BMW Masters

BMW Masters
Een billboard tijdens de editie van 2011
Tournament information
Location Luodian, Shanghai, China
Established 2011
Course(s) Lake Malaren Golf Club
Par 72
Length 7,594 yards (6,944 m)
Tour(s) European Tour (since 2012)
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$7.0 million
Month played November
Final year 2015
Tournament record score
Aggregate 267 Peter Hanson (2012)
To par −21 Peter Hanson (2012)
Final champion
Sweden Kristoffer Broberg
Lake Malaren GC is located in China
Lake Malaren GC
Lake Malaren GC
Location in China

The BMW Masters was a golf tournament played annually at Lake Malaren Golf Club, in Luodian, Shanghai, China.[1] The tournament began in 2011 and became a European Tour event in 2012. It was dropped from the European Tour in 2016.

In 2011, the tournament was called the Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters. The event had a small field consisting of 30 top players from the European Tour and the Asian Tour. The winner received US$2 million, the largest first prize in golf,[2] coming from an overall prize fund of $5 million.

In 2012, it became a European Tour event and was renamed the BMW Masters.[3] The field was expanded to 78 players and the purse was increased to US$7 million. From 2013 to 2015, the tournament was part of the European Tour Final Series.

Winners [ edit ]

European Tour event (2012–2015)
Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of

BMW Masters
2015 Kristoffer Broberg   Sweden 271 −17 Playoff United States Patrick Reed
2014 Marcel Siem   Germany 272 −16 Playoff England Ross Fisher

France Alexander Lévy
2013 Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño   Spain 277 −11 1 stroke Italy Francesco Molinari

Thailand Thongchai Jaidee
2012 Peter Hanson   Sweden 267 −21 1 stroke Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy
Unofficial money event (2011)
Year Winner Country Score To par Margin of

Lake Malaren Shanghai Masters
2011 Rory McIlroy   Northern Ireland 270 −18 Playoff United States Anthony Kim

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ "Shanghai golf tournament goes professional and international". China Daily. 24 October 2011. Retrieved 19 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Shanghai Masters Golf Tournament 2011 Final Round". 30 October 2011. Archived from the original on 1 November 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011.
  3. ^ "The European Tour, CGA and BMW Unveil BMW Masters". PGA European Tour. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012.

External links [ edit ]

Coordinates: 31°24′14″N121°22′12″E / 31.404°N 121.370°E / 31.404; 121.370

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