North East France

We’ve grouped the regions of Île-de-France (Paris), Picardy, Nord-Pas de Calais, Champagne, Burgundy, Franche-Comté and Alsace-Lorraine to create the North East area of France.

There are more golf courses in the region of Île-de-France than any other area in the country and the quality around the capital, Paris, is exemplary. Morfontaine, Chantilly and Fontainebleau head the classical list but the Albatros course at Golf National, host to the 2018 Ryder Cup matches, is a course that will become the French equivalent of England’s The Belfry.

To the south of Strasbourg in the Alsace Region, near the border of Germany, you’ll find the Kempferhof Golf Club, a tough, modern Robert von Hagge design that will test the very best golfers.

The Nord-Pas de Calais Region is where the Channel Tunnel rail link emerges from Folkestone in England and this is from where many thousands of British golfers head out in search of French fairways. The vast majority of golfing Brits end up at Hardelot, Le Touquet and the much-underrated Belle-Dune before heading back home via the Tunnel.

Top 100 Golf Courses - North East France

Morfontaine (Grand Parcours)

1st North East France - Best in Area

Morfontaine remains a monument to Tom Simpson’s original design, although Kyle Phillips has recently made some minor changes to the course.

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Chantilly (Vineuil)

2nd North East France - Best in Area

According to the old Big Bopper song, "Chantilly Lace had a pretty face and a wiggle in her walk". Golf de Chantilly is far more than a pretty face; it’s one of Europe’s most glorious courses.

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Fontainebleau

3rd North East France - Best in Area

The Ile de France region has more golf courses than anywhere else in the country but they don't come much better than the delightful Golf de Fontainebleau.

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Saint Germain

4th North East France - Best in Area

Host on numerous occasions to the French Open, Saint Germain is a delightful park course, which flows through avenues of majestic trees.

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National (L'Albatros)

5th North East France - Best in Area

20 miles to the west of Paris at Guyancourt, surrounding the Chateau of Versailles – once home to Louis X1V – lies Golf National's stadium styled Albatros course.

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Kempferhof

6th North East France - Best in Area

The Kempferhof is one of the toughest challenges in the Alsace region. Robert von Hagge designed the course and it opened for play in 1989.

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Le Touquet (La Mer)

7th North East France - Best in Area

Le Touquet's stunning sea course, La Mer, is one of Colt’s greatest achievements. It’s a classic links course that winds its way between the coastal dunes and rough grasses.

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Hardelot (Les Pins)

8th North East France - Best in Area

Close to the Edwardian seaside resort of Hardelot in the Pas de Calais northern region of France lies the beautiful golf course, Les Pins. It's set amongst the dunes and a glorious pine forest.

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Belle Dune

9th North East France - Best in Area

Belle Dune nestles perfectly within some of the finest dune land in Europe, a stone’s throw away from the sea.

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Courson (Vert & Noir)

10th North East France - Best in Area

The Green and Black (Vert & Noir) course is widely considered to form the better layout at Golf du Stade Français Courson...

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