DID YOU KNOW – ALFRED DUNHILL CHAMPIONSHIP The championship has a history of producing debut winners. Since 2000 seven have entered the winners circle for the first time on The European Tour. They are: Anthony Wall (2000), Adam Scott (2001), Justin Rose (2002), Mark Foster (2003), Marcel Siem (2004), Charl Schwartzel (2005) and Alvaro Quiros (2007).
· Pablo Martin made European Tour history in the 2010 event when he claimed his second European Tour title. His first was the 2007 Estoril Open de Portugal as an amateur. Thus he became the first player to win as an amateur and a professional.
· In 2003, for only the second time in European Tour history, six players were involved in a play-off. Mark Foster was the player who prevailed, beating Anders Hansen, Trevor Immelman, Paul Lawrie, Doug McGuigan and Bradford Vaughan. The first time this occurred was the 1990 Vino Verde Atlantic Open.
· European Tour history was made in the 2007 tournament, when Alvaro Quiros became the first player to win a European Tour event in his first event as a full Member, having graduated from the 2006 European Tour Qualifying School.