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Alstom Open de France 
 
First played: 1906 (part of The European Tour International Schedule since 1972)
Most wins: Aubrey Boomer, 5 – 1921,22, 26, 29 and 31
Most consecutive wins: Marcel  Dallemagne, 3 – 1936-38
(Stats since 1972) 
Youngest winner: Seve Ballesteros, 20 years and 29 days, 1977
Oldest winner: Miguel Angel Jiménez, 46 years and 180 days, 2010
Lowest 18 hole score: 62 (-9), Seve Ballesteros, 1985, Eduardo Romero, 2005, Martin Kaymer, 2009
Lowest first 18 hole score: 62 (-9), Seve Ballesteros, 1985, Martin Kaymer, 2009
Lowest first 36 hole score: 130 (-12), Seve Ballesteros, 1985
Lowest first 54 hole score: 194 (-19), Seve Ballesteros, 1985
Lowest 72 hole score: 263 (-21), Seve Ballesteros, 1985
Lowest under par winning score: 263 (-21), Seve Ballesteros, 1985
Lowest final round by a winner: 63 (-9), José Rivero, 1987, Paul Broadhurst, 1995
Largest 18 hole lead: 4 shots, Martin Kaymer, 2009
Largest 36 hole lead: 5 shots, Sandy Lyle, 1982, Denis Durnian, 1988
Largest 54 hole lead: 7 shots, Seve Ballesteros, 1985
Wire-to-wire-winners: Dale Hayes, 1978, Seve Ballesteros, 1985, 86, Retief Goosen, 1997,
 Sam Torrance, 1998, Pablo Larrazabal, 2008
Largest winning margin: 11 shots, Dale Hayes, 1978
Biggest final round 8 shots, José Rivero, 1987, Paul Broadhurst, 1995
comeback by a winner: 
Play-offs: Barry Jaeckel beat Peter Oosterhuis, 1972
 Sir Nick Faldo beat José Maria Cañizares and David J Russell, 1983
 Philip Walton beat Bernhard Langer, 1990
 Costantino Rocca beat Paul McGinley, 1993
 Robert Allenby beat Bernhard Langer, 1996
 Retief Goosen beat Greg Turner, 1999
 Jean-François Remesy beat Jean Van de Velde, 2005
 Martin Kaymer beat Lee Westwood, 2009
 Miguel Angel Jiménez beat Alejandro Cañizares and Francesco Molinari, 2010
Holes-in-one: Manuel Ramos, 1977 (Le Touquet)
 Willie Milne, 1979 (Lyon GC)
 Barry Lane, 1982 (St-Nom-la Breteche)
 Sir Nick Faldo, Rnd 3, Hole 3, 1983 (La Boulie)
 Thierry Mathon, Rnd 2, 6, 1984 (St Cloud)
 David A Russell, Rnd 1, Hole 6, 1984 (St Cloud)
 Ronan Rafferty, Rnd 3, Hole 3, 1986 (La Boulie)
 Grant Turner, Rnd 2, Hole 14, 1989 (Chantilly)
 Philip Walton, Rnd 2, Hole 16, 1990 (Chantilly)
 Jeremy Robinson, Rnd 3, Hole 16, 1994 (National GC)
 Howard Clark, Rnd 4, Hole 11, 1994 (National GC)
 John Mellor, Rnd 1, Hole 8, 1999 (Golf du Médoc)
 José Maria Olazábal, Rnd 3, Hole 2, 2002 (Le Golf National)
 Robert-Jan Derksen, Rnd 2, Hole 16, 2008 (Le Golf National)
 Chapchai Nirat, Rnd 2, Hole 2, 2008 (Le Golf National)
Albatrosses: Graeme McDowell, 18th hole, Round 4, 2003 (Le Golf National)
Low cut: 140 (Level), 2001, 141 (-3), 1996
High cut: 153 (+9), 1974

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MCDOWELL, GraemeNIR18-9
2STERNE, RichardRSA18-5
T3DE LA RIVA, EduardoESP18-4
T3STORM, GraemeENG18-4
5DYSON, SimonENG18-3
T6DONALDSON, JamieWAL18-2
T6GREEN, RichardAUS18-2
T8MAYBIN, GarethNIR18-1
T8GALLACHER, StephenSCO18-1
T8BJÖRN, ThomasDEN18-1

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