Golf National

Avenue du Golf,

Guyancourt, Ile-de-France F-78286

  • Office

    +33 (0)1 30 43 36 00
  • Pro shop

    +33 (0)1 30 43 36 00
  • Fax

    +33 (0)1 30 43 85 58
  • Golf pro

    Paul Armitage (Director of Golf)
  • Academy

    Golf National School of Golf

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Hubert Chesneau

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
5961
5742
4877
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
72.6
71.4
72.3

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Aigle course. Also at Le Golf National are the 18-hole Albatros course (par-72; 6,695 m from back tees) and the 9-hole Oiselet/Little Bird course (par-32; 1,955 m from mens tees).

Location

Latitude:

48.753753

Longitude:

2.080906

How to get there:

25 km SW of centre of Paris.

From the N12 in the southwest of Paris, take exit 4 (Versailles-Centre) onto the D91 and head south direction Guyancourt. After 5 km bear right off the D91 and follow Toutes Directions; do not follow direction Voisins le Bx into the underpass. At roundabout take the third exit, direction Golf National. After o.7 km turn left into golf.

Golf National (Aigle course)

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.

Est. 1990

Le Golf National (Aigle course): Home to an undoubted treasure in the form of the Robert Von Hagge designed (Ryder Cup) Albatros course, Golf National is also home to something of an "enfant terrible" on adjoining land, designed by Frenchman Hubert Chesneau.

Many holes on the Aigle (Eagle) course are characterised by thin green slivers of short grass (generously called fairways), laid out between dune-like mounds of dense and often impenetrable rough. There is limited evidence of a helpful band of semi-rough, which might soften the stress of having to hit arrow straight tee shots on most holes. The Club's current literature talks about the Aigle's "wide" fairways, so it's quite possible the course has been made more "golfer-friendly" in recent times. After the opening few holes, much of the course occupies flatter ground, and is played over open, links-style terrain.

Beyond the course the scenery encompasses open country on one side and a small aerodrome on the other. The Aigle certainly provides a testing and rewarding golfing adventure, but ensure you take plenty of spare balls, just in case those "wide" fairways are a little bit tighter than you would like to see.

Stay & Play at Golf National: onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Around Paris

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Official handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays €92; weekends €77.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

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

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Golf National's Albatros course has hosted many top-level tournaments including the French Open championship on many occasions. As venue for the 2018 Ryder Cup matches, the Albatros joined an elite band of golf courses in Europe and America that have hosted this most famous of golfing events. For more details view Top Golf Tournaments at Golf National, Albatros course.

Where2Stay

  • Hotel Novotel Saint Quentin Golf National4-star

    1 ave du Golf, 78114 Magny-les-Hameaux

    +33 (0)1 30 57 65 65

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    Located alongside the prestigious courses of Golf National (annual host to the French Open tournament), the hotel offers 131 modern rooms, 12 meeting rooms and an auditorium for hosting a full array of professional and private events. The restaurant, clubhouse, bar and swimming pool are centers for relaxation, dedicated to your well-being.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Golf National (Albatros, Aigle and Oiselet courses)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      La Boulie; St Nom-la-Breteche; St Cloud; Feucherolles; Joyenval; Bethemont; St Germain; Courson; Rochefort.

  • Hotel Novotel Château de Versailles3-star

    4 Blvd St Antoine, 78152 Le Chesnay

    +33 (0)1 39 54 96 96

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    Novotel Château de Versailles is located just 5 minutes from the centre of Versailles and the world renowned Palace of Versailles. With 105 air-conditioned rooms, restaurant, bar and conference facilities, the hotel is ideal for either a business trip or a family vacation or romantic visit to Versailles.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      St Nom-la-Breteche; La Boulie; Golf National; St Cloud; Feucherolles; Joyenval; Bethemont; St Germain

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