Route de Montavie, Bresson,
nr Grenoble, Rhone-Alps F-38320
18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb / hilly
Robert Trent Jones Jr.
6 km S of Grenoble
From A480 on western side of Grenoble, take exit 5 onto N87 direction Seyssins. From N87 take exit 5 onto D5 direction Eybens / Bresson Grenoble. After 3.7 km at roundabout just after Tavernolles turn right onto D112 and follow sign to Golf International. After o.8 km turn right at sign Golf International de Grenoble.
Golf International de Grenoble Bresson: With the snowy Alps in full view at the first hole, you know you're in for some mountain golf (though not as high as you can play in the Alps). The undulations on the course can make it feel a bit like mountaineering if you are not too fit, so best to take a buggy (even if many of the locals do not).
Trent Jones' skillful earth mounding and bunkering has given some additional definition to some of the holes, although the tight tree-line (very tight at times) will leave you in no doubt where the right line is - just a question of getting the ball to behave itself and follow that line.
Impossible not to mention the views from the course - simply stunning. Whether you are looking up to the mountains, down into the valleys or across to Grenoble itself (at the tough par-5 9th) you will surely be taken in by the breathless beauty of these surroundings.
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: 2018].
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.
The ski station you can see from the early holes is Chamrousse, a favourite with Grenoble skiers (altitude 2526 metres).
2 Rue Emile Chavant, 38320 Bresson, nr Grenoble
+33 (0)4 76 25 25 38Visit website
17 avenue d'Echirolles, 38320 Eybens, nr Grenoble
+33 (0)4 76 25 34 58Visit website
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