• The Rise, Canada
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  • Marco Simone GC (Italy); host of the Ryder Cup 2023
  • Terras da Comporta, Dunas
  • Pebble Beach host of the US Open; US Women's Open; Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Prince's GC, England
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open

Top tournament results: Le Touquet (La Mer)

The main tournaments played at Le Touquet (La Mer) are shown in the table below, which also includes relevant information on the winners, their scores and prize money.

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].

1985
Europe
272 (-16)
£11,954
GSI

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

James, Mark

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

£11,954

Title sponsor

GSI

Played as the GSI L'Equipe Open (May 16-19). Second-placed Carl Mason (Eng) finished 3 shots behind James (Eng). [La Mer course, Le Touquet GC, Nord-Pas-de-Calais].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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].

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124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

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