Olivier Bréaud International Golf (aka Atimaono)


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Olivier Bréaud International Golf (aka Atimaono) Est. 1968

Where2Golf says: 

Although named Golf International Olivier Bréaud, local Tahitians often refer to this course as Golf d'Atimaono. Created in the 1970s from a former cotton and sugar cane plantation, "Atimaono" is located on the south side of Tahiti. It occupies part of the largest area of flat land on the volcanic island, straddling between the lush jungle-clad mountains and the island's beautiful reef-lined lagoon.

This parkland layout doesn't quite get down to the seashore, but does offer occasional glimpses of the Pacific Ocean through the trees. The neatly but never densely tree-lined holes are laid out in a relatively open area of rich tropical and colourful vegetation, included amongst which are breadfruit trees, lemon, grapefruit, letchees and avocado. Without much bunkering along the fairways and typically two smallish bunkers defending the greens, this is a layout for beginners to enjoy and low handicappers to score well on.

Home to the Tahiti International Open (a PGA of Australasia Pro-Am series event) the layout boasts as challenging a set of par-3s as you'll find, with the shortest measuring 196 yards from the back tees.

List of courses in French Polynesia

Map of courses in French Polynesia
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Olivier Bréaud International Golf Course
Allée des Mombins,
Papara, Tahiti 98712
French Polynesia
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +689 574 032
Pro Shop   +689 574 032
Fax

 

Email  
Website   www.international-golf-olivier-breaud-tahiti.com
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Bob Baldock
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6506 5894 5405
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope
 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

6 km W of Mataiea / 41 km S of Papeete.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact Club for green fee details. Credit cards accepted.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information


Practice facilities
Good
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Tahiti's only 18-hole golf course was the inspiration of wealthy Frenchman Jean Breaud, who wanted a place to play golf with his friends. He certainly had no commercial objective in building the course. He renamed the course in honour of his son, Olivier Breaud, who was kidnapped and murdered in the early 1980s (one of the few serious crimes committed in Tahiti).

Olivier Breaud is built on the site of what was once a cotton plantation. The plantation was a key source of cotton for European markets when the Civil War in the United States severely disrupted supplies from the American South. A rum factory was also operated on the Atimaono site at one time.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (-17.775652)
Longitude: (-149.458258)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 3
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
Leopard Creeklocated on the edge of the Kruger National Park, this stunning Gary Player design plays host to the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16).

Tournaments:
World Cup of Golfwith Denmark as defending champions, this prestigious team event heads for the Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne (Nov 22-25)
Ladies Spanish Openfirst played in 1982, this event brings the curtain down on the Ladies European Tour 2018 season (Nov 22-25).

Who's Who: 
Lee Westwoodback in the winner’s circle after victory in the Nedbank Golf Challenge, “Westy” recorded his first European Tour win for four years.
Matt Kucharalso back to winning ways after taking the Mayakoba Golf Classic, “Kuch” recorded his first PGA Tour win for four and a half years.
 
Latest golf course reviews
Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club, whether you'd call you golf game a "Comedy of Errors", "Much Ado About Nothing" or "As You Like It", it will probably be a case of "All's Well That Ends Well", if you tee it up at the delightful Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Read more...
Cruden Bay Golf Club There are few finer tracks of seaside links golf than those laid out before you at Cruden Bay. In bygone days, towering sand dunes piled-up behind Cruden Bay's beautiful sandy beach.
Heritage Golf Club: Nestling down beneath a lush, verdant ridge, the Heritage Golf Club does much to evoke its sugar plantation origins. 
Cape Wickham Links; on King Island burst onto the scene in late-2015 as the "next big thing" for links golf enthusiasts to travel to.
 
Most popular golf course videos