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Tournament results: Sanyo Open

Results for the Sanyo Open are shown in the table below, which includes details of the respective winners, their scores and prize money, relevant venues and title sponsors.
1982
Europe
Sant Cugat
266 (-14)
£10,000
Sanyo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Coles, Neil

Venue

Sant Cugat

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

£10,000

Title sponsor

Sanyo

Played as the inaugural Sanyo Open (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Gary Cullen (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Neil Coles (Eng), who recorded the last of his seven European Tour wins; these wins came came on top of 22 victories on the European professional circuit, which preceded the European Tour. [Sant Cugat CG, Sant Cugat del Vallès, nr Barcelona].

1983
Europe
279 (-9)
£13,330
Sanyo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Smyth, Des

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

£13,330

Title sponsor

Sanyo

Played as the Sanyo Open (Oct 27-30). Second-placed Mark James (Eng) and Hugh Baiocchi (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Des Smyth (Ire), who recorded his fifth European Tour win. [Real (Royal) GC El Prat, Terrassa, Barcelona].

1984
Europe
281 (-7)
£16,660
Sanyo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Torrance, Sam

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

£16,660

Title sponsor

Sanyo

Played as the Sanyo Open (Sept 20-23). Sam Torrance (Scot) beat defending champion Des Smyth (Ire) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his tenth European Tour win. [Real (Royal) GC El Prat, Terrassa, Barcelona].

1985
Europe
272 (-16)
£20,000
Sanyo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Ballesteros, Seve

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

£20,000

Title sponsor

Sanyo

Played as the Sanyo Open (Sept 19-22). Second-placed Jeff Hawkes (RSA) finished 3 shots behind Seve Ballesteros (Esp). [Real (Royal) GC El Prat, Terrassa, Barcelona].

1986
Europe
273 (-15)
£29,150
Sanyo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Olazabal, Jose Maria

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

£29,150

Title sponsor

Sanyo

Played as the Sanyo Open (Oct 9-12). Second-placed Howard Clark (Eng) finished 3 shots behind José María Olazábal (Esp), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Real (Royal) GC El Prat, Terrassa, Barcelona]. This event was replaced on the 1987 European Tour schedule by the Barcelona Open, also at El Prat GC; however the 1987 event was cancelled due to a waterlogged course.

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