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Gaëtan Mourgue D'Algue

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Gaëtan Mourgue D'Algue

Gaëtan Mourgue D'Algue, resident of Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche, France, who helped popularize the then little known sport of Golf in the country during the early 1960s. By convincing Pierre Menet to establish the Trophée Lancôme, he hoped to entice the world's best players to come to Saint-Nom and compete in prominent international tournaments.[1]

He also won the Biarritz Cup twice, in 1957 and in 1961.


  1. ^ "Le Golf de Saint-Nom-la-Bretèche" (in French). Archived from the original on 2006-02-11. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 

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