Chiberta Golf Club

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Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful Basque golf courses, it is a mixture of “links and in-land”, particularly varied. From the green of 2, you will be at the seaside to finish in the middle of a beautiful pine forest.

Everything started in 1924: the company “Biarritz Anglet la Forêt” became owner of 150 hectares of forests and dunes to install a golf course.

In 1927, the famous architect Tom Simpson poses his pencils facing the Atlantic for the pleasure of the Duke of Windsor, at the origin of this fun project.
In the architect’s contract, it is stipulated that Simpson should create the most beautiful golf course in the world!

From 1928, the year of the first professional French Championships, to 1938, CHIBERTA became one of the high places of sport and refined elegance of the Basque Coast.
The Chiberta Club House is the scene of events that bring together all the Gotha of the time.

But the magic of the place also inspires the poets, as these lines of the Comte de Jouffroy d’Abbans:
” From the Club House, the course slopes gently down to the ocean. fairytale, a landscape of artful harmony where everything is brought together to provoke wonder: a lake of peaceful poetry, mellowly hilly greenery and a profusion of pines with silvery barrels whose darker greenery emphasizes the jades and turf emeralds. “

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