, Roissy-en-France, 95700

A subtle blend of charm and energy. The Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport Marriott Hotel is ideally situated at the heart of......

Private Golf Key Member

Incentive activities
  • 92 - Hauts-de-Seine

"Private Golf Key" is a French Destination Management Company created to welcome foreign travelers to France and offer them the......

Golf Clément Ader

Sporting activities
Domaine Château Péreire, Gretz-Armainvilliers, 77220

The Clément Ader golf course is located some 40 minutes to the east of the capital. Owned by an Irish businessman, the beautiful......

Golf d'Ormesson

Sporting activities
Chemin du Belvédère, Ormesson-sur-Marne, 94490

Located on the outskirts of Paris, the Golf d'Ormesson-sur-Marne was created in 1925 and destroyed by the war. Rebuilt in 1965,......

Golf de Bussy-Guermantes Marne-la-Vallée

Sporting activities
Promenade des Golfeurs, Bussy-Saint-Georges, 77600

Close to the two Disneyland®Paris parks, the Bussy-Guermantes Marne-la-Vallée golf club offers golfers two distinct courses. The......

Golf de Domont-Montmorency

Sporting activities
Route de Montmorency
, Domont, 95330

Established in 1965, the Domont Montmorency golf course is located to the north of the capital, near to the forest of......

Golf de Fontainebleau

Sporting activities
Route d'Orléans, Fontainebleau, 77300

Welcome to one of the oldest golf courses in France! Opened in 1909, it offers golfers a superb 18-hole course at the entrance to......

Golf de la Poudrerie

Sporting activities
Allée Paul Vieille, Livry-Gargan, 93190

The golf de la Poudrerie is located 10 kilometres north-east of Paris, straddling the towns of Sevran and Livry-Gargan. The Canal......

Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche

Sporting activities
Hameau de la Tuilerie Bignon, Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche, 78860

Opened in 1959, the Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche golf course lies between the forest of Marly-le-Roi and Versailles. In this prestigious......

Golf Disneyland® Paris

Sporting activities
Allée de la Mare-Houleuse, Magny-le-Hongre, 77400

Located 45 km from Paris, the 27-hole Golf Disneyland Paris club is open all year round. It has a huge pro shop, a bar/restaurant......

Golf du Bois de Boulogne

Sporting activities
Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris, 75016

Transferred to the Longchamp racecourse in October 2010, the Golf du Bois de Boulogne comprises a 240 m long area for practising......

Golf du Parc du Tremblay

Sporting activities
33 avenue Jack Gourevitch, Champigny-sur-Marne, 94500

Features: One 9-hole compact course (928 m par 27), 1 practice area 250 m with 50 bays (including 14 covered), 1 putting green, 1......

Golf du Paris Country Club

Sporting activities
121 rue du Lieutenant-Colonel de Montbrison, Rueil-Malmaison, 92500

Located in the heart of the Saint-Cloud racecourse, the Paris Country Club golf course is a reference among French courses. The......

Novotel Saint-Quentin Golf National 4/5

Hotel

1 avenue du Golf, Magny-les-Hameaux, 78114

Situated at the heart of Le Golf National, which hosts the Open de France European golf tournament every year and has been......

Novotel Sénart Golf de Greenparc 4/5

Hotel

Route de Villepècle - Golf de Greenparc - D 402, Saint-Pierre-du-Perray, 91280

The hotel Novotel Sénart Golf de Greenparc is a 4-star hotel on a peaceful golf course. The hotel boasts 78 air-conditioned guest......

Golf de Lésigny-Réveillon

Sporting activities
Ferme des Hyverneaux, Lésigny, 77150

The 36 holes at the Lésigny-Eve golf club are divided into 3 courses: "Le Réveillon", "Les Corbuches" and "Les Hiverneaux". The......

Le Golf National

Sporting activities
2 avenue du Golf, Guyancourt Cedex, 78280

The Golf National opened in October 1990 between the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse regional park and the historic site of the Château......

Golf club d'Ozoir-la-Ferrière

Sporting activities
Château des Agneaux, Ozoir-la-Ferrière, 77330

The historic site of the Château des Agneaux, with is elegant facade, dominates the Ozoir-la-Ferrière golf club. The two golf......

Club du Lys Chantilly

Sporting activities
Rond-Point du Grand Cerf, Lamorlaye, 60260

The Club du Lys de Chantilly lies in the heart of the Oise Parc Naturel régional, between the Château de Chantilly and the Abbaye......

Paris International Golf Club

Sporting activities
18 route du Golf, Baillet-en-France, 95560

The Paris International Golf Club, located on the edge of the forest of Montmorency (north of Paris), is reserved for its members......

Golf Blue Green - Bellefontaine

Sporting activities
Route de Puiseux, Bellefontaine, 95270

The Blue Green Bellefontaine golf club is located at the entrance to the Oise - Pays de France regional park, north of Paris, on......

Daily Golf Rosny-sous-Bois

Sporting activities
12 rue Raspail - Parc de Nanteuil, Rosny-sous-Bois, 93310

The Daily Golf Rosny-sous-Bois is a rural oasis in an urban area, on the outskirts of Paris. Relaxation and conviviality are the......

Golf de La Boulie - Racing Club de France

Sporting activities
Route du Pont Colbert, Versailles, 78000

The Racing Club de France (the French golf club with the most titles) was created in 1882 and it was in 1901 that the......

Golf de Saint-Cloud

Sporting activities
60 rue du 19 Janvier, Garches, 92380

It is on the historic site of the estate of Buzenval that the golf de Saint-Cloud was opened in 1913. It is located just a few......

Exclusiv Golf - Château de Rochefort

Sporting activities
1 route de la Bâte, Rochefort-en-Yvelines, 78730

The Exclusiv Golf - Château de Rochefort golf club occupies a vast 110-hectare site to the south of the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse......

Golf de Forges-les-Bains

Sporting activities
Rue du général Leclerc, Forges-les-Bains, 91470

The Forges-les-Bains golf club is located just 35 minutes to the south-west of Paris, near the Haute Vallée de Chevreuse regional......

Garden Golf Cergy-Pontoise

Sporting activities
2 allée de l’Obstacle d’Eau, Vauréal, 95490

The Garden Golf Cergy-Pontoise offers an 18-hole course situated between the Île de Loisirs de Cergy and the Vexin Regional Park,......

Golf de Chantilly

Sporting activities
Allée de la Ménagerie, Vineuil-Saint-Firmin, 60500

The Chantilly golf club opened in 1909, just a few steps from the magnificent Château de Chantilly. Situated in a forest......

Exclusiv Golf - Château de Cély

Sporting activities
Route de Saint-Germain, Cély-en-Bière, 77930

The Exclusiv Golf - Château de Cély golf club is located approximately 45 kilometres south of Paris, close to the forest of......

Exclusiv Golf - Domaine de Courson

Sporting activities
Ferme de la Gloriette, Courson-Monteloup, 91680

The 4 courses of the Exclusiv Golf extend over the 110-hectare Courson estate. The site is one of the 1,000 most beautiful golf......

Golf de Marivaux

Sporting activities
Rue du Rouget, Janvry, 91640

An 18-hole course in a natural wooded and hilly setting, the Golf de Marivaux is situated only 30 kilometres to the south of......