Wales Open

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Past winners: 

2000 - Steen Tinning

2001 - Paul McGinley

2002 - Paul Lawrie

2003 - Ian Poulter

2004 - Simon Khan

2005 - Miguel Angel Jiménez

2006 - Robert Karlsson

2007 - Richard Sterne

2008 - Scott Strange

2009 - Jeppe Huldahl

2010 - Graeme McDowell

2011 - Alexander Noren 

2012 - Thongchai Jaidee

2013 - Gregory Bourdy


Youngest winner: 

Richard Sterne, 25 and 280 days, 2007


Oldest winner: 

Miguel Angel Jiménez, 41 and 151 days, 2005


Lowest 18 hole score: 

60 (-9), Phillip Archer, 2006 (Roman Road)


Lowest first 18 hole score: 

60 (-9), Phillip Archer, 2006 (Roman Road)


Lowest first 36 hole score: 

124 (-14), Robert Karlsson, 2006 (Roman Road)


Lowest first 54 hole score: 

189 (-18), Robert Karlsson, 2006 (Roman Road)


Lowest 72 hole score: 

260 (-16), Robert Karlsson, 2006 (Roman Road)


Lowest under par winning score: 

267 (-21), Simon Khan, 2004


Lowest final round by a winner: 

62 (-7), Miguel Angel Jiménez, 2005 (Roman Road)


Wire-to-wire-winners: 

Paul McGinley, 2001, Ian Poulter, 2003, Scott Strange, 2008


Largest 18 hole lead: 

3 shots, Robert Coles, 2000


Largest 36 hole lead: 

4 shots, Robert Karlsson, 2006, Scott Strange, 2008


Largest 54 hole lead: 

6 shots, Robert Karlsson, 2006


Largest winning margin: 

5 shots, Paul Lawrie, 2002


Biggest final round comeback by a winner: 

4 shots, Graeme McDowell, 2010 (Twenty Ten Course)


Play-offs: 

Paul McGinley beat Paul Lawrie and Daren Lee, 2001

Simon Khan beat Paul Casey, 2004


Holes-in-one: 

Benn Barham, Round 4, Hole 9, 2003 (Wentwood Hills) 

 Stuart Little, Round 3, Hole 2, 2006 (Roman Road) 

 Kenneth Ferrie, Round 3, Hole 8, 2007 (Roman Road) 

 Pablo Larrazabal, Round 1, Hole 15, 2009 (Twenty Ten Course) 

 Jeev Milkha Singh, Round 1, Hole 13, 2009 (Twenty Ten Course) 

 Mads Vibe-Hastrup, Round 1, Hole 7, 2009 (Twenty Ten Course) 

 Alvaro Quiros, Round 1, Hole 3, 2010 (Twenty Course) 

 François Delmontagne, Round 2, Hole 17, 2010 (Twenty Ten Course) 

 Elliot Saltman, Round 1, Hole 17, 2011 (Twenty Ten Course) 

 George Murray, Round 2, Hole 17, 2011 (Twenty Ten Course) 

 Elliot Saltman, Round 4,  Hole 17, 2011 (Twenty Ten Course) 

Ricardo Santos, Round 3, Hole 9, 2013 (Twenty Ten Course)


Low cut:

137 (-1), 2006, 07 (par 69), (Roman Road)

141 (-1), 2008 (par 71), (Roman Road)

143 (-1), 2003, 04 (par 72)


High cut: 

146 (+2), 2000, 01 (par 72)



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