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Provence is  an excellent destination for golfers, Provence has many courses for all budgets and all levels of play. If you are interested in multiple courses, buy a Golf Pass Provence, which will allow you to play 16 golf courses. The packages can vary from 135 to 275 Euros for 3 or 5 green passes, are pretty much reserved to golfers outside of France and are used in all clubs mentioned in this article. For more information go to http://www.golfpass-provence.com

Garden Golf d’Avignon

The course is challenging and has gentle curves, 30 bunkers, small greens ( the 6th, 14th, and 15th holes are perched on embankment) and lots of water-in ditches, ponds and reservoirs, and a series of interconnected lakes. They serve a hearty Provencal fare at lunchtime.

The golf course is located 10 minutes from Avignons centre ville. 1596 rte. de Chateaublanc, 84310 Morieres les Avignons http://www.gardengolfavignon.com ( 9 and 18 holes)

Barbaroux

This prestigious golf course near Brignoles is one of Europe’s top 50 golf clubs. Eighteen holes unfold over 87 hectares ( 215 acres) of beautiful pine-covered hills, it encompasses the biggest green in Europe. The golf course was created by Pete and PB Dye,two of America’s most renowned golf architects. There is a pro shop sells all the golf merchandise. You can enjoy dining in the Club house, with two restaurants that serve excellent French cuisine. The hotel is not pretentious with 24 rooms and 5 apartments, an independent terrace, a swimming pool and  tennis courts. http://www.barbaroux.com . 18 holes

Dolce Fregate

This golf course was designed by an American architect Ronald Fream and is located near Toulon and is one of the prettiest golf courses in Europe. You will have amazing sea views, vineyards, pines and rock gardens and aromatic shrubbery. The 18 holes accommodate players of all levels. The clubhouse is located next to a modern hotel, often reserved for weddings & private events. There are three restaurants including the Gastronomic, Le Mas des Vignes. http://www.dolce-fregate-hotel.com. 18 holes

Sainte Victoire

Between Marseille and Aix, this golf course stands out from the other ones by virtue of its views. Every hole has a truly majestic view of Mount Sainte Victoire, the mountain prized by the painter Cezanne. In the center of the grounds stands the beautiful 17th-century Ocher chateau de L’arc that used to belong to the painter Bernard Buffet.Today it’s a four- star hotel with two restaurants. http://www.saintevictoiregolfclub.com. 18 holes