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SMURFIT KAPPA EUROPEAN OPEN RELATED STORIES





DATES: Thursday, July 5th - Sunday, July 8th
SITE: The K Club (Smurfit Course), Kildare, Ireland
COURSE ARCHITECT: Arnold Palmer (1991)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,313
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 449 Yd 10 - Par 5 551 Yd
  2 - Par 3 179 Yd 11 - Par 4 365 Yd
  3 - Par 5 603 Yd 12 - Par 3 214 Yd
  4 - Par 4 394 Yd 13 - Par 4 468 Yd
  5 - Par 4 439 Yd 14 - Par 4 394 Yd
  6 - Par 4 436 Yd 15 - Par 4 376 Yd
  7 - Par 5 600 Yd 16 - Par 4 457 Yd
  8 - Par 3 144 Yd 17 - Par 3 202 Yd
  9 - Par 4 464 Yd 18 - Par 5 578 Yd
  ------------ ------------
  36 3,708 Yd 36 3,605 Yd
Annual: 30th
Defending Champion: Stephen Dodd
Runner-Up: Jose Manuel Lara, Anthony Wall
Tournament Record: 260 (Ian Woosnam, 1988)
54-Hole Record: 195 (Ian Woosnam, 1988)
36-Hole Record: 131 (Howard Clark, 1984; Ian Woosnam, Nick Faldo,
Denis Durnian, Mats Lanner, 1988; Robert Karlsson, 1992)
Course Record: 60 (Darren Clarke, 1999)
Total Purse: $4,844,095
Shares: 1st Place - $809,292; 2nd Place - $539,514; 3rd Place - $303,969
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Stephen Dodd 279 Simon Khan 282
Jose Manuel Lara 281 Lee Westwood 282
Anthony Wall 281 Graeme Storm 282
Jeev Milkha Singh 282 Four players at 283
Paul McGinley 282
Past Smurfit Kappa European Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 Stephen Dodd (279) -- Jose Manuel Lara, Anthony Wall
2005 Kenneth Ferrie (285) -- Colin Montgomerie, Graeme Storm
2004 Retief Goosen (275) -- Richard Green, Peter O'Malley, Lee Westwood
2003 Phillip Price (272) -- Mark McNulty, Alastair Forsyth
2002 Michael Campbell (282) -- Padraig Harrington, Paul Lawrie, Bradley Dredge, Retief Goosen
2001 Darren Clarke (273) -- Ian Woosnam, Padraig Harrington, Thomas Bjorn
2000 Lee Westwood (276) -- Angel Cabrera
1999 Lee Westwood (271) -- Darren Clarke, Peter O'Malley
1998 Mathias Gronberg (275) -- Miguel Angel Jimenez, Phillip Price
1997 Per-Ulrik Johansson (267) -- Peter Baker
1996 Per-Ulrik Johansson (277) -- Costantino Rocca
1995 *Bernhard Langer (280) -- Barry Lane
1994 David Gilford (275) -- Costantino Rocca, Jose Maria Olazabal
1993 Gordon Brand, Jr. (275) -- Ronan Rafferty, Phillip Price
1992 Nick Faldo (262) -- Robert Karlsson
1991 Mike Harwood (277) -- Sandy Lyle
1990 Peter Senior (267) -- Ian Woosnam
1989 Andrew Murray (277) -- Frank Nobilo
1988 Ian Woosnam (260) -- Nick Faldo
1987 Paul Way (279) -- John Bland, Gordon Brand, Jr.
1986 *Greg Norman (269) -- Ken Brown
1985 Bernhard Langer (269) -- John O'Leary
1984 Gordon Brand, Jr. (270) -- Seve Ballesteros, Noel Ratcliffe
1983 Isao Aoki (274) -- Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Carl Mason
1982 Manuel Pinero (266) -- Sam Torrance
1981 Graham Marsh (275) -- Seve Ballesteros
1980 Tom Kite (284) -- Lon Hinkle, Leonard Thompson
1979 Sandy Lyle (275) -- Dale Hayes, Peter Townsend
1978 *Bobby Wadkins (283) -- Bernard Gallacher, Gil Morgan
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called European Open Championship (1978-80, 82), Dixcel
Tissues (1981), Panasonic European Open (1983-90), General Accident European Open (1991-93), European Open (1994), Smurfit European Open (1995-2005).



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