Golfcentrum De Batouwe


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Golfcentrum De Batouwe Est. 1993

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Golfcentrum De Batouwe: The busy 27-hole golf centre of De Batouwe sits directly alongside the impressive Amsterdam-Rhine canal, just outside the historic town of Tiel. Each of the three nines here contains its fair share of water hazards, tightish short par-4s, excellent greens and holes where a modicum of undulation has been introduced.

There's not really a best-nine or best-combination, with challenge and enjoyment to be found in equal measure in each of the three nine-hole loops. The Perengaard-nine (pear orchard) is perhaps the most scenic (looking out across classic Dutch countryside); the Appelgaard is perhaps the most watery nine, and the Kersengaard (cherry orchard) the most compact.

De Batouwe may not be an old Dutch "master", but it is a first-class representative of the newer genre of open, gently undulating golf course designs. Earlier tree planting now makes its presence felt - reinforcing the already menacing water hazards and uncompromising rough (the latter mainly to be found in the cherry orchard!).

All in all a very pleasant (and busy) golf centre, although in winter the clay soil can make the course a bit soggy following heavy rainfalls.

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Making Contact

Golfcentrum De Batouwe
Oost Kanaalweg 1, Zoelen,
nr Tiel, Gelderland 4011 LA
Netherlands
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Office   +31 (0)344 624 370
Pro Shop   +31 (0)344 624 370
Fax

  +31 (0)344 613 096

Email   batouwe@planet.nl
Website   www.golfcentrumdebatouwe.nl
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Golf Pro
 
Rob Siereveld / Martijn van Eijk / Jeroen Bosman.
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About the course

The course: 27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Alan Rijks & Roel van Aalderen.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5904 5689 4917
Par 71 71 72
SSS or Slope 71 70 71.4
 
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How2Get There?

32 km SE of Utrecht
From the A15 motorway (Rotterdam - Nijmegen) take exit 33 (Tiel /Maurik) and follow direction Maurik. After 3.6 km (go past the industrial park on your right and cross over the wide Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal) turn right direction De Beldert. After 1.2 km turn right direction De Batouwe Golf and follow alongside canal. After 1.9 km golf entrance is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon-Thur €55; Fri/Sat €60; Sundays €65. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The name "De Batouwe" originally comes from "Land of the Bataven". The Bataven were an ancient (possibly celtic) tribe from Germany, who settled on an island (Batavoriun) near the meeting point of the Waal and Maas rivers - not too far away from the location of the golf course.

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Location

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Latitude: (51.927146)
Longitude: (5.422112)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Hotel Tiel 
Laan van Westroyen 10, 4003 AZ Tiel.
+31 (0)344 622 020
www.valk.nl

A member of the Van der Valk group of hotels.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km De Batouwe
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Golf within 30 km Anderstein
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Hotel Vianen 
Prins Bernhardstraat 75, 4132 XE Vianen
+31(0)347 32 5959
www.valk.nl

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Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km De Batouwe; Hoge Kleij; Anderstein; Utrecht De Pan; Lage Vuursche.
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