‘Golf International Olivier Bréaud’ was created in the seventies on an old, cotton plantation on the west coast of Tahiti, at Atimaono, 41 kilometres from the centre of Papeete. It offers an 18 hole golf course that is accessible to beginners as well as to old hands. It is renowned internationally for the quality of its fairways and its greens as well as for the beauty of its site. The course at Atimaono is 5,950 metres long for a 72 stroke par, and is approved by the French Golf Federation. It welcomes numerous international players annually to the ‘Open International de Tahiti’ (‘Tahiti International Open’) which today makes it part of the PGA (Professional Golf Association) FPG (Federation Polynésienne de Golf - Polynesian Golf Federation) circuit.
‘Moorea Green Pearl’ in the village of Temae. The French company Grégori International created this 18 hole golf course, which was designed by the famous American player, Jack Nicklaus. Just a few minutes from Moorea airport (flight time from Moorea to Tahiti – scarcely ten minutes), and 10 minutes from the ferry wharf (crossing time about half an hour), the newer of the Polynesian golf courses was inaugurated in 2007; it welcomes a clientele of growing numbers onto its 165 hectares, 650 metres of which are on the shores of the lagoon.