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24 DIFFERENT WINNERS

TOURNAMENT FACT & FIGURES

FROM 13 DIFFERENT NATIONS

Holes in One

28 to-date

Jiménez, 4th Hole, Rnd 2, 1990; C. Moody, 11th Hole, Rnd 3, 1990; M. McNulty, 11th Hole, Rnd 3, 1990; J. Coceres, 7th Hole, Rnd 2, 1992; W. Westner, 7th Hole, Rnd 1, 1995; J. Coceres, 4th Hole, Rnd 1, 1996; R. Wessels, 7th Hole, Rnd 2, 1996; P. Hedblom, 15th Hole, Rnd 2, 1996; S. Cage, 8th Hole, Rnd 1, 1999; P. Downie, 16th Hole, Rnd 1, 2000; H. Bjornstad, 7th Hole, Rnd 4, 2002; B. Kennedy, 4th Hole, Rnd 2, 2004; Y. Ali, 7th Hole, Rnd 1, 2005; N. Sato, 15th Hole, Rnd 1, 2005; S. Gallacher, 4th Hole, Rnd 4, 2005; G. Fernandez-Castaño, 4th Hole, Round 2, 2007; MA. Jiménez, 7th hole, Rnd 1, 2008; L. Oosthuizen, 11th, Round 2, 2009; D. Howell, 7th, Rnd 1, 2011; K. Horne, 4th Hole, Rnd 2, 2011; R. Jacquelin, 7th, Rnd 3, 2011; A. Quiros, 11th, Rnd 4, 2011; S. Gallacher, 15th, Rnd 1, 2012; M. Kaymer, 7th, Rnd 2, 2012; A. Quiros, 4th Hole, Rnd 4, 2015; G. Bourdy, 11th, Rnd 3, 2017; M.Southgate, 7th, Rnd 2, 2018; A. Levy, 4th, Rnd 3, 2018

Highest Cut

score

149 (+5), 1989

Lowest Cut

score

139 (-5), 2018

Biggest final round

comeback

4 shots, Tiger Woods, 2008

Largest winning

margin

6 shots, Ernie Els, 1994

Largest 54-hole

lead

8 shots, Ernie Els, 1994

Largest 36-hole

lead

6 shots, Ernie Els, 1994

Largest 18-hole

lead

5 shots, Ernie Els, 1994

Wire to wire

winners

Eamonn Darcy, 1990; Seve Ballesteros, 1992;  Ernie Els, 1994; José Coceres, 2000; Rory McIlroy, 2009; Sergio Garcia, 2017;

Lowest final round

by a winner

65 (-7), Robert-Jan Derksen, 2003; Tiger Woods, 2008

Lowest under par

score

266 (-22), Thomas Björn, 2001, Stephen Gallacher, 2013, Rory McIlroy 2015

Lowest first 54-hole

score

196 (-21), Stephen Gallacher, 2013

Lowest first 36-hole

score

128 (-16), Tiger Woods, 2001

Lowest first 18-hole

score

61 (-11), Ernie Els, 1994

Lowest 18-hole

score

61 (-11), Ernie Els, 1994

UAE-based amateur to make

the cut

Matthew Turner, 2009 (finished tied 51st)

Rayhan Thomas, 2017 (finished tied 60th)

 

Oldest

winner

Mark O’Meara, 47 and 54 days, (in 2004)

Youngest

winner

Rory McIlroy, 19 years and 273 days (in 2009)

Successful title

defence

One (Stephen Gallacher, 2013, 2014)

Most

wins

Ernie Els, 1994, 2002, 2005

First

played

1989

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