GOLFIKA
CLUB HISTORIES
 
 
A valuable information on golf societies could be found in the books listed below. This list is certainly not complete. We hope to add information with the help of our readers.
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Books sorted by club name.
 
 Aix-les-Bains - G.C. Aix-les-Bains - Histoire du golf à Aix-les-Bains.
 
2008 115pp G.C. Aix-les-Bains
 A great book by two golf history lovers: Daniel Légat et Gérard Bourge. A very well documented work, illustrated with some rare documents. All the great names of French golf are present.
  
 
 Bordeaux - [Committee] - Golf Bordelais - 1900-2000.
 
2000 66pp Comité du Centenaire du Golf Bordelais
 A complete history of the famous golf club.
 
 Biarritz - [Committee] - Biarritz Golf Club - Centenaire 1888-1988.
 
1988 72pp Comité du Centenaire du Golf de Biarritz Le Phare
 The very first book on a french golf club. An excellent history of the second eslest golf club founded in France.
 
 Biarritz - Chiberta - [Committee] - Chiberta - La Romance - 1927-2002.
 
2002 36pp -
 An excellent booklet on the history of the club. Limited ed. (1000).
 
 Cannes : Mandelieu & Mougins - André Cottalorda - La fabuleuse histoire du sport cannois.
 
1987 (?) 75-96/220pp Editions S.E.D.A.I.N
 An important book to undersand golf on the French Riviera. Also sailing, tennis, soccer, cycling and boxing.
 
 Cannes-Mandelieu - Bernard Vadon - Histoire d'un centenaire 1891-1991.
 
1991 97pp Golf Magazine - BC Edition
 Short history of the city and the golf club founded by the Grand Duc Michel de Russie.
 
 Cannes-Mougins - Sandrine Farrugia Ponzo - Golf Country Club de Cannes Mougins.
 
2000 127pp Omega Conseil et Communication
 A presentation of the club as it is now. Some historical documents.
 
 Dieppe - Olivier Merlin - Cent ans de golf à Dieppe.
 
1996 126pp Ed. Bertout "La Mémoire Normande"
 Dieppe and the golf club initially designed by Willie Park.
 
 Dinard - Marie-Christine Paris - Une balle à la mer.
 
2000 119pp Albin Michel
 If the historical part is rather small, the book describes the course hole by hole with lots of references to the past.
 
 Etretat - F. Rideau (G.C Etretat) - Le golf à Etretat.
 
2008 80pp Ed. des Falaises
 Excellent book: both early and modern times are reviewed. The French amateur François Illouz is adding comments on the different holes. Very well illustrated book.
 
 Hardelot - SA du Domaine d'Hardelot - Golf d'Hardelot 1906-2006.
 
s.d. (2006) 89pp Golf d'Haedelot
 A nice book written both in French and English (as many British are regularly playing this course). The history is pretty well detailed - even if the early part (before 1914) is short.
 
 Morfontaine - Jean E. Dulout - Souvenirs de Morfontaine.
 
1998 103pp Ed. Horatius et Cie, Chantilly
 Extremely precise and well documented book on one of the most private golf club in France. A real pleasure to read this book, written by whom was managing the club for 35 years. A must.
 
 Morfontaine - Jean E. Dulout - Chronique 1930-1999.
 
1998 114pp Ed. Horatius et Cie, Chantilly
 Subtitled "Au revoir Morfontaine ... merci" (Good bye Morfontaine ... thanks) this sensible book is a marvellous account to the history - both great and small - of the club. Most of the characters of Morfontaine are present. Don't miss this book ... Thanks Mr Dulout.
 
 Nivelle - [Committee] - Le Golf de La Nivelle.
 
1997 94pp La Nivelle Golf Club. Printed by Jean Laffontan SA
 Golf in Pyrénées and La Nivelle, the pros, Arnaud Massy and a lot a valuable information.
 
 Paris - La Boulie - Georges Jeanneau - Golf de la Boulie ; 1901-2001 ; 100 ans, 100 photos.
 
2001 143pp Ed. Racing Club de France
 A pure gem : illustrations (rarely seen) are a true wonder, the documentation precise.
 
 Pau - Yves Caillé - Pau Golf Club. Le St Andrews du Continent.
 
1990 141pp J&D Editions
 One of the best histories of the eldest golf club out of the United Kindom.
 
 Saint-Germain - Jacques de Langlade - Golf de Saint-Germain. D'hier à Aujourd'hui.
 
1999 140pp Association sportive du Golf de Saint-Germain
 A superb book. Also some reference to the Golf de l'Hermitage at Marly-le-Roi.
 
 Saint-Nom-La-Breteche - [Committee] - Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Breteche ; 1959-1989.
 
1989 35pp Association sportive du Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Breteche
 A well illustrated book. Limited edition to 1500 (50 first numbered).
 
 Saint-Nom-La-Bretêche - [Committee] - Le Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Bretêche.
 
2003 172pp Editions Lampedusa
 Great book, very well illustred. Histoiry of the club and its great events - especially The Lancôme.
 
 Touquet-Paris-Plage - Daniel Boivin - Echos & Images du Golf du Touquet-Paris-Plage.
 
1993 (204pp) Privately edited. Printed by VAG à Etaples-sur-Mer
 An extremely complete historical book on a golf links inaugurated in 1904 by Lord Balfour. Lot of illustrations.
 
 Touquet-Paris-Plage - [Le Touquet Syndicate Ltd] - Golf du Touquet 1904-2004.
 
2004 (80pp) Le Touquet Syndicate Ltd. Le Touquet
 An important complement to Dr Boivin's book. Great work, clear, detailed and precise.
 
 Villarceaux - Georges Jeanneau - Le Golf de Villarceaux ; Côté coeur, Côté jardin.
 
2001 (72pp) Golf de Villarceaux.
 Few pages but what a pleasure ! Georges tell us the soul of Villarceaux.
 
 Conventions on pages :
 
351ppTotal number of pages.
165-170/370ppfrom 165 to 170 dedicated to golf (total is 370pp).
(42pp)Total number of pages, unpaginated.
  
 
 
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