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Golf at Chateau des Vigiers

Desgined around a stunning Chateau, with greens running through plum orchards, vineyards and oak copses, a visit to the Dordogne isn't complete without a round at Vigiers.

Chateau des Vigiers - a stunning backdrop to the 18th!

Donald Steel, considered to be one of the very best "natural" golf course architects, created the unique 18-hole, par 72 course in its enthralling setting amidst plum trees, oak woods, lakes and vineyards. Donald, who has contributed to many world-famous courses such as the Jubilee and Eden courses at St. Andrews as well as Chantilly in France, designed the course with the Château as its centrepiece; the 9th and 18th finishing off in front of the Château; and many of the other undulating greens with different perspectives of the Château. When asked by Golf World to name his favourite hole from his long career, Donald chose N° 18 at Château des Vigiers, with its dogleg over a ridge for the second shot over the lake on to the green, in front of the Château. Subsequently it was described in Golf World under the heading "Vintage Finale".

Château des Vigiers' course is maintained as a holiday course with short rough, promoting quick play and accessibility for higher handicaps. However, the greens are frequently lightning fast and prove a test for any golfer. With strategic pin positions and longer rough, the course can be turned into a challenge for the best golfer. Indeed, one of our Members, Per Ulrik Johansson, who played for the winning European team in both the 1995 and 1997 Ryder Cup, took five years to get down from his initial score of 75 to 66, now the course record. He adds "It is an interesting and enjoyable course with tough greens. There are a few really great holes and a lot of good ones." Mats Lanner spends quite some time at Vigiers and enjoys playing with members and guests and is invited to join us during Easter and the annual "Coupe des Vigiers"
Green Fees
Oct-Apr €45
May-Sept €65

 

Restaurant 'Les Fresques'

"Les Fresques" is open from 1st May to 30th September on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. The restaurant has a warm and welcoming ambience and smart casual dress is recommended.

Brasserie 'Le Chai'

The brasserie "Le Chai" is situated in the old wine making building and imparts the cordiality of its origins.

With its spacious restaurant and magnificent terrace overlooking the lake and the golf course, guests can enjoy regional specialities as well as lighter snacks in a friendly, relaxed and informal atmosphere. There is a non-smoking area. Non-golfers are very welcome - and we find it an excellent palce to meet up in after or midway through a round of 18 with non-golfing members of the party.

Open 1st February to 1st December - Lunch only in winter.

The Brasserie welcomes non-golfers and is the perfect spot for non-golfers to meet up half way through a round. The terrace of the Brasserie, enjoying lovely views over the golf course.

 

Chateau des Vigiers...

18 holes

Par 72

 

Restaurant:

'Les Fresques'

Brasserie:

'Le Chai'

 

Also:

Fitness centre

Swimming Pool

Boutique

Tennis Courts

Fly Fishing

Cycling

 

 

 

Location :

Monestier
20 mins from Les Roches
www.vigiers.com, tel 05 53 61 50 00

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