Glasgow Open

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The Glasgow Open was a European Tour golf tournament which was played annually at Haggs Castle Golf Club in Glasgow from 1983 to 1985. The most distinguished of the three winners was future World Number 1 Bernhard Langer of Germany. In 1985 the prize fund was £90,348, which was slightly below average for a European Tour event at that time.

Glasgow Open
Course(s)Haggs Castle Golf Club
Tour(s)European Tour
FormatStroke play
Final year1985
Aggregate266 Ken Brown (1984)
To par−14 (as above)
England Howard Clark


Year Winner Country Score Margin
of victory
Runner-up Winner's
share (£)
Glasgow Open
1985 Howard Clark   England 274 (−6) Playoff   Sandy Lyle 15,000 [1]
1984 Ken Brown   Scotland 266 (−14) 11 strokes   Sam Torrance 13,330 [2]
Glasgow Golf Classic
1983 Bernhard Langer   West Germany 274 (−6) 1 stroke   Vicente Fernández 13,330 [3]

In 1985 Clark beat Lyle at the second extra hole with a birdie 3.


  1. ^ "Clark chips in for victory and his Ryder Cup place". The Glasgow Herald. 12 August 1985. p. 16.
  2. ^ "Torrance and Lyle tidy up after Brown's clean sweep". The Glasgow Herald. 2 July 1984. p. 16.
  3. ^ "Patient Langer holds off Fernandez's last challenge". The Glasgow Herald. 27 June 1983. p. 16.

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