Murphys Irish Open
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
Scores from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
Scores from the 2nd round
News and report from the 3rd round
Scores from the 3rd round
News and report from the 4th round
Scores from the 4th round
Golf Today report of last years event
 
 
 

 Dates: Thursday, June 27th through Sunday, June 30th
 Site: Fota Island Golf Club, County Cork, Ireland
 Course Architect: Christy O'Connor, Jr. and Peter McEvoy (1993),
                   Jeff Howes (1999, redesign)
 Par: 71
 Yardage: 6,927
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 409 Yds   10 - Par 5 500 Yds
               2 - Par 4 461 Yds   11 - Par 3 168 Yds
               3 - Par 3 165 Yds   12 - Par 4 428 Yds
               4 - Par 5 548 Yds   13 - Par 3 208 Yds
               5 - Par 5 544 Yds   14 - Par 4 417 Yds
               6 - Par 4 376 Yds   15 - Par 4 476 Yds
               7 - Par 3 179 Yds   16 - Par 4 417 Yds
               8 - Par 4 478 Yds   17 - Par 3 222 Yds
               9 - Par 4 424 Yds   18 - Par 5 507 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,584 Yds         35 3,343 Yds

 Annual: 47th
 Defending Champion: Colin Montgomerie
 Runner-Up: Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke, Niclas Fasth
 Tournament Record: 266 (Colin Montgomerie, 2001)
 54-Hole Record: 198 (Rolf Muntz, 2000)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Patrik Sjoland, 2000)
 18-Hole Record: 62 (Colin Montgomerie, 1997 - Druids Glen;
                     Barry Lane, 1998 - Druids Glen;
                     Miguel Angel Martin, 1999 - Druids Glen)
 Course Record: 63 (Colin Montgomerie, Niclas Fasth, 2001)
 Total Purse: $1,553,092
 Shares: 1st Place - $258,842; 2nd Place - 172,558; 3rd Place - 97,225

                             2001 Finish
                             -----------

 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Colin Montgomerie      266              Gary Emerson            274
 Padraig Harrington     271              Robert Karlsson         274
 Darren Clarke          271              Adam Scott              274
 Niclas Fasth           271              Six players at          275
 Thomas Bjorn           273

                        Past Murphy's Irish Open Winners
                        --------------------------------

 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2001  Colin Montgomerie (266) -- Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke,
                                  Niclas Fasth
 2000  Patrick Sjoland (270) -- Fredrik Jacobson
 1999  Sergio Garcia (268) -- Angel Cabrera
 1998  *David Carter (278) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1997  Colin Montgomerie (269) -- Lee Westwood
 1996  Colin Montgomerie (279) -- Andrew Oldcorn, Wayne Riley
 1995  *Sam Torrance (277) -- Howard Clark, Stuart Cage
 1994  Bernhard Langer (275) -- Robert Allenby, John Daly
 1993  *Nick Faldo (276) -- Jose Maria Olazabal
 1992  *Nick Faldo (274) -- Wayne Westner
 1991  Nick Faldo (283) -- Colin Montgomerie
 1990  Jose Maria Olazabal (282) -- Frank Nobilo, Mark Calcavecchia
 1989  *Ian Woosnam (278) -- Philip Walton
 1988  Ian Woosnam (278) -- Nick Faldo, Manuel Pinero, Des Smyth,
                            Jose Maria Olazabal
 1987  Bernhard Langer (269) -- Sandy Lyle
 1986  Seve Ballesteros (285) -- Rodger Davis, Mark McNulty
 1985  *Seve Ballesteros (278) -- Bernhard Langer
 1984  Bernhard Langer (267) -- Mark James
 1983  Seve Ballesteros (271) -- Brian Barnes
 1982  John O'Leary (287) -- Maurice Bembridge
 1981  Sam Torrance (276) -- Nick Faldo
 1980  Mark James (284) -- Brian Barnes
 1979  Mark James (282) -- Ed Sneed
 1978  Ken Brown (281) -- Seve Ballesteros, John O'Leary
 1977  Hubert Green (283) -- Ben Crenshaw
 1976  Ben Crenshaw (284) -- Brian Barnes, Martin Foster, Billy Casper
 1975  Christy O'Connor, Jr. (275) -- Harry Bannerman
 1954 - 1974  Not Held
 1953  E.Brown (272)
 1952  Not Held
 1951  Not Held
 1950  H.Pickworth (287)
 1949  H.Bradshaw (286)
 1948  D.Rees (295)
 1947  H.Bradshaw (290)
 1946  F.Daly (288)
 1945  Not Held
 1944  Not Held
 1943  Not Held
 1942  Not Held
 1941  Not Held
 1940  Not Held
 1939  A.Lees (287)
 1938  A.Locke (292)
 1937  B.Gadd (284)
 1936  R.Whitcombe (281)
 1935  E.Whitcombe (292)
 1934  S.Easterbrook (284)
 1933  E.Kenyon (286)
 1932  A.Padgham (283)
 1931  E.Kenyon (291)
 1930  C.Whitcombe (289)
 1929  A.Mitchell (309)
 1928  E.Whitcombe (288)
 1927  G.Duncan (312)

 * - won in playoff.

 Note: Formerly called Carrols Irish Open (1975-93).


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