Barcelona Open (golf)

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This article is about the former European Tour golf tournament. For the tennis tournament previously known as the Barcelona Open, see Torneo Godó.
Barcelona Open
Tournament information
Location Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Established 1988
Course(s) Real Club de Golf El Prat
Par 72
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Strokeplay
Final year 1988
Tournament record score
Aggregate 276 David Whelan (1988)
276 Nick Faldo (1988)
276 Barry Lane (1988)
276 Mark Mouland (1988)
To par −12 as above
Final champion
David Whelan

The Torras Hostench Barcelona Open was a golf tournament on the European Tour in 1988. It was held at Real Club de Golf El Prat in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

The tournament was won by England's David Whelan, who defeated Nick Faldo, Barry Lane and Mark Mouland in a four way playoff. Whelan, who had borrowed money from his parents in order to make the trip to Spain to compete in the tournament, triumphed at the 4th extra hole after the four players had tied at 276 (12 under par) after 72 holes.[1]


Year Venue Winner Country Score Margin of
Runner(s)-up Country Ref
1988 RCG El Prat David Whelan  England 276 (−12) Playoff
(4th hole)
Nick Faldo  England [1][2]
Barry Lane  England
Mark Mouland  Wales


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