Lacoste player Azahara Munoz, winner of the Lacoste Ladies Open de France 2013

The Lacoste Ladies Open de France is an important event on the Ladies European Tour. It is the 19th stop of 24 tournaments on the 2014 LET schedule, 12 of which are played in Europe. The Lacoste Ladies French Open attracts 78 of the best European female golfers.

An official event, The Lacoste Ladies French Open is sanctioned by the LET Order of Merit, the official annual ranking of the Ladies European Tour. Every golfer with a LET card may enter the tournament.

Format

78 players, including 13 invitees.

72 holes stroke play, four rounds of 18 holes.

Cut after the completion of 36 holes, the leading 50 players plus ties (amateurs not included) will advance to the last two rounds.

The player with the lowest aggregate score after four rounds wins the tournament.

In case of a tie after four rounds, the winner will be decided by a hole-by-hole sudden death play off.

Tee times

On Thursday 2 and Friday 3 October, players will tee off every ten minutes from hole No. 1 in groups of three, with the first tee time scheduled at 8.45 a.m.

After the cut, on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October, players will tee off from hole No. 1 in groups of two, depending on the number of players making the cut. The leaders will tee off last, at around 1 p.m.

Prize money

The total purse amounts €250,000. Earnings are distributed according to the following breakdown chart.

Course scorecard in tournament configuration

HOLE YARDS METERS PAR

1 148 135 3

2 329 300 4

3 169 155 3

4 533 488 5

5 142 130 3

6 350 320 4

7 509 466 5

8 392 358 4

9 364 333 4

OUT 2936 2685 35

10 387 354 4

11 367 336 4

12 137 125 3

13 377 345 4

14 364 333 4

15 503 460 5

16 182 166 3

17 361 330 4

18 392 358 4

IN 3070 2807 35

OUT 2936 2685 35

TOTAL 6006 5492 70

 

Roll of Honour

2013 – Azahara Muñoz (Spain)

2012 – Stacey Keating (Australia)

2011 – Felicity Johnson (England)

2010 – Trish Johnson (England)

2009 – Nicole Gergely (Austria)

2008 – Anja Monke (Germany)

2007 – Linda Wessberg (Sweden)

2006 – Veronica Zorzi (Italia)

2005 – Veronica Zorzi (Italia)

2004 – Stéphanie Arricau (France)

2003 – Lynnette Brooky (New Zealand)

2002 – Lynnette Brooky (New Zealand)

2001 – Suzann Pettersen (Norway)

2000 – Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (France)

1999 – Trish Johnson (England)

1997 – Karen Lunn (Australia)

1996 – Trish Johnson (England)

1995 – Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (France)

1994 – Julie Forbes (Scotland)

1993 – Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (France)

1989 – Suzanne Strudwick (England)

1988 – Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (France)

1987 – Liselotte Neumann (Sweden)

Event not played in 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1998