In 148 acres of wooded parkland, over the years the Evian Resort Golf Club has become a challenging course that has asserted its personality by offering the quality of a legendary championship course combined with the beauty of its exceptional setting.
The new 18-hole course (6595 yards- Par 72) at the Evian Resort Golf Club is legendary without a doubt. This “mineral” course was totally renovated in 2013, and now plays with more rhythm, is more spectacular and more strategic.
It offers a new way to play while retaining a strong “Frenchstyle” identity. All the tees have been modified and the fairways reworked. The greens are firmer, require more technical play, and are now larger in size to offer 6 pin positions. They are defended by an increased number of more ambitious obstacles, in particular newly created or enlarged water features, and many deeper bunkers have also been re-positioned all over the course. The Evian Puzzle refers to the heart of the course, the crucial final run-in holes15, 16, 17 and 18 where everything is to play for.
This area, located just in front of the Club House terrace, offers shaped terrain with unique viewpoints of the game during the Evian Championship tournament. The signature hole of this renovated course is number 5. The difficulty of this par 3 stems from an island green and the need to negotiate a 100-metre long water hazard.
The Golf Club Academy
Unique in the world, whether for training, improving or simply having fun… all of golf ’s constraints are removed to keep only the best of the game. While beginners immediately enjoy the joys of learning in a real-game situation, professionals and enlightened amateurs train for a chosen duration, with a specific goal in mind.
Each player enjoys a tailored teaching program, in a place specifically designed to work on all types of shot, all possible variations of distance and direction, with or without obstacles, and they make significative, solid and measurable progress.
Whatever one’s age or ability, whether playing alone, with family or accompanied by a pro and whatever time is available, the Academy means that playing golf is fun in a friendly atmosphere. Offering 12 modules on grass designed to the same dimensions as a championship course and for all golf shots, this unique concept provides areas with and without slope, roughs and fairways.
Unique in the world, whether for training, improving or simply having fun... all of golf ’s constraints are removed to keep only the best of the game.
The manoir du golf - ideal retreat for golfers
The manoir du golf in Evian, located in the heart of the Evian Resort Golf Club Academy, offers golf enthusiasts the opportunity to stay there day and night and to enjoy their passion as the daybreaks.
The Manoir de Novery, built in 1911,has retained the soul and elegance of homes from bygone times. This authentic feel was retained during refurbishment and the seven guestrooms are imbued with a cosy, totallygolf-inspired atmosphere. Golf devotees will enjoy use of all the Evian Resort’s facilities (access to the relaxation facilities at the Royal and Ermitage hotels and to the Kid’s Resort for little ones…) while living their passion from dawn ‘til dusk.
The Evian Championship: The only women’s golf major in Continental Europe
The greatest women golfers in the world have been crowned in Evian at the tournament launched over 20 years ago by Antoine Riboud. Since 1994, the event has become a leader in world golf. In 2013, the tournament, renamed The Evian Championship, became a member of the highly select club of 5 major tournaments in women’s world golf. Following the Kraft Nabisco Championship, the LPGA Championship, the US Women’s Open and Women’s British Open, the newcomer to the Majors, with its strategically placed date at the end of the season, will be crowning a new champion from among the world’s leading women golfers this year, from 10 to 13September 2015. The Evian Championship, co-sanctioned by the US and European tours (respectively the LPGA and LET), is played in stroke play over 4 days (18 holes a day). After the first 2 rounds, the 70 top players and ties make the cut through to the next round.
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