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Friday, 16 April 2004
First played:
1912 (became part of The European Tour International Schedule in 1972)



Most wins:
6 – Angel de la Torre – 1916, 17, 19, 23, 25, 35



Consecutive wins:
3 – Angel de la Torre – 1916, 17, 19
2 – Arnaud Massy – 1927, 28; Gabriel Gonzalez – 1932, 33,
2 – Marcelino Morcillo – 1948, 49; Max Faulkner – 1952, 53



Youngest winner:
Dale Hayes, 18 and 290 days, 1971



Oldest winner:
Arnold Palmer, 45 and 221 days, 1975



Stats are from 1972 onwards:



Lowest 18 hole score: 61 (-9)
Wayne Riley, 1988



Lowest first 18 hole score: 63 (-9)
Seve Ballesteros, Eduardo Romero, 1991,
Mårten Olander, Charl Schwartzel, 2003



Lowest first 36 hole score: 127 (-13)
Richard Boxall, 1988



Lowest first 54 hole score: 194 (-16)
Mark James, 1988



Lowest 72 hole score: 262 (-18)
Mark James, 1988



Lowest under par winning score: 266 (-22)
Kenneth Ferrie, Peter Hedblom, Peter Lawrie, 2003



Lowest final round by a winner: 62 (-10)
Bernhard Langer, 1984



Wire-to-wire-winners:
Neil Coles, 1973



Largest 18 hole lead:
5 shots – Seve Ballesteros, 1991



Largest 36 hole lead:
4 shots – Richard Boxall, 1988



Largest 54 hole lead:
6 shots – Padraig Harrington, 1996



Largest winning margin:
8 shots – Sam Torrance, 1982



Biggest final round comeback by a winner:
7 shots – Bernhard Langer, 1984



Play-offs:
Antonio Garrido beat Valentin Barrios, 1972
Eduardo Romero beat Seve Ballesteros, 1991
Mark James beat Greg Norman, 1997
Kenneth Ferrie beat Peter Hedblom and Peter Lawrie, 2003



Holes-in-one:
10



Low cut:
138 (-6), 2003, (European Tour record)



High cut:
153 (+9), 1987

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