Maison Blanche Golf & Country Club

Naz-Dessous,

Echenevex, nr Gex, Rhone-Alps F-01170

  • Office

    +33 (0)4 50 42 44 42
  • Fax

    +33 (0)4 50 42 44 43
  • Golf pro

    Richard Gillot & Jean-Pierre Turin

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Peter Harradine & Olivier Dongradi
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6163
5782
4824
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.2
70.2
70.2

At the same location:

9-hole par-31 Allondon course (1608 m from men's tees)

Location

Latitude:

46.297329

Longitude:

6.034820

How to get there:

18 km NW of Geneve

From Hwy 1, alongside Geneva Intl Airport, take exit 7 and head west, direction Ferney-Voltaire / Gex. After approx 8 km (just after Segny), turn left, direction Echenevex. Just before Echenevex, follow signs to Naz-Dessus and Maison Blanche G&CC.

Maison Blanche Golf & Country Club

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

Est. 1992

Maison Blanche Golf & Country Club: Nestling between the western end of Lake Geneva and the Jura Mountains, and straddling the French-Swiss border, you'll find a small but excellent collection of championship golf courses. Together with the highly-rated Domaine Imperial, one of the best is Maison Blanche. Like neighbouring Divonne and Bonmont, this is a layout that offers wonderful views of the forested Jura range, while your golf game is given an enjoyable but thorough examination.

Occupying partly-open and partly-wooded terrain in a quiet and wonderfully natural location, many holes include some degree of elevation change. The generally good-width fairways will give long hitters confidence from the tee, but trees and long, uncompromising grass awaits anything hit too far offline. The short, dog-legging par-4 5th and good-length par-5 9th are the most dangerously water-threatened holes on the front-nine, while the back-nine par-3s (at 12 and 15), the snaking par-5 11th and testing par-4 18th all bring water into play on the inward loop.

Maison Blanche's combination of a wonderfully scenic, natural and well laid-out course, seems to combine with its proximity to Geneva to make this one of the area's busiest member-courses. As a weekday visitor, you'll certainly need to check for tee-time availability before rolling-up, and, like many courses around Geneva, be prepared to pay a fairly hefty green fee.
List of courses: France - East

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; no outside visitors on weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 30.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays €75.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Soft spikes only (May-Sept). Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Jura Mountains are a small range located north and west of the Alps, in France, Switzerland and Germany. The name is derived from the Celtic word "jor" meaning forest. The range climbs to a maximum elevation of 1,720 metres (5,643 feet), and has given its name to the French department of Jura, the Swiss Canton of Jura, and the Jurassic period of geologic time.

Where2Stay

  • Auberge des Chausseurs3-star

    Naz Dessus, 01170 Echenevex

    +33 (0)4 50 41 54 07

    Visit website
    The 15-room 3-star Auberge des Chausseurs (Inn of the Hunters) is located just outside Geneva in the foothills of the Jura mountains, facing the majestic Mont Blanc range. This old restored farm provides comfortable accommodation, the interior decorated by a Swedish artist. Traditional and regional cuisine is served in a dining room adorned with the black and white photographs of Henri Cartier Bresson.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Maison Blanche

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Divonne; Bonmont; Domaine Imperiale; Geneve; Bossey; Esery.

  • Jiva Hill Park Hotel & Spa4-star Luxury

    Route d'Harée, 01170 - Crozet, France

    +33 (0)4 50 28 48 48

    Visit website
    Located just outside Geneva in the foothills of the Jura mountains and facing the majestic Mont Blanc range, the Jiva Hill Park Hotel is surrounded by nature in a 70-acre park. In this private estate, you will find a unique hotel reflecting contemporary luxury, elegance and discretion.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Maison Blanche

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Divonne; Bonmont; Domaine Imperiale; Geneve; Bossey; Esery.

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