Open de Andalucia de Golf in numbers

3/23/2011 4:24:18 PM
Parador de Málaga Golf - 1st Hole  (Getty Images)
Parador de Málaga Golf - 1st Hole (Getty Images)

We preview the Open de Andalucia de Golf by Turkish Airlines in Numbers. 

The number European Tour event that Santiago Luna will be playing this week. This is the most of any continental European player.

1929 –
The year that the Parador de Malaga Golf was opened.

62 –
The lowest round in the tournament’s history  shot by Miguel Angel Jiménez  in 1999 and Paul Waring in 2010.

4 – The number of European Tour victories on home soil for Miguel Angel Jiménez.

25 – The number under par Søren Kjeldsen is for his last eight rounds in the event. He won in 2009 with minus 14 and tied sixth in 2010 on 11 under.

12  - The hole number where Gabriel Cañizares achieved the tournament’s first albatross in 2010, in round two, with a three wood.

50 – The age of the field’s oldest player – Barry Lane.

5 – The number of consecutive winning years by Alvaro Quiros on The European Tour- the most of any player currently on The European Tour

9 – The number of different players to win the event from the nine editions to date.

24 – The number of Spanish players in the field.