Golf de Fontainebleau


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Golf de Fontainebleau Est. 1909

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Golf de Fontainebleau: Tom Simpson created in the woodlands around Fontainebleau a most “English” layout which makes excellent use of the undulating and heavily wooded terraine. Some of the trees that line the “tightish” fairways are hundreds of years old, and a few of the really old ones are “labelled” accordingly - all in all they create a tranquil forested setting for a relatively tough test of your golfing skills. With one or two spectacularly elevated tee-boxes, and some rock strewn fairways, you will be in for a golfing treat just a mile or two from what was once Napolean’s military HQ.

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Making Contact

Golf de Fontainebleau
Route d'Orléans,
Fontainebleau, Ile-de-France F-77300
France
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Office   +33 (0)1 64 22 22 95
Pro Shop   +33 (0)1 64 22 74 19
Fax

  +33 (0)1 64 22 63 76

Email   golf.fontainebleau@orange.fr
Website   www.golfdefontainebleau.org
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Golf Pro
 
Jean-Pierre Hirigoyen (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Original course redesigned by Tom Simpson (1920) and later lengthened and modified by Fred Hawtree.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6074 5667 4822
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.0 70.3 71.2
 
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How2Get There?

60 km SE of centre of Paris.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays €90; weekends €110 (only in July/Aug). [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 (except in July & Aug).  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: men 24; women 28.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Fontainebleau's Norman style clubhouse is decorated with tree frescoes painted by Paul Tavarnier (1852-1943), an artist much influenced by the Barbizon school. The School, which took its name from the village of Barbizon in the Forest of Fontainebleau, was initially influenced by the work of English artist John Constable. Artists like Théodore Rousseau, Jean-François Millet and Charles-François Daubigny led the School during its most active years between 1830 and 1870. The French landscape was a major theme of the Barbizon painters.

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: 8th best course in continental Europe.
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Location

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Latitude: (48.393493)
Longitude: (2.681919)
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Hotel Aigle Noir 4-star
27 place Napoléon Bonaparte, 77300 Fontainebleau.
+33 (0)1 60 74 60 00
www.hotelaiglenoir.fr

A former private mansion dating from the 18th century, this majestic hotel is 100 metres from the grounds of Fontainebleau Palace. Fit for an Emperor, it offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water. The guest rooms are spacious and decorated in grand style with luxury fabrics and antique wooden furniture. Flat-screen TV and a DVD player are provided in each room.

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