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The Maybank Malaysian Open was a men's professional golf tournament. The tournament ran on the European and Asian Tours. Since its inauguration in 1962, there has never been a Malaysian winner. The tournament started in 1962 as an Asian Tour event but it did not join the European Tour until 1999.

Malaysian Open
LocationKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Established1962
Course(s)Kuala Lumpur G&CC
Par72
Length6,967 yards (6,371 m)
Tour(s)European Tour
Asian Tour
FormatStroke play
Prize fund$3,000,000
Month playedFebruary
Final year2015
Aggregate260 Arjun Atwal (2003)
To par−24 (as above)
India Anirban Lahiri
Kuala Lumpur is located in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Kuala
Lumpur
Location in Malaysia

The tournament was first sanctioned by the European Tour in 1999, as part of its expansion into Asia, which began in 1989. The 2012 event was held at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club with a prize fund of US$2.5 million.[1] Former winners include former World Number 1, Vijay Singh, and European Ryder Cup star, Lee Westwood and the 2010 Open Championship winner Louis Oosthuizen. Another notable other winner was 17 year old Matteo Manassero from Italy in 2011.

The event has not been staged since 2015. The final champion was India's Anirban Lahiri. This was his first ever win on the European Tour and it was his sixth win on the Asian Tour. It was played at the Kuala Lumpur G&CC .

WinnersEdit

European and Asian Tour event (1999–2015)
Season Venue Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
Asian Euro
Maybank Malaysian Open
2015 2015 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Anirban Lahiri   India 272 −16 1 stroke   Bernd Wiesberger
2014 2014 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Lee Westwood (2)   England 270 −18 7 strokes   Nicolas Colsaerts
  Louis Oosthuizen
  Bernd Wiesberger
2013 2013 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Kiradech Aphibarnrat   Thailand 203* −13 1 stroke   Edoardo Molinari
2012 2012 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Louis Oosthuizen   South Africa 271 −17 3 strokes   Stephen Gallacher
2011 2011 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Matteo Manassero   Italy 272 −16 1 stroke   Grégory Bourdy
2010 2010 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Noh Seung-yul   South Korea 274 −14 1 stroke   K. J. Choi
2009 2009 Saujana G&CC Anthony Kang   United States 271 −17 1 stroke   David Horsey
  Prayad Marksaeng
  Jyoti Randhawa
  Miles Tunnicliff
2008 2008 Kota Permai G&CC Arjun Atwal (2)   India 270 −18 Playoff   Peter Hedblom
2007 2007 Saujana G&CC Peter Hedblom   Sweden 280 −8 1 stroke   Jean-François Lucquin
2006 2006 Kuala Lumpur G&CC Charlie Wi   South Korea 197* −19 1 stroke   Thongchai Jaidee
Carlsberg Malaysian Open
2005 2005 Saujana G&CC Thongchai Jaidee (2)   Thailand 267 −21 3 strokes   Jyoti Randhawa
2004 2004 Saujana G&CC Thongchai Jaidee   Thailand 274 −14 2 strokes   Brad Kennedy
2003 2003 The MINES Resort Arjun Atwal   India 260 −24 4 strokes   Retief Goosen
  Brad Kennedy
2002 2002 Royal Selangor Golf Club Alastair Forsyth   Scotland 267 −17 Playoff   Stephen Leaney
2001 2001 Saujana G&CC Vijay Singh (2)   Fiji 274 −14 Playoff   Pádraig Harrington
Benson and Hedges Malaysian Open
2000 2000 Templer Park Yeh Wei-tze   Taiwan 278 −10 1 stroke   Craig Hainline
  Pádraig Harrington
  Des Terblanche
Benson and Hedges Malaysian Open presented by Carlsberg
1999 1999 Saujana G&CC Gerry Norquist   United States 280 −8 3 strokes   Alex Čejka
  Bob May

* - event reduced to 54 holes due to weather.

Prior to European Tour co-sanctioning

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Noh Pulls Off Dramatic Win". 7 March 2010. Retrieved 7 March 2010.

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