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Royal Bercuit Golf Club

Domaine de Bercuit, Les Gottes 1,

Grez-Doiceau, Brabant B-1390

  • Office

    +32 (0)10 84 15 01
  • Pro shop

    +32 (0)10 84 15 01
  • Fax

    +32 (0)10 84 55 95
  • Golf pro

    Anthony Otterström / Jonathan Davin.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Robert Trent Jones Sr.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5974
5605
4974
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.8
71.0
73.3

Location

Latitude:

50.718770

Longitude:

4.674854

How to get there:

27 km SE of Brussels

Take exit 8 from the A4 - E411 (Brussels - Namur motoway) and follow the N25 direction Grez-Doiceau. After approx 2 km turn right onto the Chaussee de Huy (N243) direction Chaumont / Gistoux. After 1 km turn left, direction Dion-le-Val, into Boulevard de Centenaire, which becomes Rue des Freres Poels. After approx 2 km turn right into Tienne du Golf. After approx 1 km turn right at roundabout into Les Gottes and follow sign to golf.

Royal Bercuit Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1965

Royal Bercuit Golf Club is home to a very good, though at times hilly course, laid out in a beautiful area of mature natural woodland. Designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones Sr, Bercuit starts with four excellent tree-lined holes, alternating par-4s and 5s, before launching you downhill at the dramatically plunging and water-protected par-3 5th.

Much of the rest of the course is played through this often enchanting woodland, with some tight drives to make - especially at holes like the downhill par-4 10th and the par-5 12th. Not only are these two holes breathlessly tight, but they also require blind tee shots; not even sound "local knowledge" will guarantee you putt out with the ball you first hit from the tee.

For all those downhill holes you play, you can count on an "equal and opposite" number of uphill climbs, ensuring you get a good stretch of the legs during the round. Overall a pleasant and challenging course, with its predominantly strong woodland holes and a few decidedly "tricky" ones mixed in as well.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): Mon €80; Tues-Fri €90; Sat/Sun €105.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

King Philippe I conferred the Royal prefix on Golf du Bercuit in 2017, based on the club attaining 50 years of age (in 2016) and certain other criteria (of which royal patronage is not necessarily one). Coincident with acquiring royal status, the club name changed from 'Golf du Bercuit' to 'Royal Bercuit Golf Club'.

In Belgium 13 golf clubs are permitted by royal prerogative to use the "Royal" prefix. They are: Antwerp, Anderlecht, Bercuit, Chateau d'Ardenne, des Fagnes (Spa), Hainaut, Latem, Limburg, Ostend, GC de Belgique (Ravenstein), Sart Tilman, Waterloo and Zoute.

Where2Stay

  • Best Western Wavre Hotel3-star

    Rue du Manil 91, 1301 Wavre

    +32 (0)10 243 334

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Bercuit; Louvain-la-Neuve

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Ravenstein; Royal Waterloo; Sept Fontaines; La Tournette; Hulencourt; Empereur; Pierpont; Rigenee; Falnuee.

  • Novotel Wavre3-star

    45 Rue de la Wastinne, 1301 Wavre

    +32 (0)10 41 13 63

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Bercuit; Louvain-La-Neuve

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Ravenstein; Empereur, Royal Waterloo (Marache and Lion courses); Sept Fontaines; Hulencourt; Rigenee; Falnuee; Pierpont.

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