At the golf course of Saint Raphaël - Valescure, you can test your swing on the oldest circuit of the Var.
You are a big fan of golf, an amateur who wants to improve, or you want to introduce you to this sport which counts more than 65 million practitioners around the world? Enjoy your luxury holiday at the Holiday Green campsite to get started. At the Saint-Raphaël de Valescure golf course, you can improve your swing on the oldest course of the Var. This prestigious land is about 12 km from the campsite, less than 20 minutes by car.
The Valescure golf course nestles among umbrella pines. Created in 1895, it can now be proud to be the 5th oldest course in France. 5005 meters long for a par of 68, it was designed by Lord Ashcomb, hence its very British style with including some relatively short holes but not easy to play so far. Taking advantage of the mild climate of the Côte d'Azur, this golf is open every day, throughout the year. Besides the course, it is also possible to practice swing on a driving range or take lessons to learn or improve.
In fact, even if the fairways are narrow, the roughs are particularly difficult, because the obstacles are numerous, including water points, trees and raised greens. Therefore, this golf course requires good technique. However, it remains a very good option for competitions and refresher courses.
The golf courses, also called Green, are, as its name implies, always green and offer a peaceful and invigorating atmosphere. The golf allows above all to oxygenate. That's why it's so appealing to nature lovers. Golf requires a lot of concentration and precision. Although it does not require as much physical effort as other sports such as tennis, jogging or bodybuilding, it requires good coordination and a good sense of balance. This stimulates the neurological functioning: it is therefore especially a sport for the brain. Since it allows to give back a facelift, golf is a popular activity for seniors. In addition, it requires self-control and stimulates memory.