Chemin de Courmateau,
Louens, nr Bordeaux, Aquitaine F-33290
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.
Canadian designer Rod Whitman (who also worked with Bill Coore on Golf du Médoc's Châteaux course).
Above distances are for the Vignes course. Also at Golf du Médoc is the 18-hole Châteaux course (par-71; 6,325 metres from back tees).
17 km NW of Bordeaux
Leave the A63 (Bordeaux ring) at exit 7, and follow direction Lacanau/Le Verdon on the N215. After 3.7 km at roundabout turn right onto the D1 direction Castenau/Le Verdon. After 6.3 km turn left at roundabout and immediately right onto the Chemin de Courmateau, direction Golf du Médoc. After 1.4 km golf is on your right.
Golf du Médoc (Vignes course): Not to be overshadowed by the resort's Châteaux course, Golf du Medoc's Les Vignes layout provides a contrasting, but no lesser golfing experience. Several holes on the "Vines" course are more tree-lined than on its more open and linksy companion. The Vine's fairways are a bit tighter, the bunkers bigger and the deep-rough looks closer to the fairway's edge.
Les Vignes, like its companion, occupies a wonderfully quiet and natural environment. The terrain is relatively flat and trees are more in evidence, complementing the layout's open "heathland" stretches. On the back-nine you play through what is left of an attractive pine forest, where accuracy in addition to length is required to score well. Picking the right line from the tee is also important at the par-4 8th and par-4 10th, played in opposite directions on either side of the same small lake.
With its excellent quality greens, Les Vignes offers a more tree-lined and technical challenge than the bigger dimension and more open Châteaux course. In addition to Golf du Médoc's two handsomely designed 18-hole courses, the resort also boasts excellent practice facilities, a 4-star onsite hotel, great cuisine and as much of the local wine as you can handle.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The opening of an on-site hotel in May 2007, established Golf du Médoc as one of the best Stay&Play locations in south-west France. The Châteaux course has hosted the French Open, a PGA European Tour event. For more details view Top golf tournaments at Golf du Medoc.
2019 Golf World rating: 75th best course and 7th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.
33290 Le Plan Medoc
+33 (0)5 56 70 11 95Visit website
In one of the world's greatest wine regions, with its famous Châteaux, this Golf Hotel Resort allows you to combine golf, gastronomy and wine tasting. Located only 20 minutes from the city of Bordeaux and its international airport.
Golf du Médoc (Châteaux and Vignes courses)
5 route de L'Ile Vincent, BP 9, 33460 Margaux
+33 (0)5 57 88 38 30Visit website
A 4-star deluxe hotel in a quiet and secluded setting near the famous Château Margaux. Complete with 100 rooms, swimming pool, tennis court, volley-ball pitch and private harbour.
Golf du Médoc (Châteaux and Vignes courses)
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