Golf de Montpellier Massane

Domaine de Massane,

Baillargues, nr Montpellier, Languedoc-Roussillon F-34670

  • Office

    +33 (0)4 67 87 87 87
  • Pro shop

    +33 (0)4 66 87 87 89
  • Fax

    +33 (0)4 67 87 87 90
  • Golf pro

    Xavier Lempereur
  • Academy

    David Leadbetter Golf Academy.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Ronald (Ron) Fream

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6549
5692
4972
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
76.9
72.3
74

At the same location:

9-hole par-27 Les Ecureuils course (806 metres)

Location

Latitude:

43.649421

Longitude:

4.001019

How to get there:

10 km E of Montpellier

From A9 take exit 28 (Vendargues). After o.5 km at roundabout, follow direction Baillargues / Golf Montpellier-Massane on N113. After o.5 km turn right at sign Golf Montpellier-Massane. After train crossing turn right and follow route up to Hotel and Golf.

Golf de Montpellier Massane

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1988

Golf de Montpellier Massane: This pleasant parkland course plays through two contrasting environments, creating rather different golfing experiences. Laid out on relatively flat terrain by Ron Fream, the opening stretch of holes are lined by holiday homes. Staying out of back gardens, swimming pools and frequent "on course" water hazards is a key demand, especially for seriously wayward hitters.

Things start changing at the 4th hole and by the time you get to the back-nine the houses have been replaced by pleasant rural countryside. Most of the course enjoys this more open and inviting feel, albeit without too much in the way of elevation change and undulations.

Small mounds and good bunkering are used to break up the flatness of the layout, complemented by several dangerous water hazards. A small river (La Cadoule) creates a formidable hazard at the 8th, 9th and 18th holes.

Like nearby Montpellier Fontcaude and La Grand Motte, Montpellier Massane is a pleasant course to play. However, tougher tests await in the South of France as you head east into the Cote d'Azur.

List of courses: France - South

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Montpellier-Massane is a member of the Golfy network of golf clubs. There are more than 100 Golfy golf courses spread throughout France, and over 20 outside France. Golfy card holders receive generous discounts at courses in the Golfy network. Check things out on www.golfy.fr.

Where2Stay

  • Golf Club Hotel de Montpellier Massane3-star

    Domaine de Massane, Baillargues, F-34670, nr Montpellier.

    +33 (0)4 67 87 87 87

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      Montpellier-Massane

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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