One thousand eight hundred ninety-one-2021. Develop with the occasions, with out altering the website. Here is a dedication visibly revered to the letter by Jean Stéphane Camerini (learn additionally under) who has been operating the Old Course Cannes Golf Links because it took over as a household in 1996.
A singular website in a couple of manner. First of all, by its best location on the Côte d’Azur. midway between shore and excessive nation. Out of scrupulous respect for the heritage of its emblematic discoverer and founder, Grand Duke Michel of Russia. By its space: 74 hectares adorned with a number of thousand umbrella pines, additionally centuries previous.
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A real spectacle in itself, the most majestic of them, greater than 40 meters excessive, embraces its glad company with its imposing branches, nestled in the coronary heart of the heat Norman-style membership home or on the lined terrace of the restaurant La Grange.
Phosphor, questioning, investing consistently (creation of the “BAC”, final summer time, lounge space for backyard events in the guinguette fashion; future stadium in undertaking, with apply on grass), to supply the finest service, customized to its 350 members and greater than 50,000 annual guests. This is exactly what the Old Course workforce strives to supply on daily basis.
“Pamper” its members
In catering, in occasion logistics as on the 9 (Pitch and Putt Petit Prince) or 18-hole programs. One of the peculiarities of the latter lies in the crossing of the Siagne river utilizing a ferry (and its newly created catering space) to achieve holes N ° 3 and 13! And to regulate the excellent high quality of these services, nothing like a duo of top-tier skilled gamers, made up of Diana Luna and Victor Dubuisson, ambassadors of the Old Course.
In this preservation of authenticity and conviviality, for “pamper” its members, the golf course presents, each Sunday, from the finish of November till December 12, Les Gueuletons de la Grange, a sporting, musical … and gastronomic assembly, in all rest, the place every member can invite a good friend to play at no cost and uncover the enchanting environment.
265 Route du Golf. “Les lives de la Grange”: Sunday 5 December: Jean-Charles Avazeri & le Gueuleton de Simon; Sunday December 12: DJ Andrew Carter & Victor’s Gueuleton. eightieth excluding drinks. Info: www.golfoldcourse.com/
How does it really feel to be 130?
These 130 years symbolize lots of issues at the similar time, it’s apparent. It is first of all a query of continuity, custom and transmission. On Sundays once we invite our members to have fun this anniversary, there’s a lot of emotion, friendliness, sharing and moments of celebration. The shadow of Grand Duke Michael of Russia nonetheless hangs over this course?
Yes. 130 years in the past, he put down his suitcases. In 1891, he created this golf course for the enjoyment of all. He did this out of coronary heart and out of love for this place. We wish to perpetuate this custom by being animated by this similar ardour and out of love for our mates, clients, for our members. We obtain in our home. Day guests are our full members for the day. When the Grand Duke was on the golf course, all video games stopped and the gamers have been invited to his desk. In the similar manner, it’s with this concern of service for his mates that he created the station of Mandelieu-La Napoule. He was a visionary.
If you could possibly meet him immediately, what would you say to him?
I feel I might discover out if he’s proud of what golf has turn out to be immediately. If he might see the evolution of the course for 130 years and be proud of this work, that will be fabulous. The most lovely factor could be if he mentioned: “You agree with my values, continue!” I might then be extraordinarily touched, the happiest.