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The reduction in sanitary measures, as of June 4, allows us to open the golf course and all of the facilities in their entirety.
Barrier gestures (distancing / gathering up to 10 people) and wearing a mask in the premises remain in force.

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A club full of history

Our History

From 1928 to the present day

In 1928 when the club was founded, with the assistance from the renowned HARRY COLT,
René Thion de la Chaume not only created a magnificent Golf Club, but by doing so he also celebrated the success of his daughter Simone who had earlier won the British Open in 1927.

In 1922 René Thion de la Chaume,an outstanding fencer, visited Saint Jean de Luz for the first time and subsequently La Nivelle golf course. This triggered off his dream.....


Paroles de golfeurs

  • "Chantaco needs to be played as much with your head as with your feet"

    Jean Garaialde
    The french professional golfer with the hightest number of wins

  • "The short technical course of Chantaco suits women's golf perfectly. It's a course that needs to be treated with respect and calls for a firm strategy."

    Céline Herbin
    Winner of the Lacoste Ladies French Open in 2015

  • "A visitor declared:"it smells of golf here!!!Golfing traditions, famous sporting events all mixed up with old fashionned charm."

    Golf Magazine
    Extract article "The heart of the basques" 2017

  • "Born in the farm closed to the hole number 1, almost sixty years ago, I have started as a caddie at ten. By this time, M. René Lacoste showed interest to me and Bernard Pascassio. We received as a present a set of clubs to share with us. From that moment, we never stopped playing golf!"  

    Dominique Larretche
    famous french pro and Golf TV consultant

  • "ALL!  that's what I owe to Chantaco and M. René Lacoste"

    Pro and consultant

  • "Chantaco is like a big family. A place where we enjoy to meet each other every year, but also a golf course which brings together fans of golf however different they are. Here the former caddies have a special membership. All this contributes to a strong family spirit."

    Catherine Lacoste
    daugther of René Lacoste, the youngest and only  amateur player who won the US Open

  • "Here you can tee off with a lawyer or a house painter, and you will meet up on the green with a fisherman just back from selling his fishes on the quayside"

    André-Jean Lafaurie
    Renowned journalist from l'Equipe

  • "i like this course because it is varied, with sometimes hits on the slope, it amuses me like in Evian"

    Joanna Klaten
    LPGA Player


A mythical golf course in the pure Basque tradition

  • Route d'Ascain,
    64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz 

  • 05 59 26 14 22

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  • Reception : 8h00 à 18h00

  • Practice : 8h00 à 18h00

  • Restaurant : 11h00 à 15h00


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