Lacoste Ladies Open de France in Deauville

Lacoste Ladies French Open in Deauville

Virginia Elena Carta will be among the protagonists of the Lacoste Ladies Open de France, the tournament of the Ladies European Tour scheduled from 15 to 17 September on the Golf Barrière course, in Deauville in France.

The blue is back from 15th place in the Swiss Ladies Open, third place among the top 15 in the last five races.

Lacoste Ladies Open de France, schedule

The French Celine Boutier defends the title in a field that includes the South African Lee-Anne Pace, the Finnish Tiia Koivisto, the Belgian Manon De Roey, the Spanish Ana Pelaez Trivino and the English Meghan MacLaren, all seasonal winners, the Argentine Magdalena Simmermacher , the Swedish Caroline Hedwall and three emerging youngsters, the Slovenian Pia Babnik, and the Indian Diksha Dakar and the Czech Jana Melichova, who also scored in 2022 (Tipsport Czech Ladies Open) when she was still an amateur.

The prize pool is 325,000 euros. The French Golf Federation created the Open de France Dames in 1987. An event registered since its creation on the calendar of the Ladies European Tour. Between 2000 and 2009, and after a stint on the golf courses of Fourqueux, Sainte-Maxime, Saint Andréol and the Paris International Golf Club, the players competed for the title on the golf course of Arras, property of Gervais Martel (President of the club of Football of the Racing Club de Lens), promoter of the event for nearly a decade.

In 2010, a new page in the history of the event was written. The French Golf Federation takes over the reins of the organization with its subsidiary FFGolf Production and repatriates the event to the Paris region. Now presented under the title of Open de France Féminin, the tournament will be played at the Paris International Golf Club for two years in a row.
In 2011 it became the Lacoste Ladies Open de France, emblem of the elegance of women’s golf, the brand having decided to strengthen its links with the Women’s Open de France by associating its name with a sporting event, for the very first time.

of its history. In 2012, the Open celebrated its 25th anniversary, and took over the Golf de Chantaco in the heart of the Basque Country, a club closely linked both to the history of golf in France and to that of the Lacoste family.

It is now in the dynamic Normandy region and on the Golf Barrière Deauville that the history of the Women’s Open de France is being written. The Lacoste Ladies Open de France, the major event of the Ladies European Tour (LET) season, will offer a breathtaking spectacle on lands that breathe history.

There is no doubt that the best European players will fight to reach the holy grail and divide up an endowment of €325,000.

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