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VOLVO CHINA OPENRELATED STORIES





DATES:  Thursday, April 12th - Sunday, April 15th
SITE:  Shanghai Silport Golf Club, Shanghai, China
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Beta Soong (1996)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,073
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 5 561 Yds 10 - Par 4 431 Yds
  2 - Par 3 193 Yds 11 - Par 3 188 Yds
  3 - Par 4 468 Yds 12 - Par 4 409 Yds
  4 - Par 4 417 Yds 13 - Par 4 346 Yds
  5 - Par 4 414 Yds 14 - Par 5 574 Yds
  6 - Par 4 405 Yds 15 - Par 4 392 Yds
  7 - Par 4 408 Yds 16 - Par 4 373 Yds
  8 - Par 3 185 Yds 17 - Par 3 185 Yds
  9 - Par 5 570 Yds 18 - Par 5 554 Yds
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36 3,621 Yds 36 3,452 Yds
Annual: 13th (4th year as part of European Tour)
Defending Champion: Jeev Milkha Singh (Not defending)
Runner-Up: Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
Tournament Record: 269 (Prayad Marksaeng, 1996; Edward Fryatt, 1998)
54-Hole Record: 201 (David Gleeson, James Kingston, 2002)
36-Hole Record: 132 (David Gleeson, 2002; Chawalit Plaphol, 2006)
Course Record: 64 (Nico Van Rensburg, 1998, James Kingston, 2002,
Gwang-soo Choi, 2003 - Shanghai Silport Golf Club)
18-Hole Record: 64 (Nico Van Rensburg, 2006 - Honghua International Golf Club)
Total Purse: $2,671,768
Payouts: 1st Place - $332,800; 2nd Place - $221,869; 3rd Place - $125,002
2006 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Jeev Milkha Singh 278 Paul Casey 281
G. Fernandez-Castano 279 Jarrod Lyle 281
David Lynn 280 Ter-Chang Wang 282
Simon Wakefield 281 Peter O'Malley 282
Peter Fowler 281 Four players at 283
Past Volvo China Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2006 Jeev Milkha Singh (278) -- Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
2006 *Paul Casey (275) -- Oliver Wilson
2005 Stephen Dodd (276) -- Thomas Bjorn
2003 Lian-Wei Zhang (277) -- Thaworn Wiratchant
2002 David Gleeson (272) -- Pablo Del Olmo
2001 Charlie Wi (272) -- Thongchai Jaidee
2000 Simon Dyson (275) -- Jyoti Randhawa
1999 Kyi Hla Han (273) -- Christian Pena
1998 Edward Fryatt (269) -- Takeshi Ohyama
1997 Jun Cheng (280) -- Adrian Percey
1996 Prayad Marksaeng (269) -- Yu-Shu Hsieh
1995 Raul Fretes (277) -- Ying-Juh Lai
* - Won in Playoff



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