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Le Golf National,



Philippe Sabarros - Directeur Sportif

Bruno Rebeuh - Player's liaison

Jean Van de Velde - Event Directorcom

ASO-ffgolf Production
253 quai de la bataille de Stalingrad
92 137 Issy Les Moulineaux, Cedex
Tel:  + 33 (0)1 41 33 15 54
Fax: + 33 (0) 1 41 33 15 09
Mob : + 33 (0)6 70 50 91 51
Course Website: www.



Course Info

Type of grass -   Mix of meadow grass and bent grass
Height of cut -   2.4 mm
Speed/stimpmeter reading -    12’5"

Type of grass -  Mix of bent grass, Rye and fescue.
Height of cut -   8 mm
General width and contouring - Average width but a lot of movement through the drive zone means that they play narrower

Type of grass -   Mix of bent grass, Rye and fescue.
Height of cut -  8 mm
Type of grass -   Mix of bent grass, Rye and fescue.
Height of cut - semi - 2.5 m  wide at 28 mm
 - intermediate - 5 m  wide at 57 mm 
 - rough - Maintained rough at 100 mm, then 120 mm, then unmaintained.
Weather in advance - The last 4 weeks have seen a lot of warm weather then a lot of rain in the last few days.
Forecast for tournament - Largely warm, dry, light to moderate winds. Some rain possible on Sunday.

Opened - 1990
Course designer -  Hubert Chesneau with Robert Van Hagge as a consultant.
Special features -  Stadium style course with lots of elevated viewing positions.  Water is very much a feature especially over the closing holes which are something of an amphitheatre with water coming in to play on 13, 15, 16 and 18, as well as 1 and 2.
General play-ability - Rough is quite penal and if the weather allows the greens to dry out and firm up, it will present a strong challenge.
Undulating / flat -    Quite a lot of undulation.
Tree lined / exposed -   Mostly exposed.
Many / few water hazards -   Many, see special features above.
Changes to the course -  none

Other features
The lakes are full of some of the largest carp in this part of the world that feed almost exclusively on the grass clippings from the golf course.

Card of Course

Le Golf National

HoleParYardsMetres HoleParYardsMetres
14416380 104383350
23213195 113191175
35563515 124443405
44487445 134427390
54405370 145607555
64383350 154399365
74481440 163175160
83208190 174484443
95596545 184470430
Out3637523430 In3535793273

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MCDOWELL, GraemeNIR18-5
T2JAIDEE, ThongchaiTHA18-4
4KARLSSON, RobertSWE18-3
T5BALDWIN, MatthewENG18-2

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