Golf du Mont Garni


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Golf du Mont Garni Est. 1987

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Golf du Mont Garni: Here in the quiet and natural setting of Mont Garni, there's an excellent mix of open-country and woodland golf to be enjoyed. The course is laid out over relatively flat terrain around a wonderful manor house (formerly the home of NATO Commanders-in-Chief, typically American 4 or 5-star generals).

The opening and closing stretches of the Mont Garni layout weave their way through peaceful mature woodland, where relatively tight tree-lined fairways guide you towards well-maintained, sloping greens. At the par-5 7th you emerge into a more open area, where rural farmland provides the back-drop and the need for precision straight-hitting eases ... to a degree. The par-5 12th returns you back into the woods for the final third of the course. Especially in the layout's more wooded areas, fairway-hugging (and sometimes fairway-crossing) water ditches present an additional need for careful course management.

The final three holes, perfect for deciding match play outcomes, comprise two tight par-5s (one short, one long) and a short par-4, which is dangerously defended by a small pond in front of the green. Overall a testing golf course, laid out in a wonderfully mixed rural and woodland environment - a favourite with many Belgian golfers.

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Making Contact

Golf du Mont Garni
Rue du Mont Garni 3,
Baudour, nr Mons, Hainaut Province 7331
Belgium
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Office   +32 (0)65 52 94 10
Pro Shop   +32 (0)65 62 27 19
Fax

  +32 (0)65 62 34 10

Email   secretariat@golfmontgarni.be
Website   www.golfmontgarni.be
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Pascal Vermeersch (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and rural countryside.
 
Designer: Designed by Northern Ireland architect Tom McAuley (1987).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6331 5995 5121
Par 73 73 73
SSS or Slope 73.9 72.9 73.3
 
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How2Get There?

13 km W of Mons
From the A7-E19-E42 motorway just north of Mons, take exit 23 bis* (N6/Ath) and follow direction Ath (*exit 23 from northbound carriageway). After o.5 km at traffic lights turn left direction Ghlin/Obourg. After approx 6 km turn right direction Baudour/Akzo-Nobel. After 3.5 km (go through centre of Baudour) turn right direction Mont Garni Golf. After 2.6 km golf entrance is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon-Thur €55; Fri €60; Sat/Sun €75. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Golf du Mont Garni takes its name from the nearby hamlet of Mont Garni, located 2.5 km north of the village of Baudour, which itself sits just north of the Nimy Blaton-Peronnes canal. Part of Belgium's impressive network of man-made waterways, the canal provides an important link between the Canal du Centre, and the city of Mons, with the River Schelde (aka Scheldt) and the city of Tournai.

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Location

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Latitude: (50.504420)
Longitude: (3.820302)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Mercure Mons 4-star
rue des Fusilles 12, 7020 Mons
+32 (0)65 723 685
www.mercure.com

Located just outside Mons city centre in a woodland area. Take the same A7-E19 motorway exit (23 or 23 bis) as you take for Royal Hainaut and Mont Garni golf clubs.

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Hotel Lido 3-star
112 Rue Albalestriers, B-7000 Mons
+32 (0)65 32 78 00
www.bestwestern.be/hotellido

Located in the centre of Mons

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