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OPEN DE FRANCE RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, July 2nd - Sunday, July 5th
SITE:  Le Golf National (Albatross Course), Paris, France
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Robert Van Hagge, Hubert Chesneau (1990)
PAR:  71
YARDAGE:  7,225
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 4 450 Yds 16 - Par 3 175 Yds
8 - Par 3 208 Yds 17 - Par 4 484 Yds
9 - Par 5 596 Yds 18 - Par 4 470 Yds
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36 3,668 Yds 35 3,557 Yds
Annual: 93rd
Defending Champion: Pablo Larrazabal
Runner-Up: Colin Montgomerie
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 - Biarritz G.C;
Seve Ballesteros, 1985 - Saint Germain Golf Club)
Course Record: 62 (Eduardo Romero, 2005)
Total Purse: $5,636,625 (4,000,000 euros)
Shares: 1st Place - $939,558; 2nd Place - $626,372; 3rd Place - $352,901
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Pablo Larrazabal 269 Lee Westwood 277
Colin Montgomerie 273 Six players at 279
Soren Hansen 274
Richard Green 276
Markus Brier 277
Past Open de France ALSTOM Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 Pablo Larrazabal (269) -- Colin Montgomerie
2007 Graeme Storm (277) -- Soren Hansen
2006 John Bickerton (273) -- Padraig Harrington
2005 *Jean-Francois Remesy (273) -- Jean Van de Velde
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, Mathew 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 Marcel Dallemagne (282)
1937 Marcel Dallemagne (278)
1936 Marcel 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)
* - Won in Playoff
@ - Amateur
Note: Formerly called Open de France (2003-05), Novotel Perrier Open de France
(1999-2002), Peugeot Open de France (1984-98), Paco Rabanne Open de France (1980-83), French Open (1971-79).



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