Facts and Figures

First played: 1989
Most wins Ernie Els, 1994, 02, 05
Consecutive wins: Stephen Gallacher, 2013, 2014
Youngest winner: Rory McIlroy, 19 years and 273 days (in 2009)
Oldest winner: Mark O'Meara, 47 and 54 days, (in 2004)
First amateur to make the cut Matthew Turner, 2009 (finished tied 51st)
Lowest 18 hole score: 61 (-11), Ernie Els, 1994
Lowest first 18 hole score: 61 (-11), Ernie Els, 1994
Lowest first 36 hole score: 128 (-16), Tiger Woods, 2001
Lowest first 54 hole score: 196 (-21), Stephen Gallacher, 2013
Lowest 72 hole score: 266 (-22), Thomas Björn, 2001
Lowest under par winning score: 266 (-22), Thomas Björn, 2001
Lowest final round by a winner: 65 (-7), Robert-Jan Derksen, 2003; Tiger Woods, 2008,
Wire-to-wire-winners: Eamonn Darcy, 1990
Seve Ballesteros, 1992
Ernie Els, 1994
José Coceres, 2000
Rory McIlroy, 2009
Largest 18-hole lead: 5 shots, Ernie Els, 1994
Largest 36-hole lead: 6 shots, Ernie Els, 1994
Largest 54 hole lead: 8 shots, Ernie Els, 1994
Largest winning margin: 6 shots, Ernie Els, 1994
Biggest final round comeback by a winner: 4 shots, Tiger Woods, 2008
Play-offs: Mark James beat Peter O'Malley, 1989
Seve Ballesteros beat Ronan Rafferty, 1992
Richard Green beat Greg Norman and Ian Woosnam, 1997
Tiger Woods beat Ernie Els, 2006
Miguel Angel Jiménez beat Lee Westwood, 2010

 

 7