Overshadowed to a large extent by the Marly course at Golf de Joyenval, the Retz course did manage to capture some of the golfing limelight in 2010 when it co-hosted the first two rounds of the one-off Vivendi Cup.
Designed by architect Jean-Claude Cornillot and unveiled in 1990, the Vallée course at Golf d’Arras played host to the French Open on the Ladies European Tour no fewer than eleven times between 1996 and 2009.
Located very close to the border with Germany and Luxembourg, the 27-hole golf complex at Golf Château de Preisch is set within a partly forested, 260-acre property which is enclosed by a wall dating back to Napoleonic times.
The 12th century estate and ancient buildings at Golf de Rebetz provide the historical backdrop for a modern course that debuted in 1988. Designed by architect Jean-Pascal Fourès, the routing brings water into play at almost half the holes on the scorecard.
Operated by the Open Golf Club group, the 18-hole layout at Golf de la Wantzenau has been described as ”Florida in Alsace” with fairways routed around a number of small lakes on a very flat landscape by architect Jeremy Pern and his assistant Jean Garaïalde.
The impressive 36-hole facility at Golf du Prieuré was designed by Fred W. Hawtree in the mid-1960s. The Ouest is longer and more challenging than the Est course therefore it’s regarded as the premier 18-hole layout at a splendid parkland amenity.
Situated to the southeast of the Disneyland Paris theme parks and hotels at Magny-le-Hongre, the Rouge and Bleu nines at Disneyland Paris form what’s generally regarded as the most challenging 18-hole course at the resort’s 27-hole golf complex.
Co-designed in the late 1980s by Robin Nelson and Thierry Huau, the course at Golf du Champ de Bataille occupies a hilly woodland site to the south of Rouen in Normandy. Jean Manuel Rossi has since redesigned the layout.
Designed by Patrice Leglise in 1987, the 18-hole La Licorne layout at Château de Raray is set around a beautiful old 17th century listed building, complemented by the 9-hole Le Daguet course and a short 9-hole pitch and putt track called Le Faon.
The Hubert Chesneau-designed L'Aigle (Eagle) is the challenging links-like understudy to the 2018 Ryder Cup course L’Albatros at the popular Golf National facility near Paris.