Are you a golf enthusiast and would you like to play a round during your holiday in France? FranceComfort – AlpChalets Portes du Soleil in Abondance gives you various options for golf courses, a few of which are unique or even world famous. A special experience in the Alps is that a golf ball has less resistance due to the thinner air in the mountains, making it easier to continue hitting. The hilly courses are all located in a special landscape with beautiful views which makes golfing even more special.
Golf Compact – Châtel
If you do not want to drive far and still play golf, you can go to Châtel. There is a Pitch and Putt course there. The 6-hole course is suitable for beginners golfers but also for the advanced who wants to practice his favorite sport. With the MultiPass you receive a discount.
Les Gets Golf Club
If you go golfing in Les Gets, you have a beautiful view of Mont Blanc. The 18 hole golf course is located in a wooded area on the ridge of the Chavannes and has a magnificent view over the region. Each hole is named after one of the surrounding mountain peaks. The 7th hole is called Mont Blanc because this majestic Alpine mountain is exactly in line with the 7th hole. During the season, numerous friendly matches are organized on the course by the Association Sportive du Golf. After your game, the restaurant and the terrace of the course offer golfers and non-golfers a place to rest and enjoy a drink or a lunch or dinner.
Golf de Morzine
The 9-hole Morzine-Avoriaz golf course is set in a pine forest on the outskirts of Avoriaz. From the course you have beautiful views of the Aravis Mountains. Due to its unusual location, it is one of the most spectacular golf courses in France. At the Golf Academy you can go for extra lessons to improve your technique.
Evian Resort Golf Club
The famous Evian Golf Resort Club is located on the south shores of Lake Geneva. From the course you have an overwhelming view, on the one side you’ll see stunning mountains and on the other side Lake Geneva. Recreational golfers can visit the course all year round and then enjoy the Club's wellness or restaurant. On the course of Évian Resort Golf Club, the major tournament The Evian Championship for women takes place annually. This tournament is part of the Ladies European Tour and the LPGA Tour.
Other golf courses further away
The exclusive Golf Club Montreux and Villars Golf Club with each 18 holes are located on the Swiss side of Geneva. Chamonix Golf Club lies between Mont Blanc and the Aiguilles Rouges mountain massif and is designed by the world famous Robert Trent Jones Senior. Mont D'Arbois Golf Club, a challenging course on the Mont D'Arbois plateau, is located in Megève and has spectacular views over the mountains. The highest Alpine course in France is the Flaine-Les Carroz golf course. This is located at an altitude of 1900 meters and is open to both the experienced and beginners.