the destination for the LET this week, particularly the region of Bordeaux where
the Lacoste Ladies Open de France is taking place.
Medoc will stage the tournament for the fourth time with Caroline Hedwall,
Nelly Korda and Julia Engstrom winning the past three editions.
three things you should know heading into the three-day event.
Bordeaux Provides Perfect Location
Medoc resort is surrounded by 200-hectares of nature and is known for offering two
of the most beautiful European courses.
The LET players
will tee it up on the Chateaux Course, which was voted Best Golf Course in
France in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018 by the World Golf Awards.
It is a golf
course set in unspoiled nature with wide fairways bordered by heathers, gorses
Based on the
Scottish links courses, with the ocean winds playing their part, it will offer
a test of the highest order.
Cup Stars Return
It has been
just over one week since Europe beat the USA in the Solheim Cup at Inverness
Club in Toledo, Ohio.
A couple of
stars from the 2021 team will tee it up in Bordeaux this week with 2020 Race to
Costa del Sol champion Emily Kristine Pedersen and home favourite Celine
are not the only players in town still feeling the Solheim Cup buzz as France’s
Vairana Heck, who was part of the winning European PING Junior Solheim Cup team,
is also set to battle it out.
players Maja Stark, Virginia Elena Carta and Agathe Laisne are also in the
field this week as is four-time Solheim Cup player Caroline Hedwall.
Out In Force
No fewer than
22 French players will compete for top honours at their home tournament at Golf
As well as
two-time Solheim Cup winner Boutier, recent LET winner Pauline Roussin Bouchard
– who won the Skafto Ladies Open – will also tee it up as will 2019 La Reserva
de Sotogrande Invitational winner Celine Herbin.
amateurs are also in the field with Maylis Lamoure and Ines Archer battling it
out alongside PJSC winner Heck.