Hassan II Golf Trophy

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The Hassan II Golf Trophy is a golf tournament in Morocco hosted by Prince Moulay Rachid. The tournament was founded by, and is now named for, his father, Hassan II, who served as King of Morocco. The tournament was originally staged as an invitational pro-am and attended by only a handful of top professionals. The winner receives a gold dagger inlaid with jewels.[1]

Hassan II Golf Trophy
Trophée Hassan II logo.png
Tournament information
LocationRabat, Morocco
Established1971
Course(s)Royal Golf Dar Es Salam
(Red course)
Par73
Length7,615 yards (6,963 m)
Tour(s)European Tour (since 2010)
FormatPro-Am stroke play
Prize fund2,500,000
Month playedJune
Tournament record score
Aggregate266 Rhys Davies (2010)
To par−25 as above
Current champion
Spain Jorge Campillo
Location Map
Royal Golf Dar Es Salam is located in Morocco
Royal Golf Dar Es Salam
Royal Golf Dar Es Salam
Location in Morocco

It has been held at the Robert Trent Jones designed Royal Golf Dar Es Salam in Rabat every year except for 2011 through 2015, when it moved to Golf du Palais Royal in Agadir. The tournament has been played since 1971, but did not take place from 1986 to 1990, 2004, and 2009. It has been a European Tour event since 2010.[2]

WinnersEdit

Year Tour[a] Winner Score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up Ref.
Trophée Hassan II
2020: No tournament due to the COVID-19 pandemic
2019 EUR   Jorge Campillo 283 −9 2 strokes   Sean Crocker
  Julian Suri
  Erik van Rooyen
[3]
2018 EUR   Alexander Lévy 280 −8 1 stroke   Álvaro Quirós [4]
2017 EUR   Edoardo Molinari 283 −9 Playoff[b]   Paul Dunne [5]
2016 EUR   Wang Jeung-hun 283 −5 Playoff[c]   Nacho Elvira [6]
2015 EUR   Richie Ramsay 278 −10 1 stroke   Romain Wattel [7]
2014 EUR   Alejandro Cañizares 269 −19 5 strokes   Andy Sullivan [8]
2013 EUR   Marcel Siem 271 −17 3 strokes   David Horsey
  Mikko Ilonen
[citation needed]
2012 EUR   Michael Hoey 271 −17 3 strokes   Damien McGrane [9]
2011 EUR   David Horsey 274 −13 Playoff[d]   Rhys Davies
  Jaco van Zyl
[e][10]
2010 EUR   Rhys Davies 266 −25 2 strokes   Louis Oosthuizen [f][11]
2009: No tournament
Hassan II Golf Trophy
2008   Ernie Els 275 −17 2 strokes   Simon Dyson [12]
2007   Pádraig Harrington 280 −12 3 strokes   Darren Clarke [13]
2006   Sam Torrance 281 −11 Playoff[g]   Raphaël Jacquelin [14]
2005   Erik Compton 277 −15 5 strokes   José-Filipe Lima [15]
2004: No tournament
2003   Santiago Luna (3) 277 −15 4 strokes   Joakim Haeggman
2002   Santiago Luna (2) 278 −14 4 strokes   Olivier Edmond
  Steve Lowery
[16]
2001   Joakim Haeggman 284 −8 1 stroke   Santiago Luna
  Mark Roe
[17]
2000   Roger Chapman 277 −15 1 stroke   Shaun Micheel [18]
1999   David Toms 275 −17 Playoff[h]   Miguel Ángel Martín
  Chris Perry
[17]
1998   Santiago Luna Playoff[i]   Tom Pernice Jr.
1997   Colin Montgomerie 277 −15 3 strokes   Donnie Hammond
  David Howell
  Henrik Nyström
[19]
1996   Ignacio Garrido 279 −13 2 strokes   Nick Price [20]
1995   Nick Price 286 −6 2 strokes   Roger Chapman [21]
1994   Martin Gates 279 −13 3 strokes   Scott Hoch
  Robert Karlsson
[22]
1993   Payne Stewart (2) 277 −15 8 strokes   Brian Claar
  Dillard Pruitt
  Wayne Westner
[23]
1992   Payne Stewart 281 −11 Playoff[j]   D. A. Weibring [24]
1991   Vijay Singh 285 −7 Playoff[k]   Payne Stewart [25]
1986–1990: No tournament
1985   Ken Green 285 −7   Andrew Magee
  Ron Streck
1984   Roger Maltbie 289 −3 Playoff[l]   Bruce Fleisher
  Richard Zokol
[26]
1983   Ron Streck   Bob Eastwood
1982   Frank Conner 287 −5 1 stroke   Lennie Clements
  Butch Baird
[17][27]
1981   Bob Eastwood 287 −5 2 strokes   Bob Byman [28]
1980   Ed Sneed 285 −7 3 strokes   Lee Trevino [29]
1979   Mike Brannan 288 −4 2 strokes   Ed Fiori
  Alan Tapie
[30]
1978   Peter Townsend 292 −1 1 stroke   John Schroeder [31]
1977   Lee Trevino 283 −9 4 strokes   Billy Casper [32]
1976   Salvador Balbuena 289 −3 3 strokes   George Burns
  Danny Edwards
  Curtis Strange
[33]
1975   Billy Casper (2) 284 −8 11 strokes   Tommy Aaron
  Ron Cerrudo
[34][35]
1974   Larry Ziegler 284 −8 1 stroke   Lu Liang-Huan [36]
1973   Billy Casper 288 −4 5 strokes   Rod Funseth [37]
1972   Ron Cerrudo 289 −3 Playoff[m]   Al Geiberger [38]
Moroccan Grand Prix
1971   Orville Moody 291 −1 2 strokes   Jerry Heard [39]
  1. ^ EUR − European Tour.
  2. ^ Molinari won with a par on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  3. ^ Wang won with a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  4. ^ Horsey won with a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  5. ^ Players alternated playing at Golf du Palais Royal and Golf de l'Océan for the first two rounds, with the final two rounds played at Golf du Palais Royal.
  6. ^ Players alternated playing the Red and Blue courses for the first two rounds, with the final two rounds played on the Red course.
  7. ^ Torrance won with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  8. ^ Toms won after a sudden-death playoff.
  9. ^ Luna won after a sudden-death playoff.
  10. ^ Stewart won the title in a sudden-death playoff.
  11. ^ Singh won the title in a sudden-death playoff.
  12. ^ Maltbie won on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff.
  13. ^ Cerrudo won on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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