The Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Club is the marquee layout at a 45-hole club and luxury resort in Braselton, Georgia, about 45 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Although the golf club is a chief amenity of Chateau Elan Winery & Resort, overnight stays are not required to play any of the courses. Course architect Denis Griffiths laid out the Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Club in 1989 and he came back in 2016 to touch it up. When it opened, it garnered attention for being one of the best courses in Georgia and ever since it has remained a premier public tee time in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Chateau Course is not a standard resort course. The longer and tougher of Chateau Elan Golf Club s two championship layouts delights highly skilled and less accomplished golfers alike, but it is no patsy. Griffiths par-71 creation can play as long as 7,030 yards and as short as 5,092 yards. It spreads out on 170 acres of lush rolling terrain that is ideal for golf. The Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Club features generous tree-lined fairways, pleasing elevation changes, and distinct bailout areas. More than 80 strategically placed bunkers dot the playing field, ramping up the challenge throughout the round even as they add extra definition to each hole. Water also accounts for plenty of trouble, as three lakes and two creeks enter the fray on a total of ten holes. The Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Club features large, undulating, recently renovated TifEagle greens that roll true. The highlight of the round is a stretch of scenic holes on the back nine with significant elevation changes. Chances are you'll see a wide variety of wildlife throughout the day, as well. Troon manages the Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Club and keeps playing conditions excellent throughout the year. Practice facilities include a driving range, chipping area with bunker and multiple putting greens. The clubhouse features an exceptional pro shop, renovated locker rooms, and Sarazen s, a popular restaurant overlooking the 18th hole of the Chateau Course. For a rousing round on a challenging and scenic resort layout, make a tee time to play the Chateau Course at Chateau Elan Golf Club.