BMW Italian Open Past Champions

BMW Italian Open Golf Past Winners

Year Winner Score
BMW Italian Open
2010 Fredrik Andersson Hed  268 (-16)
2009 Daniel Vancsik  267 (-17)
Methorios Capital Italian Open
2008 Hennie Otto  263 (-25)
Telecom Italia Open
2007* Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño  200 (-16)PO
2006 Francesco Molinari  265 (-23)
2005 Steve Webster  270 (-18)
2004* Graeme McDowell  197 (-19)PO
Italian Open Telecom Italia
2003 Mathias Grönberg  271 (-17)
2002* Ian Poulter  197 (-19)
Atlanet Italian Open
2001 Grégory Havret  268 (-20)
Italian Open
2000 Ian Poulter  267 (-21)
Fiat and Fila Italian Open
1999 Dean Robertson  271 (-17)
Italian Open
1998* Patrik Sjöland  195 (-21)
Conte of Florence Italian Open
1997 Bernhard Langer  273 (-15)
1996 Jim Payne  275 (-9)
Italian Open
1995 Sam Torrance  269 (-19)
Tisettanta Italian Open
1994 Eduardo Romero  272 (-16)
Lancia Martini Italian Open
1993 Greg Turner  267 (-21)
1992 Sandy Lyle  270 (-18)
1991 Craig Parry  279(-9)
1990 Richard Boxall  267 (-21)
Lancia Italian Open
1989 Ronan Rafferty  273 (-15)
1988 Greg Norman  270 (-18)
1987 Sam Torrance  271 (-17)PO
Italian Open
1986 David Feherty  270 (-10)PO
1985 Manuel Piñero  267 (-21)
1984 Sandy Lyle  277 (-11)
1983 Bernhard Langer  271 (-17)PO
1982 Mark James  280 (-8)
1981 José Maria Cañizares  280 (-8)PO
1980 Massimo Mannelli  276 (-8)
1979 Brian Barnes  281 (-7)PO
1978 Dale Hayes  293 (+5)
1977 Ángel Gallardo  286 (-2)PO
1976 Baldovino Dassù  280 (-8)
1975 Billy Casper  286 (-2)
1974** Peter Oosterhuis  249
1973 Tony Jacklin  284 (-4)
1972 Norman Wood  271
1971 Ramón Sota  282
1961-70 No tournament
1960 Brian Wilkes  285
1959 Peter Thomson  269
1958 Peter Alliss  282
1957 Harold Henning  273
1956 Antonio Cerdá  284
1955 Flory Van Donck  287
1954 Ugo Grappasonni  272
1953 Flory Van Donck  267
1952 Eric Brown  273
1951 Jimmy Adams  289
1950 Ugo Grappasonni  281
1949 Hassan Hassanein  263
1948 Aldo Casera  267
1947 Flory Van Donck  263
1939-46 No tournament due to World War II
1938 Flory Van Donck  276
1937 Marcel Dallemagne  276
1936 Henry Cotton  268
1935 Percy Alliss  262
1934 N. Nutley  132
1933 No tournament
1932 Aubrey Boomer  143
1931 Auguste Boyer  141
1930 Auguste Boyer  140
1929 René Golias  143
1928 Auguste Boyer  145
1927 Percy Alliss  145
1926 Auguste Boyer  147
1925 Francesco Pasquali  154

BMW Italian Open Most Wins:

  • 4 – Auguste Boyer: 1926, 1928, 1930, 1931
  • 4 – Flory van Donck: 1938, 1947, 1953, 1955

BMW Italian Open Statistics

Year of the Dispute of the First Italian Open:
1925

-Winning:
4 successes:
Auguste Boyer (1926, 28, 30, 31)
Flory van Donck (1938, 47, 53, 55)
2 successes:
Percy Alliss (1929: 35)
Ugo Grappasonni (1950, 54)
Bernhard Langer (1983, 97)
Sandy Lyle (1984, 92)
Sam Torrance (1987, 95)
Ian Poulter (2000, 02)

Consecutive Wins:
Auguste Boyer (1930: 31)
Flory van Donck (1938, 47)

Younger Winners:
Francesco Molinari, 23 years, 180 days (2006)
Dassù Baldwin, 23 years 335 days (1976)

Oldest Winner:
Billy Casper, 44, 248 days (1975)

The Lowest Score Over 18 Holes:
61 (-11), Ian Poulter, Angel Cabrera (2002, Olgiata), Robert Karlsson (2008)

Lowest Score on the First 18 Holes:
61 (-11), Ian Poulter (2002, Olgiata)

Lowest Score on the First 36 Holes:
128 (-16), Ian Poulter (2002, Olgiata)

Lowest Score on the First 54 Holes:
194 (-22), Hennie Otto (2008, Tolcinasco)

Lowest Score Over 72 Holes:
263 (-25), Hennie Otto (2008, Tolcinasco)
265 (-23), Francesco Molinari (2006, Tolcinasco)

Lowest Score With Which They Have Won:
263 (-25), Hennie Otto (2008, Tolcinasco)
265 (-23), Francesco Molinari (2006, Tolcinasco)

Lowest Score on the Last lap of a Winner: 65
Mathias Grönberg, -7 (2003 Gardagolf)
Graeme McDowell, -7 (2004 Tolcinasco)
Francesco Molinari -7 (2006 Tolcinasco)
Gonzalo Fernandez Castaño, -7 (2007, Tolcinasco
Daniel Vancsik, - 6 (2009, The Royal Park Roveri)

Winners in Command From the Frst Round:
Dassù Baldwin (1976, Is Molas)
Jose Maria Canizares (1981, Milan)
Sam Torrance (1987, Monticello)
Richard Boxall (1990, Milan)

Major Advantage of a Leader After 18 Holes:
4 hits - Sam Torrance (1987, Monticello)

Major Advantage of a Leader After 36 Holes:
7 hits - Richard Boxall (1990, Milan)

Major Advantage of a Leader After 54 Holes;
6 shots - Fredrik Andersson Hed (2010, The Royal Park Roveri)

Greater Advantage Over Runner-Up:
8 shots - Dassù Baldwin (1976, Is Molas)

Most Accused by Posting a Winner Before the Fnal Round: 6 shots - Jim Payne (1996, Bergamo)

Play-offs (8):

  • Angel Gallardo b Brian Barnes (1977, Monticello)
  • Brian Barnes b Dale Hayes (1979, Monticello)
  • José Maria Cañizares b Bobby Clampett (1981, Milan)
  • Seve Ballesteros and Bernhard Langer b Ken Brown (1983, Florence)
  • David Feherty b Ronan Rafferty (1986, Albarella)
  • Sam Torrance b José Rivero (1987, Monticello)
  • Graeme McDowell b Thomas Levet (2004, Tolcinasco)
  • Gonzalo Fernandez Castaño b Markus Brier (2007, Tolcinasco)

Cutting the Lowest:
140 (-4) (1998 Castelconturbia, 2006, 2007 and 2008, Tolcinasco)

Cutting the Highest:
166 (+22) (1976, Is Molas)

Routes That Have Hosted the Tournament More Times:
Villa d'Este (12 editions), Monticello (7), Milan (6), Sanremo (5), and Castello di Tolcinasco Is Molas (5), Stresa, Rome and Venice (3), Castelconturbia, The Royal Park Rovery ( 2).