Madeira Islands Open

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Madeira Islands Open
Tournament information
Location Madeira Islands, Portugal
Established 1993
Course(s) Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra
Par 72
Length 6,826 yards (6,242 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Challenge Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 600,000
Month played July/August
Final year 2015
Tournament record score
Aggregate 264 Roope Kakko (2015)
To par −24 as above
Final champion
Finland Roope Kakko

The Madeira Islands Open was a men's professional golf tournament on the European Tour, played on the Madeira Islands, an autonomous region of Portugal, from 1993 to 2015.

The tournament had one of the smallest prize funds on the tour (600,000 in 2015), and few of the tour's top players took part. From 2002 to 2005, and again from 2011 to 2015, it was a dual-ranking event with the Challenge Tour. It was played opposite the Volvo World Match Play Championship in 2011 and 2013. In 2015, it was played opposite the Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play after the rescheduling caused by severe weather postponed the event four months.[1]

It was hosted at Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra (1993–2008, 2012–15) and at Porto Santo Golfe (2009–11). For its last five years of existence, it was one of two European Tour events annually staged in Portugal, the other being the Portugal Masters.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
Madeira Islands Open - Portugal - BPI
2015* Roope Kakko  Finland 264 −24 3 strokes Scotland Scott Henry
2014 Daniel Brooks  England 135^ −9 Playoff Scotland Scott Henry
2013 Peter Uihlein  United States 273 −15 2 strokes Denmark Morten Ørum Madsen
Chile Mark Tullo
Madeira Islands Open - Portugal
2012 Ricardo Santos  Portugal 266 −22 4 strokes Sweden Magnus A. Carlsson
Madeira Islands Open
2011 Michael Hoey  Northern Ireland 278 −10 2 strokes England Jamie Elson
England Chris Gane
Madeira Islands Open BPI - Portugal
2010 James Morrison  England 268 −20 1 stroke England Oliver Fisher
2009 Estanislao Goya  Argentina 278 −6 1 stroke Scotland Callum Macaulay
2008 Alastair Forsyth  Scotland 273 −15 Playoff South Africa Hennie Otto
Madeira Islands Open BPI
2007 Daniel Vancsik  Argentina 270 −18 7 strokes South Africa David Frost
Spain Santiago Luna
Madeira Island Open Caixa Geral de Depositos
2006 Jean van de Velde  France 273 −15 1 stroke England Lee Slattery
2005 Robert-Jan Derksen  Netherlands 275 −13 2 strokes South Africa Andrew McLardy
Scotland Gary Orr
Madeira Island Open
2004 Chris Hanell  Sweden 284 −4 1 stroke Sweden Steven Jeppesen
Australia Brad Kennedy
United States Rob Rashell
2003 Bradley Dredge  Wales 272 −16 8 strokes Sweden Fredrik Andersson Hed
England Brian Davis
England Andrew Marshall
2002 Diego Borrego  Spain 281 −7 1 stroke Spain Ivó Giner
Netherlands Maarten Lafeber
2001 Des Smyth  Ireland 270 −18 2 strokes England John Bickerton
2000 Niclas Fasth  Sweden 279 −9 2 strokes England Mark Davis
Scotland Ross Drummond
Sweden Richard S. Johnson
1999 Pedro Linhart  Spain 276 −12 1 stroke England Mark James
1998 Mats Lanner (2)  Sweden 277 −11 1 stroke New Zealand Stephen Scahill
1997 Peter Mitchell  England 204 −12 1 stroke Sweden Fredrik Jacobson
1996 Jarmo Sandelin  Sweden 279 −9 1 stroke Wales Paul Affleck
1995 Santiago Luna  Spain 272 −16 4 strokes France Christian Cévaër
1994 Mats Lanner  Sweden 206 −10 2 strokes England Howard Clark
Sweden Mathias Grönberg
Sweden Peter Hedblom
1993 Mark James  England 281 −7 3 strokes England Gordon J. Brand
England Paul Broadhurst

*Tournament rescheduled from March to August due to weather.[1][2]
^Tournament shortened to 36 holes due to weather.
Tournament shortened to 54 holes due to weather.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Madeira Islands Open rescheduled for July". PGA European Tour. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Play abandoned in Madeira". PGA European Tour. 22 March 2015. Retrieved 22 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°43′19″N 16°48′29″W / 32.722°N 16.808°W / 32.722; -16.808