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Golf in France

Golf in France is very popular and also foreign golfers are starting to discover France as a golf destination. The French golf courses are generally well maintained. Especially the South of France is popular because of it's warm climate, but also around Paris (Île-de-France) you will find a lot of impressive French golf courses. The fact that France believes in golf is quite clear because of the successful bid and organization of the Ryder Cup in 2018 at Le Golf National. This course is owned by FFGolf (the French golf federation) and a lot of money has been invested in the new Ryder Cup course L'Albatros. In total there are 11 golf clubs in France. The best golf courses in France are: Golf de Morfontaine, Terre Blanche, Les Aisses Golf, Golf De Fontainebleau, Le Château de Taulane and Le Golf National.

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Golf in France
You can stay in France in some of Europe's best golf resorts such as Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort, Domaine De Manville, Golf du Medoc Hotel, Les Domaines de Saint Endreol Golf & Spa Resort and Royal Mougins. Temperatures in France can vary considerably from the North to the South. The best period for golf in France is from May to October. In summertime it can get quite hot, especially in the South of France. During the summer it can also be quite busy, especially in French hotels and (golf) resorts. Prices are considerably higher during the holiday season.


Golfers’ Choice Rankings 2023 for France
The Golfers' Choice Rankings are an overview of the best golf courses in Europe and beyond. The rankings are decided by reviews given by the Leading Courses community, which make them the most transparent golf course rankings in the world of golf. Below are the Best 18-holes golf clubs (overall) in France.
FAQ's about golf in France
Have questions? These are the most popular questions with data-driven answers.
What is the best golf course in France?
Les Bordes Golf is the best golf course in France. Out of 11 golf courses in France, the rating 9.5 of Les Bordes Golf is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in France
Is France good for golf?
A 8.2 rating indicates France is very good as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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