Open de España

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Open de España
Tournament information
Location Girona, Spain
Established 1912
Course(s) PGA Catalunya Resort
Par 72
Length 6,945 metres (7,595 yd)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 1,500,000
Month played May
Current champion
Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez

The Open de España (formerly the Spanish Open) is the national open golf championship of Spain. It was founded in 1912 and has been part of the European Tour's schedule since the inception of the Tour in 1972. Except for a five-year period in the early 1980s, the tournament has been played in April or May. In 2005, it was one of five European Tour events to be held in Spain. Former champions include Arnold Palmer, Seve Ballesteros, Bernhard Langer, and Nick Faldo.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Score Runner(s)-up
Open de España
2014 Miguel Ángel Jiménez  Spain 284PO Australia Richard Green, Belgium Thomas Pieters
2013 Raphaël Jacquelin  France 283 Chile Felipe Aguilar, Germany Maximilian Kieffer
Reale Seguros Open de España
2012 Francesco Molinari  Italy 280 Spain Alejandro Cañizares, Denmark Søren Kjeldsen, Spain Pablo Larrazábal
Open de España
2011 Thomas Aiken  South Africa 278 Denmark Anders Hansen
2010 Álvaro Quirós  Spain 277PO England James Morrison
2009 Thomas Levet  France 270 Paraguay Fabrizio Zanotti
2008 Peter Lawrie  Ireland 273PO Spain Ignacio Garrido
2007 Charl Schwartzel  South Africa 272 India Jyoti Randhawa
Andalucía Open de España Valle Romano
2006 Niclas Fasth  Sweden 270PO England John Bickerton
Jazztel Open de España en Andalucía
2005 Peter Hanson  Sweden 280PO Sweden Peter Gustafsson
Canarias Open de España
2004 Christian Cévaër  France 271 Argentina Ricardo González, Sweden Peter Hedblom, Wales David Park
2003 Kenneth Ferrie  England 266PO Sweden Peter Hedblom, Republic of Ireland Peter Lawrie
2002 Sergio García  Spain 275 Italy Emanuele Canonica
Via Digital Open de España
2001 Robert Karlsson  Sweden 277 France Jean-François Remésy
Peugeot Open de España
2000 Brian Davis  England 274 Austria Markus Brier
1999 Jarmo Sandelin  Sweden 267 Spain Ignacio Garrido, Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez, Republic of Ireland Paul McGinley
1998 Thomas Bjørn  Denmark 267 Australia Greg Chalmers, Spain José María Olazábal
1997 Mark James  England 277PO Australia Greg Norman
Peugeot Spanish Open
1996 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 272 Scotland Gordon Brand, Jnr
1995 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 274 Spain Ignacio Garrido, Spain José Rivero
1994 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 277 England Richard Boxall, Zimbabwe Mark McNulty, England Mark Roe
1993 Joakim Haeggman  Sweden 275 South Africa Ernie Els, England Nick Faldo
1992 Andrew Sherborne  England 271 England Nick Faldo
1991 Eduardo Romero  Argentina 275PO Spain Seve Ballesteros
1990 Rodger Davis  Australia 277 England Nick Faldo, Australia Peter Fowler, Germany Bernhard Langer
1989 Bernhard Langer  West Germany 281 Spain José Maria Cañizares, England Paul Carrigill
1988 Mark James  England 262 England Nick Faldo
1987 Nick Faldo  England 286 South Africa Hugh Baiocchi, Spain Seve Ballesteros
1986 Howard Clark  England 272 Australia Ian Baker-Finch
1985 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 266 Scotland Gordon Brand, Jnr
Benson & Hedges Spanish Open
1984 Bernhard Langer  West Germany 275 England Howard Clark
1983 Eamonn Darcy  Ireland 277 Spain Manuel Piñero
1982 Sam Torrance  Scotland 273 England Roger Chapman, Scotland Sandy Lyle, Wales Ian Woosnam
1981 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 273 Scotland Steve Martin
1980 Eddie Polland  Northern Ireland 276 Spain Seve Ballesteros, England Mark James
Spanish Open
1979 Dale Hayes  South Africa 278 Scotland Brian Barnes
1978 Brian Barnes  Scotland 276 England Howard Clark
1977 Bernard Gallacher  Scotland 277 Spain Francisco Abreu
1976 Eddie Polland  Northern Ireland 282 Australia Bob Shearer
1975 Arnold Palmer  United States 283 South Africa John Fourie
1974 Jerry Heard  United States 279 South Africa Gary Player
1973 Neil Coles  England 282 South Africa Tienie Britz, Wales Craig Defoy
1972 Antonio Garrido  Spain 293 Spain Valentin Barrios
1971 Dale Hayes  South Africa 275 Argentina Roberto De Vicenzo
1970 Ángel Gallardo  Spain 284
1969 Jean Garaïalde  France 283
1968 Bob Shaw  Australia 286
1967 Sebastián Miguel  Spain 265
1966 Roberto De Vicenzo  Argentina 279 England Bernard Hunt
1965 No tournament
1964 Ángel Miguel  Spain 272
1963 Ramón Sota  Spain 287
1962 No tournament
1961 Ángel Miguel  Spain 267
1960 Sebastián Miguel  Spain 286
1959 Peter Thomson  Australia 286
1958 Peter Alliss  England 268
1957 Max Faulkner  England 283
1956 Peter Alliss  England 285
1955 Conde de Lamaze (am)  France 271 Spain Ángel Miguel
1954 Sebastián Miguel  Spain 268
1953 Max Faulkner  England 271
1952 Max Faulkner  England 275
1951 Mariano Provencio  Spain 281 France Henry de Lamaze (am)
1950 Antonio Cerdá  Argentina
1949 Marcelino Morcillo  Spain 280
1948 Marcelino Morcillo  Spain 268
1947 Mario Gonzalez (am)  Brazil 277 Spain Marcelino Morcillo
1946 Marcelino Morcillo  Spain 281
1945 Carlos Celles  Spain 274
1944 Nicasio Sagardia  Spain
1943 Mariano Provencio  Spain 286
1942 Gabriel González  Spain 264
1941 Mariano Provencio  Spain 283
1940 Gabriel González  Spain
1936–39 No tournament
1935 Tomás Cayarga  Spain 279 Spain Mariano Provencio
1934 Mariano Provencio  Spain 276 Spain Francisco Alonso
1933 Gabriel González  Spain 270 Spain Francisco Alonso
1932 Gabriel González  Spain 272 Spain Tomás Cayarga
1931 No tournament
1930 Joaquin Bernardino  Spain 291 Spain Gabriel González
1929 Eugène Lafitte  France 285 France R. Golias
1928 Arnaud Massy  France 278 Spain Ernesto Céspedes
1927 Arnaud Massy  France
1926 Joaquin Bernardino  Spain 283 Spain Emilio Cayarga
1925 Angel de la Torre  Spain
1924 No tournament
1923 Angel de la Torre  Spain
1922 No tournament
1921 Eugène Lafitte  France 296 Spain Angel de la Torre
1920 No tournament
1919 Angel de la Torre  Spain 304 France Jean Gassiat
1918 No tournament
1917 Angel de la Torre  Spain 288 France Claude Gassiat
1916 Angel de la Torre  Spain 293 England Richard Aitken
1913–15 No tournament
1912 Arnaud Massy  France

Multiple winners[edit]

Thirteen men have won the tournament more than once through 2014.

External links[edit]