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La Tempête Golf Club

151 rue des Trois Manoirs,

Lévis (Breakeyville), Québec G0S 1E2

  • Office

    +1 (418) 832 8111
  • Pro shop

    +1 (418) 832 8111
  • Fax

    +1 (418) 832 1799
  • Golf pro

    André Raymond (General Mgr & Golf Professional) / Frédéric Lessard (Head Professional & Director of Golf Services)
  • Academy

    La Tempête Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Canadian architects (and brothers) Darrell Huxham and Warren Huxham.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7203
6188
5280
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.9
69.8
70.5

Location

Latitude:

46.675539

Longitude:

-71.216877

How to get there:

25 km S of Quebec City.

La Tempête is located 10 minutes from the Québec and Pierre-Laporte bridges and can be reached from Rte 175 and Hwy 73 South, exit 123 or 128.

La Tempête Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2003

La Tempête Golf Club: Top-quality golf courses around Québec City are not in overly abundant supply. But any shortfall in quantity is compensated by the quality of the area's standard bearer, La Tempête (in English The Storm or Tempest). You'll find this modern and mainly links-style layout tucked away in a quiet rural setting, just a few miles south of Quebec City across the St Lawrence River.

The originally flat terrain at La Tempête has been stylishly contoured and mounded to create an easy-walking big dimension course. It's a predominantly open championship layout that big hitters will enjoy, providing care is taken on the occasions when water threatens. This is certainly the case on the lake-hugging opening and closing duo on the back-nine. The short doglegging par-4 4th and 8th holes also bring ponds into play.

In the middle section of each nine-hole loop, a tree-lined environment replaces the more customary open linksy terrain. The par-4 6th introduces the tree-lined holes (two on the front-nine, four on the back). On this testing hole a meandering stream is in play both from the tee and on your approach to the green. What is supposedly a two-shotter (to the green), has been known to require one or two more than that.

Integral to the layout's handsome features, the good-width nicely rolling fairways are flanked by attractive and plentiful bunkering. Good-size stylish sand traps are also significantly in play around the large fast sloping greens.

Among a nicely varied collection of par-3s, the strongly bunker-defended 15th enjoys an attractive backdrop of tall pines. At the 11th and 17th, played in the open terrain, just a single bunker is needed at each hole, but water most definitely provides the real danger.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes at peak times in high season (June thru' Oct): $155 (all days). Golf cart included.

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

Other information

Walking permitted.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

La Tempête is located just across the mighty St Lawrence River on the outskirts of Québec City, one of the most charming and historic cities in Canada. The city's most famous landmarks include the very impressive Château Frontenac, a Fairmont hotel which dominates the skyline, and La Citadelle, a large intact fortress. The old parts of the city, both Upper and Lower, are understandably a magnet for tourists, full of charming hotels, excellent restaurants, scenic outlooks and historic buildings.

La Tempête has hosted a number of top-level events, including the PGA Champions Tour's Quebec Championship. For more details see: Top Golf Tournaments at La Tempête Golf Club.

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