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Golf - Open de France

The oldest national open in Europe outside of The Open Championship, the French event has been part of the European Tour's schedule since the tour's inception in 1972. Since 1991 it has been played at Le Golf National near Paris each July, it has been played at several courses around the country, but generally in Paris:
1906-12, 1920, 1922,1924, 1928, 1953,1955, 1959, 1961, 1966, 1973, 1975, 1983 & 1986 La Boulie, Paris; 1913, 1925, 1933, 1947, 1950, 1964, 1974, 1988, 1989 & 1990 Chantilly
1914, 1921, 1935, 1939, 1976 & 1977 Le Touquet
1923, 1930 & 1934 Dieppe
1926, 1932, 1937, 1946, 1948, 1951, 1954, 1957, 1960, 1963, 1968, 1980, 1984 & 1987 Saint-Cloud, Paris
1927, 1936, 1949, 1952, 1958, 1962, 1967, 1981 & 1985 St Germain, Paris
1929 & 1938 Fourqueux; 1931 & 1956 Deauville; 1965, 1969 & 1982 Saint Nom La Breteche 
1970 Chantaco, Saint-Jean-de-Luz; 1971 Biarritz; 1972 La Rivelle, Biarritz; 1978 La Baule; 1979 Lyon; 1991-98, 2000 & 2002- Le Golf National, Paris; 1999 Pian Medoc, Gironde; 2001 Villette, Lyon


YEAR
WINNER
1906 ARNAUD MASSY (Fra)
1907 ARNAUD MASSY (Fra)
1908 JOHN TAYLOR (Eng)
1909 JOHN TAYLOR (Eng)
1910 JAMES BRAID (Sco)
1911 ARNAUD MASSY (Fra)
1912 JEAN GASSIAT (Fra)
1913 GEORGE DUNCAN (Sco)
1914 JAMES EDGAR (Eng)
1915-9 Not held
1920 WALTER HAGEN (Usa)
1921 AUBREY BOOMER (Eng)
1922 AUBREY BOOMER (Eng)
1923 JAMES OCKENDEN (Eng)
1924 CYRIL TOLLEY (Eng)~
1925 ARNAUD MASSY (Fra)
1926 AUBREY BOOMER (Eng)
1927 GEORGE DUNCAN (Sco)
1928 CYRIL TOLLEY (Eng)~
1929 AUBREY BOOMER (Eng)
1930 ERNEST WHITCOMBE (Eng)
1931 AUBREY BOOMER (Eng)
1932
ARTHUR LACEY (Eng)
1933
BERT GADD (Eng)
1934
SID BREWS (Rsa)
1935
SID BREWS (Rsa)
1936
MARCEL DALLEMAGNE (Fra)
1937 MARCEL DALLEMAGNE (Fra)
1938 MARCEL DALLEMAGNE (Fra)
1939 MARTIN POSE (Arg)
1940-5
Not held
1946
HENRY COTTON (Eng)
1947
HENRY COTTON (Eng)
1948
FIRMIN CAVALO (Fra)
1949
UGO GRAPPASONNI (Ita)
1950
ROBERTO DE VICENZO (Arg) 
1951
HASSAN HASSANEIN (Egy) 
1952
BOBBY LOCKE (Rsa)
1953
BOBBY LOCKE (Rsa)
1954
FLORY VAN DONCK (Bel)
1955
BYRON NELSON (Usa)
1956
ANGEL MIGUEL (Esp)
1957
FLORY VAN DONCK (Bel)
1958
FLORY VAN DONCK (Bel)
1959
DAVE THOMAS (Wal)
1960
ROBERTO DE VICENZO (Arg)
1961
KEL NAGLE (Aus)
1962
ALAN MURRAY (Aus)
1963
BRUCE DEVLIN (Aus)
1964
ROBERTO DE VICENZO (Arg)
1965
RAMON SOTA (Esp)
1966
DENIS HUTCHINSON (Rsa)
1967
BERNARD HUNT (Eng)
1968
PETER BUTLER (Eng)
1969
JEAN GERAIALDE (Fra)
1970
DAVID GRAHAM (Aus)
1971
LU LIANG-HWAN (Twn)
1972
BARRY JAECKEL (Usa)
1973
PETER OOSTERHUIS (Eng)
1974
PETER OOSTERHUIS (Eng)
1975
BRIAN BARNES (Sco)
1976
VINCENT TSHABALALA (Rsa)
1977
SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS (Esp)
1978
DALE HAYES (Rsa)
1979
BERNARD GALLACHER (Sco)
1980
GREG NORMAN (Aus)
1981
SANDY LYLE (Sco)
1982
SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS (Esp)
1983
NICK FALDO (Eng)
1984
BERNARD LANGER (Frg)
1985
SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS (Esp)
1986
SEVERIANO BALLESTEROS (Esp)
1987
JOSE RIVERO (Esp)
1988
NICK FALDO (Eng)
1989
NICK FALDO (Eng)
1990
PHILIP WALTON (Irl)
1991
EDUARDO ROMERO (Arg)
1992
MIGUEL ANGEL MARTIN (Esp)
1993
COSTANTINO ROCCA (Ita)
1994
MARK ROE (Eng)
1995
PAUL BROADHURST (Eng)
1996
ROBERT ALLENBY (Aus)
1997
RETIEF GOOSEN (Rsa)
1998
SAM TORRANCE (Sco)
1999
RETIEF GOOSEN (Rsa)
2000
COLIN MONTGOMERIE (Sco)
2001
JOSE MARIA OLAZABAL (Esp)
2002
MALCOLM MACKENZIE (Eng)
2003
PHILIP GOLDING (Eng)
2004
JEAN FRANCOIS REMESY (Fra)
2005
JEAN FRANCOIS REMESY (Fra)
2006
JOHN BICKERTON (Eng)
2007
GRAEME STORM (Eng)
2008
PABLO LARRAZABAL (Esp)
2009
MARTIN KAYMER (Ger)
2010
MIGUEL ANGEL JIMENEZ (Esp)
2011
THOMAS LEVET (Fra)
2012 MARCEL SIEM (Ger)
2013 GRAEME McDOWELL (Nir)
2014 GRAEME McDOWELL (Nir)
2015 BERND WIESBERGER (Aut)
2016 THONGCHAI JAIDEE (Tha)
2017 TOMMY FLEETWOOD (Eng)
2018 ALEX NOREN (Swe)

* won after play-off
~ Amateur


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