The Golf des Forges and Golf du Petit Chêne golf courses, between Niort and Poitiers, are picture perfect. With plenty of water features and changing elevations, they were designed with the naturally undulating land in mind, offering technical challenges and varied courses. Go green!
With its flawless greens and charming surroundings, Golf des Forges golf course is a haven within the Deux-Sèvres countryside. Just 20 minutes from the Hotel Saint-Martin and the Château du Petit Chêne Golf & Resort, between gently rolling hills and plenty of ponds and lakes, lies a gorgeously-green site spanning some 110 hectares. The golf course has 27 holes; ideal for beginners and more competitive players. Players will love working their way round the three 9-hole courses; perfect for those looking for a relaxing yet sporting challenge. The blue course offers plenty of trees and hilly terrain. The white course has ponds and lakes that require high levels of concentration when putting. Seasoned golfers will love the changing elevation of the red course and the technical requirements it brings.
Practice playing your best golf while enjoying the comfortable, high-quality surroundings of the golf course’s changing rooms, practice areas, putting green and pitching zone. Fancy a bite to eat? Head straight to the La Bergerie du Golf restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner from Thursday to Sunday, it’s just the place to recharge your batteries with its wide-ranging menu including salads, carpaccio, pasta, steaks, profiteroles and delicious desserts to be enjoyed alongside a coffee.
The Golf du Petit Chêne, the adjoining golf course of the eponymous château, a Grande Maison Younan Collection property, is hidden away in the Pays de Gâtine. Rivers, ponds, fords and hedgerows add real beauty to the landscapes here. This rural 18-hole golf course was designed by the renowned architect Robert Berthet. Whatever their level, players will enjoy playing the course’s holes between ponds and glades, century-old trees and rolling slopes. The golf course also has a 6-hole Pitch & Putt course, a putting green and a practice area. Le Petit Chêne offers savory and sweet snacks, drinks and refreshments and the opportunity to enjoy a well-deserved rest from 11.30am to 6.30pm, Tuesday to Sunday (closed Thursday).
With varied courses and high-quality facilities, the golf courses of Golf des Forges and Golf du Petit Chêne are a great way to enjoy the Younan Collection experience. Offering luxurious surroundings, a warm welcome, genuine hospitality and a truly French feel, the Hotel Saint-Martin and the Château du Petit Chêne are the perfect starting points for a relaxing golfing break in the peace and quiet of Deux-Sèvres.