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Encyclopedia > BMW Asian Open
BMW Asian Open
Tournament information
Location Flag of the People's Republic of China Shanghai, China
Established 2001
Course(s) Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club
Par 72
Yardage 7,326
Tour(s) European Tour
Asian Tour
Format Stroke play
Purse $2,300,000
Month Played April
Tournament record score
Aggregate 262 Ernie Els (2005)
To-par -26 Ernie Els (2005)
Current champion
Raphaël Jacquelin

The BMW Asian Open is a men's professional golf tournament. The tournament began in 2002 and was played in Taiwan for its first two years before moving to the People's Republic of China. It is co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour and is part of the European Tour's drive to expand into Asia in general and China in particular. The first two events were actually played in November of the previous year. Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... // The PGA European Tour is an organisation which operates the three leading mens professional golf tours in Europe: the elite European Tour, the European Seniors Tour and the developmental Challenge Tour. ... The Asian Golf Tour is the principal mens professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. ... Stroke play is a scoring system for golf (compare to match play). ... USD redirects here. ... Theodore Ernest Ernie Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... Theodore Ernest Ernie Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... Raphaël Jacquelin (born 8 May 1974) is a French golfer. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Asian Golf Tour is the principal mens professional golf tour in Asia except for Japan, which has a separate tour. ... // The PGA European Tour is an organisation which operates the three leading mens professional golf tours in Europe: the elite European Tour, the European Seniors Tour and the developmental Challenge Tour. ...


In 2008 the prize fund was $2.3 million, an increase of more than fifty percent from the 2006 fund of $1.5 million. USD redirects here. ...


Winners

Season Winner Country
2008 Darren Clarke Flag of Northern Ireland Northern Ireland
2007 Raphaël Jacquelin Flag of France France
2006 Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño Flag of Spain Spain
2005 Ernie Els Flag of South Africa South Africa
2004 Miguel Ángel Jiménez Flag of Spain Spain
2003 Pádraig Harrington Flag of Ireland Ireland
2002 Jarmo Sandelin Flag of Sweden Sweden

Darren Clarke (born in Dungannon, County Tyrone on August 14, 1968) is a professional golfer from Northern Ireland who plays on both the PGA Tour and the European Tour. ... Image File history File links Ulster_banner. ... Northern Ireland (Irish: , Ulster Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a constituent country of the United Kingdom lying in the northeast of the island of Ireland, covering 5,459 square miles (14,139 km², about a sixth of the islands total area). ... Raphaël Jacquelin (born 8 May 1974) is a French golfer. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño (born 13 October 1980 in Madrid) is a Spanish golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Theodore Ernest Ernie Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Miguel Ángel Jiménez (born January 5, 1964) is a Spanish professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Pádraig Harrington (born 31 August 1971) is an Irish professional golfer who is currently ranked world No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Jarmo Sandelin (born in Finland on 10 May 1967) is a Swedish golfer who plays on the European Tour. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ...

External links

  • Coverage on the European Tour's official site - use the schedule browser on the left to access other years
  • Coverage on the Asian Tour's official site
  • bmw-golfsport.com - Sponsor's tournament site


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European Tour Events
Major championships in playing order: The Masters | U.S. Open | The Open Championship (British Open) | PGA Championship
Individual World Golf Championships in playing order: WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship | WGC-CA Championship | WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
Other tournaments in playing order: HSBC Champions | UBS Hong Kong Open | MasterCard Masters | Michael Hill New Zealand Open | Dunhill Championship | South African Airways Open | Joburg Open | Abu Dhabi Golf Championship | The Commercial Bank Qatar Masters | Dubai Desert Classic | Emaar-MGF Indian Masters | Astro Indonesia Open | Johnnie Walker Classic | Maybank Malaysian Open | Ballantine's Championship | Madeira Island Open | MAPFRE Open de Andalucia | Estoril Open de Portugal | Volvo China Open | BMW Asian Open | Open de España | Telecom Italia Open | Irish Open | BMW PGA Championship | Celtic Manor Wales Open | BA-CA Golf Open | Saint-Omer Open | BMW International Open | Open de France | Smurfit European Open | Barclays Scottish Open | Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe | Imperial Collection Russian Open | Scandinavian Masters | KLM Open | Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles | Omega European Masters | Mercedes-Benz European Championship | Quinn Direct British Masters | Dunhill Links Championship | HSBC World Match Play Championship | Open de Madrid | Portugal Masters | Mallorca Masters | Volvo Masters
Team events: Ryder Cup | Seve Trophy | Mission Hills World Cup
Future: Dubai World Championship
Former events
The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... // The PGA Tour of Australasia is a professional golf tour for men. ... The Sunshine Tour is a mens professional golf tour based in Southern Africa. ...

  Results from FactBites:
 
The Wire: Els, Daly Will Join Defending Champion Sandelin At The MW Asian Open 2002 (674 words)
"BMW is thrilled to have confirmation from such a talented roster of big name golf players," said Ingo Wirth, Tournament Director of the BMW Asian Open and the BMW International Open in Germany.
Prior to last year's victory, Sandelin had won the German Open in 1999, as well as a win at the Spanish Open, and the determined Swede will be seeking back-to-back wins when he arrives on Taiwan soil this November.
The BMW Asian Open 2002 will again be joint-sanctioned by the Davidoff Tour and the European Tour and retains its status as one of the most eagerly anticipated golf tournaments in Asia.
Ernie Els coasts to record 13 stroke victory - BMW Asian Open 2005 (1340 words)
Ernie Els completed his march to victory at the BMW Asian Open in superb fashion this morning, putting the finishing touches to a record 13-shot victory on the way to securing his third title of 2005.
The US$1.5 million BMW Asian Open was joint-sanctioned by the Asian and European Tours for the fourth time, with 2005 the second year in a row that it was played at the Tomson course.
Defending BMW Asian Open champion Miguel Angel Jimenez recorded at 73 and lies in a tie for 31st.
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