Iskandar Johor Open

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The Iskandar Johor Open was a golf tournament held in Malaysia and part of the Asian Tour. It was first held in 2007 when it was played at the Royal Johor Country Club in Johor Bahru.

The 2008 purse was US$500,000. In 2009, Johor Open's purse was doubled to a size of US$1 million. The prize fund in 2010 was US$1.25 million, the joint richest event sanctioned solely by the Asian Tour, alongside the Hero Honda Indian Open, and 8th richest event of the Asian Tour. The 2011 Johor Open was added to the European Tour and the purse increased to US$2 million. In 2012, the Johor Open was no longer a European Tour event but the prize money remained at US$2 million. The tournament was discontinued after 2012.

The Championship was supported by the Johor state government and the Iskandar Region Development Authority (IRDA).

Winners[edit]

Asian Tour event
Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of victory Runner-up
2012 Sergio García  Spain 198* −18 3 strokes United States Jonathan Moore
European and Asian Tour event
Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of victory Runner-up
2011 Joost Luiten  Netherlands 198* −15 1 stroke Sweden Daniel Chopra
Asian Tour event
Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
2010 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 268 −20 3 strokes South Korea Noh Seung-yul
2009 K. J. Choi  South Korea 196* −20 4 strokes Thailand Chapchai Nirat
2008 Retief Goosen  South Africa 276 −12 2 strokes Thailand Thaworn Wiratchant
2007 Artemio Murakami  Philippines 276 −5 1 stroke Philippines Antonio Lascuña, Scotland Simon Yates

* Shortened to 54 holes due to weather in 2009, 2011, and 2012.

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