Novatel Perrier Open de France
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 Dates: Thursday, May 4th through Sunday, May 7th

 Site: Le Golf National (Albatross course), Paris, France

 Course Architect: Hubert Chesneau (1990)

 Par: 72

 Yardage: 7,098

 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 416 Yds     10 - Par 4 377 Yds

               2 - Par 3 202 Yds     11 - Par 3 192 Yds

               3 - Par 5 530 Yds     12 - Par 4 438 Yds

               4 - Par 4 438 Yds     13 - Par 4 410 Yds

               5 - Par 4 405 Yds     14 - Par 5 552 Yds

               6 - Par 4 377 Yds     15 - Par 4 399 Yds

               7 - Par 4 443 Yds     16 - Par 3 175 Yds

               8 - Par 3 197 Yds     17 - Par 4 470 Yds

               9 - Par 5 563 Yds     18 - Par 5 514 Yds

                   -------------          -------------

                    36 3,571 Yds           36 3,527 Yds

 

 Annual: 84th

 Defending Champion: Retief Goosen

 Runner-Up: Greg Turner

 Tournament Record: 262 (Lu Liang Huan, 1971)

 Course Record: 63 (Paul Broadhurst, 1995; Steven Richardson, Paul McGinley,

                    Miles Tunnicliff, 1996)

 Total Purse: $1,099,084 (1,200,000-euros)

 Shares: 1st Place - $178,733; 2nd Place - 119,084; 3rd Place - 67,155

 

                             1999 Finish

                             -----------

 

 Player                Score              Player                 Score

 ------                -----              ------                 -----

 Retief Goosen *        272               Eamonn Darcy            276

 Greg Turner            272               Jorge Berendt           276

 Santiago Luna          275               Marc Farry              277

 Jose Coceres           275               Marc Pendaries          277

 Ian Woosnam            276               Andrew Sherborne        277

                                          Emanuele Canonica       277

 

 * - Won in playoff.

 

                  Past Novotel Perrier Open de France Winners

                  -------------------------------------------

 

 1999 -- *Retief Goosen (272)             1998 -- Sam Torrance (276)

 1997 -- Retief Goosen (271)              1996 -- *Robert Allenby (272)

 1995 -- Paul Broadhurst (274)            1994 -- Mark Roe (274)

 1993 -- *Costantino Rocca (273)          1992 -- Miguel Angel Martin (276)

 1991 -- Eduardo Romero (281)             1990 -- *Philip Walton (275)

 1989 -- Nick Faldo (273)                 1988 -- Nick Faldo (274)

 1987 -- Jose Rivero (269)                1986 -- Seve Ballesteros (269)

 1985 -- Seve Ballesteros (263)           1984 -- Bernhard Langer (270)

 1983 -- *Nick Faldo (277)                1982 -- Seve Ballesteros (278)

 1981 -- A.Lyle (270)                     1980 -- Greg Norman (268)

 1979 -- Bernhard Gallacher (284)         1978 -- D.Hayes (269)

 1977 -- Seve Ballesteros (282)           1976 -- V.Tshabalala (272)

 1975 -- Brian Barnes (281)               1974 -- Peter Oosterhuis (284)

 1973 -- Peter Oosterhuis (280)           1972 -- *Barry Jaeckel (265)

 1971 -- Lu Liang Huan (262)              1970 -- David Graham (268)

 1969 -- J.Garaialde (277)                1968 -- P.J. Butler (272)

 1967 -- B.J. Hunt (271)                  1966 -- D.J. Hutchinson (274)

 1965 -- R.Sota (268)                     1964 -- Roberto de Vicenzo (272)

 1963 -- Bruce Devlin (273)               1962 -- A.Murray (274)

 1961 -- Kel Nagle (271)                  1960 -- Roberto de Vicenzo (275)

 1959 -- D.C. Thomas (276)                1958 -- F.van Donck (276)

 1957 -- F.van Donck (266)                1956 -- A.Miguel (277)

 1955 -- Byron Nelson (271)               1954 -- F.van Donck (275)

 1953 -- Bobby Locke (276)                1952 -- Bobby Locke (268)

 1951 -- H.Hassanein (278)                1950 -- Roberto de Vicenzo (279)

 1949 -- U.Grappasonni (275)              1948 -- F.Cavalo (287)

 1947 -- Henry Cotton (285)               1946 -- Henry Cotton (269)

 1945 -- Not Held                         1944 -- Not Held

 1943 -- Not Held                         1942 -- Not Held

 1941 -- Not Held                         1940 -- Not Held

 1939 -- M.Pose (285)                     1938 -- M.Dallemagne (282)

 1937 -- M.Dallegmagne (278)              1936 -- M.Dallemagne (277)

 1935 -- S.F. Brews (293)                 1934 -- S.F. Brews (284)

 1933 -- B.Gadd (283)                     1932 -- A.J. Lacey (295)

 1931 -- A.Boomer (291)                   1930 -- E.R. Whitcombe (282)

 1929 -- A.Boomer (283)                   1928 -- @C.Tolley (283)

 1927 -- George Duncan (299)              1926 -- A.Boomer (280)

 1925 -- Arnaud Massy (291)               1924 -- @C.Tolley (290)

 1923 -- J.Ockenden (288)                 1922 -- A.Boomer (286)

 1921 -- A.Boomer (284)                   1920 -- Walter Hagen (298)

 1919 -- Not Held                         1918 -- Not Held

 1917 -- Not Held                         1916 -- Not Held

 1915 -- Not Held                         1914 -- J.D. Edgar (288)

 1913 -- George Duncan (304)              1912 -- J.Gassiat (289)

 1911 -- Arnaud Massy (284)               1910 -- James Braid (298)

 1909 -- J.H. Taylor (293)                1908 -- J.H. Taylor (300)

 1907 -- Arnaud Massy (298)               1906 -- Arnaud Massy (292)

 

 * - won in playoff.

 @ - amateur.

 

                      Top Contenders in the Field

                      ---------------------------

 

 Retief Goosen      - Defending champion, has 5 top-20 finishes this year

 Michael Campbell   - 3rd on Volvo Order of Merit with a pair of wins

 Jose Coceres       - Won Dubai Desert Classic, 6th on money list

 Brian Davis        - Won last week's Spanish Open for 1st career win

 Mathias Gronberg   - 12th on money list with one win and two top-10's

 Paul McGinley      - Shares the course record of 63, 4 top-10 finishes

 Colin Montgomerie  - Finished fifth last week with four rounds under par

 David Park         - Has made the cut in eight of 10 events, one top-10

 Lucas Parsons      - Won Holden International, 9th on money list

 Eduardo Romero     - Tied for 3rd last week, has finished 3rd 3 times in 2000

 Jarmo Sandelin     - Broke par only once last week in four rounds

 Jean Van de Velde  - Tied for 19th at Masters, missed the cut at Dunhill

 

 

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