Tournament History

Following a gap of 18 years, the 3 Irish Open will return to Killarney Golf and Fishing Club in County Kerry this year, the tournament also sporting a new date at the end of July having vacated its traditional May slot on The European Tour International Schedule.
Back in 1992, Nick Faldo’s triumph was his second in succession in the tournament and the man hoping to follow in his footsteps this year is Ireland’s own Shane Lowry. Twelve months ago, the 22 year old became only the third amateur in history – following Pablo Martin and Danny Lee – to win a Tour event but the first to do so on home soil amongst tumultuous scenes of celebration.
Having raised his cap to the galleries as he walked onto the 72nd green to face a three foot putt to win, the young man was soon covering his face with it when he pulled the putt wide.
Rock missed a ten footer at the first play-off hole before the second was shared in birdie four. On the third return, Lowry’s tap in for a par five was enough after Rock pitched over the green. Rock had the €500,000 winner’s cheque as consolation – Lowry had the joy.

Past Winners

Season
Date
Tournament & Venue
Winner & Prize Fund
2011Jul 28
2010Jul 29
2009May 14
2008May 15
2007May 17
2006May 18
2005May 19
2004Jul 22
2003Jul 24
2002Jun 27
2001Jun 28
2000Jun 29
1999Jul 01
1998Jul 02
1997Jul 03
1996Jul 04
1995Jul 06
1994Jun 30
1993Jul 01
1992Jun 04
1991Jun 20
1990Jun 21
1989Jun 22
1988Aug 18
1987Jul 02
1986Jun 19
1985Jun 20
1984Aug 02
1983Aug 11
1982Aug 12
1981Aug 13
1980Aug 14
1979Aug 23
1978Aug 24
1977Aug 25
1976Aug 26
1975Aug 28

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1FISHER, RossENG18-18
2HARRINGTON, PadraigIRL18-16
T3FDEZ-CASTAÑO, GonzaloESP18-14
T3WOOD, ChrisENG18-14
T5BLAND, RichardENG18-13
T5GREEN, RichardAUS18-13
7HOEY, MichaelNIR18-11
8MOLINARI, FrancescoITA18-10
T9RAMSAY, RichieSCO18-9
T9LUITEN, JoostNED18-9

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