Volvo Open di Firenze

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Volvo Open di Firenze
Tournament information
Location Italy
Established 1989
Course(s) Is Molas (1989)
Ugolino (1990–92)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Final year 1992
Tournament record score
Aggregate 265 Eduardo Romero (1990)
To par −23 (as above)
Final champion
Sweden Anders Forsbrand

The Volvo Open di Firenze was a men's professional golf tournament on the European Tour which was played in Italy from 1989 to 1992.

The first edition took place in Sardinia and was called the Volvo Open Championship, with the other three taking place in Florence, and being named for that city.

The most notable winner was future World Number 1 Vijay Singh of Fiji, whose victory in 1989 was his first on the European Tour, and the most prestigious of his career up to that date.

In its final year the prize fund was £230,418, which was one of the smallest on the European Tour that year.


Year Venue Winner Country Score
Volvo Open di Firenze
1992 Ugolino Golf Club Anders Forsbrand  Sweden 271 (−13)
1991 Ugolino Golf Club Anders Forsbrand  Sweden 274 (−14)
1990 Ugolino Golf Club Eduardo Romero  Argentina 265 (−23)
Volvo Open Championship
1989 Is Molas Golf Club Vijay Singh  Fiji 276 (−12)

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