European Seniors Match Play Championship

The European Seniors Match Play Championship was a senior (over 50s) men's professional match play golf tournament played on the European Seniors Tour from 2000 to 2004. In 2000 and 2001 it was held at Penina Golf, Portimão, on the Algarve, Portugal, while from 2002 to 2004 it was held at Flamingos Golf, Marbella, Málaga, Spain. Prize money totalled £100,000.

European Seniors Match Play Championship
Tournament information
LocationMarbella, Málaga, Spain (2002– 04)
Established2000
Course(s)Flamingos Golf (2002– 04)
Tour(s)European Seniors Tour
Final year2004
Final champion
Carl Mason
European Seniors Match Play Championship is located in Iberia
Flamingos Golf
Flamingos Golf
Penina Golf
Penina Golf
Locations in Iberia

The event was contested by 32 golfers and was played over four days with the first three rounds played on the opening three days and the semi-final and final played on the final day. All matches were over 18 holes with extra holes played if required to achieve a result. The winner received £16,000 with £11,000 for the losing finalist. Losing semi-finalists received £7,500, losing quarter-finalists £5,000, second round losers £2,500 and first round losers £1,125.

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Country Venue Margin
of victory
Runner-up Ref
The Daily Telegraph Turismo Andaluz European Seniors Match Play Championship
2004 Carl Mason (2)   England Flamingos Golf 3 & 2   John Chillas [1]
The Daily Telegraph Turismo Andaluz Seniors Match Play Championship
2003 Carl Mason   England Flamingos Golf 1 up   Denis O'Sullivan [2]
The Daily Telegraph Sodexho Seniors Match Play Championship
2002 Delroy Cambridge   Jamaica Flamingos Golf 1 up   Eddie Polland [3]
SSL International Sodexho Match Play Championship
2001 Jim Rhodes   England Penina Golf 2 up   Craig Defoy [4]
The Daily Telegraph European Seniors Match Play Championship presented by SSL and Sodexho
2000 Priscillo Diniz   Brazil Penina Golf 3 & 2   Ian Stanley [5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Daily Telegraph Turismo Andaluz European Seniors Match Play Championship". europeantour.com.
  2. ^ "Daily Telegraph Turismo Andaluz Seniors Match Play Championship". europeantour.com.
  3. ^ "Daily Telegraph / Sodexho Seniors Match Play Championship". europeantour.com.
  4. ^ "SSL International Sodexho Match Play Championship". europeantour.com.
  5. ^ "Daily Telegraph European Seniors Match Play presented by SSL and Sodexho". europeantour.com.