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VOLVO CHINA OPEN RELATED STORIES



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DATES:  Thursday, April 17th through Sunday, April 20th
SITE:  Beijing CBD International Golf Club, Beijing, China
COURSE ARCHITECT:  IMG Golf Design (2005)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,321
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 474 Yds 10 - Par 5 557 Yds
2 - Par 4 442 Yds 11 - Par 4 355 Yds
3 - Par 3 199 Yds 12 - Par 3 199 Yds
4 - Par 4 419 Yds 13 - Par 5 588 Yds
5 - Par 4 377 Yds 14 - Par 4 470 Yds
6 - Par 3 181 Yds 15 - Par 4 413 Yds
7 - Par 4 441 Yds 16 - Par 3 164 Yds
8 - Par 4 432 Yds 17 - Par 4 476 Yds
9 - Par 5 570 Yds 18 - Par 5 564 Yds
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35 3,535 Yds 37 3,786 Yds
Annual: 14th (5th year as part of European Tour)
Defending Champion: Markus Brier
Runner-Up: Scott Hend, Graeme McDowell, Andrew McLardy
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)
18-Hole Record: 63 (Steven Jeppesen, 2007 - Shanghai Silport Golf Club)
Total Purse: $2,200,000
Payouts: 1st Place - $367,818; 2nd Place - $245,212; 3rd Place - $138,154
2007 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Markus Brier 274 Peter O'Malley 281
Scott Hend 279 Raphael Jacquelin 281
Graeme McDowell 279 Jean-Francois Lucquin 282
Andrew McLardy 279 Prayad Marksaeng 282
Richard Sterne 280 David Griffiths 283
Past Volvo China Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2007 Markus Brier (274) -- Scott Hend, Graeme McDowell, Andrew McLardy
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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