Golf de Chantilly

Allée de la Ménagerie,

Chantilly, Picardie F-60500

  • 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
  • Golf pro

    Jean-Pierre Cixous (Head Professional)

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.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
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).

Location

Latitude:

49.205318

Longitude:

2.479584

How to get there:

45 km N of centre of Paris.

Golf de Chantilly (Longeres course)

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

Est. 1920s

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.

List of courses: Around Paris

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; no visitors on weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on the Longeres course in high season: €80.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

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.

Published ranking

2018 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.

Where2Stay

  • Dolce Chantilly4-star

    Avenue de Verdun, Vineuil St Firmin, Chantilly F-60500.

    +33 (0)3 44 58 47 77

    Visit website

    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.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Chantilly (1.5 km)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Apremont; Club du Lys.

    • Golf within 30 km:

      L'Isle Adam; Raray; Morfontaine (private).

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