Le Golf National

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Le Golf National
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Club information
Le Golf National is located in France
Le Golf National
Location in France
Coordinates 48°45′12″N 2°04′32″E / 48.7532°N 2.0755°E / 48.7532; 2.0755Coordinates: 48°45′12″N 2°04′32″E / 48.7532°N 2.0755°E / 48.7532; 2.0755
Location Guyancourt, France
Established 1990, 28 years ago
Type Private
Total holes 45
Tournaments hosted Open de France
2018 Ryder Cup
2024 Olympics
Website golf-national.com/en/
L'Albatros
Designed by Hubert Chesneau
Robert Von Hagge
Par 72
Length 7,331 yards (6,703 m)
Course record 62 - Eduardo Romero (2005)
L'Aigle
Par 71
Length 6,224 yards (5,691 m)
L'Oislet
Par 32
Length 2,138 yards (1,955 m)

The Albatros course at Le Golf National [lə ɡɔlf na.sjɔ.nal] is an 18-hole golf course in France, near Paris. Designed by architects Hubert Chesneau and Robert Von Hagge, in collaboration with Pierre Thevenin, it is located in Guyancourt, southwest of central Paris.

Facilities[edit]

Le Golf National

Construction began 31 years ago in July 1987, and it debuted over three years later, on 5 October 1990, opened by Roger Bambuck, Minister of Youth and Sports.

Le Golf National has a capacity for 80,000 spectators.[1] The Albatros (Albatross) is the main championship course, par 72 at 7,331 yards (6,703 m). The other courses are the Aigle (Eagle), par 71 and 6,224 yards (5,691 m), and the short nine-hole Oiselet (Birdie) course is par 32.

Tournaments[edit]

Le Golf National hosts the Open de France on the European Tour, the oldest national open in continental Europe. First played at Le Golf National in 1991, it has been held there every year since, except on two occasions (1999, 2001).

Le Golf National hosted the Ryder Cup in 2018.

The facility is scheduled to host the Olympics in 2024.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Touaux, Cyril (2016-10-03). "Ryder Cup: y aura-t-il un Bleu sur les greens francais en 2018?". La Voix Du Nord. Retrieved 2018-09-29.

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