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Pauline Ballet
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Reading time: 0 minPublished on 21 February 2024

Run the streets of Paris in a marathon of great spectacle? Hold your breath or watch from the stands of a race track? Discover France's most beautiful landscapes at the wheel of a racing cyclist? On horseback, by bike or on board a giant of the sea, with a racket or a golf club, France hosts a host of major sporting events every year. Interested? Ready, set, go ....

French Open Golf Tournament, at Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris

From 21 to 24 September 2023

The biggest event of the [golf] season (https://www.france.fr/fr/theme-golf) in France, the Open de France is also one of the most important stops on the European Tour. First held in 1906, it brings together the world's best male players every year on the prestigious [Golf National] (https://www.france.fr/fr/paris/liste/6-bonnes-raisons-de-jouer-au-golf-national) course at Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, a few kilometres from Paris. On the intimidating 18-hole Albatros course, putts, lobs and swings are played with elegance and excellence. And what excitement! As for relaxation, the Open Village welcomes spectators with shops, a restaurant and live tournament coverage on a giant screen. There are practice areas and putting greens for beginners and advanced players. *Note that the National Golf Club will host the Olympic Golf Tournament during the Paris Games in the summer of 2024.

French Open Golf Tournament

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