Uniroyal International Championship

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Uniroyal International Championship
Tournament information
Location Rickmansworth, England
Established 1976
Course(s) Moor Park GC
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Final year 1977
Tournament record score
Aggregate 276 Seve Ballesteros
276 Nick Faldo (1977)
To par −12 (as above)
Final champion
Spain Seve Ballesteros

The Uniroyal International Championship, named for rubber corporation Uniroyal, was a golf tournament on the European Tour.

It was played just twice, in 1976 when it was called the Uniroyal International and won by Englishman Tommy Horton, and the following year, once the word "Championship" had been added to the name, and Seve Ballesteros of Spain was the victor. Both stagings were held at Moor Park Golf Club near Rickmansworth, to the north of London, England.

The prize fund in the second year was £29,010, which was mid-range for a European Tour event at that time.


Year Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner-up Winner's
share (£)
1977 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 276 −12 Playoff England Nick Faldo 6,000
1976 Tommy Horton  England 277 −11 1 stroke England Martin Foster 4,000

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