Venue Info


Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Breteche
Hameau de la Tuilere Bignon

Location: 15 miles west of Paris

Nearest airport: Paris Orly (30 mins), Charles De Gaulle (45 mins)


Jean Louis Dutaret
Président and CEO
5/13 Boulevard de la Republique
92100 Boulogne - Billancourt
Tel: +33 (171) 35 30 65
Email: Jeanlouis.dutaret@canal-plus.com 

Lionel Provost
Consultant, Golf Canal+ Events
Tournament Director
41 Avenue Sainte Foy
92200 Neuilly sur Seine
Tel: + 33 6 13 09 65 30
Email: lprovost@groupesms.fr





Course Info

Type of grass - mix of Meadow and Bent grass
Height of cut - 3mm
Speed / stimpmeter reading - 11'
Any specific comments - some greens have excessive slope such as the 6th and 17th and will be prepared differently to maintain playability

Type of grass - mix of Bent, Meadow and Rye grass
Height of cut - 11mm
General width and contouring - average width

Tees / collars
Type of grass - mix of Meadow and Bent grass
Height of cut - 8mm

Type of grass - mix of Bent, Meadow and Rye grass
Height of cut - semi 2m wide at 32mm, intermediate 2m wide at 64mm, rough maintained at 90mm
Any specific comments - rough more consistent and penal than in 2009

Weather in advance - mixed
Forecast for tournament - mostly mild to warm with some rain expected

Opened - 1959, club's 50th anniversary this year
Course designer - Fred Hawtree
Special features - the 9th is a 209 yard par 3 and is the course's feature hole with water protecting the back right pin position
General playbility - not the longest course these days but some tricky greens and tree lined fairways keep this an interesting challenge
Undulating / flat - quite a lot of undulation
Tree lined / exposed - very much tree lined
Many / few water hazards - quite a few hazards on holes 2, 3, 9, 14, 16 and 18
Changes to the course - for this year the nines have been reversed, and there are new tees on the 7th and 15thn adding roughly 30 yards to both holes

Card of Course


HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14364333 104456417
24417381 114399365
33171156 123209191
44445407 134459420
54485444 144369337
64437400 155546499
75570521 163153140
84422386 175509465
93209191 184363332
Out3535203219 In3634633166

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