Monte Carlo Open (golf)

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The Monte Carlo Open was a European Tour golf tournament which was played annually from 1984 to 1992. It was staged at the Monte Carlo Golf Club at Mont Agel, which is in France, as there is no space for a golf course in Monaco. The winners of the tournament included two major champions, the Spaniard Seve Ballesteros, who won in 1986, and Welshman Ian Woosnam, who won the final three events. In 1992 the prize fund was £441,688, which was mid-range for a European Tour event at that time.


Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of
The European Newspaper Monte Carlo Open
1992 Ian Woosnam (3)  Wales 261 −15 2 strokes Zimbabwe Mark McNulty
Sweden Johan Ryström
Torras Monte Carlo Open
1991 Ian Woosnam (2)  Wales 261 −15 4 strokes Sweden Anders Forsbrand
1990 Ian Woosnam  Wales 258 −18 5 strokes Italy Costantino Rocca
1989 Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe 261 −15 6 strokes Spain José Maria Cañizares
South Africa Jeff Hawkes
Monte Carlo Open
1988 José Rivero  Spain 261 −15 2 strokes Zimbabwe Mark McNulty
Johnnie Walker Monte Carlo Open
1987 Peter Senior  Australia 260 −16 1 stroke Australia Rodger Davis
1986 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 265 −11 2 strokes Zimbabwe Mark McNulty
1985 Sam Torrance  Scotland 264 −12 1 stroke Japan Isao Aoki
Monte Carlo Open
1984 Ian Mosey  England 131* −7 4 strokes Spain Manuel Calero
Australia Peter Fowler

*Shortened to 36 holes.

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