Barcelona Open (golf)

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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 Winner Country Score To par Margin of
Runners-up Ref
1988 David Whelan  England 276 −12 Playoff
(4th hole)
England Nick Faldo
England Barry Lane
Wales Mark Mouland


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