Madeira Islands Open Golf Tournament

The Madeira Islands Open was a golf tournament on the European Tour that was played from the early 1990s into the 2010s. It was played on the island of Madeira, an Atlantic Ocean island southwest of Portugal (of which the island is part) and due west of Morocco.

From 2002-05 and from 2011-15, the tournament was co-sponsored by the European Tour and by the Challenge Tour, the Euro Tour's developmental circuit. As such, it was one of the lower-paying events on the European Tour.

The event was often plagued by poor weather, including in its final two times being played. ... The only two-time winner was Swedish golfer Mats Lanner. ... The largest margin of victory was eight strokes by Bradley Dredge in 2003. ... The 72-hole scoring record was 264 by Roope Kakko in 2015.

First played: 1993

Last played: 2015

Also known as: Madeira Islands Open-Portugal-BPI, Madeira Islands Open-Portugal, Madeira Islands Open BPI, Madeira Island Open Caixa Geral de Depositos

Winners of the Madeira Islands Open

2015 — Roope Kakko, 264
2014 — Daniel Brooks-p, 135-w
2013 — Peter Uihlein, 273
2012 — Ricardo Santos, 266
2011 — Michael Hoey, 278
2010 — James Morrison, 268
2009 — Estanislao Goya, 278
2008 — Alastair Forsyth-p, 273
2007 — Daniel Vancsik, 270
2006 — Jean van de Velde, 273
2005 — Robert-Jan Derksen, 275
2004 — Chris Hanell, 284
2003 — Bradley Dredge, 272
2002 — Diego Borrego, 281
2001 — Des Smyth, 270
2000 — Niclas Fasth, 279
1999 — Pedro Linhart, 276
1998 — Mats Lanner, 277
1997 — Peter Mitchell, 204-w
1996 — Jarmo Sandelin, 279
1995 — Santiago Luna, 272
1994 — Mats Lanner, 206-w
1993 — Mark James, 281
(p-won playoff; w-shortened due to weather)

Golf courses: The tournament was played for most of its time at Clube de Golf do Santo da Serra on Madeira. But for three years (2009-11), it took place at Porto Santo Golfe on Madeira.

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