Waregem, West-Vlaanderen B-8790
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain, easy to walk.
Baron Paul Rolin
15 km NE of Kortrijk
From the A14-E17 motorway (Gent - Kortrijk) take exit 5 (Waregem) and follow the N382 direction Ronse (opposite direction to Waregem). After 300 metres turn left direction American War Cemetry / Wortegem. After o.7 km go straight over cross-roads into Bosstraat, direction Karmel. After o.8 km turn left direction Karmel / Waregem Happy Golf. After o.2 km turn right direction Karmel / Waregem Happy Golf. After 1 km golf entrance is in front of you.
Waregem Golf Club: Originally known as Waregem "Happy" Golf, this is a relatively recent and pleasant golf course occupying a quiet rural setting. You will be happy if you can build a good score on the gently undulating, more wooded front-nine, where several shortish par-4's are lined with trees that are still some way from full maturity. Water, water everywhere awaits you on the flatter, but far more tricky back-nine. Accurate “target golf” from the tee is the best way to maintain your score on the inward-nine; OB and several water ponds will account for anything significantly off-line. The greens here are often quite large, with many difficult slopes - definitely a test for your putting skills. Like many inland Belgian courses, the ground conditions here can vary - usually fine in the spring, summer and early autumn, but with a tendency to get rather wet and soggy during the winter. Waregem will provide a good examination of your overall game - and maybe even a boost to your general state of happiness !
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
Accommodation is available on-site in the Waregem Golf Hotel. In the neighbourhood, just a kilometre away, is the excellent 't Oud Konintje restaurant (one of Belgian's best) and also the American Flanders Field War Cemetry.
Bergstraat 41, 8790 Waregem
+32 (0)56 60 97 36Visit website
The hotel is located in the same complex as the golf and tennis clubs.
Autostrade E-17, 9810 Nazareth
+32 (0)9 385 6083Visit website
Located on the E17 motorway (Gent - Kortrijk) close to junction 7.
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