Nissan Irish Open
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Preivew of this years tournament
News and report from the 1st round
News and report from the 2nd round
News and report 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, July 22nd through Sunday, July 25th
 Site: County Louth Golf Club, Baltray, Droheda, Ireland
 Course Architect: Tom Simpson (1938)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,031
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 454 Yds   10 - Par 4 429 Yds
               2 - Par 5 523 Yds   11 - Par 4 470 Yds
               3 - Par 5 544 Yds   12 - Par 4 410 Yds
               4 - Par 4 379 Yds   13 - Par 4 421 Yds
               5 - Par 3 173 Yds   14 - Par 4 332 Yds
               6 - Par 5 531 Yds   15 - Par 3 167 Yds
               7 - Par 3 163 Yds   16 - Par 4 429 Yds
               8 - Par 4 421 Yds   17 - Par 3 207 Yds
               9 - Par 4 419 Yds   18 - Par 5 559 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    37 3,607 Yds         35 3,424 Yds
 
 Annual: 49th

 Defending Champion: Michael Campbell
 Runner-Up: Peter Hedblom, Thomas Bjorn
 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)
 Total Purse: $2,363,429
 Shares: 1st Place - $393,749; 2nd Place - 262,503; 3rd Place - 147,895
 
                             2003 Finish
                             -----------
 
 Player                Score             Player                 Score
 ------                -----             ------                 -----
 Michael Campbell *     277              Sven Struver            280
 Peter Hedblom          277              Robert Karlsson         282
 Thomas Bjorn           277              Peter Lonard            282
 David Lynn             279              Greg Turner             283
 Greg Owen              279              Raymond Russell         283
 
 * - Won in playoff.
 
                         Past Nissan Irish Open Winners
                        ------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2003  *Michael Campbell (277) -- Peter Hedblom, Thomas Bjorn
 2002  *Soren Hansen (270) -- Darren Fichardt, Richard Bland, Niclas Fasth
 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
 1974  Not Held
 1973  Not Held
 1972  Not Held
 1971  Not Held
 1970  Not Held
 1969  Not Held
 1968  Not Held
 1967  Not Held
 1966  Not Held
 1965  Not Held
 1964  Not Held
 1963  Not Held
 1962  Not Held
 1961  Not Held
 1960  Not Held
 1959  Not Held
 1958  Not Held
 1957  Not Held
 1956  Not Held
 1955  Not Held
 1954  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  George Duncan (312)
 
 * - won in playoff.
 

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