Portugal Masters

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Portugal Masters
Tournament information
Location Vilamoura, Portugal
Established 2007
Course(s) Oceânico Victoria Golf Course
Par 71
Length 7,209 yards (6,592 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund 2,000,000
Month played October
Tournament record score
Aggregate 261 Andy Sullivan (2015)
To par −25 Steve Webster (2007)
Current champion
Republic of Ireland Pádraig Harrington
Oceânico Victoria GC is located in Portugal
Oceânico Victoria GC
Oceânico Victoria GC
Location in Portugal

The Portugal Masters is a European Tour men's professional golf tournament which was played for the first time in October 2007. The prize fund was €3 million, making it the richest golf tournament in the country, and comfortably in the top half of European Tour events.[1] It is jointly staged by the European Tour and the Portuguese Tourist Board (ITP) under an initial three-year agreement.[2] The host course is the Arnold Palmer designed Oceânico Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura.[3]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
2016 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland 261 −23 1 stroke England Andy Sullivan
2015 Andy Sullivan  England 261 −23 9 strokes England Chris Wood
2014 Alexander Lévy  France 1241 −18 3 strokes Belgium Nicolas Colsaerts
2013 David Lynn  England 266 −18 1 stroke South Africa Justin Walters
2012 Shane Lowry  Ireland 270 −14 1 stroke England Ross Fisher
2011 Tom Lewis  England 267 −21 2 strokes Spain Rafael Cabrera-Bello
2010 Richard Green  Australia 270 −18 2 strokes Spain Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño
Sweden Robert Karlsson
Netherlands Joost Luiten
Italy Francesco Molinari
2009 Lee Westwood  England 265 −23 2 strokes Italy Francesco Molinari
2008 Álvaro Quirós  Spain 269 −19 3 strokes Scotland Paul Lawrie
2007 Steve Webster  England 263 −25 2 strokes Sweden Robert Karlsson

1 Event shortened to 36 holes due to poor weather[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2007 European Tour Schedule". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Turismo de Portugal's Golf Plan, estimates growth of over 20%" (Press release). International Association of Golf Tour Operators. 11 January 2007. 
  3. ^ "Portugal Masters – Course Information". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Portugal Masters: Alexander Levy wins rain-shortened event". BBC Sport. 12 October 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°06′11″N 8°08′35″W / 37.103°N 8.143°W / 37.103; -8.143