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Tournament results: Gtr Manchester Open

Results for the Gtr Manchester Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1976
Europe
O'Leary, John
276 (-4)
£2,200
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

O'Leary, John

Score

276 (-4)

Prize money

£2,200

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Greater Manchester Open (June 17-20). Second-placed John Fourie (RSA) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Tour winner O'Leary (Ire). [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].

1978
Europe
275 (-5)
£4,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Barnes, Brian

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

£4,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Manchester Open (June 15-18). Barnes (Scot) beat Bob Charles (NZ), Nick Job (Eng) and Denis Durnian (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].

1977
Europe
269 (-11)
£4,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Darcy, Eamonn

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

£4,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Manchester Open (June 16-19). Second-placed Brian Barnes (Scot), John Morgan (Eng) and Ken Brown (Scot) finished 8 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Darcy (Ire). [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].

1979
Europe
267 (-13)
£5,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

McNulty, Mark

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

£5,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Manchester Open (June 21-24). Second-placed Manuel Piñero (Esp) finished 5 shots behind first-time European Tour winner McNulty (Zim). [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].

1980
Europe
273 (-7)
£5,830
Cold Shield

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Smyth, Des

Score

273 (-7)

Prize money

£5,830

Title sponsor

Cold Shield

Played as the Cold Shield Greater Manchester Open (June 19-22). Smyth (Ire) beat Brian Waites (Eng) with a birdie at the sixth playoff hole. [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].

1981
Europe
264 (-16)
£7,000
Cold Shield

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gallacher, Bernard

Score

264 (-16)

Prize money

£7,000

Title sponsor

Cold Shield

Played as the Cold Shield Greater Manchester Open (June 11-14). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) finished 5 shots behind Gallacher (Scot). [Wilmslow GC, Mobberley, Knutsford, Cheshire].

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