golf in France“L’Etang”:

18 holes, par 72 – 6101 m – slope 140

Saint Malo Golf Resort, a 27 hole golf course designed in 1986 by Hubert Chesneau, also architect of the “Golf National”, host to the French Open.

Set in the Mesnil forest; ancient hunting grounds of Robert Surcouf, and surrounded by the vast Mirloup lake, the course boasts spectacular views and plenty of water hazards (13).

The course is maintained to Championship levels by Paul Bontemps (7 years Director of Greenkeeping Studies – Neuvic)

A good challenge for better players with a slope of 140, the course remains accessible to all players with judiciously positionned tees; the bogey is easy but the birdie is tough!

“Old Course”:

9 holes, par 36 – 2646 m – slope 124

Hole 9Part of the group of the Thermes Marins, the resort offers a 27 golf course, a 3 star hotel, a Club house & bar with terrace overlooking the 18th, as well as 2 restaurants.  The Golf of Saint-Malo Le Tronchet, boasts an 18 hole & 9 hole golf course (slope 140 & 123), designed by Hubert Chesneau (architect of the Golf National, host to the French Open). The 3-star hotel offers golf packages, family accommodation & conferences, in a warm atmosphere close to Saint-Malo and the Mont-Saint Michel.

Part of the original 18 hole design, the 9 hole course offers a welcome variation on the 18 hole course and is ideal for those whom have less time as it can be done in less than two hours.  The 9 hole course boasts the same distances and maintenance as the 18 hole course but with less water, and is perfect for beginners.