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Uniroyal International Championship

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Uniroyal International Championship
Tournament information
LocationRickmansworth, England
Established1976
Course(s)Moor Park GC
Tour(s)European Tour
FormatStroke play
Final year1977
Tournament record score
Aggregate276 Seve Ballesteros
276 Nick Faldo (1977)
To par−12 (as above)
Final champion
Spain Seve Ballesteros

The Uniroyal International Championship was a professional golf tournament on the European Tour in 1976 and 1977. It was sponsored by rubber corporation Uniroyal, and hosted at Moor Park Golf Club near Rickmansworth, to the north of London, England.[1]

In 1976 when it was called the Uniroyal International and won by Englishman Tommy Horton, and the following year, once the word "Championship" had been added to the name, and Seve Ballesteros of Spain was the victor. The prize fund in the second year was £29,010, which was mid-range for a European Tour event at that time.

Winners

Year Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner-up Winner's
share (£)
Ref
1977 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 276 −12 Playoff[a] England Nick Faldo 6,000 [2]
1976 Tommy Horton  England 277 −11 1 stroke England Martin Foster 4,000 [3]
  1. ^ Ballesteros won with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.

References

  1. ^ Jacobs, Raymond (13 November 1975). "Uniroyal to stage £25,000 event". Glasgow Herald. Glasgow, Scotland. p. 17. Retrieved 14 June 2020 – via Google News Archive.
  2. ^ "Faldo one-up on Bernie?". Glasgow Herald. Glasgow, Scotland. 27 June 1977. p. 17. Retrieved 14 June 2020 – via Google News Archive.
  3. ^ Jacobs, Raymond (28 June 1976). "Horton keeps ball rolling". Glasgow Herald. Glasgow, Scotland. p. 17. Retrieved 14 June 2020 – via Google News Archive.


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