Lyon Golf Club, Rhône (69). (1921 - 1960s)

The club was founded in 1921.

The original nine-hole Lyon course was located at Mont-Louis, Saint-Genis Laval. The course was extended to eighteen-holes around 1930.

Due to the construction of a motorway the club moved to its present location at Vilette-Danton in the 1960s.


Lyon Golf Club, Club Guide.

The above is from the "Les Golfs de France & Belgique", published circa 1929 and confirms that there is a 9 hole-course in existence with another 9-holes currently being constructed.


Lyon Golf Club. Nine-hole course layout.

Above is the original nine-hole layout at Lyon.


Lyon Golf Club. Original course layout.

Above is the original course layout. (1931 Guide Plumon). Image courtesy of Christoph Meister.



Lyon Golf Club. Officials and tariffs.

The above images are from the 1931 Guide Plumon. Courtesy of Christoph Meister.


In the early 1950s the secretary was L Brun; the professional, L Ghintran; green-keeper, A Dussud. Course records were; professional, L Ghintran 63 amateur, H Alibaux 70. The club had a membership of 350. The station at Lyon was 5 kilometres from the course. Sunday play was permitted. 


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