Michel Vancampenhout, Marco Foyot, Christian Fazzino, and even Michel Loy, the sixth version of Petank-Golf attracts this yr the aces of French pétanque. In addition to those world champions, the five-time world La Marseillaise winner Stéphane Robineau may even be a part of the Aiguillons golf course.
A prestigious line-up accomplished by Dylan Rocher, the undisputed star of pétanque in France. The 31-year-old bowler is already a reference, with 5 world champion titles, seven European champion titles and 13 French champion titles. “We tried to go upmarket, to bring in very high level pétanque players” acknowledges Christian Lagarde, co-creator of the event and himself a triple champion of France. An extended, tough however worthwhile job, which pressured the organizers to disrupt their schedule, “We had to target a specific date to bring in these players who are still in high demand. It was not easy to organize” continues -he. An authentic assembly mixing piglet and little white ball, organized below the aegis of honorary president Guilhem Garrigues, rugby journalist at Canal +. After a primary companion night this Wednesday, the 34 registered doubles will throw the first balls on Thursday July 14, from 9 a.m.