Golf de Chantilly (Longeres course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Golf de Chantilly (Longeres course) Est. 1920s

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Golf de Chantilly's Longeres course is an excellent foil to the club's renonwed Vineuil layout - a true “aristocrat” of French golf and widely regarded as one of the country's finest layouts. Located just over a kilometre from the sumptuous Château de Chantilly, the two courses enjoy a mix of open parkland and tree-lined holes, laid out on gently undulating terrain, surrounded by the Forêt de Chantilly.

At this prestigious club, both courses benefit from excellent greenkeeping, which produces some of the best putting surfaces to be found anywhere around Paris. Like its sibling, the Longeres layout, which was largely designed by British architect Donald Steel, demands good tee-to-green course management if you want to avoid a plentiful array of bunkering. Also in keeping with the Vineuil, water hazards do not play any part in proceedings.

Here at Chantilly you can enjoy the special atmosphere of a wonderfully quiet woodland environment, on two excellent courses that blend open as well as tree-lined stretches. Immediately to the east is the Dolce Chantilly resort and golf course, but you'll not be aware of its presence through a thick band of trees and bushes.

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Making Contact

Golf de Chantilly
Allée de la Ménagerie,
Chantilly, Picardie F-60500
France
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Office   +33 (0)3 44 57 04 43
Pro Shop   +33 (0)3 44 58 26 72
Fax

  +33 (0)3 44 57 26 54

Email   contact@golfdechantilly.com
Website   www.golfdechantilly.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jean-Pierre Cixous (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland (Forêt de Chantilly).
 
Designer: Original 18-hole Longeres course designed in the 1920s by Tom Simpson, when he also redesigned the original 9-hole Vineuil course (extending it from 9 to 18 holes). The Longeres suffered badly during WW2, and most of it was abandoned after the war. In the 1980s English architect David Steel brought five original Longeres holes back into play, together with 13 new holes which he designed.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6391 5804 4835
Par 73 73 73
SSS or Slope 73.2 70.0 69.4
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the Longeres course. Also at Golf de Chantilly is the 18-hole par-71 Vineuil course (6396 m from back tees).
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How2Get There?

45 km N of centre of Paris.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes on the Longeres course in high season: €80. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; no visitors on weekends.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Chantilly's Vineuil course has hosted many top level tournaments, including several French Open Championships. For more details see: Top Golf Tournaments at Golf de Chantilly.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (49.205318)
Longitude: (2.479584)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Dolce Chantilly 4-star
Avenue de Verdun, Vineuil St Firmin, Chantilly F-60500.
+33 (0)3 44 58 47 77
www.dolcechantilly.com

The 4-star Dolce Chantilly Hotel has 200 rooms and suites and 23 meeting rooms, as well as restaurants and bars. It is also home to an 18-hole golf course (Dolce Chantilly, 18-holes, par-72, 6209 m) with fourteen holes skirting the edge of a forest, and four played directly behind the elegant hotel in a garden like setting. The prestigious Golf du Chantilly and its renowned Vineuil course is just over a kilometre away.

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