15 Things You Didn't Know About Romain Langasque

Frenchman Romain Langasque currently plays on the European Tour

Things You Didn't Know About Romain Langasque
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Frenchman Romain Langasque currently plays on the European Tour

15 Things You Didn't Know About Romain Langasque

1. He was born in Grasse in the south east of France, just north of Cannes

2. He now lives in Andorra

3. He won the 2015 Amateur Championship at Carnoustie, beating Grant Forrest 4&2 in the final

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Romain Langasque won the Amateur Championship at Carnoustie

4. That win got him into the 2015 Open and 2016 Masters, and he made the cut in both events

5. He turned professional in 2016 after The Masters, which forfeited his spot in the US Open

6. He tied the lowest back nine score at Augusta National by an amateur with a 31

7. His handicap was +5 at the time of turning professional

8. He had three runners-up finishes and three other top fives in his maiden season on the Challenge Tour

9. His maiden pro title came at the 2018 Hopps Open de Provence on the Challenge Tour

10. He won his 2019 European Tour card at Q-School

11. He finished 24th on the Race to Dubai in 2019, which was his best season as a pro

12. He is attached to St Donat Golf Club between Grasse and Cannes

13. He enjoys skiing

14. He has been with TaylorMade since turning professional

15. His career-high world ranking is 100th

Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!

Elliott is currently playing:

Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x