Hassan II Golf Trophy

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Hassan II Golf Trophy
Trophée Hassan II logo.png
Tournament information
Location Rabat, Morocco
Established 1971
Course(s) Royal Golf Dar Es Salam
Par 73
Length 7,615 yards (6,963 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Pro-Am stroke play
Prize fund 2,500,000
Month played April
Current champion
Italy Edoardo Molinari
Rabat is located in Morocco
Rabat
Rabat
Location in Morocco

The Hassan II Golf Trophy is a golf tournament in Morocco hosted by His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid. The tournament was named for his father, Hassan II, who served as King of Morocco.

It was held at the Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat until it moved to Agadir in 2011. It moved back to Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in 2016.

The tournament has been played since 1971, but did not take place from 1986 to 1990, 2005, and 2009. It has been a European Tour event since 2010.[1]

From 1971, the tournament was staged as a non-sanctioned event. It attracted mixed fields; mainly the bigger names did not play in the event in the early years. After there was no tournament in 2009. It was revived as a European Tour event in 2010

Winners[edit]

European Tour event (2010–)
Year Player Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
2017 Edoardo Molinari  Italy 283 −9 Playoff Republic of Ireland Paul Dunne
2016 Wang Jeung-hun  South Korea 283 −5 Playoff Spain Nacho Elvira
2015 Richie Ramsay  Scotland 278 −10 1 stroke France Romain Wattel
2014 Alejandro Cañizares  Spain 269 −19 5 strokes England Andy Sullivan
2013 Marcel Siem  Germany 271 −17 3 strokes England David Horsey
Finland Mikko Ilonen
2012 Michael Hoey  Northern Ireland 271 −17 3 strokes Republic of Ireland Damien McGrane
2011 David Horsey  England 274 −13 Playoff Wales Rhys Davies
South Africa Jaco van Zyl
2010 Rhys Davies  Wales 266 −25 2 strokes South Africa Louis Oosthuizen
Unofficial money event (1971–2009)
Year Winner Country Runner(s)-up
2009 No tournament
2008 Ernie Els  South Africa England Simon Dyson
2007 Pádraig Harrington  Ireland Northern Ireland Darren Clarke
2006 Sam Torrance  Scotland France Raphaël Jacquelin
2005 No tournament
2004 Erik Compton  United States France José-Filipe Lima
2003 Santiago Luna  Spain Sweden Joakim Haeggman
2002 Santiago Luna  Spain France Olivier Edmond
United States Steve Lowery
2001 Joakim Haeggman  Sweden Spain Santiago Luna
England Mark Roe
2000 Roger Chapman  England United States Shaun Micheel
1999 David Toms  United States Spain Miguel Ángel Martín
United States Chris Perry
1998 Santiago Luna  Spain United States Tom Pernice Jr.
1997 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland United States Donnie Hammond
England David Howell
Sweden Henrik Nyström
1996 Ignacio Garrido  Spain Zimbabwe Nick Price
1995 Nick Price  Zimbabwe England Roger Chapman
1994 Martin Gates  England United States Scott Hoch
Sweden Robert Karlsson
1993 Payne Stewart  United States United States Brian Claar
United States Dillard Pruitt
South Africa Wayne Westner
1992 Payne Stewart  United States United States D. A. Weibring
1991 Vijay Singh  Fiji United States Payne Stewart
1990–1986 No tournament
1985 Ken Green  United States United States Andrew Magee
United States Ron Streck
1984 Roger Maltbie  United States United States Bruce Fleisher
Canada Richard Zokol
1983 Ron Streck  United States United States Bob Eastwood
1982 Frank Conner  United States United States Lennie Clements
1981 Bob Eastwood  United States United States Bob Byman
1980 Ed Sneed  United States United States Lee Trevino
1979 Mike Brannan  United States United States Ed Fiori
United States Alan Tapie
1978 Peter Townsend  England United States Rod Funseth
United States John Schroeder
1977 Lee Trevino  United States United States Billy Casper
1976 Salvador Balbuena  Spain United States George Burns
United States Danny Edwards
United States Curtis Strange
1975 Billy Casper  United States United States Tommy Aaron
1974 Larry Ziegler  United States Taiwan Lu Liang-Huan
1973 Billy Casper  United States United States Rod Funseth
1972 Ron Cerrudo  United States United States Al Geiberger
1971 Orville Moody  United States United States Jerry Heard

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trophee Hassan II to join The 2010 European Tour". 29 July 2009. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°55′01″N 6°49′52″W / 33.917°N 6.831°W / 33.917; -6.831