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Golf du Touquet

Avenue du Golf,

Le Touquet, Nord-Pas-de-Calais F-62520

  • Office

    +33 (0)3 21 06 28 00
  • Pro shop

    +33 (0)3 21 06 28 00
  • Fax

    +33 (0)3 21 06 28 01
  • Golf pro

    Didier Behin and Daphné Lesur.

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal pine forest.

  • Designer:

    Horace Hutchinson

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5774
5482
4670
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
70.9
69.3
70.1

At the same location:

Above distances are for La Forêt course. Also at Golf du Touquet is the 18-hole La Mer course (par-72, 6430 m from back tees) and 9-hole Le Manoir course (par-35, 2817 mtrs).

Location

Latitude:

50.500421

Longitude:

1.598125

How to get there:

3 km S of Le Touquet / 28 km S of Boulogne.

Leave the A16 motorway (Boulogne-Abbeville) at exit 26 (Le Touquet). Follow the N39 direction Etaples/Le Touquet. After 3.2 km, in Etaples, turn left at roundabout and cross River bridge. At roundabout (across bridge) turn right onto the N39 direction Le Touquet. After 2 km at traffic lights turn left at sign for Golf/Stella Plage. After 1 km golf is on your left (directly opposite Le Manoir Hotel).

Golf du Touquet (La Forêt course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1904

Golf du Touquet (La Forêt course): On the Côte d’Opale, golfers from France, Britain and Belgium have been well-served for over a century by Golf du Touquet. In 1904 the Horace Hutchinson designed La Forêt course set the ball rolling. Some 25 years later the Stoneham family, who owned much of Le Touquet at the time, commissioned legendary designer Harry Colt to build a second course. Located amongst the dunes and closer to the sea, La Mer opened for play in 1931.

Generally regarded as second in line to Le Touquet's La Mer course, the ever-popular "Forest" layout also puts up a thoroughly enjoyable test of golf. Pre-dating its open linksland stablemate by 27 years, the predominantly tree-lined Forêt occupies a flatter and more wooded parkland environment. Pine and birch trees, rather than towering dunes, flourish alongside the good-width (sometimes opulently wide) fairways on this out-and-back layout.

Although you won't be exposed to the dramatic sand hills of La Mer, La Forêt's back-nine contains many excellent holes benefitting from naturally contoured, gently undulating terrain. The downhill par-3 17th is one of the highlights of the closing stretch. With generally good-quality upkeep La Forêt provides a perfect foil to the impressive duneland La Mer course, and is not one to overlook on your visit to Le Touquet.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-April thru' mid-Oct): Mon-Thur €70; Fri-Sun €85.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Golf du Touquet is a member of the Open Golf Club group, which manages over 45 golf properties in France, Benelux, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Morocco, including several Stay&Play golf resort destinations. See the Open Golf Club website (opengolfclub.com) for a list of all their golf courses and hotels.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 20th best Stay&Play golf resort in continental Europe.

Where2Stay

  • Le Manoir Hotel3-star

    Ave du Golf, 62520 Le Touquet.

    +33 (0)3 21 06 28 28

    Visit website

    Set in the heart of Le Touquet Forest, the former home of Le Touquet Golf Club's founder is now an elegant manor house hotel. Dating from the early 20th century, with its ivy-covered facade, the hotel offers 41 rooms and suites. Directly opposite the hotel is the clubhouse of Le Touquet golf.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Le Touquet (La Mer and La Foret courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Hardelot (Les Pins and Les Dunes courses); Belle Dune; Nampont St Martin; Wimereux (40 km).

  • Hotel Westminster4-star

    Avenue du Verger, 62520 - Le Touquet

    +33 (0)3 21 05 48 48

    Visit website

    Set in the heart of the Le Touquet Forest, this elegant manor house hotel was once the home of Allen Stoneham, the founder of Le Touquet Golf Club. Le Manoir Hotel, with its ivy-covered facade, now offers 41 rooms and suites. Located directly opposite the hotel is the clubhouse of Golf du Touquet.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Le Touquet (La Mer & La Foret courses)

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Belle Dune; Nampont St Martin; Hardelot (Les Pins and Les Dunes courses); Wimereux (35 km); Aa St Omer (50 km).

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