Ahead of the Lacoste Open de France program, Chantaco, Amundi and Crédit Agricole organized a Pro Am on Monday on the well-known golf course of the Basque Coast. An alternative for Golf Planète to meet Céline Herbin earlier than her journey to the Medoc golf course.
Here is what the French champion informed us:
A return to Chantaco that was shut to your coronary heart?
Oh sure ! Coming again to this golf course the place I gained the French Open in 2015 makes me very, very joyful. It’s a nice course that I like to play and the place I have a lot of enjoyable. Especially since my Pro Am group was nice…
This yr, the course benefited from the key renovations that have been carried out over the previous two years and I have to say that it’s a success. I actually appreciated the transforming of the greens of two and three which wanted it. The course is in nice situation. Well performed to the group who carried out this work. I hope that someday the French Open will come again right here.
You will play this week the Lacoste Open de France in Bordeaux.
How essential is that this event to you?
For me, that is a obligatory step. I like taking part in the French Open. In basic, it really works effectively for me. Last yr I completed second behind Julia Engtröm. This yr, I subsequently still have a small place to go and gather.
You ought to know that this week, I additionally had an essential LPGA event in Portland however I most popular to meet within the Médoc, that is to say to you. I’m French and taking part in the French Open is of course in my priorities.
Are you prepared to participate within the victory once more this yr?
Yes, I really feel excellent after a nice season on the LPGA adopted by two good weeks of trip at house in Spain. I have not touched a membership and really feel prepared to do battle within the Médoc. I’ll then go on with three tournaments within the USA. It’s going to be superior !
What targets for the approaching season?
A season with out the Solheim Cup or the Olympics. I’ll deal with the American circuit. It shall be a full season since I received the playing cards to play all of it. I hope to win this American victory that I’d so like to dangle on my document.
Jade Schaeffer: I appreciated the Chantaco course which comes again to life after these enhancements. Pruning, cleansing of the undergrowth however above all of the restore of sure greens gave a little modernity and enchantment to this historic golf course which had aged. This golf reveals nice potential to be developed. I’m very respectful of the Lacoste household, I like the model, and I have enjoyable taking part in this historic golf course, filled with bushes and flowers, which resonates with Basque songs within the night …
Florantyna Parker: I like coming again right here to Saint-Jean-de-Luz within the Basque Country. The environment is unimaginable and what’s extra, I have at all times performed effectively right here on this course which is now extra lovely than ever. It isn’t probably the most tough on the earth, maybe, however what a allure! I’m already wanting ahead to coming again …