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Drawing Board: Co-Architects Hubert Chesneau and Rick Baril working on course plans at von Hagge design offices
The letter of agreement between the FFG and von Hagge Design Associates (now corporately known
as von Hagge, Smelek and Baril). Von Hagge “consulted and assisted in the planning and design of the Albatros course through its completion in October 1990.
Note: Hundreds of original documents , sketches, and plans were destroyed in a devastating fire at the von Hagge offices in May 1989, as evidenced by the burned original Letter of Agreement.
Walking The Course
Robert von Hagge, Denys Lemery (Former Editor-in-Chief of Peugeot Golf Guide) discuss plans for the course.
Co-Authors, Hubert Chesneau and Robert von Hagge work on the stadium-style plans for the course that would eventually host the coveted Ryder Cup.
(L-R) Robert von Hagge, Claude-Roger Cartier (served as President of the FFG from 1981-1996) and Hubert Chesneau.
Le Golf National, Guyancourt , France 15 and 18 Green