Le Riou Golf Course

PAR 72 - 6005 meters / 6567 yards

On the interactive map, you can see each golf hole by clicking onto the associated marker. Le Riou offers vertiginous views over the Provencal villages. This challenging 18-hole course is 6005-metre / 6567-yard long and features steep fairways and elaborate greens. Calling for a large variety of strokes, it requires a strong and experienced game strategy. Access to this course is limited to members of the Club and their guests, as well as clients of the hotel. It is also the venue for an Open of the Ladies European Tour Access Series, the “Terre Blanche Ladies Open”.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
11
348m
319m
295m
283m

Hole 1


The opening hole starts with a drive demanding precision and proper distance judgement. Keep the ball to the right and try to carry the bunkers to reach the landing area. Be aware: the tree may be blocking your approach shot.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
7
345m
318m
308m
270m

Hole 2


When your drive carries the bunkers it needs to stay short of the heavily undulated left hand fairway which can turn an easy approach into a technically difficult shot.

PAR
Hcp
Length
3
13
177m
168m
159m
138m

Hole 3


The green surface is not visible from the tee making proper distance judgement difficult. The pine tree sits at the front left of the green.

PAR
Hcp
Length
5
1
483m
444m
416m
400m

Hole 4


A straight par 5. A drive that carries the bunkers may get a good bounce forward on the down slope. Club selection is important when you approach the green well guarded by bunkers front and back.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
9
320m
300m
290m
273m

Hole 5


Don’t be afraid to hit a solid drive into the uphill fairway with a pot bunker guarding the right hand side. The hole levels out once reaching the top of the hill. The green is well guarded by two deep bunkers on the left.

PAR
Hcp
Length
5
3
460m
451m
427m
409m

Hole 6


Keep your tee shot towards the left bunker as the fairway slopes right. While playing this demanding hole don’t forget to enjoy the stunning views overlooking the Canton de Fayence.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
15
313m
295m
287m
258m

Hole 7


Accuracy is the key on this hole. Long hitters may be tempted to drive the green, but should keep the risk-reward ratio in mind.

PAR
Hcp
Length
3
17
150m
131m
122m
94m

Hole 8


Bunkers and trees frame this seemingly easy hole on all sides. The wind can be an important factor for club selection on this relatively open hole.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
5
392m
368m
349m
327m

Hole 9


Don’t be distracted by the beautiful water features. There is a generous landing area, but your approach leaves little room for error.

PAR
Hcp
Length
5
4
443m
443m
400m
394m

Hole 10


Un drive long et précis est nécessaire sur ce trou tout en montée. Un deuxième coup bien placé devant le green vous récompensera peut être d’un joli birdie.

PAR
Hcp
Length
3
10
170m
156m
147m
121m

Hole 11


The front right side of the green falls off sharply on this par 3. Club selection is critical and you should be long rather that short.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
14
355m
335m
319m
304m

Hole 12


Don’t try to short-cut this hole. From the intended landing area a relatively simple approach to a generous green should allow for a good birdie chance.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
6
307m
300m
290m
281m

Hole 13


Your tee shot should favor the left side of the fairway and carry the short bunker left. This leaves you a straight forward approach to an uphill green well framed by a huge rock wall and several bunkers.

PAR
Hcp
Length
3
12
148m
138m
130m
108m

Hole 14


Know the distance and trust your club. This hole requires an accurate tee shot to a green with slopes that can make putting difficult.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
2
362m
333m
320m
296m

Hole 15


This hole requires a high precision drive to the left hand side of the fairway. If you miss, chances are you won’t get onto this green in two.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
18
298m
287m
267m
246m

Hole 16


Long hitters will be tempted to go for the green, but think twice as trouble awaits. Enjoy the spectacular view from the tee.

PAR
Hcp
Length
4
8
377m
360m
345m
328m

Hole 17


A long tee shot towards the right side of the fairway may be caught by the down slope. The second shot to this uphill green faces you with challenging bunkers and ravines.

PAR
Hcp
Length
5
16
445m
445m
402m
396m

Hole 18


Beauty, strategy, and a temptation to go for the green in two after a good drive. Be careful, as water guards the right hand side of the fairway and green.

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