With this win - Scott Jamieson

09/12/2012 16:29:42
Scott Jamieson  (Getty Images)
Scott Jamieson (Getty Images)
SUNDAY DECEEMBER 9, 2012 – NELSON MANDELA CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY ISPS HANDA

• His first European Tour International Schedule victory in his 65th European Tour event.

• Moves to the top of The Race to Dubai with €118,875.

• This victory beats his previous best European Tour finishes of tied third. They all came in the 2011 season. The events were:  the Open de España, the BMW International Open and the Barclays Scottish Open.

• Becomes the first, first-time winner of the 2013 season.

• Only second Scot to win a co-sanctioned event with the Sunshine Tour, following Richie Ramsay at the 2010 South African Open Championship.

• The first Scot to win the opening event of a European Tour season since Stephen McAllister won the 1990 Vino Verde Atlantic Open.

OTHER FACTS

• The 131st Scottish victory in European Tour history.

• Becomes the 22nd different Scot to win on The European Tour.

• Gains a European Tour exemption until the end of the 2014 season.

• Gains an exemption into the 2013 Volvo Golf Champions.

• His third victory as a professional.

• Becomes the 308th European Tour victory by a former European Challenge Tour player.

• The 128th different former Challenge Tour player to win on The European Tour.