Double Diamond Individual Championship
The Double Diamond Individual Championship was a European Tour golf tournament which was played from 1974 to 1977. The event was a 36-hole strokeplay tournament which preceded the Double Diamond International team event, which was played later the same week. The tournament was officially titled as the Double Diamond Strokeplay in 1974 and 1975, and the Skol Lager Individual in its final year.
|Course(s)||Gleneagles (1974, 1976–1977) |
|Format||36-hole stroke play|
|Tournament record score|
|Aggregate||132 Simon Owen (1976)|
The 1977 Skol Lager Individual was played over the King's Course at Gleneagles in Scotland on 16 and 17 August. After the 36 holes, Nick Faldo, Craig Defoy and Chris Witcher were tied at 139. Faldo won a playoff at the first extra hole to claim his first European Tour title at the age of twenty.
|Skol Lager Individual|
|1977||Nick Faldo||139||Playoff[a]|| Craig Defoy
Chris Witcher (a)
|Double Diamond Individual Championship|
|1976||Simon Owen||132||2 strokes|| Brian Huggett
|Double Diamond Strokeplay|
|1975||Peter Dawson||150||3 strokes|| Martin Foster
|1974||Maurice Bembridge||136||1 stroke||Bob Charles||Gleneagles Hotel||1,500|||
- Faldo won with a birdie on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff.
- Davies, David (21 December 1976). "European golf prizes top £1m". Birmingham Daily Post. Birmingham, England. Retrieved 11 June 2020 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "'Extra' £4000 for Faldo". The Glasgow Herald. 18 August 1977. p. 15.
- "Owens news putter works wonder". The Glasgow Herald. 19 August 1976. p. 15.
- "Dawson's reward for endurance". The Glasgow Herald. 25 September 1975. p. 19.
- "Bembridge wins and saves domestic faces". The Glasgow Herald. 22 August 1974. p. 5.