Timex Open

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Timex Open
Tournament information
Location Biarritz, France
Course(s)Biarritz Golf Club
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund £73,681
Month playedJune
Final year1984
Tournament record score
Aggregate260 Mike Clayton (1984)
To par−16 as above
Final champion
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mike Clayton
Location Map
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Biarritz GC
Location in France
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Biarritz GC
Location in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

The Timex Open was a professional golf tournament. The tournament was held at Biarritz Golf Club in Biarritz, France. The tournament was originally a domestic event before transitioning into a European Tour event in 1983 and 1984.



YearWinnerScoreTo parMargin of
1984 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Mike Clayton 260−163 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Peter Teravainen
Flag of Scotland.svg Sam Torrance
1983 Flag of Spain.svg Manuel Ballesteros 262−142 strokes Flag of England.svg Nick Faldo
1982 Flag of the United States.svg Lennie Clements 267−95 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Barry Jaeckel [2] [3]
1981 Flag of France.svg Géry Watine (2)Flag placeholder.svg [4]
1980 Flag of France.svg Géry Watine Flag placeholder.svg

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