• Construction of the golf course and Hotel (now known as the Grand Hôtel du Domaine de Divonne) in the Art Deco style of the time;
    • The new course was born on the initiative of Maurice Goudard, vice-president of the French Golf Federation and co-owner of the Société des Bains de Divonne;
    • Igor Nakowski, an architect attached to the Technical Office of Golf in Paris, carries out the project over several years. He is assisted by a local landscaper for the enhancement of the surrounding nature, trees, valleys and streams.


    • Sale of the Domaine de Divonne operating company to the Jean-Claude Aaron Group, builder and real estate developer, in particular the Montparnasse Tower in Paris;
    • Development of the initial course under the direction of architect Donald Harradine. Famous English architect based in Switzerland, he was known for his discreet style and his will to integrate the course within its natural environment while preserving its sportive appeal.


    • Under the direction of Antoine d'Ormesson, renowned musician, critic and composer and then architect and golf promoter, a group of local golfers made substantial adjustments, including the new design of holes 13 to 16;
    • These modifications encourage the sporting life of the Divonne Golf Club, which then organizes major competitions, international Pro-Ams, with the world's greatest pros, such as Severiano Ballesteros, David Graham, Tony Jacklin, Lee Trevino, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson and Gary Player in particular.

    • Installation of automatic sprinklers.

    • Groupe Partouche becomes the new owner of the Tourist, Thermal and Hospitality Company (STTH) of the Domaine de Divonne.

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