Golf De Morfontaine rated best golf club in France
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29 AVRIL 2016, AMSTERDAM
RésuméGolfers have awarded Golf De Morfontaine with the title of best golf club of France in 2016, with an average rating of 9,42. The Golfers' Choice rankings are compiled based on 300,000 reviews from golfers across Europe on Leadingcourses.com.
Golf de Morfontaine voted best Golf Club
Over 250,000 golfers visit Leadingcourses.com each month. Based on their rankings, Golf De Morfontaine, with an average rating of 9,42, has been voted 'best golf club overall' in France in the Golfers' Choice Rankings. The rankings for best golf club are compiled based on numerous aspects influencing the quality of the golf club, such as the golf course itself, the overall impression of the club, maintenance, facilities such as practice facilities, clubhouse and the perceived value for money.
Golf de Morfontaine was established in 1913 by Armand de Gramont, Duke of Guiche. At the age of 34 the Duke obtained permission from his father to transform an old polo field in the park of Valliere into a 9-hole golf course, so he could play there with his friends. The great Scottish golf architect Tom Simpson was commisioned to design the original Valliere course, and later designed the Grand Parcours as well. Golf de Morfontaine is a beautiful heathland course and has 27 holes in top quality. It is a private club for the exclusive use of its members and their guests.
Golf de Morfontaine took the top spot in the rankings from Les Bordes Golf, who were number 1 in 2015. With a rating of 9,29 Les Bordes is now in 2nd place. Les Bordes Golf was designed by legendary architect Robert von Hagge. It has been crafted, tended and meticulously matured to perfection. Les Bordes Golf has consistently ranked as one of continental Europe’s top courses. The top-3 of best golf clubs in France is completed by Les Aisses Golf. This beautiful tree-lined course designed by Martin Hawtree has 27 holes and is situated in the heart of France, only 150 kilometers south of Paris.
Golf De Bitche offers good value for money
If you are price conscious golfer, then Golf De Bitche is a good choice. According to golfers this golf course in the Lorraine offers great value for money. A greenfee at Golf De Bitche costs only € 48,- on weekdays and € 56,- in the weekend. If only the price-quality ratio is taken into account, then Golf De Bitche scores an 8,65. Les Bordes Golf comes in 2nd place. They are rated with an 8,63. Golf Du Chateau D'Augerville in the heart of France completes the top-3. They are rated with an 8,62.
Hospitality important for Les Aisses Golf
Not only the quality of the golf course, but also the service level and customer satisfaction are important for the experience of the golfer. When it comes to hospitality, Les Aisses Golf does a terrific job. They score a 9,06. Runner-up is Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort with an 8,84 and Golf & Country Club de la Côte d'Opale completes the top-3 with an 8,78.
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