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Murphy's Irish Open
Sheraton Fota Island Golf Resort and Spa
Co. Cork, Republic of Ireland 28 Jun 2001 - 01 Jul 2001
Montgomerie the Toast of Murphy's for the Third Time
Colin Montgomerie followed Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo and Bernhard Langer into the golfing record books by becoming only the fourth player to capture three Murphy’s Irish Open titles when he shot a closing 66, five under par, for an 18 under par total of 266 at Fota Island in Cork.
Montgomerie Remains In Control at Fota Island
Colin Montgomerie kept on course for his first European Tour victory in 13 months when he moved into a commanding lead after the third round of the Murphy’s Irish Open at Fota Island.
Montgomerie Maintains His Lead At Fota Island
It might have been six shots more than his course record opening 63 but Colin Montgomerie’s second round 69 on a difficult scoring day at Fota Island was sufficient to maintain his two shot lead at the halfway stage of the Murphy’s Irish Open.
Montgomerie's Course Record Sets Pace At Fota Island
Colin Montgomerie recaptured the form which saw him dominate European golf in the 1990’s with a course record 63 at Fota Island to take a commanding lead after the first round of the Murphy’s Irish Open.
Murphy's come home to Cork
The Murphy's Irish Open moves to Fota Island in the beautiful city of Cork, home of Murphy's Brewery, for the first time this week with Sweden's Patrik Sjöland defending the title.
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