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Tournament results: Irish Senior Open

Results for the Irish Senior Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
2022
Europe
(Bjorn, Thomas)
Aug 18-20
€45,000
McGinley Foundation

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

(Bjorn, Thomas)

Score

Aug 18-20

Prize money

€45,000

Title sponsor

McGinley Foundation

Played as the Irish Legends presented by McGinley Foundation (Aug 18-20). [Old Tom Morris Links, Rosapenna Resort, Downings, Co. Donegal, Ireland].

2021
Europe
198 (-15)
€45,000
McGinley Foundation

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Bjorn, Thomas

Score

198 (-15)

Prize money

€45,000

Title sponsor

McGinley Foundation

Played as the Irish Legends presented by the McGinley Foundation (Aug 20-22; last played as the Irish Senior Open in 2010). 50-year-old Thomas Bjørn (Den) beat Phillip Price (Wales) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his first European Senior (Legends) Tour win in his third start on the Tour. [Old Tom Morris Links, Rosapenna Resort, Downings, Co. Donegal, Ireland].

2010
Europe
Farry, Marc
206 (-10)
€37,500
Handa

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Farry, Marc

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

€37,500

Title sponsor

Handa

Played as the Handa Irish Senior Open presented by Fáilte Ireland (June 11-13; next played in 2021). Second-placed Ross Drummond (Scot) finished 2 shots behind 50-year-old Marc Farry (Fra) who recorded his first win on the European Senior Tour. [Montgomerie Course, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland].

2009
Europe
211 (-2)
€52,500
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Woosnam, Ian

Score

211 (-2)

Prize money

€52,500

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the Irish Seniors Open in association with Fáilte Ireland & AIB Bank (June 5-7). Ian Woosnam (Wales) beat Bob Boyd (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Old course, Ballybunion GC, Co. Kerry].

2008
Europe
Quiros, Juan
212 (-1)
€67,500
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Quiros, Juan

Score

212 (-1)

Prize money

€67,500

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the Irish Seniors Open in association with Fáilte Ireland & Allied Irish Bank (June 20-22). Second-placed Des Smyth (Ire) finished 1 shot behind Juan Quirós (Esp). [Old Links, Ballyliffin GC, Co. Donegal].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Rocca, Costantino

Score

211 (-5)

Prize money

€67,500

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open in association with Greenstar & Fáilte Ireland (June 1-3). Second-placed Juan Quirós (Esp) and Kevin Spurgeon (Eng) finished 2 shots behind 50-year-old Costantino Rocca (Italy), who recorded his first European Senior Tour win. [Palmerston House GC, Johnstown, Co. Kildare - at the time known as PGA Natl Ireland].

2006
Europe
207 (-6)
€63,000
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Torrance, Sam

Score

207 (-6)

Prize money

€63,000

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open in association with Greenstar & Fáilte Ireland (June 2-4). Sam Torrance (Scot) beat Jerry Bruner (USA) at the second playoff hole to win back-to-back European Senior Tour events. Guillermo Encina (Chile) and Stewart Ginn (Aus) were eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Fota Island GC, Cork, Ireland].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ratcliffe, Noel

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

€60,000

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open in association with Greenstar & Fáilte Ireland (June 3-5). Second placed Luis Carbonetti (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Noel Ratcliffe (Aus), who recorded his second win in three years in this event, and the last of his eight European Senior Tour wins. [The Heritage, Killenard, Co. Laois, Ireland].

2004
Europe
206 (-10)
€49,500
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Mason, Carl

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

€49,500

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (June 4-6). Second-placed Nick Job (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Carl Mason (Eng). [Adare Manor Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick].

2003
Europe
211 (-5)
€49,500
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ratcliffe, Noel

Score

211 (-5)

Prize money

€49,500

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 16-18). Second-placed Delroy Cambridge (Jam), Martin Gray (Scot) and Bob Lendzion (USA) finished 1 shot behind Noel Ratcliffe (Aus). [Adare Manor Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick].

2002
Europe
208 (-8)
€46,500
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ebihara, Seiji

Score

208 (-8)

Prize money

€46,500

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 17-19). Second-placed Denis Durnian (Eng) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Seiji Ebihara (Jpn). [Adare Manor Resort, Adare, Co. Limerick].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ebihara, Seiji

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

€52,885

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 11-13). Second-placed Simon Owen (NZ) finished 1 shot behind 52-year-old Seiji Ebihara (Jpn), who recorded his first European Senior Tour win. [East course, Powerscourt GC, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow].

2000
Europe
209 (-7)
€46,557
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fleisher, Bruce

Score

209 (-7)

Prize money

€46,557

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 12-14). Second-placed George Burns (USA) and Bob Shearer (Aus) finished 3 shots behind 51-year-old Bruce Fleisher (USA), who recorded his only win on the European Senior Tour. [Tulfarris GC, Blessington, Co. Wicklow].

1999
Europe
Morgan, John
209 (-7)
€39,116
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Morgan, John

Score

209 (-7)

Prize money

€39,116

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 14-16). Second-placed Brian Barnes (Scot) and Noel Ratcliffe (Aus) finished 1 shot behind John Morgan (Eng), who recorded the last of his eight European Senior Tour wins. [Mount Juliet GC, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland].

1998
Europe
McDermott, Joe
208 (-8)
£14,445
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

McDermott, Joe

Score

208 (-8)

Prize money

£14,445

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 15-17). 57-year-old Joe McDermott (Ire) beat Terry Gale (Aus) at the fifth playoff hole to record his first significant tournament win, and only European Senior Tour win. Noel Ratcliffe (Aus) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Woodbrook GC, nr Bray, Co. Wicklow].

1997
Europe
208 (-8)
£12,100
AIB

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Horton, Tommy

Score

208 (-8)

Prize money

£12,100

Title sponsor

AIB

Played as the inaugural AIB Irish Seniors Open (May 16-18). Second-placed Noel Ratcliffe (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Tommy Horton (Eng), who took the title with three birdies in the last four holes. [St Margaret's G&CC, St Margaret's, Co. Dublin].

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