60 rue du 19 Janvier,
Garches, Ile-de-France F-92380
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
Vert/Green course: designed by Harry Colt (1913).
Jaune/Yellow course: designed by Harry Colt and his partner John S.F. Morrison (1930).
Above distances are for the Green/Vert course. Also at Saint-Cloud is the 18-hole Jaune/Yellow course (par-67; 4824 metres from the back tees).
12 km W of centre of Paris.
From A13 exit at junction 5 follow Vaucresson D182. After o.6 km turn right onto D907, direction Marnes la Coquette. After o.6 km turn left at traffic lights direction Vaucresson centre. After o.3 km bear right at roundabout. After o.3 km at second roundabout bear left. After o.5 km go straight over third roundabout. After 1.1 km at fourth roundabout (pine tree) turn left into Rue du 19 Janvier. After 1.5 km golf entrance is a very sharp turn on your left.
Golf de Saint-Cloud (Vert course): The two courses of Golf de Saint-Cloud are located on what was previously known as the Buzenval estate; amongst its former owners ... Napolean Bonaparte's first wife Joséphine de Beauharnais. In 1913, the then owner of Saint-Cloud Country Club, an American lawyer named Henry Cachard, commissioned the legendary English course architect Harry Colt to design the championship Vert/Green course. The shorter par-67 Jaune/Yellow course was added in 1930.
Over the years Harry Colt's original design has been modified with additional tree-planting, bunkering and earth mounding. However, Colt's impressive layout still provides the underpinning for the many golfing challenges on this delightfully absorbing parkland course. Whereas flattish terrain characterises the course up to the par-4 7th, things become distinctly more undulating for the next eight holes. Some of the higher elevations offer views over Paris, although these can be obscured in summer when the trees lining the holes are in full leaf.
From its beginnings, Saint-Cloud was a gathering place for French high society to relax and enjoy the sporting pursuits of golf, tennis and polo. French presidents and British royalty have plied their golfing skills here. The clubhouse, all six storeys of it, is indeed a very grand affair. When you add in the shorter but also testing Jaune course and excellent practice facilities, it's easy to understand why Saint-Cloud remains one of the premier golfing venues around Paris.
Visitor tee-times available only in July and August; exceptionally at other times. Closed Mondays.
Must book in advance. Proof of handicap must be shown.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2017].
Players generally walk this course.
Between 1926 and 1987 the Vert course at Saint-Cloud frequently hosted the French Open Championship, continental Europe's second oldest national golf championship. Included amongst the winners at Saint-Cloud of this prestigious event are: Sir Henry Cotton (1946); Flory van Donck (1954, 1957); Roberto di Vicenzo (1960); Greg Norman (1980); Bernhard Langer (1984) and Jose Rivero (1987). (See our Tournaments section >by Venue >Saint-Cloud).
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