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AUSTRIAN GOLF OPEN RELATED STORIES




DATES:  Thursday, September 17th through Sunday, September 20th
SITE:  Fontana Golf Club, Vienna, Austria
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Doug Carrick (1997)
PAR:  71
YARDAGE:  7,066
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 412 Yds 10 - Par 4 452 Yds
2 - Par 4 491 Yds 11 - Par 3 158 Yds
3 - Par 4 374 Yds 12 - Par 4 396 Yds
4 - Par 3 195 Yds 13 - Par 4 423 Yds
5 - Par 4 412 Yds 14 - Par 4 458 Yds
6 - Par 4 420 Yds 15 - Par 5 547 Yds
7 - Par 3 206 Yds 16 - Par 4 401 Yds
8 - Par 4 465 Yds 17 - Par 3 183 Yds
9 - Par 5 528 Yds 18 - Par 5 545 Yds
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35 3,503 Yds 36 3,563 Yds
Annual: 19th (4th on European Tour)
Defending Champion: Jeev Milkha Singh (Not defending)
Runner-Up: Simon Wakefield
Tournament Record: 261 (Markus Brier, 2004)
54-Hole Record: 194 (Markus Brier, 2004)
36-Hole Record: 127 (Jeev Milkha Singh, 2008)
18-Hole Record: 61 (Alex Cejka, 1995 - Wakdviertel Golf Club)
Course Record: 63 (Johan Kok, Markus Brier, 2004; Christian Reimbold,
Mark Mouland, 2005; Gregory Havret, Richard Green, 2006;
Graeme Storm, Garry Houston, 2007; Jeev Milkha Singh,
Mark Brown, Sion E. Bebb, 2008)
Total Purse: $1,461,020
Shares: 1st Place - $243,493; 2nd Place - $162,358; 3rd Place - $91,473
2008 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Jeev Milkha Singh # 198 Martin Erlandsson 201
Simon Wakefield 199 Pelle Edberg 201
Peter Fowler 201 Five players at 202
Iain Pyman 201
Michael Jonzon 201
# - Weather-Shortened
Past Bank Austria GolfOpen Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2008 #Jeev Milkha Singh (198) -- Simon Wakefield
2007 *Richard Green (268) -- Jean-Francois Remesy
2006 Markus Brier (266) -- Soren Hansen
2005 Michael Hoey (265) -- Steven Jeppesen
2004 Markus Brier (261) -- Roope Kakko, Lee Slattery
2003 *Robert Coles (275) -- Steven Bowditch
2002 Markus Brier (267) -- Gary Birch, Jr.
2001 Chris Gane (270) -- Andrew Marshall
2000 Not Held
1999 *Juan Ciola (263) -- Elliot Boult
1998 Kevin Carissimi (269) -- Marks Brier, Per Jacobson, David R. Jones
1997 Erol Simsek (266) -- Kevin Carissimi, David Lynn, Steen Tinning
1996 Paul McGinley (269) -- David Lynn, Juan Carlos Pinero
1995 Alex Cejka (267) -- Ignacio Garrido, Rolf Muntz, Ronan Rafferty
1994 Mark Davis (270) -- Philip Walton
1993 *Ronan Rafferty (274) -- Anders Sorensen
1992 Peter Mitchell (271) -- Peter Fowler, David Russell, Jamie Spence
1991 Mark Davis (269) -- Michael McLean
1990 *Bernhard Langer (271) -- Lanny Wadkins
* - Won in Playoff
# - Weather-Shortened
Note: Formerly called Austrian Open (1990, 2001), Mitsubishi Austrian Open
(1991-92), Hohe Brucke Austrian Open (1993), Hohe Brucke Open (1994-96), Matchmaker Austrian Open (1997), Diners Club Austrian Open (1998-99), BA-CA Golf Open (2003-07), Bank Austria GolfOpen (2008).



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