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US Open: Barjon pursues his American dream


PORTRAIT - Since 2005, no Frenchman has played a full season in the elite of world golf. And the "Frenchy" does not want to stop there.

Fans voted and praised him: Paul Barjon was officially elected "

 French player of the month for May 2021

 " by the Golf Trophies.

A reward not trivial, because it testifies to the very good results of Bordeaux, first expatriated in New Caledonia before joining the United States.

At 28, Paul Barjon does not go unnoticed.

It is well and truly installed in the French golfing landscape, it which has nevertheless been built around the world.

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My grandfather and my father were golfers,” he recalls.

At first, I didn't really like it.

And then I made a bunch of friends at golf school.

And we all followed each other for seven or eight years.

Until I returned to France, around the age of 16.

This is where it all started… 


Like all kids

, he says in videoconference,

I wanted to become Tiger Woods and go pro, even if I have never been the best of people. better.

I also went to the United States for a bit to obtain

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Source: lefigaro

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