Château de Taulane

D6085, Route Napolean,

Le Logis du Pin, nr Castellane, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur F-83840

  • Office

    +33 (0)4 93 40 60 80
  • Pro shop

    +33 (0)4 93 60 31 30
  • Fax

    +33 (0)4 93 60 37 48
  • Golf pro

    François Morel
  • Academy

    Essential Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Gary Player

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6240
5775
4866
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.1
71.8
72.4

Location

Latitude:

43.778601

Longitude:

6.631842

How to get there:

50 km NW of Cannes

Follow N85 route Napoleon for approx 45 km from Grasse, direction Digne-les-Bains. Just passed le Logis du Pin turn left at golf sign. Golf is in front of you after o.8 km.

Chateau de Taulane

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

Est. 1992

Château de Taulane: The impressive 18th century Château de Taulane (now home to the resort's luxury onsite hotel) sits at the heart of one of the best Stay&Play venues in the south of France. Around the Château is Gary Player's excellently crafted golf course, itself surrounded by a natural pine forest. Providing an added scenic dimension, mountains climb to a thousand metres and more behind the resort.

Within this scenic and natural environment, your golf game can be applied to the "Black Knight's" handsomely crafted and predominantly tree-lined layout. Never too penal, nor too forgiving, low handicappers will need to work for their pars and birdies, while higher handicappers are given sufficient space to hit with confidence from the tee.

Water makes a telling appearance on a few holes, not least in front of the large double green, shared by the 9th and 18th holes. The wonderful Château provides an imposing backdrop to both these holes.

Located less than an hours' drive northwest from Grasse, the golf course at Taulane has all the hallmarks of a great quality design, supported by excellent maintenance standards. Combined with the splendid Château, Taulane offers all the ingredients for a wonderful Stay&Play golf experience.

List of courses: Cote d'Azur & Corsica

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts (fitted with GPS) available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The wonderful Château de Taulane lay in derelict ruins until the early-1990s, when it was magnificently transformed into a spectacular Stay&Play venue for golfers and non-golfers alike.

The original house was built in 1750 for Louis-Auguste Lyle, Marquis of Taulane, who came from a Scottish family that was established in Provence. He retired from the French navy in 1777 as a much decorated naval squadron leader.

Published ranking

France's 35th best course (Golf World, 2022).
Continental Europe's 126th best course (Golf World, 2023).

Where2Stay

  • Château de Taulane4-star

    Le Logis du Pins (D6085), 83840 La Matre.

    +33 (0)4 93 40 60 80

    Visit website

    15 minutes from the Gorges du Verdon, in the heart of a domain of 340 hectares, the Château de Taulane is one of France's top Stay&Play venues. The splendid 18th century château has been transformed into a 4-star luxury hotel, without losing any of its elegant, country manor charm.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Taulane

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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