UGolf Lacanau, host of this week's 2024 Lacanau Alps Open. Photo Credits: UGolf Lacanau
20th May 2024 | Alps Tour Golf

The Alps Tour moves to France for the Inaugural Lacanau Alps Open.

Lacanau-Océan, May 20th, 2024 – The Alps Tour season continues this week as the 7th event of the season, the inaugural 2024 Lacanau Alps Open, is ready to get started on Thurday. The tournament will be played from May 23rd to May 25th, at UGolf Lacanau in Lacanau-Océan, France.

This tournament will mark the inaugural year that the 2024 Lacanau Alps Open will be contested and the first time that UGolf Lacanau will host a professional golf tournament.

On May 22nd, with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. local time, the traditional Alps Tour tour scramble pro-am, will take place with approximately 20 teams participating.

The Field 

Five of this season’s six winners will be present among a strong 144 players field competing this week for the inaugural 2024 Lacanau Alps Open title: France’s Aymeric Laussot, winner of the 2024 Ein Bay Open, Spanish amateur Jose Antonio Sintes Navarro, winner of the 2024 Red Sea Little Venice Open, Italy’s Edoardo R Lipparelli, winner of the 2024 New Giza Open, Italy’s Gianmaria Rean Trinchero, winner of the 2024 Tunisian Golf Open and Mattia Comotti from Italy, winner of the 2024 Memorial Giorgio Bordoni presented by AON.

Among the players scheduled to compete, Jacopo Vecchi Fossa, will also be present. He captured multiple wins on the Alps Tour over the years, as well as earning the 2021 Alps Tour Order of Merit title, which allowed him to gain status on the Challenge Tour.

The majority of the players who are currently in the top 10 of the Alps Tour Order of Merit rank will be in the field this week, with the exception of number 3, Italy’s Enrico Di Nitto.

Alongside this season’s previous winners and the top-ranked players, there will also be France’s Augustin Holé, Italy’s Manfredi Manica, and Spain’s Jose Manuel Pardo Benitez, who are all winners on the Alps Tour during the 2023 season.

This week, 17 countries are represented in the 144-player field, including Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, England, Spain, Estonia, France, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, Tunisia, USA, and Venezuela.

The players will compete for an overall prize fund of €45,000 and 45,000 Order of Merit points. The 2024 Lacanau Alps Open winner will receive €6,525.00 and 6,525 Order of Merit points.

The 2024 Lacanau Alps Open will be a 54-hole stroke-play event where a cut will be made after 36 holes. In case of a tie after 54 holes, a sudden-death play-off will determine the winner.

To view the most up-to-date entry list, Click Here. 

The Course

The 2024 Lacanau Alps Open will be hosted at Lacanau Golf Club located in Nouvelle Aquitaine, France about 55 km West of Bordeaux. The golf course is situated in the heart of the national forest, between the lake and the ocean. The 18-hole Ardilouse course guarantees a calm change of scenery, and the diversity of its holes’ designs gives it a deserved international reputation.

The architect John Harris built it on the dunes in 1980. The course winds through the pine forest, spreading its star-shaped fairways around the Clubhouse and the Hotel on-site.

The Lacanau Golf Club course offers a unique architectural diversity that will appeal to beginners as well as the most experienced players. The preserved environment and privileged climate allow you to enjoy the facility year-round.

This week, the course will be set up as a 5934 meters, Par 72 course.

Tournament Promoter

The 2024 Lacanau Alps Open is promoted directly by the golf course and is grateful for the support of the following partners: Ville De LacanauCommunaute De CommuneOffice De Tourisme Medoc AtlantiqueRegion Nouvelle AquitaineUGolfDuvalBluegreenEllipse AffichageGardengrassCutter & BuckJDG AssuranceSociété GénéraleSociété BonnefoiSyngentaSAS CostalSo BioCarrefourArrosage SystemLa CanaulaiseMazda, SIPA Automobile, Sud Ouest, Media Pub, Vittel, Carnard Duchêne, Château Argilus Du Roi, Château Pouget, Château Boyd Cantenac, Château Leoville Poyferre, La Baignoire, and Le Bistrot Du Golf. 

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