Golf d'Hardelot (Les Dunes course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Golf d'Hardelot (Les Dunes course) Est. 1991

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Golf d'Hardelot (Les Dunes course): As the more recent of the two Hardelot courses, Les Dunes does not quite have the cachet or style of Tom Simpson's Les Pins layout (located just a kilometre away). At just over 5,800 yards from the tips, and with six not overly long par-3s, you may be forgiven for thinking Les Dunes will not thoroughly examine your game. But there you'd be wrong. This often hilly and (at times) tightly tree-lined course will most assuredly test all aspects of your game.

The uphill par-4 opening hole provides a good example of what lies ahead on Les Dunes. Like many holes, it contains considerable elevation change, deep crinkly-edged bunkering and a testing approach to an elevated two-tier green. Driving accuracy is one of the essentials to good scoring here. So too the ability to weigh-up the elevation changes, and execute an adept short game should you miss the greens.

The quiet setting amongst mature pine trees, and a generally good level of greenkeeping ensures the popularity of Les Dunes with visiting golfers. Although many houses are seen immediately beyond the course boundary, they rarely detract from this ever-undulating and attractive layout. If the course had been built closer to modern-day championship length, it would certainly pose a bigger challenge to Les Pins for top honours in Hardelot.

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Golf d'Hardelot
Avenue Edouard VII,
Hardelot Plage, Nord-Pas-de-Calais F-62152
France
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Office   +33 (0)3 21 91 90 90
Pro Shop   +33 (0)3 21 91 90 90
Fax

  +33 (0)3 21 83 24 33

Email   hardelot@opengolfclub.com
Website   www.hardelotgolfclub.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb, hilly.
 
Surroundings: Residential and pine forest.
 
Designer: French designer Jean-Claude Cornillot with Baron Paul Rolin (Belgium).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5328 4893 4117
Par 70 70 70
SSS or Slope 69.5 66.7 67.0
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for Les Dunes course. Located 1 km away is Hardelot's 18-hole Les Pins course (par-71, 5919 m from back tees).
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How2Get There?

3 km SE of Hardelot Plage / 13 km S of Boulogne.
Leave the A16 (Boulogne-Le Touquet motorway) at exit 27. Follow the D308 towards Neufchatel-Hardelot. After 1.1 km turn right onto the D940. After 100m turn left onto the D119 to Neufchatel. After 2.1 km turn left towards Hardelot Centre. After 0.8 km entrance to golf is on your left.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2016 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (mid-April thru' mid-Oct): €75 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Golf d'Hardelot is a member of the Open Golf Club group, which manages over 30 golf properties in France, Belgium, Spain 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.

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Location

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Latitude: (50.625590)
Longitude: (1.608242)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel du Parc 4-star
111 Ave Francois 1er, 62152 Hardelot
+33 (0)3 21 33 22 11
www.parc.najeti.fr

The Najeti Hotel du Parc is ideally located for golfers wanting to discover the many excellent courses of the Cote d'Opale. This quiet and comfortable hotel offers 80 rooms and 10 apartments. Each fully equipped room is excellently furnished in a modern attractive style. The hotel also offers an outdoor heated pool, playground for children, three tennis courts, games room, bowling alley, excellent restaurant and convivial bar.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Hardelot (Les Pins & Les Dunes courses)
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Golf within 30 km Wimereux; Le Touquet (La Mer & La Foret courses); Belle Dune (35 km); Nampont St Martin (35 km); Aa Saint-Omer (45 km).
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Le Manoir Hotel 3-star
Ave du Golf, 62520 Le Touquet
+33 (0)3 21 06 28 28
www.manoirhotel.com

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)
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Hardelot (Les Pins and Les Dunes courses); Belle Dune; Nampont St Martin; Wimereux (40 km).
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