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RUSSIAN OPEN RELATED STORIES





 Dates: Thursday, August 2nd - Sunday, August 5th
 Site: Le Meridien Moscow Country Club, Moscow, Russia
 Course Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Jr. (1993)
 Par: 72
 Yardage: 7,154
 Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 331 Yds   10 - Par 4 436 Yds
               2 - Par 5 525 Yds   11 - Par 3 175 Yds
               3 - Par 4 475 Yds   12 - Par 4 406 Yds
               4 - Par 3 177 Yds   13 - Par 4 427 Yds
               5 - Par 5 576 Yds   14 - Par 4 399 Yds
               6 - Par 4 413 Yds   15 - Par 5 561 Yds
               7 - Par 4 418 Yds   16 - Par 3 193 Yds
               8 - Par 3 197 Yds   17 - Par 5 548 Yds
               9 - Par 4 421 Yds   18 - Par 4 476 Yds
                   -------------        -------------
                    36 3,533 Yds         36 3,621 Yds
 
 Annual: 12th
 Defending Champion: Alejandro Canizares (Not defending)
 Runner-Up: David Drysdale
 Tournament Record: 269 (Marco Bernardini, 2000; Iain Pyman, 2002;
                         Marcus Fraser, Martin Wiegele, 2003)
 54-Hole Record: 197 (Benn Barham, 2002)
 36-Hole Record: 129 (Iain Pyman, 2002)
 Course Record: 62 (Iain Pyman, 2002)
 Total Purse: $2,000,000
 Share: 1st - $334,573; 2nd - $223,048; 3rd - $125,666
 
 2006 Finish
 -----------


 Player              Score      Player           Score
 ------              -----      ------           -----
 Alejandro Canizares  266       Alexandre Rocha   273
 David Drysdale       270       Carlos Rodiles    274
 Mikael Lundberg      271       Jarrod Moseley    275
 Gary Murphy          271       James Heath       275
 Leif Westerberg      272       Eight players at  276
 
 Past Russian Open Golf Championship Winners
 -------------------------------------------
 
 Year  Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
 ----  ----------------------------
 2006  Alejandro Canizares (266) -- David Drysdale
 2005  *Mikael Lundberg (273) -- Andrew Butterfield
 2004  Gary Emerson (272) -- Markus Brier
 2003  *Marcus Fraser (269) -- Martin Wiegele
 2002  Iain Pyman (269) -- Benn Barham, Guido Van Der Valk
 2001  Jamie Donaldson (270) -- Michael Archer, Mikael Piltz
 2000  Marco Bernardini (269) - Erol Simsek
 1999  Iain Pyman (273) -- Hennie Otto
 1998  Warren Bennett (270) -- Ricardo Gonzalez, Max Anglert
 1997  *Michele Reale (280) --  Heinz Peter Thul
 1996  Carl Watts (203) -- John Mellor
 
 * - Won in Playoff
 
 Note: Formerly called Sovereign Russian Open (1996-97), Moscow Country Club
       Russian Open (1998), BMW Russian Open (1999-2004),
       Cadillac Russian Open (2005), Imperial Collection Russian Open (2006).



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