La Ferme Saint Sauveur,
Port en Bessin, nr Bayeux, Basse-Normandie F-14520
18 holes. Open parkland. Significantly undulating terrain - several slopes to climb
18-hole par-72 La Mer course (6216 m from back tees).
140 km W of Le Havre
From the city of Bayeux go north on the D6 direction Port-en-Bessin. After 8 km, on the outskirts of Port-en-Bessin, turn left onto the D514 (Ave du Marechal de Tourville), direction Golf. After 1.3 km turn left direction Mercure Hotel/Golf.
Golf Omaha Beach (Le Manoir course): 36-holes of championship golf, onsite accommodation and excellent practice facilities make Omaha Beach an ideal Stay & Play location from which to explore Normandie and its historic D-Day beaches. Originally configured as three nine-hole loops (La Mer, Le Bocage and L'Etang), Omaha Beach has been extended and now divides into two 18-hole courses: La Mer and Le Manoir. Although lacking La Mer's clifftop excursion and occupying a slightly more compact area, Le Manoir is nevertheless an enjoyably scenic and challenging layout, offering many fine inland views across the Bessin valley. At times exuding an undulating linksy character, at others an open parkland feel, the layout's defences are to be found in significant elevation changes, water hazards at six holes and an abundance of large, elliptical bunkering. The closing holes of the front-nine take you down alongside a sizable renovated farm, where a small lake features prominently on the par-4 8th and 9th holes. You won't be scaling the seaside cliffs that rise up from Omaha Beach on Le Manoir, but you will be make several journeys up and down a hill which divides the course's upper and lower levels. On the back-nine the uphill and downhill holes alternate, creating several dramatic elevation changes, but also making for a significant physical workout should you opt to walk the course. The toughest climb comes at the par-5 18th. On La Mer each hole is dedicated to the architects of the 1944 Normandy Invasion; on Le Manoir hole-by-hole recognition is given to some of the many action heroes who were actually in the thick of the fighting.
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.
Omaha Beach Golf Club stands on what was originally the Saint Sauveur farm, which was liberated on June 7, 1944 by the 16th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division (also known as the Big Red One and the Fighting First). The Division's inspiring motto is: No mission too difficult - No sacrifice too great - Duty first. | The golf course takes its name from the stretch of beach just east of Port-en-Bessin, between Ste-Honorine-des-Pertes and Vierville-sur-Mer. From June 6, 1944, this beach would be forever known as Omaha Beach, the Allies code name for what turned out to be one of the best defended and most difficult landing points for the invasion of German-occupied France.
Chemin du Colombier, 14520 Port-en-Bessin, nr Bayeux
+33 (0)2 31 22 44 44Visit website
The Hotel Mercure Omaha Beach (Golf-Hotel-Spa) is a modern and comfortable 70-room hotel, which lies at the heart of the two championship golf courses and top-quality practice facilities of Omaha Beach Golf Club.
Omaha Beach (La Mer and Le Manoir courses)
Rte de Bayeux (D6), 14520 Port-en-Bessin, nr Bayeux
+33 (0)2 31 51 25 25Visit website
This top-quality hotel-restaurant, tucked quietly into the rural countryside just outside Port-en-Bessin, is located in a charming and elegant 18th century mansion house. With 15 bedrooms in the main house, and 14 more in converted stables, your stay here is guaranteed to be both relaxing and tranquil. Dinner is an experience not to be missed, with bookings strongly advised at weekends. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.
Omaha Beach (La Mer and Le Manoir courses)
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