Golf International de Pont Royal

BP 11,

Mallemort, nr Salon-de-Provence, Provence-Alpes-Cote D'Azur F-13370

  • Office

    +33 (0)4 90 57 40 79
  • Pro shop

    +33 (0)4 90 57 40 79
  • Fax

    +33 (0)4 90 57 50 19
  • Golf pro

    Xavier Bernard
  • Academy

    Pont Royal Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb, especially on the front-nine

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Seve Ballesteros
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6303
5778
4847
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.3
72
72.5

Location

Latitude:

43.706570

Longitude:

5.209537

How to get there:

60 km N of Marseille

North of Salon-de-Provence leave A7 at exit 26 and take N7 direction Aix-en-Provence. After 9.3 km at roundabout follow direction Golf Pont Royal. Golf entrance is on your right.

Golf International de Pont Royal

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

Est. 1992

Golf International de Pont Royal lays down a Seve Ballesteros crafted golf adventure, one best undertaken with the aid of a golf cart, unless you are in the mood for some reasonably strenuous exercise. This is not a golf course for the faint-hearted, with some twisting par-4s, superb par-3s over water and an unforgettable par-3 11th over a ravine.

Make no mistake, this is a very good and scenic test of golf course, but one that can take a round or two to discover where best to hit the ball, and where to definitely avoid. On occasions you will be faced with some tightish drives and approach shots.

The layout is typically quite undulating, although there is a flatter stretch of holes, starting at the tricky water defended par-3 2nd (next to the Moulins de Vernegues Hotel). This flatter stretch follows alongside the D7N main road. After another testing and watery par-3 at the 5th, you turn away from the road and journey uphill at the par-4 6th, taking on one of several tightish drives as you play this well-bunkered hole.

Pont Royal incorporates a combination of many great holes, and many tough ones. The housing that flanks parts of the course perimeter, thankfully doesn't impinge too seriously on the layout. From the higher elevations of the course there are wonderful views over valleys and mountains beyond, all quite spectacular.
List of courses: Cote d'Azur & Corsica

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 (April thru' mid-Nov): €78.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Pont Royal 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.

Where2Stay

  • Le Moulin de Vernegues4-star

    RN 7, Pont Royal, 13370 Mallemort de Provence

    +33 (0)4 90 59 12 00

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      Pont Royal

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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