Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/12/11
This week's stop on the European PGA Tour is the Alstom Open de France held at Le Golf National. Over the course of the next several years, this event will become more and more of a destination stop for the world's greatest golfers after France and Le Golf National were named as the host and site of the 2018 Ryder Cup matches. As if to celebrate the announcement that was made in May of 2011, Frenchman Thomas Levet stepped up to win the 2011 Alstom Open de France as a passionate Parisian crowd chanted 'captain, captain' as he was presented with the champions trophy. Levet became just the second Frenchman to win the tournament since the European Tour began in 1972, joining two-time winner Jean-Francois Remesy. Levet's emotional victory was all the more impressive as he persevered over the notoriously difficult closing holes to claim a one-shot victory over rookie Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark and co-overnight leader Mark Foster of England. Tune in for live, four-round coverage as the Ra...
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