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DATES:  Thursday, June 28th through Sunday, July 1st
SITE:  Royal Portrush Golf Club, Portrush, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
COURSE ARCHITECT:  Harry Colt (1929), PG Stevenson, Sir Anthony Babington (1946)
PAR:  72
YARDAGE:  7,143
Hole-By-Hole: 1 - Par 4 416 Yds 10 - Par 5 478 Yds
2 - Par 5 528 Yds 11 - Par 3 191 Yds
3 - Par 3 174 Yds 12 - Par 4 412 Yds
4 - Par 4 479 Yds 13 - Par 4 418 Yds
5 - Par 4 411 Yds 14 - Par 3 210 Yds
6 - Par 3 189 Yds 15 - Par 4 391 Yds
7 - Par 4 431 Yds 16 - Par 4 442 Yds
8 - Par 4 433 Yds 17 - Par 5 581 Yds
9 - Par 5 475 Yds 18 - Par 4 484 Yds
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36 3,536 Yds 36 3,607 Yds
Annual: 57th
Defending Champion: Simon Dyson
Runner-Up: Richard Green
Tournament Record: 266 (Colin Montgomerie, 2001; Ross Fisher, 2010)
54-Hole Record: 198 (Rolf Muntz, 2000)
36-Hole Record: 129 (Patrik Sjoland, 2000; Shane Lowry, 2009)
18-Hole Record: 61 (Graeme McDowell, 2009; Ross Fisher, 2010)
Course Record: 68 (Patrick McCrudden, 2010)
Total Purse: $2,497,318 (2,000,000 euros)
Shares: 1st Place - $417,262; 2nd Place - $278,175; 3rd Place - $156,725
2011 Finish
Player Score Player Score
Simon Dyson 269 Soren Hansen 274
Richard Green 270 Alexandre Kaleka 274
Stephen Gallacher 272 David Howell 275
Bernd Wiesberger 273 Peter Lawrie 275
Ignacio Garrido 274 Lorenzo Gagli 275
Past Irish Open Winners
Year Winner (Score) -- Runners-Up
2011 Simon Dyson (269) -- Richard Green
2010 Ross Fisher (266) -- Padraig Harrington
2009 *Shane Lowry (a) (271) -- Robert Rock
2008 Richard Finch (278) -- Felipe Aguilar
2007 *Padraig Harrington (283) -- Bradley Dredge
2006 Thomas Bjorn (283) -- Paul Casey
2005 *Stephen Dodd (279) -- David Howell
2004 Brett Rumford (274) -- Padraig Harrington, Raphael Jacquelin
2003 *Michael Campbell (277) -- Peter Hedblom, Thomas Bjorn
2002 *Soren Hansen (270) -- Darren Fichardt, Richard Bland, Niclas Fasth
2001 Colin Montgomerie (266) -- Padraig Harrington, Darren Clarke,
Niclas Fasth
2000 Patrick Sjoland (270) -- Fredrik Jacobson
1999 Sergio Garcia (268) -- Angel Cabrera
1998 *David Carter (278) -- Colin Montgomerie
1997 Colin Montgomerie (269) -- Lee Westwood
1996 Colin Montgomerie (279) -- Andrew Oldcorn, Wayne Riley
1995 *Sam Torrance (277) -- Howard Clark, Stuart Cage
1994 Bernhard Langer (275) -- Robert Allenby, John Daly
1993 *Nick Faldo (276) -- Jose Maria Olazabal
1992 *Nick Faldo (274) -- Wayne Westner
1991 Nick Faldo (283) -- Colin Montgomerie
1990 Jose Maria Olazabal (282) -- Frank Nobilo, Mark Calcavecchia
1989 *Ian Woosnam (278) -- Philip Walton
1988 Ian Woosnam (278) -- Nick Faldo, Manuel Pinero, Des Smyth,
Jose Maria Olazabal
1987 Bernhard Langer (269) -- Sandy Lyle
1986 Seve Ballesteros (285) -- Rodger Davis, Mark McNulty
1985 *Seve Ballesteros (278) -- Bernhard Langer
1984 Bernhard Langer (267) -- Mark James
1983 Seve Ballesteros (271) -- Brian Barnes
1982 John O'Leary (287) -- Maurice Bembridge
1981 Sam Torrance (276) -- Nick Faldo
1980 Mark James (284) -- Brian Barnes
1979 Mark James (282) -- Ed Sneed
1978 Ken Brown (281) -- Seve Ballesteros, John O'Leary
1977 Hubert Green (283) -- Ben Crenshaw
1976 Ben Crenshaw (284) -- Brian Barnes, Martin Foster, Billy Casper
1975 Christy O'Connor Jr (275) -- Harry Bannerman
1974 Not Held
1973 Not Held
1972 Not Held
1971 Not Held
1970 Not Held
1969 Not Held
1968 Not Held
1967 Not Held
1966 Not Held
1965 Not Held
1964 Not Held
1963 Not Held
1962 Not Held
1961 Not Held
1960 Not Held
1959 Not Held
1958 Not Held
1957 Not Held
1956 Not Held
1955 Not Held
1954 Not Held
1953 E.Brown (272)
1952 Not Held
1951 Not Held
1950 H.Pickworth (287)
1949 H.Bradshaw (286)
1948 D.Rees (295)
1947 H.Bradshaw (290)
1946 F.Daly (288)
1945 Not Held
1944 Not Held
1943 Not Held
1942 Not Held
1941 Not Held
1940 Not Held
1939 A.Lees (287)
1938 A.Locke (292)
1937 B.Gadd (284)
1936 R.Whitcombe (281)
1935 E.Whitcombe (292)
1934 S.Easterbrook (284)
1933 E.Kenyon (286)
1932 A.Padgham (283)
1931 E.Kenyon (291)
1930 C.Whitcombe (289)
1929 Abe Mitchell (309)
1928 E.Whitcombe (288)
1927 George Duncan (312)
* - Won in Playoff
Note: Formerly called Carrolls Irish Open (1975-93), Murphy's Irish Open
(1994-2002), Nissan Irish Open (2003-06), 3 Irish Open (2009-10).

 

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