History, winners and venues of BMW International Open, a golf tournament played in Germany


This article is about a professional golf tournament which is played in Munich city of Germany. A tournament which is the part of European Tour and has currently prize money of about 2 million euros. We are talking about BMW International Open. A complete detail about the tournament is given here.

The BMW International Open is a proessional golf tournament played in Germany. It is the part of European Tour. It is strokeplay format golf tournament mostly played in the month of June annually.

BMW International Open

History and Prize Money of BMW International Open

The tournament was founded in 1989 and played annually at Munich city of Germany. BMW AG is the promoter of the event.

Currently the Prize money of this tournament is about 2 million Euros. Paul Azinger from USA and Thomas Bjorn from Denmark has won this tournament twice. England golf players has always dominated in this tournament. Martin Kaymer become the first German player to won this tournament in 2008 BMW International Open.

Winners of BMW International Open in previous years

  • 1989 - David Feherty (Northern Ireland)
  • 1990 - Paul Azinger (USA)
  • 1991 - Sandy Lyle (Scotland)
  • 1992 - Paul Azinger (USA)
  • 1993 - Peter Fowler (Australia)
  • 1994 - Mark McNulty (Zimbabwe)
  • 1995 - Frank Nobilo (New Zealand)
  • 1996 - Marc Farry (France)
  • 1997 - Robert Karlsson (New Zealand)
  • 1998 - Russel Claydon (England)
  • 1999 - Colin Montgomerie (Scotland)
  • 2000 - Thomas Bjorn (Denmark)
  • 2001 - John Daly (USA)
  • 2002 - Thomar Bjorn (Denmark)
  • 2003 - Lee Westwood (England)
  • 2004 - Miguel Angel Jimenez (Spain)
  • 2005 - David Howell (England)
  • 2006 - Henrik Stenson (Sweden)
  • 2007 - Niclas Fasth (Sweden)
  • 2008 - Martin Kaymer (Germany)
  • 2009 - Nick Dougherty (England)
  • 2010 - David Horsey (England)
  • 2011 - Pablo Larrazabal (Spain)


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