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Heritage Golf Club

Coastal Rd,

Belombre,

  • Office

    +230 623 5600
  • Pro shop

    +230 623 5600
  • Fax

    +230 623 5601
  • Golf pro

    Christian Leslie Schanz (Head Golf Pro)
  • Academy

    Heritage Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, open countryside and residential..

  • Designer:

    Peter Matkovich

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6498
5740
4761
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.5
70.7
71.1

At the same location:

Above distances are for the championship course. Also at Heritage GC is the 9-hole Pitch & Putt par-3 course.

Location

Latitude:

-20.502280

Longitude:

57.407320

How to get there:

34 km S of Vacoas-Phoenix / 30 km S of Tamarin-Black River.

Heritage Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 2005

Heritage Golf Club (formerly Golf du Château, Domaine de Bel Ombre): Nestling down beneath a lush, verdant ridge, the Heritage Golf Club does much to evoke its sugar plantation origins. In a relatively open and always undulating environment, this excellent Peter Matkovich design has many holes lined by thick "cane-like" grasses. The key to success here is to stay on the good-width fairways and out of this uncompromising, ball-swallowing rough.

A liberal scattering of palms and other indigenous trees underlines the layout's tropical credentials, while an impressive line of "telfair" trees skirt alongside the water protected par-3 13th, uphill par-5 14th and wonderfully bunkered downhill par-3 15th. Water makes several telling appearances, not least on either side of the fairway at the short par-4 9th, and again as you make your final approach to the very good, risk-reward par-5 18th, another hole played from a wonderfully elevated tee.

The front-nine takes you to the layout's highest elevations, which together with the 17th and 18th holes on the back-nine, give you fabulous views across the course and beyond to the Indian Ocean. Inland, the sugar-cane covered hills rise up to an attractive ridge. In an area inspired by the famous Irish botanist, Charles Telfair, your golfing inspiration lies in the quality of this excellent course and its wonderfully varied and beautiful scenery.

Stay & Play at Heritage, Bel Ombre: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: €162. Guests of Heritage Resorts (Heritage the Villas, Heritage Awali and Le Telfair) enjoy free golf at Heritage GC throughout their stay.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available for hire. A limited number of caddies are available.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Heritage Golf Club is located in the Domaine de Bel Ombre, which takes its name from the "ombre", a sweetwater fish found in this historic region. Around the emerald waters of the Bel Ombre lagoon, the early 18th century saw the birth of large sugar estates in the wild South of Mauritius.

The reputation of the Domaine is attributed to an Irish botanist, Charles Telfair, who from 1816 to 1833 substantially enhanced the region with his social, botanical and engineering innovations. “In the small Eden of Bel Ombre” as he called it, Telfair nurtured new species of cane and botanical plants, while introducing many new social and mechanised concepts that reformed Mauritius.

Heritage Golf Club is part of the Heritage Resorts group, along with the Heritage Awali and Heritage Le Telfair hotels, just a couple of minutes drive from the golf course.

Published ranking

2020 Golf Digest rating: 3rd best course in Mauritius.

Where2Stay

  • Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort5-star

    Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius.

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    The Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort is known for its exceptional range of services tailored for the enjoyment of young and old. The rooms are spacious and perfectly fitted out, with an array of land and water-based sports on offer, including a spectacular 18-hole golf course and exclusive children’s club. When it comes to well-being and relaxation, you can enjoy the Seven Colours Spa. Either alone, as a couple, or with the whole family, there is magic in discovering the Château de Bel Ombre and the ‘green’ activities at the nearby Valriche Nature Reserve.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Heritage (1 km)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Paradis

  • Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort5-star

    Domaine de Bel Ombre, Mauritius.

    +230 601 1500

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    Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Spa Resort is named after famous naturalist, Charles Telfair, who lived in the area in the 19th century. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, this elegant and refined resort nestles at the heart of the Domaine de Bel Ombre, a former sugar plantation on the island's south coast. The hotel is inspired by Mauritian colonial architecture and the elegant style of that time. Opening out onto a magnificent tropical setting, through which the Citronniers River flows, this 5-star resort offers spacious rooms, decorated with fine white woodwork. The resort facilities include a Six Senses Spa, varied local and international cuisine, the Cavendish piano bar, water sports and land-based activities ... not least the Heritage championship golf course.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Heritage (o.5 km)

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Paradis

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