Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course

Evian Resort Golf Course

Route du Golf,

Evians-les-Bains, Rhone-Alps F-74500

  • Office

    +33 (0)4 50 75 46 66
  • Pro shop

    +33 (0)4 50 75 46 66
  • Golf pro

    Jean-Philippe Serres (Head Professional).
  • Academy

    The Leadbetter Golf Academy - Evian.

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Lakeside and residential.

  • Designer:

    In 1989 Cabell Robinson undertook a major redesign of the course, which was originally established in 1904.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6120
5581
4705
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.0
69.7
69.8

Location

Latitude:

46.393788

Longitude:

6.570409

How to get there:

45 km E of Geneve

From the ring-road in the centre of Geneve, follow signs for Thonon / Evian along the south side of Lac Leman. After 42 km at the first roundabout in Evian-le-Bains, turn right, and follow the road up the hill, direction Evian Masters GC. After o.8 km turn left, direction Golf. After o.3 km turn right into golf.

Evian Resort Golf Course

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1904

Evian Resort Golf Course: The ever-present views onto Lake Geneva, excellent green-keeping and garden-like qualities make this one of France's most visually pleasing courses. Occupying terrain that slopes away from the lake, Cabell Robinson's redesign has ensured that climbing slopes is kept to a minimum. What Robinson does demand however, is a sharp approach game if you want to avoiding the often ferocious bunkering.

Evian's fabulous lake-view 15th is a photographic delight, and a veritable knee-trembler of a downhill par-3. The Alpine chalets that line some of the course seem to blend with the overall environment, and the cuckoo-clock house at the 17th green is picture-postcard perfect. As the back-nine draws to its close the fairways seem to get tighter and tighter, but by now you'll have melted into the lakeside pleasures of this famous major championship golf course.

Stay & Play at Evian Resort: the resort owns two luxury hotels and a manor house, located 2 km from the golf course (see Where2Stay section below).

List of courses: France - East
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course
  • Photo of Evian Resort Golf Course

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during golf season (Feb thru' Nov).

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on all days in high season (May-Sept): €105. April & Oct €85.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play rates and packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent practice and learning facilities at the Evian Academy (2 km from golf course).

Did you know?

Since 1994 the Evian Resort Golf Course (formerly called Royal GC de Evian, then Evian Masters GC) has hosted the Evian Masters, a Ladies European Tour and US LPGA Tour event, and now a major championship (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Evian). The event was launched by Franck Riboud, the President of the Danone Group (makers of Evian mineral water). The pro-shop here is one of the world's best stocked golf shops for women's golf wear.

Where2Stay

  • The Hôtel Royal5-star

    Royal Parc Evian, Rive Sud du Lac de Geneve, 74501 Evian-les-Bains.

    +33 (0)4 50 26 85 00

    Visit website

    The jewel of the Evian Resort, the 5-star Hôtel Royal nestles in 47-acres of private wooded grounds, affording breathtaking views of Lake Geneva and the French and Swiss Alps. The hotel exemplifies French-style luxury, and offers 150 excellently appointed rooms, including 32 suites.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Evian Resort GC (2 km)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

  • Hôtel Ermitage4-star

    Royal Parc Evian, Rive Sud du Lac de Geneve, 74501 Evian-les-Bains

    +33 (0)4 50 26 50 50

    Visit website

    The Evian Resort offers two luxury hotels in addition to a mansion house (Manoir du Golf) and the internationally renowned Evian Resort golf course. The Hôtel Ermitage is a 4-star residence with a warm décor and the feel of a family home. Together with the Hotel Royal, it is located in quiet grounds about 2 km east of the golf course. The two hotels offer a total of 11 bars & restaurants, two Spas, a thermal Spa, a casino and an auditorium. The Manoir also has rooms and is located 2 km west of the golf course.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Evian Resort GC (2 km)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).

Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.

Who's Who:
Patrick Cantlay: moved into the world top 5, after winning the final two FedEx Cup playoff events and scooping the $15 million first prize.

Trish Johnson: kept the Senior LPGA Championship trophy in European hands, with her second win in this event in its four-year history.

Latest Golf Course Updates

The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.

New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

The Dutch Open 2021 at Bernardus

Bump Your Hips to Start the Downswing