Portugal Masters

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Portugal Masters
Tournament information
Location Vilamoura, Portugal
Established 2007
Course(s) Oceânico Victoria Golf Course
Par 71
Length 7,209 yards (6,592 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 2,000,000
Month played October
Tournament record score
Aggregate 263 Steve Webster (2007)
To par −25 Steve Webster (2007)
Current champion
France Alexander Lévy

The Portugal Masters is a European Tour men's professional golf tournament which was played for the first time in October 2007. The prize fund was €3 million, making it the richest golf tournament in the country, and comfortably in the top half of European Tour events.[1] It is jointly staged by the European Tour and the Portuguese Tourist Board (ITP) under an initial three-year agreement.[2] The host course is the Arnold Palmer designed Oceânico Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura.[3]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Score Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
2014 France Alexander Lévy 124 (−18)1 3 strokes Belgium Nicolas Colsaerts
2013 England David Lynn 266 (−18) 1 stroke South Africa Justin Walters
2012 Republic of Ireland Shane Lowry 270 (−14) 1 stroke England Ross Fisher
2011 England Tom Lewis 267 (−21) 2 strokes Spain Rafael Cabrera-Bello
2010 Australia Richard Green 270 (−18) 2 strokes Spain Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño
Sweden Robert Karlsson
Netherlands Joost Luiten
Italy Francesco Molinari
2009 England Lee Westwood 265 (−23) 2 strokes Italy Francesco Molinari
2008 Spain Álvaro Quirós 269 (−19) 3 strokes Scotland Paul Lawrie
2007 England Steve Webster 263 (−25) 2 strokes Sweden Robert Karlsson

1 Event shortened to 36 holes due to poor weather[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2007 European Tour Schedule". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Turismo de Portugal's Golf Plan, estimates growth of over 20%" (Press release). International Association of Golf Tour Operators. 11 January 2007. 
  3. ^ "Portugal Masters – Course Information". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Portugal Masters: Alexander Levy wins rain-shortened event". BBC Sport. 12 October 2014. 

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