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Tournament results: French Open

Results for the French Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2020
Europe
(Colsaerts, Nicolas)
(TBA)
Cancelled
n/a
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(Colsaerts, Nicolas)

Venue

(TBA)

Score

Cancelled

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (July 2-5; CANCELLED due to world coronavirus pandemic).

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Colsaerts, Nicolas

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

€266,660

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (Oct 17-20). Second-placed Joachim B. Hansen (Den) finished 1 shot behind Colsaerts (Belg), who recorded his first European Tour win in over seven years. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2018
Europe
277 (-7)
US$1,166,660
HNA

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Noren, Alex

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

US$1,166,660

Title sponsor

HNA

Played as the HNA Open de France (Jun 28-Jul 1; third of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events). Second-placed Russel Knox (Scot), Julian Suri (USA) and Chris Wood (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Norén (Swe), who recorded his tenth European Tour win. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2017
Europe
272 (-12)
€1,040,824
HNA

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fleetwood, Tommy

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

€1,040,824

Title sponsor

HNA

Played as the HNA Open de France (Jun 29-Jul 2; second of eight Eurpn Tr Rolex Series events). Second-placed Peter Uihlein (USA) finished 1 shot behind Fleetwood (Eng), who claimed his third European Tour win. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jaidee, Thongchai

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

€583,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (100th) (Jun 30-Jul 3). Second-placed Francesco Molinari (Italy) finished 4 shots behind Jaidee (Thai), who recorded his eighth European Tour win. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2015
Europe
271 (-13)
€500,000
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Wiesberger, Bernd

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Alstom Open de France (July 2-5). Second-placed James Morrison (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Wiesberger (Aut), who claimed his third European Tour title. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2014
Europe
279 (-5)
€500,000
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

McDowell, Graeme

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Alstom Open de France (July 3-6). Second-placed Thongchai Jaidee (Thai) and Kevin Stadler (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion McDowell (N.Ire). McDowell came from 8 shots behind Stadler, who held a four shot lead going into the final round. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2013
Europe
275 (-9)
€500,000
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

McDowell, Graeme

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Alstom Open de France (July 4-7). Second-placed Richard Sterne (RSA) finished 4 shots behind McDowell (N.Ire). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2012
Europe
276 (-8)
€525,000
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Siem, Marcel

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

€525,000

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Alstom Open de France (July 5-8). Second-placed Francesco Molinari (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Siem (Ger), who claimed his second European Tour title. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2011
Europe
277 (-7)
€500,000
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Levet, Thomas

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Alstom Open de France (Jun 30-Jul 3). Second-placed Mark Foster (Eng) and Thorbjørn Olesen (Den) finished 1 shot behind popular home winner Levet (Fra). A celebratory jump from the 18th green into the surrounding water hazard (accompanied by his manager Patrice Bartez) resulted in Levet fracturing his shin-bone. This accident cost Levet his just secured opportunity to play in The Open Championship. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2010
Europe
273 (-11)
€500,000
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jimenez, Miguel Angel

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Alstom Open de France (July 1-4). Jiménez (Esp) beat Francesco Molinari (It) and Alejandro Cañizares (Esp) with a par at the first playoff hole. 46-year-old Jiménez became the oldest winner of Continental Europe's oldest golf title. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2009
Europe
271 (-13)
€666,660
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Kaymer, Martin

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Open de France Alstom (July 2-5). Kaymer (Ger) beat Lee Westwood (Eng) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2008
Europe
Larrazabal, Pablo
269 (-15)
€666,660
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Larrazabal, Pablo

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Open de France Alstom (June 26-29). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 4 shots behind tour rookie and first-time European Tour winner Larrazábal (Esp). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2007
Europe
Storm, Graeme
277 (-7)
€666,660
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Storm, Graeme

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Open de France Alstom (Jun 28-Jul 1). Second-placed Søren Hansen (Den) finished 1 shot behind Storm (Eng), who recorded his first win after seven years on the European Tour. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2006
Europe
273 (-11)
€666,660
Alstom

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Bickerton, John

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

€666,660

Title sponsor

Alstom

Played as the Open de France Alstom (Jun 29-Jul 2). Second-placed Padriag Harrington (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Bickerton (Eng). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Remesy, Jean-Francois

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

€583,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (June 23-26). Defending champion Remésy (Fra) beat Jean van de Velde (Fra) at the first playoff hole. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Remesy, Jean-Francois

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

€500,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (June 24-27). Second-placed Richard Green (Aus) and Nick O'Hearn (Aus) finished 7 shots behind Remésy (Fra), the first Frenchman since 1969 to win his home Open championship. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2003
Europe
Golding, Philip
273 (-15)
€416,660
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Golding, Philip

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

€416,660

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (June 26-29). Second-placed David Howell (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Golding (Eng), who recorded his first win after 20 years playing on the European Tour. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2002
Europe
274 (-14)
€333,330
Novotel Perrier

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

MacKenzie, Malcolm

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

€333,330

Title sponsor

Novotel Perrier

Played as the Novotel Perrier Open de France (May 2-5). Second-placed Trevor Immelman (RSA) finished 1 shot behind MacKenzie (Eng), who recorded his only European Tour win. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

2001
Europe
268 (-12)
€216,660
Novotel Perrier

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Olazabal, Jose Maria

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

€216,660

Title sponsor

Novotel Perrier

Played as the Novotel Perrier Open de France (May 3-6). Second-placed Paul Eales (Eng), Constantino Rocca (Italy) and Greg Turner (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Olazábal (Esp). [Sangliers course, Lyon GC, Villette d'Anthon, nr Lyon].

2000
Europe
272 (-16)
€200,000
Novotel Perrier

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Montgomerie, Colin

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

€200,000

Title sponsor

Novotel Perrier

Played as the Novotel Perrier Open de France (May 4-7). Second-placed Jonathan Lomas (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Montgomerie (Scot). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1999
Europe
272 (-12)
€141,660
Novotel Perrier

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Goosen, Retief

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

€141,660

Title sponsor

Novotel Perrier

Played as the Novotel Perrier Open de France (May 6-9). Goosen (RSA) beat Greg Turner (NZ) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Châteaux course, Golf du Médoc, nr Bordeaux].

1998
Europe
276 (-12)
£83,330
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Torrance, Sam

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£83,330

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France (June 25-28). Second-placed Olivier Edmond (Fra), Mathew Goggin (Aus), Massimo Florioli (Italy) and Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Torrance (Scot). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1997
Europe
271 (-17)
£100,000
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Goosen, Retief

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

£100,000

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Jamie Spence (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Goosen (RSA). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1996
Europe
272 (-16)
£100,000
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Allenby, Robert

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

£100,000

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Allenby (Aus) beat Berhard Langer (Ger) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1995
Europe
274 (-14)
£91,660
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Broadhurst, Paul

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

£91,660

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Neal Briggs (Eng) finished 8 shots behind Goosen (RSA). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1994
Europe
274 (-14)
£91,660
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Roe, Mark

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

£91,660

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Gabriel Hjertstedt (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Roe (Eng). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1993
Europe
273 (-11)
£83,330
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rocca, Costantino

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

£83,330

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Rocca (Italy) beat Paul McGinley (Ire) at the first playoff hole. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Martin, Miguel Angel

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

£66,660

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Martin Poxon (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Martín (Esp). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1991
Europe
281 (-7)
£66,660
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Romero, Eduardo

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£66,660

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France (75th). Second-placed José María Olazábal (Esp) and Sam Torrance (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Romero (Arg). [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].

1990
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
275 (-5)
£58,330
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Walton, Philip

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Walton (Ire) beat Bernhard Langer (Ger) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1989
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
273 (-7)
£58,330
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Faldo, Nick

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

273 (-7)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Hugh Baiocchi (RSA), Mark Roe (Eng) and Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Faldo (Eng). This was the last of three French Open wins for Faldo. [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1988
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
274 (-6)
£47,236
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Faldo, Nick

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

274 (-6)

Prize money

£47,236

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Dennis Durnian (Eng) and Wayne Riley (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Faldo (Eng). This was the second of three French Open wins for Faldo. [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1987
Europe
269 (-19)
£41,879
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rivero, Jose

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

£41,879

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Howard Clark (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Rivero (Esp). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1986
Europe
269 (-19)
£20,181
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

£20,181

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Vicente Fernández (Arg) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Ballesteros (Esp). This was the last of four French Open wins for Ballesteros. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1985
Europe
263 (-21)
£13,751
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

£13,751

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp). This was the third of four French Open wins for Ballesteros. [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1984
Europe
270 (-18)
£14,059
Peugeot

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Langer, Bernhard

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

£14,059

Title sponsor

Peugeot

Played as the Peugeot Open de France. Second-placed José Rivero (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Langer (Ger). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1983
Europe
277 (-11)
£8,624
Paco Rabanne

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Faldo, Nick

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

£8,624

Title sponsor

Paco Rabanne

Played as the Paco Rabanne Open de France. Faldo (Eng) beat José Maria Cañizares (Esp) with a par at the third playoff hole. David J. Russell (Eng) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. This was the first of three French Open wins for Faldo. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1982
Europe
Saint-Nom-La-Breteche
278 (-10)
£7,206
Paco Rabanne

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Venue

Saint-Nom-La-Breteche

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

£7,206

Title sponsor

Paco Rabanne

Played as the Paco Rabanne Open de France. Second-placed and defending champion Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp). This was the second of four French Open wins for Ballesteros. [Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche, nr Paris, France].

1981
Europe
270 (-14)
£6,258
Paco Rabanne

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lyle, Sandy

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

£6,258

Title sponsor

Paco Rabanne

Played as the Paco Rabanne Open de France. Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 4 shots behind Lyle (Scot). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1980
Europe
268 (-20)
£6,246
Paco Rabanne

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Norman, Greg

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

£6,246

Title sponsor

Paco Rabanne

Played as the Paco Rabanne Open de France. Second-placed Ian Mosey (Eng) finished 10 shots behind Norman (Aus). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gallacher, Bernard

Score

284 (-8)

Prize money

£5,945

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed William Milne (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Gallacher (Scot). [Brocards course, Lyon GC, Villette d'Anthon, nr Lyon].

1978
Europe
269 (-19)
£7,025
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hayes, Dale

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

£7,025

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) finished 11 shots behind Hayes (RSA). [Red course, La Baule GC, Pays-de-la-Loire].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

282 (-6)

Prize money

£4,695

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed Manuel Piñero (Esp), Antonio Garrido (Esp), John Bland (RSA) and Ian Stanley (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Ballesteros (Esp). This was the first of four French Open wins for Ballesteros. [La Mer course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

1976
Europe
Tshabalala, Vincent
272 (-16)
£3,505
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tshabalala, Vincent

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

£3,505

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed Salvador Balbuena (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Tshabalala (RSA). [La Mer course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

1975
Europe
281 (-7)
£2,585
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Brian

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£2,585

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed Neil Coles (Eng), Eamonn Darcy (Ire), John O'Leary (Ire) and Dale Hayes (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Barnes (Scot). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1974
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
284 (+4)
£2,175
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Oosterhuis, Peter

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

284 (+4)

Prize money

£2,175

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed Peter Townsend (Eng) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Oosterhuis (Eng). [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Oosterhuis, Peter

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

£2,293

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Second-placed Tony Jacklin (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Oosterhuis (Eng). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1972
Europe
Jaeckel, Barry
265 (-23)
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jaeckel, Barry

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Jaeckel (USA) beat Clive Clark (Eng) at the first playoff hole. Jaeckel recorded his first win as a professional, having turned professional just nine months earlier. [Golf de Biarritz-Le Phare, Biarritz and La Nivelle GC, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France].

1971
Europe
Lu, Liang-huan
262 (-10)
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lu, Liang-huan

Score

262 (-10)

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Vicente Fernández (Arg) and Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) finished in second place behind "Mr" Lu (Taiw). [Golf de Biarritz-Le Phare, Biarritz and La Nivelle GC, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Graham, David

Score

268

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the French Open. Florentino Molina (Arg) and defending champion Jean Garaïalde (Fra) finished in second place behind Graham (Aus). [Chantaco GC, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, nr Biarritz].

1969
Europe
Garaialde, Jean
Saint-Nom-La-Breteche
277
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Garaialde, Jean

Venue

Saint-Nom-La-Breteche

Score

277

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Jean Garaïalde (Fra) beat Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) in a playoff. [Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche, nr Paris, France].

1968
Europe
Butler, Peter
272
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Butler, Peter

Score

272

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Sebastián Miguel (Esp) and Peter Townsend (Eng) finished in second place behind Butler (Eng). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hunt, Bernard

Score

271

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Peter Butler (Eng) finished in second place behind Hunt (Eng). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1966
Europe
Hutchinson, Denis
274
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hutchinson, Denis

Score

274

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (50th). Won by Hutchinson (Zim/RSA). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1965
Europe
Saint-Nom-La-Breteche
268
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Sota, Ramon

Venue

Saint-Nom-La-Breteche

Score

268

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Cobie Le Grange (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Sota (Esp). [Golf de Saint-Nom-La-Bretèche, nr Paris, France].

1964
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
272
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

272

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. De Vicenzo (Arg) beat Cobie Le Grange (RSA) in a playoff. This was the last of three French Open wins for De Vicenzo. [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Devlin, Bruce

Score

273

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Kel Nagle (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Devlin (Aus). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1962
Europe
Murray, Alan
274
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Murray, Alan

Score

274

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) and Bob Charles (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Murray (Aus). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Nagle, Kel

Score

271

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 4 shots behind Nagle (Aus). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Score

275

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Leopoldo Ruiz (Arg) and Bill Johnston (USA) finished 3 shots behind De Vicenzo (Arg). This was the second of three French Open wins for De Vicenzo. [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1959
Europe
Thomas, Dave
276
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Thomas, Dave

Score

276

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Peter Alliss (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Thomas (Wales). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Van Donck, Flory

Score

276

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Defending champion Van Donck (Belg) beat Harold Henning (S Africa) in a 36-hole playoff (Van Donck 137, Henning 141). This was the last of three French Open wins for Van Donck. [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Van Donck, Flory

Score

266

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Peter Alliss (Eng) and defending champion Ángel Miguel (Esp) finished 8 shots Van Donck (Belg). This was the second of three French Open wins for Van Donck. [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Miguel, Angel

Score

277

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Trevor Wilkes (S Africa), Flory Van Donck (Belg) and Antonio Cerdá (Arg) finished 4 shots behind Miguel (Esp). [Deauville GC, Normandy. Now called Golf Barrière de Deauville].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Nelson, Byron

Score

271

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Harry Weetman (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Nelson (USA), the second of only a few Americans to have won this title. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Van Donck, Flory

Score

275

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Norman Von Nida (Aus) and Aldo Casera (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Van Donck (Belg). This was the first of three French Open wins for Van Donck. [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Score

276

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Max Faulkner (Eng) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Locke (S Africa). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Locke, Bobby

Score

268

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (July 12-15). Second-placed Antonio Cerdá (Arg) finished 8 shots behind Locke (S Africa). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1951
Europe
Hassanein, Hassan
273
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hassanein, Hassan

Score

273

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (July 15-18). Second-placed Jimmy Adams (Scot) finished 8 shots behind Hassanein (Egypt). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1950
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
279
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

De Vicenzo, Roberto

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

279

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Marcelino Morcillo (Esp) finished 5 shots behind Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg). This was the first of three French Open wins for De Vicenzo. [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1949
Europe
Grappasonni, Ugo
275
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Grappasonni, Ugo

Score

275

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Marcel Dallemagne (Fra) finished 4 shots behind Grappasonni (Italy). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1948
Europe
Cavalo, Firmin
287
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Cavalo, Firmin

Score

287

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Pierre Hausséguy (Fra) finished 2 shots behind Firmin "Fifi" Cavalo (Fra). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1947
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
285
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Cotton, Henry

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

285

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (July 13-16). Second-placed John Knipe (Eng; Cotton's assistant professional at Monte Carlo GC) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Cotton (Eng). [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Cotton, Henry

Score

269

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Flory Van Donck (Belg) finished 15 shots behind Cotton (Eng). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1945
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to World War II.

1944
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to World War II.

1943
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to World War II.

1942
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to World War II.

1941
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to World War II.

1940
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to World War II.

1939
Europe
Pose, Martin
285
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Pose, Martin

Score

285

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed T.E. Odams (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Pose (Arg). [La Mer course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

1938
Europe
Dallemagne, Marcel
Fourqueux
282
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dallemagne, Marcel

Venue

Fourqueux

Score

282

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Pierre Hausséguy (Fra) finished 5 shots behind defending champion Dallemagne (Fra). This was the last of three French Open wins for Dallemagne. [G&CC Fourqueux, Fourqueux, nr Paris].

1937
Europe
Dallemagne, Marcel
278
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dallemagne, Marcel

Score

278

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Leonard Crawley (Eng, amateur) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Dallemagne (Fra). This was the second of three French Open wins for Dallemagne. [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1936
Europe
Dallemagne, Marcel
277
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Dallemagne, Marcel

Score

277

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Dallemagne (Fra) beat Henry Cotton (Eng) in a playoff. This was the first of three French Open wins for Dallemagne. [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1935
Europe
Brews, Sid
292
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Brews, Sid

Score

292

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France (25th). Second-placed Aubrey Boomer (Eng) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Brews (S Africa). [La Mer course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

1934
Europe
Brews, Sid
284
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Brews, Sid

Score

284

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Aubrey Boomer (Eng) and Auguste Boyer (Fra) finished 2 shots behind Brews (S Africa). [Golf de Dieppe-Pourville, Dieppe, Normandy].

1933
Europe
Gadd, Bert
Chantilly (Veneuil)
283
FF9,000 (£92)
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gadd, Bert

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

283

Prize money

FF9,000 (£92)

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Auguste Boyer (Fra) and Marcel Dallemagne (Fra) finished 3 shots behind Gadd (Eng). [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1932
Europe
Lacey, Arthur
296
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Lacey, Arthur

Score

296

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed René Golias (Fra) finished 4 shots behind Lacey (Eng). [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1931
Europe
Boomer, Aubrey
291
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Boomer, Aubrey

Score

291

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Tomas Genta (Arg) and Percy Alliss (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Boomer (Eng). This was the last of five French Open wins for Boomer. [Deauville GC, Normandy. Now called Golf Barrière de Deauville].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Whitcombe, Ernest

Score

282

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Auguste Boyer (Fra) finished 1 shot behind Whitcombe (Eng). [Golf de Dieppe-Pourville, Dieppe, Normandy].

1929
Europe
Boomer, Aubrey
Fourqueux
283
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Boomer, Aubrey

Venue

Fourqueux

Score

283

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Boomer (Eng) beat Archie Compston (Eng) in a playoff. This was the fourth of five French Open wins for Boomer. [G&CC Fourqueux, Fourqueux, nr Paris].

1928
Europe
Tolley, Cyril
283
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tolley, Cyril

Score

283

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Henry Kinch (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Tolley (Eng, amateur). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Duncan, George

Score

299

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed and defending champion Aubrey Boomer (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [Saint Germain GC, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, nr Paris].

1926
Europe
Boomer, Aubrey
280
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Boomer, Aubrey

Score

280

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Abe Mitchell (Eng) finished in second place behind Aubrey Boomer (Eng). This was the third of five French Open wins for Boomer. [Vert course, Saint Cloud GC, Garches, nr Paris].

1925
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
291
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Massy, Arnaud

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

291

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Massy (Fra) beat Archie Compston (Eng) by 7 shots in a 36-hole playoff (Massy 143, Compston 150). This was the last of four French Open wins for Massy. [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1924
Europe
Tolley, Cyril
290
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Tolley, Cyril

Score

290

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Walter Hagen (USA) finished 3 shots behind Tolley (Eng, amateur). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1923
Europe
Ockenden, James
284
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ockenden, James

Score

284

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed J.W. "Jack" Gaudin (Jersey) finished 2 shots behind Ockenden (Eng). [Golf de Dieppe-Pourville, Dieppe, Normandy].

1922
Europe
Boomer, Aubrey
284
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Boomer, Aubrey

Score

284

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Eugène Lafitte (Fra) finished 9 shots behind defending champion Boomer (Eng). This was the second of five French Open wins for Boomer. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1921
Europe
Boomer, Aubrey
284
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Boomer, Aubrey

Score

284

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Boomer (Eng) beat Arnaud Massy (Fra) in a 36-hole playoff. Massy retired at the 35th hole. This was the first of five French Open wins for Boomer. [La Forêt course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hagen, Walter

Score

298

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Hagen (USA) beat Eugène Lafitte (Fra) in a 36-hole playoff (Hagen 149, Lafitte 154). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

1919
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to the Great War.

1918
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to the Great War.

1917
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to the Great War.

1916
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to the Great War.

1915
Europe
(not played)
x
x
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(not played)

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

x

Title sponsor

x

Not played due to the Great War.

1914
Europe
Edgar, J. Douglas
284
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Edgar, J. Douglas

Score

284

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) finished 6 shots behind James Douglas Edgar (Eng). [La Forêt course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

1913
Europe
Chantilly (Veneuil)
304
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Duncan, George

Venue

Chantilly (Veneuil)

Score

304

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed James Braid (Scot) finished 3 shots behind Duncan (Scot). [Vineuil course, Golf de Chantilly, nr Paris].

1912
Europe
Gassiat, Jean
289
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gassiat, Jean

Score

289

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Harry Vardon (Jersey) finished 1 shot behind Gassiat (Fra). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Massy, Arnaud

Score

284

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Ted Ray (Jersey) finished 7 shots behind Massy (Fra). This was the third of four French Open wins for Massy. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Braid, James

Score

298

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Arnaud Massy (Fra) finished 2 shots behind Braid (Scot). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Taylor, J.H.

Score

293

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed James Braid (Scot) finished 1 shot behind defending champion John Henry "J.H." Taylor (Eng). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Taylor, J.H.

Score

300

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed and defending champion Arnaud Massy (Fra) finished 4 shots behind John Henry "J.H." Taylor (Eng). [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Massy, Arnaud

Score

294

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Open de France. Second-placed Jean Gassiat (Fra) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Massy (Fra). This was the second of four French Open wins for Massy. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Massy, Arnaud

Score

292

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Open de France. Europe's second oldest National Open Championship, behind The Open Championship (1860). Tom Vardon (Jersey, Harry Vardon's brother) finished in second place behind Massy (Fra). This was the first of four French Open wins for Massy. [Vallée course, Racing Club de France (RCF), La Boulie GC, Versailles, nr Paris].

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