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Sunday, 29 June 2014
Fabrizio Zanotti  (Getty Images)
Fabrizio Zanotti (Getty Images)

 
• His first European Tour International Schedule victory in his 181st European Tour event.

• Moves to €543,835 in The Race to Dubai.

• Could move to just inside the top 110 in the Official World Golf Ranking from 305th .

• This victory would beats previous best European Tour performances of second in the 2009 Open de España and tied second in the 2010 KLM Open and 2012 Irish Open.

• This victory beats his previous best 2014 performance of tied third in the Madeira Islands Open – Portugal – BPI.

• Becomes the eighth first-time winner of the 2014 season. They are: Morten Orum Madsen (South African Open Championship hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni), George Coetzee (Joburg Open), Jason Day (WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship), Patrick Reed (WGC – Cadillac Championship), Marco Crespi (NH Collection Open), Alexander Levy (Volvo China Open), Daniel Brooks (Madeira Islands Open – Portugal – BPI) and Fabrizio Zanotti (BMW International Open).

• Graduated from the 2013 European Tour Qualifying School.

• The fourth 2013 graduate to win on The 2014 European Tour. They are: Marco Crespi  (NH Collection Open) Daniel Brooks (Madeira Islands Open – Portugal – BPI), Mikael Lundberg (Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity) and Fabrizio Zanotti (BMW International Open).

• Becomes the first player from Paraguay to win on The European Tour.

• This brings the number of different countries winning on The European Tour to 36.

• Victory comes in his seventh appearance in the BMW International Open.

• Victory beats his previous best performance in the BMW International Open of tied 12th in 2012, over this course at GC Gut Lärchenhof.

• Wins the BMW International Open in his first play-off.

OTHER FACTS

• Joins Paul Azinger (1990), Peter Fowler (1993), Marc Farry (1996), Russell Claydon (1998), David Horsey (2010) and Danny Willett (2012), as players to make the BMW International Open their first European Tour win.

• The 24th different winner from the 26 stagings of the event.

• Paraguay becomes the 14th different country to win the BMW International Open.

• Becomes the 39th different qualifying school graduate to win the year after graduation in European Tour history.

• Becomes the 46th European Tour victory by qualifying school graduates to win the year after graduation.

• Becomes the first time in European Tour history that four qualifying school graduates have won on The European Tour the year after graduation.

• The 17th winner this season that a player has made up a final round deficit to win.

• His five shot final round winning comeback equals the largest in BMW International Open history, following Mark McNulty (1994), Frank Nobilo (1995) and David Horsey (2010).

• Gains a European Tour exemption until the end of 2016.

• Gains his largest European Tour prize of €3330,000

• Gains a place in the 2014 WGC – Bridgestone Invitational and 2015 Volvo Golf Champions.

• Gains his third win as a professional.

• Becomes the 13th European Tour win of the 2014 season by a former Challenge Tour player. They are: Morten Ørum Madsen (South African Open Championship hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni), Thomas Björn (Nedbank Golf Challenge), Louis Oosthuizen (Volvo Golf Champions), Pablo Larrazábal (Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship), Stephen Gallacher (Omega Dubai Desert Classic), Ross Fisher (Tshwane Open), Marco Crespi (NH Collection Open), Alexander Levy (Volvo China Open), Felipe Aguilar (The Championship at Laguna National),  Daniel Brooks (Madeira Islands Open – Portugal – BPI), Mikael Lundberg (Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity), Martin Kaymer (US Open Championship) and Fabrizio Zanotti (BMW International Open).

• Becomes the 342nd European Tour victory by a former Challenge Tour player.

• Becomes the 136th former Challenge Tour player to win on The European Tour.

 

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Tournament Leaderboard

Pos Player nameNatHolePar
1ZANOTTI, FabrizioPAR18-19
T2HAVRET, GrégoryFRA18-19
T2CABRERA-BELLO, RafaESP18-19
T2STENSON, HenrikSWE18-19
T5JAIDEE, ThongchaiTHA18-18
T5DYSON, SimonENG18-18

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