Le Clou Golf Club

A haven of peace where you can unwind and reconnect with nature

Nature lovers will fall in love with Le Clou Golf Course, located right next to the Parc des Oiseaux, a bird sanctuary with one of Europe’s largest and most diverse collections of birds. Le Clou Golf Course is set in a 46-hectare woodland and heath estate and boasts an 18-hole course surrounding a 12-hectare lake as well as an aqua driving range.

At the club’s entrance, there’s a fabulous and stylish rustic-style restaurant which offers a welcoming atmosphere.



Practical information

Le Clou Golf Club


18-hole course: 5,000 metres - par 67

Architect: Frédéric Regard, and GREEN CONCEPT (1988)

Slopes (SSS) H: 66 white - 65 yellow
Slopes (SSS) F: 68 blue - 66 red

Minimum Green Card

Aqua practice range with 30 bays



• 18 holes - Weekdays: €49
• 18 holes - Weekends and public holidays: €59
• Golf cart hire: €30


Route Départementale 1083
01330 Villars-les-Dombes, France
GPS: 45°58'27.8"N 5°01'02.0"E

Tel.: +33 (0)4 74 98 19 65

Email: golf@golfduclou.fr
Website: www.golfduclou.fr


Opening times:

Open all year round.


Owner and director: Maria Monnet
Reception: Virginie Selliez and Elisabeth Legendre
Gardener: Sébastien Monnet
Chef: Johanna Dubost


Villars-les-Dombes, France


Two course menu €14

Le Clou Restaurant offers a €14 two-course menu (except at weekends and on bank holidays).
This menu changes every day.* (Starter+Main or Main+Dessert )
Or three-course menu: Starter + Main + Dessert at €17.

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm. Lunch served.
Only open in the evenings for private events and groups (booking required).


Tel.: +33 (0)4 74 98 49 92   
Website: www.restaurant-golfduclou.fr/lequipe-restaurant-golf-clou-ain-villars

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Private and Group lessons

Jean-Philippe Selliez

Tel. : +33 (0)6 66 53 86 39
Email: jeanphilippe.selliez@dbmail.com

I have been a golf pro at Le Clou golf club since 1989. In addition to individual lessons, to help you improve all aspects of your game, I offer:
- group lessons on Tuesday mornings (ladies), Thursday and Friday mornings (seniors)
- day courses: technique in the morning and on-course instruction in the afternoons
- evening courses
- weekend morning courses
- winter courses in Marrakech
These different courses allow you to progress at the driving range and to apply your learning on the course.


Elodie Sauzet

Tel. : +33 (0)6 46 86 49 30
Email: sauzetelodie@gmail.com
Website: www.elodiesauzet.com

After qualifying in 2009, I am now an instructor at Le Clou Golf Club in Villars-les-Dombes. Like any golfer, you will want each of your strokes to count.

My aim is to help you towards that goal, taking into account your body shape and needs.
I offer private and group lessons as well as golfing trips which allow you to see the sights as well as improve your performance over the course of an intensive week of tuition.


Excluding practice balls

1 person - 30 minute lesson: €25

1 person - 1 hour lesson: €50

1 person - 5 hour course: €220

2 people - 5 hour course: €50

Prices include all taxes An invoice can be issued on request.
You will still be charged if you cancel your booking with less than 24 hours’ notice.