Where to play golf in Biarritz?
A prime golfing destination, Biarritz boasts the second oldest golf course in Europe. Created in 1888, le Golf du Phare , is located right in the town centre In addition, the stunning Centre International d’Entraînement d’Ilbarritz with its 4 golf schools, surrounded by 26 ha of greenery offers a breathtaking 360° panoramic view of the ocean.
What is a Biarritz Green?
Brent Kelley is an award-winning sports journalist and golf expert with over 30 years in print and online journalism. A biarritz, or biarritz green, is a putting green that features a deep gully, or swale, bisecting its middle.
What is Biarritz famous for?
Biarritz is actually a city. It’s a seaside tourist destination in southwestern France, drawing visitors for its gambling scene and beautiful surf. It looks like a lovely place to stay. Casinos, beaches, and good golf. Is Biarritz the French word for heaven? France is cool, but what does it have to do with golf?
What is La Phare at Biarritz Golf Club?
The course is today known as the La Phare Course at Biarritz Golf Club. The original hole was the club’s par-3, No. 3, and at the time it was built it was named "Chasm." (To this day, "chasm hole" or "chasm green" are synonyms for a biarritz design.)