Golf de Joyenval


Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   Golf de Joyenval Est. 1992

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Golf de Joyenval: Fanning out to the west of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, the Forêt de Marly was formerly home to royal and aristocratic hunting parties, who gave chase to the forest's abundant deer and wild boar. Nowadays the forest also boasts one of the best collections of golf courses to be found around Paris. On the forest's southern border, the 36-holes of Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche is the standard bearer for the more recently conceived "royal and ancient" game. Tucked into the northwest of the forest is Golf de Joyenval, another excellent, 36-hole, private member's facility. Joyenval occasionally hosts European Tour events, and even more occasionally opens its doors to a limited number of visitors. The Club's two equally enjoyable courses, the Marly and Retz layouts, both occupy surprisingly open, linksy terrain, with woodland skirting the perimeter holes. In this pleasantly scenic golfing environment, the principal hazards are provided by Trent Jones' impressive bunkering, as well as long, grassy rough that lines many holes. With good-width, nicely rolling (though never excessively undulating) fairways, tough-to-read greens and a few water hazards also in play, both Joyenval's courses will test and challenge your all-round game (assuming you are able to sign-in with a member, or play as an unaccompanied guest, which is best enquired about for the month of August).

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Making Contact

Golf de Joyenval
Chemin de la Tuilerie, Chambourcy,
nr St-Germain-en-Laye, Ile-de-France F-78240
France
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Office   +33 (0)1 39 22 27 61
Pro Shop   +33 (0)1 39 22 27 50
Fax

  +33 (0)1 30 65 94 26

Email   joyenval@golfdejoyenval.com
Website   www.golfdejoyenval.com
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About the course

The course: 36 holes. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Robert Trent Jones Sr.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6249 5776 4532
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 148 141 129
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances/ratings are for the Marly course. Also at Joyenval is the 18-hole par-72 Trent Jones-designed Retz course, measuring 6211 metres from the back tees.
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How2Get There?

27 km W of centre of Paris.
From Saint-Germain-en-Laye, head west on the N13. After less than 2 km, turn left into Chambourcy on the Rue du Chemin Neuf. In Chambourcy take the Rue de Montaigu and then Chemin de la Tuilerie, and follow signs to golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Outside visitor fee not applicable; members only course. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Joyenval is a private club; guests may only play if hosted by a member. A limited amount of unaccompanied guest/outside visitor play may be permitted upon application, usually restricted to the month of August. 
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Joyenval has hosted several top level events, including the European Seniors Tour in 2000, and in 2010 the Vivendi Cup. This full European Tour event was played as a Pro-Am for the first two days on the Marly and Retz courses; the final two rounds were played exclusivey on the Marly course. For more details view Top Golf Tournaments at Golf de Joyenval.

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

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Latitude: (48.893009)
Longitude: (2.035367)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Pavillon Henri IV 4-star
21 rue Thiers, 78100 Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris.
+33 (0)1 39 10 15 15
www.pavillon-henri-4.com

Once the residence of Louis XIV - the 'Sun King' - the Pavillon Henri IV offers an exceptional panoramic view of the Seine Valley all the way to Paris. The hotel, which opened in 1850, has the feeling of an ancient manor, with 42 rooms, a restaurant and reception rooms.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km St Germain; Bethemont.
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Golf within 30 km Golf National; La Boulie; Feucherolles; St Nom-la-Bretesche (private); Joyenval (private).
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Hotel Novotel Château de Versailles 3-star
4 Blvd St Antoine, 78150 Le Chesnay
+33 (0)1 39 54 96 96
www.novotel.com

Novotel Château de Versailles is located just a 5 minute walk from the centre of Versailles and the world renowned Palace of Versailles. With 105 air-conditioned rooms, restaurant, bar and conference facilities, the hotel is ideal for either a business trip, family vacation, romantic visit to Versailles or exploring the excellent golf courses on the west side of Paris.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km St Nom-la-Breteche; La Boulie; Golf National; St Cloud; Feucherolles; Joyenval; Bethemont; St Germain
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