The Albatros Course, Le Golf National
The Albatros Course overview
The home of the French Open and host venue to the dramatic 2018 Ryder Cup, Le Golf National's The Albatros is a gem of a course where sloppy play makes for a long round. The real challenges are the well-protected greens and are prepared to use every club in the bag! You can also play the other course on-site, The Aigle, to immerse yourself in the full Golf National experience. The complex is also part of the prestigious European Tour Destinations network, a world class selection of golf venues. The popularity of The Albatros continues to grow as the course is set to host two worldwide events; namely, the World Amateur Championship in 2022 and the golf tournament of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games.
Located near Versailles, Le Golf National's Albatros course is a true gem of a French golf course where good course management is the key to a successful round. Combining the traditional feel of a links with the modern features of target golf, it is also the host of the French Open and offers a truly memorable 18 holes. The greens are the biggest challenge as they have been expertly shaped around water features and sprinkled with bunkers, making this a perfect match-play course which was well displayed at the 2018 Ryder Cup. This track requires you to use every club in your bag making this a test of versatility as well as accuracy.
Accommodation near The Albatros Course
Le Louis Versailles Château, Mgallery by Sofitel
This stunning period hotel is positioned right in the heart of Versailles, a short walk from both the Palace of Versailles as well as numerous restaurants and bars. It is also very easy to access central Paris by train.
Novotel Saint Quentin en Yvelines
Stay next to the 2018 Ryder Cup golf course in this stylish and modern hotel. Situated on the outskirts of Paris and just 10 minutes from Versailles, the Novotel Saint Quentin en Yvelines is the perfect hotel to combine golf with sightseeing.
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"Host of the 2018 Ryder Cup. It's tough to put into words how good the course is! Water comes into play on the majority of holes, tricky course for higher handicappers but it is an experience not to be missed!"
Senior European Travel Consultant