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BMW Masters

BMW Masters
Een billboard tijdens de editie van 2011
Tournament information
Location Luodian, Shanghai, China
Established 2011
Course(s) Lake Malaren Golf Club
Par 72
Length 7,607 yards (6,956 m)
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$7.0 million
Month played October/November
Tournament record score
Aggregate 267 Peter Hanson (2012)
To par −21 Peter Hanson (2012)
Current champion
Marcel Siem

The BMW Masters is a golf tournament played annually at Lake Malaren Golf Club, in Luodian, Shanghai, China.[1] The tournament began in 2011 and became a European Tour event in 2012.

In 2011, the tournament was called the Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters. The event had a small-field consisting of 30 top players from the European Tour and the Asian Tour. The winner received a check of US$2 million, the largest first prize in golf,[2] coming from an overall prize fund of $5 million.

In 2012, it became a European Tour event and was renamed the BMW Masters.[3] The field was expanded to 78 players and the purse was increased to US$7 million.

Winners

Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner-up
BMW Masters
2014 Marcel Siem  Germany 68-66-65-73=272 −16 Playoff Ross Fisher
Alexander Lévy
2013 Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño  Spain 71-71-67-68=277 −11 1 stroke Francesco Molinari,
Thongchai Jaidee
2012 Peter Hanson  Sweden 66-64-70-67=267 −21 1 stroke Rory McIlroy
Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters
2011 Rory McIlroy  Northern Ireland 64-69-65-72=270 −18 Playoff Anthony Kim

References

  1. ^ "Shanghai golf tournament goes professional and international". China Daily. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Shanghai Masters Golf Tournament 2011 Final Round". realsportingnews.com. 30 October 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "The European Tour, CGA and BMW Unveil BMW Masters". PGA European Tour. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 

External links

  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site


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