by Dinara Omarova
France has a rich golfing history with the opening of Pau Golf Course, the first golf course in mainland Europe, dating back to 1856. Golf in France has grown in popularity over the years due to the influence of English golfers looking for some sun and it is now one of Europe’s most desirable golfing spots. Boasting beautiful weather, superb quality golf courses and a sense of la dolce vita, visitors can find a huge variety of options throughout the country. French culture, history, scenery and cuisine help to make golf in France diverse and exciting. With a wealth of things to do, even for non-golfers, France golf breaks offer something for everyone. Check out Golf Travel Centre’s pick of golf breaks in France, all within two hours from Southampton!