• Should Jin Jeong make a successful defence of his crown he won 12 months ago, he would become the first Korean to win the same event in back-to-back years.• History was made at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in the 2003 Johnnie Walker Classic where Ernie Els broke the European Tour record for the lowest winning 72 hole total in relation to par of 259 (-29). The other new mark established by the four-time Major Champion was the lowest first 54 holes in relation to par of 193 (-23). His 72 hole total of 259 was only one shot behind the lowest winning total in European Tour history.
• Fellow South African Major Champion, Retief Goosen, also put his in name in the European Tour record books at the 2002 Johnnie Walker Classic at Lake Karrinyup. On his way to victory in 2002 he established the largest the largest 54 hole lead of 13 shots.• Large winning margins were the order of the day in both Johnnie Walker Classics staged at Lake Karrinyup. In 2002 Goosen won by eight shots and 12 months later Els won ten.