Sunday, 11 November 2012
Matteo Manassero  (Getty Images)
Matteo Manassero (Getty Images)

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• His third European Tour International Schedule victory in his 70th European Tour event.

• Moves to 13th in The Race to Dubai with €1,493,688. This sees him go through €1 million in a single European Tour season for the first time and beats his previous best of €890,402 in 2010.

• Already holds the record for the youngest two victories on The European Tour. He was 17 years and 188 days at the 2010 CASTELLÓ MASTERS Costa Azahar and 17 years and 363 days at the 2011 Maybank Malaysian Open. Is 19 years and 206 days at the 2012 Barclays Singapore Open. This means his three European Tour victories puts him, first, second and eighth in the list of youngest official winners in European Tour history.

• Becomes the first teenager to win three European Tour events.

• His third consecutive European Tour season with a victory.

• This victory beats his previous best 2012 European Tour performance of second in the Open de Andalucía Costa del Sol.

• His seventh top ten finish of the season. This is the most he has achieved in a single season.

• The youngest winner of the Barclays Singapore Open, aged 19 years and 206 days.

• Becomes the first Italian to win the Barclays Singapore Open.

• Victory comes in just his second appearance in the Barclays Singapore Open.

• This victory beats his previous best finish in the Barclays Singapore Open of tied 45th in 2010.

• Is the second player this season to win with an eagle three. Peter Hanson was the first at the KLM Open.


• This victory is the 11th official win by a teenager in European Tour history. (Seve Ballesteros won the 1976 Trophée Lancôme but this was not an official event at the time).

• The 18th Italian victory in European Tour history.

• The second Italian victory of the 2012 season to win following Francesco Molinari at the Reale Seguros Open de España.

• Moves into joint second place in the list of most prolific Italian winners on The European Tour, level with Francesco Molinari and just two behind Costantino Rocca with five.

• The second of his three wins he has led or shared the lead going into the final round. The last one was the 2011 Maybank Malaysian Open.

• His second professional win in the Far East, following the 2011 Maybank Malaysian Open.

• Gains a place in the 2013 Volvo Golf Champions, 2013 WGC – Bridgestone Invitational and 2013 WGC – HSBC Champions.

• Extends his European Tour exemption until the end of 2014.

• Gains his largest European Tour prize of €770,226.

• Moves over €3 million in European Tour Official Career Earnings.

• His third victory as a professional.

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Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1MANASSERO, MatteoITA18-13
3MCILROY, RoryNIR18-10
4BJÖRN, ThomasDEN18-9
T5SCOTT, AdamAUS18-8
T5MOLINARI, FrancescoITA18-8
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