Open de France
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event

 Dates: Thursday, June 23rd through Sunday, June 26th
 Site: Le Golf National (Albatross Course), Paris, France
 Course Architect: Robert Van Hagge, Hubert Chesneau (1990)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 7,214
 Hole-by-Hole: 1 - Par 4 416 Yds   10 - Par 4 383 Yds
               2 - Par 3 210 Yds   11 - Par 3 191 Yds
               3 - Par 5 563 Yds   12 - Par 4 443 Yds
               4 - Par 4 437 Yds   13 - Par 4 427 Yds
               5 - Par 4 405 Yds   14 - Par 5 585 Yds
               6 - Par 4 383 Yds   15 - Par 4 399 Yds
               7 - Par 4 443 Yds   16 - Par 3 175 Yds
               8 - Par 3 208 Yds   17 - Par 4 480 Yds
               9 - Par 5 596 Yds   18 - Par 4 470 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,661 Yds         35 3,553 Yds
 
 Annual: 89th
 Television: Golf Channel - Thursday/Friday -- 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (et)
                            Saturday/Sunday -- 8-11 a.m. (et)
 Defending Champion: Jean-Francois Remesy
 Runners-Up: Richard Green, Nick O'Hern
 Tournament Record: 262 (Lu Liang Huan, 1971)
 54-Hole Record: 194 (Seve Ballesteros, 1985)
 36-Hole Record: 130 (Seve Ballesteros, 1985)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Lu Liang Huan, Vicente Fernandez, 1971;
                     Seve Ballesteros, 1985)
 Total Purse: $4,249,545
 Shares: 1st Place - $708,320; 2nd Place - $472,244; 3rd Place - $266,068
 
                             2004 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Jean-Francois Remesy   272              Peter O'Malley          282
 Richard Green          279              Ian Woosnam             282
 Nick O'Hern            279              Marcel Siem             284
 Graeme McDowell        281              Miguel Angel Jimenez    284
 Jonathan Lomas         281              Four players at         285
 
                           Past Open de France Winners
                           ---------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2004  Jean-Francois Remesy (272) -- Richard Green, Nick O'Hern
 2003  Philip Golding (273) -- David Howell
 2002  Malcolm Mackenzie (274) -- Trevor Immelman
 2001  Jose Maria Olazabal (268) -- Costantino Rocca, Greg Turner, Paul Eales
 2000  Colin Montgomerie (272) -- Jonathan Lomas
 1999  *Retief Goosen (272) -- Greg Turner
 1998  Sam Torrance (276) -- Bernhard Langer, Matthew Goggin, Olivier Edmond,
                             Massimo Florioli
 1997  Retief Goosen (271) -- Jamie Spence
 1996  *Robert Allenby (272) -- Bernhard Langer
 1995  Paul Broadhurst (274) -- Neal Briggs
 1994  Mark Roe (274) -- Gabriel Hjertstedt
 1993  *Costantino Rocca (273) -- Paul McGinley
 1992  Miguel Angel Martin (276) -- Martin Poxon
 1991  Eduardo Romero (281) -- Sam Torrance, Jose Maria Olazabal
 1990  *Philip Walton (275) -- Bernhard Langer
 1989  Nick Faldo (273) -- Hugh Baiocchi, Bernhard Langer, Mark Roe
 1988  Nick Faldo (274) -- Wayne Riley, Denis Durnian
 1987  Jose Rivero (269) -- Howard Clark
 1986  Seve Ballesteros (269) -- Vicente Fernandez
 1985  Seve Ballesteros (263) -- Sandy Lyle
 1984  Bernhard Langer (270) -- Jose Rivero
 1983  *Nick Faldo (277) -- Jose Maria Canizares, David J. Russell
 1982  Seve Ballesteros (278) -- Sandy Lyle
 1981  Sandy Lyle (270) -- Bernhard Langer
 1980  Greg Norman (268) -- Ian Mosey
 1979  Bernard Gallacher (284) -- Willie Milne
 1978  Dale Hayes (269) -- Seve Ballesteros
 1977  Seve Ballesteros (282) -- John Bland, Antonio Garrido, Manuel Pinero,
                                 Ian Stanley
 1976  Vincent Tshabalala (272) -- Salvador Balbuena
 1975  Brian Barnes (281) -- Neil Coles, Eamonn Darcy, Dale Hayes,
                             John O'Leary
 1974  Peter Oosterhuis (284) -- Peter Townsend
 1973  Peter Oosterhuis (280) -- Tony Jacklin
 1972  *Barry Jaeckel (265)
 1971  Lu Liang Huan (262) -- Vicente Fernandez, Roberto de Vicenzo
 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  Audrey Boomer (291)
 1930  E.R. Whitcombe (282)
 1929  Audrey Boomer (283)
 1928  @C.Tolley (283)
 1927  George Duncan (299)
 1926  Audrey Boomer (280)
 1925  Arnaud Massy (291)
 1924  @C.Tolley (290)
 1923  J.Ockenden (288)
 1922  Audrey Boomer (286)
 1921  Audrey 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)

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