European Open


 

European Open

 
European Open tournament results, listed below, are sorted by year and feature the title sponsor, name of winner, golf tournament venue, score and prize money.  

The European Open is a European Tour event that has been played annually from 1978. It has been played as the European Open, prefixed by various title sponsors as follows: Dixcel Tissues (1981), Panasonic (1983-90), GA (1991-93), Smurfit (1995-2005) and Smurfit/Kappa (2006/07).

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2020
Porsche
(Casey, Paul)
Green Eagle
Sep 3-6
€333,330
Played as the Porsche European Open (Sep 3-6). [Green Eagle GC, Winsen, nr Hamburg, Germany].
2019
Porsche
Casey, Paul
Green Eagle
274 (-14)
€333,330
Played as the Porsche European Open (Sep 5-8). Second-placed Robert MacIntyre (Scot), Bernd Ritthammer (Ger) and Matthias Schwab (Aut) finished 1 shot behind Casey (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win for five years. [Green Eagle GC, Winsen, nr Hamburg, Germany].
2018
Porsche
McEvoy, Richard
Green Eagle
277 (-11)
€333,330
Played as the Porsche European Open (Jul 27-30). Second-placed Christofer Blomstrand (Swe), John Allen (Ger, amateur) and Renato Paratore (Italy) finished 1 shot behind 39-year-old McEvoy (Eng), who recorded his first European Tour win at his 285th attempt. [Green Eagle GC, Winsen, nr Hamburg, Germany].
2017
Porsche
Smith, Jordan
Green Eagle
275 (-13)
€333,330
Played as the Porsche European Open (Jul 27-30). First-time European Tour winner Smith (Eng) beat defending champion Alex Levy (Fra) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-5 18th). [Green Eagle GC, Winsen, nr Hamburg, Germany].
2016
Porsche
Levy, Alexander
Bad Griesbach
194 (-19)
€333,330
Played as the Porsche European Open (Sept 22-25). Levy (Fra) beat Ross Fisher (Eng) with a birdie at the second playoff hole (par-4 18th). Reduced to 54 holes due to fog delays over the first three days. [Beckenbauer course, Hartl Resort, Bad Griesbach, Bavaria, Germany].
2015
x
Jaidee, Thongchai
267 (-17)
€333,330
Played as the Porsche European Open (Sept 24-27; for the first time since 2009). Second-placed Graeme Storm (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Jaidee (Thai), who recorded his seventh European Tour win. [Beckenbauer course, Hartl Resort, Bad Griesbach, Bavaria, Germany].
2009
x
281 (-7)
€341,220
Played as the European Open (May 28-31; for the last time until 2015). Second-placed Gary Orr (Sco), Álvaro Quirós (Esp) and Steve Webster (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Cévaër (Fra). [Heritage course, London GC, Brand Hatch, nr London].
2008
x
Fisher, Ross
268 (-20)
€506,392
Played as the European Open (July 3-6). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 7 shots behind Fisher (Eng), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Heritage course, London GC, Brand Hatch, nr London].
2007
Smurfit/Kappa
269 (-11)
€593,580
Played as the Smurfit Kappa European Open (July 5-8). Second-placed Niclas Fasth (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Montgomerie (Scot). [Smurfit course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2006
Smurfit/Kappa
279 (-9)
€578,792
Played as the Smurfit Kappa European Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Anthony Wall (Eng) and José Manual Lara (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Dodd (Wales). [Smurfit course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2005
Smurfit
285 (-3)
€577,800
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Jun 30-Jul 3). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) and Graeme Storm (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Ferrie (Eng). Thomas Bjørn (Den) lead the field by 4 shots after three rounds, but a final day 86, with an 11 at the par-4 17th, put paid to his chances of winning. [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2004
Smurfit
275 (-13)
€550,000
Played as the Smurfit European Open (July 1-4). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng), Richard Green (Aus) and Peter O'Malley (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Goosen (RSA). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2003
Smurfit
272 (-16)
€481,200
Played as the Smurfit European Open (July 3-6). Second-placed Mark McNulty (Zim/Ire) and Alastair Forsyth (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Price (Wales). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2002
Smurfit
282 (-6)
€515,585
Played as the Smurfit European Open (25th) (July 4-7). Second-placed Bradley Dredge (Wales), Retief Goosen (RSA), Padraig Harrington (Ire) and Paul Lawrie (Scot) finished 1 shot behind Campbell (NZ). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2001
Smurfit
273 (-15)
€553,728
Played as the Smurfit European Open (July 5-8). Second-placed Thomas Bjørn (Den), Ian Woosnam (Wales) and Pádraig Harrington (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Clarke (N.Ire). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
2000
Smurfit
276 (-12)
€396,280
Played as the Smurfit European Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Ángel Cabrera (Arg) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Westwood (Eng). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
1999
Smurfit
271 (-17)
€316,660
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Jul 30-Aug 2). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire) and Peter O'Malley (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Westwood (Eng), who recorded back-to-back European Tour wins. [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
1998
Smurfit
275 (-13)
£208,300
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Aug 20-23). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) and Phillip Price (Wales) finished 10 shots behind Grönberg (Swe). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
1997
Smurfit
267 (-21)
£141,660
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Aug 21-24). Second-placed Peter Baker (Eng) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Johansson (Swe). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
1996
Smurfit
277 (--11)
£125,000
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Sept 26-29). Second-placed Costantino Rocca (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Johansson (Swe). [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
1995
Smurfit
280 (-8)
£108,330
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Sep 28-Oct 1). Langer (Ger) beat Barry Lane (Eng) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Palmer course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
1994
x
275 (-13)
£100,000
Played as the European Open (Sept 8-11). Second-placed José María Olazábal (Esp) and Costantino Rocca (Italy) finished 5 shots behind Gilford (Eng). [East course, East Sussex Natl GC, Little Horsted, nr Uckfield, E Sussex].
1993
General Accident
275 (-13)
£100,000
Played as the GA European Open (Sept 9-12). Second-placed Phillip Price (Wales) and Ronan Rafferty (N.Ire) finished 7 shots behind Gordon Brand Jr (Scot), who recorded the last of his eight European Tour wins. [East course, East Sussex Natl GC, Little Horsted, nr Uckfield, E Sussex].
1992
General Accident
262 (-18)
£100,000
Played as the GA European Open (Sept 10-13). Second-placed Robert Karlsson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Faldo (Eng). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1991
General Accident
Harwood, Mike
277 (-11)
£83,330
Played as the GA European Open (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Harwood (Aus), who recorded the last of his five European Tour wins. [Composite course (predominantly based on the Old course), Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
1990
Panasonic
267 (-13)
£66,660
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Ian Woosnam (Wales) finished 1 shot behind Senior (Aus). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1989
Panasonic
Murray, Andrew
277 (-11)
£58,330
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 7-10). Second-placed Frank Nobilo (NZ) finished 1 shot behind Murray (Eng), who recorded his first and only European Tour win. [Composite course (predominantly based on the Old course), Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
1988
Panasonic
260 (-20)
£50,000
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 87-11). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Woosnam (Wales). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1987
Panasonic
Way, Paul
279 (-9)
£36,660
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 10-13). Second-placed John Bland (RSA) and Gordon Brand Jr (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Way (Eng), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [Composite course (predominantly based on the Old course), Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
1986
Panasonic
269 (-11)
£35,000
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 11-14). Norman (Aus) beat Ken Brown (Scot) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1985
Panasonic
269 (-11)
£33,320
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed John O'Leary (Ire) finished 3 shots behind Langer (Ger). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1984
Panasonic
270 (-10)
£25,000
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and Noel Ratcliffe (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Brand Jr (Scot). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1983
Panasonic
274 (-6)
£23,330
Played as the Panasonic European Open (Sept 1-4). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp), Nick Faldo (Eng) and Carl Mason (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Aoki (Jpn), who recorded his first and only European Tour win. [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1982
x
Pinero, Manuel
266 (-14)
£20,000
Played as the European Open Championship (Sept 2-5). Second-placed Sam Torrance (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Piñero (Esp). [Old course, Sunningdale GC, Sunningdale, Berks].
1981
Dixcel Tissues
275 (-13)
£17,500
Played as the Dixcel Tissues European Open (Sept 3-6). Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) finished 2 shots behind Marsh (Aus). [Royal Liverpool GC, Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside].
1980
x
284 (-8)
£17,500
Played as the European Open Championship (Sept 4-7). Second-placed Lon Hinkle (USA) and Leonard Thompson (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time European Tour winner Kite (USA). [Composite course (predominantly based on the Old course), Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
1979
x
275 (-9)
£17,500
Played as the European Open Championship (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Dale Hayes (RSA) and Peter Townsend (Eng) finished 7 shots behind Lyle (Scot). [Ailsa course, Turnberry Resort, Ayrshire].
1978
x
283 (-5)
£18,000
The inaugural European Open Championship (Oct 19-22). Wadkins (USA, brother of Lanny Wadkins) beat Bernard Gallacher (Scot) and Gil Morgan (USA) at the first playoff hole, to record his first and only European Tour win. [Composite course (predominantly based on the Old course), Walton Heath GC, Walton on the Hill, Surrey].
 

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