Le Club Golf

January 17, 2023

  • Château Golf et Spa d’Augerville

  • Dijon Bourgogne Country Club

  • Golf Bluegreen Pléneuf-Val-André

EMOTION and REFERENCE 2023 golf courses

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2nd edition of the LeClub Golf Labels which reward golf courses offering the best golfing experiences

The EMOTION Label rewards golf courses that have been acclaimed by LeClub Golf members with a minimum score of 9/10 and at least 35 reviews. The REFERENCE Label rewards golf courses recognised for their quality of service based on precise specifications.

55 golf courses received the EMOTION Label and 52 golf courses the REFERENCE Label from the LeClub Golf network

A trio at the top of the Emotion: Etretat, Omaha Beach and Kempferhof

This year, 3 golf courses are tied with an exceptional score of 9.54/10. They are now on the podium of the Label Emotion 2023. Note the very good score of 9.51 for the Bluegreen Pléneuf Val André golf course and 9.48 for the Golf du Champ de Bataille.

The Etretat golf course was created in 1908. The course, which originally had only 13 holes (the first five had to be replayed to make a true 18-hole course of about 4300m), was designed by Julien Chantepie, architect of the La Boulie golf course, in collaboration with Arnaud Massy (the first non-British European to win the British Open)
Omaha Beach golf course designed by the architect Yves Bureau
Kempferhof Golf Course by the architect Robert von Hagge

The winners in the other Label Emotion categories

Best welcome: Golf de Troyes l’Ermitage
Best course maintenance: Golf de l’Isle Adam
Most beautiful environment: Golf Bluegreen Pléneuf Val André
Best value for money: Golf Centenaire Municipal de Luchon
Best catering: Golf de Lamalou Les Bains

Reference Label: Golf courses that are committed to quality and sustainability

As a reminder, the Reference label is based on a set of specifications covering more than 100 criteria: Remote information & booking, Access & parking, Reception (building), Reception (staff), Rentals, Course, Signage – Course, Course service, Practice and training area, Changing rooms and toilets, Proshop, Restaurant / Bar.

Among the 52 golf courses awarded the label:

  • Frégate Golf Club (France)
  • Golf de l’Empereur (Belgium)
  • Golf Al Maaden (Marocco)
  • Golf du Soleil (Marocco)
  • Saint-Malo Golf Resort (France)
  • Golf International de Pont Royal (France)
  • Norges Dijon Bourgogne Country Club (France)
Le Saint-Malo Golf Resort is composed of 2 courses and the training centre Cévaër Green Academy
Pont Royal International Golf Course designed by the famous Severiano Ballesteros
Norges Dijon Bourgogne, more than a golf course, a Country Club in the heart of the Grand Crus

21 golf courses obtain the double label Emotion and Reference

Golf de l’Isle Adam
Ugolf Château de Cély
Golf Omaha Beach
Golf des Vigiers
Golf Club du Roncemay
Golf de Nantes Ile d’Or
Ugolf Apremont
Ugolf Lacanau
Golf de Moliets
Makila Golf Club Bayonne Bassussarry

Golf Bluegreen Pléneuf-Val-André
Château Golf et Spa d’Augerville
UGOLF Domaine de Cicé-Blossac
UGOLF Toulouse-Seilh
Golf de Faulquemont-Pontpierre
UGOLF Château de Rochefort
Kempferhof Hôtel
Mérignies Golf
UGOLF Courson
Golf international Pont Royal
Golf de Bussy-Guermantes Marne-la-Vallée

Pléneuf Val André. Host of the Blot Open de Bretagne of the Challenge Tour.
Golf de Moliets. 2 courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, an 18-hole course with 4 links holes