2017 The Irish Open Championship

The Irish Open

The * after a year means it was won in a play off

Year Venue Champion Country Score Finish 1st Prize
 
2017 Portstewart Jon Rahm Spain 264 -24 €1,019,362
2016 The K Club Rory McIlroy Ireland 276 -12 €666,000
2015* Royal Co. Down Søren Kjeldsen  Denmark 282 -2 €416,660
2014 Fota Island
Mikko Illonen
Finland 271 -13 €333,330
2013 Carton House Paul Casey
England 274
-14 €333,330
2012 Royal Portrush Jamie Donaldson Wales 270 -18 €333,330
2011 Killarney Golf & Fishing Resort Simon Dyson England 269 -15 €250,000
2010 Killarney Golf & Fishing Resort Ross Fisher England 266 -18 €500,000
2009* Baltray County Louth Golf Club Shane Lowry (A) Ireland 271 -17 €500,000
2008 Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort Richard Finch England 278 -10 €416,600
2007* Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort Padraig Harrington Ireland  283 -5 €416,600
2006 Carton House Thomas Bjorn Denmark
283 -5 €366,660
2005 Carton House Stephen Dodd Wales  279 -9 €333,330
2004 Baltray County Louth Golf Club Brett Rumford Australia 276 -14 €316,660
2003* Portmarnock Golf Club Michael Campbell Australia 277 -11 €300,000
2002* Fota Island Golf Club Soren Hansen Denmark 270 -14 €266,600
2001 Fota Island Golf Club Colin Montgomerie Scotland 267 -18 €266,600
2000 Ballybunion Golf Club Patrik Sjoland Swedish
270 -14 £267,319
1999 Druid's Glen Golf Club Sergio Garcia Spain 268 -16 £233,320
1998 Druid's Glen Golf Club David Carter England 278 -6 £223,988
1997 Druid's Glen Golf Club Colin Montgomerie Scotland 269 -15 £159,090
1996 Druid's Glen Golf Club Colin Montgomerie Scotland 279 --5 £178,571
1995* Mount Juliet Golf Club Sam Torrance Scotland 277 -11 £155,550
1994 Mount Juliet Golf Club Bernhard Langer German 275 -13 £138,271
1993* Mount Juliet Golf Club Nick Faldo England 276 -12 £135,282
1992* Killarney Golf Club Nick Faldo England 274 -14 £106,784
1991 Killarney Golf Club Nick Faldo England 283 -5 £85,344
1990 Portmarnock Golf Club Jose Maria Olazabal Spain 282 -6 £81,036
1989 Portmarnock Golf Club Ian Woosnam Wales 278 -10 £61,296
1988 Portmarnock Golf Club Ian Woosnam Wales 278 -10 £54,166
1987 Portmarnock Golf Club Bernhard Langer German 269 -19 £50,174
1986 Portmarnock Golf Club Seve Ballesteros Spain 285 -3 £44,380
1985* The Royal Dublin Golf Club Seve Ballesteros Spain 278 -10 £28,000
1984 The Royal Dublin Golf Club Bernhard Langer German 267 -21 £25,662
1983 The Royal Dublin Golf Club Seve Ballesteros Spain 271 -17 £25,662
1982 Portmarnock Golf Club John O'Leary Ireland 287 -1 £18,742
1981 Portmarnock Golf Club Sam Torrance Scotland 276 -12 £18,659
1980 Portmarnock Golf Club Mark James England 284 -4 £16,730
1979 Portmarnock Golf Club Mark James England 282 -6 £14,000
1978 Portmarnock Golf Club Ken Brown England 281 -7 £14,000
1977 Portmarnock Golf Club Hubert Green United States 283 -5 £11,200
1976 Portmarnock Golf Club Ben Crenshaw United States 284 -4 £9,800
1975 Woodbrook Golf Club Christy O'Connor Jnr Ireland 275 -21 £7,000
 
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Pre-revival of Irish Open name and European Tour annctioning Between 1974 & 1963

Year Venue Champion Country
 
1974 Woodbrook Golf Club
 Bernard Gallacher Scotland
1973 Woodbrook Golf Club
 Paddy McGuirk Ireland
1972  Woodbrook Golf Club Christy O'Connor Snr.
Ireland
1971 Woodbrook Golf Club Neil Coles England
1970 Woodbrook Golf Club Brian Huggett Wales
1969 Woodbrook Golf Club Ronnie Shade Scotland
1968 Woodbrook Golf Club Jimmy Martin Ireland
1967 Woodbrook Golf Club Christy O'Connor Snr. Ireland
1966 The Royal Dublin Golf Club Christy O'Connor Snr. Ireland
1965 Cork Golf Club Neil Coles England
1964 Woodbrook Golf Club Christy O'Connor Snr. Ireland
1963 Woodbrook Golf Club Bernard Hunt England

No Irish Open Between 1974 and 1954

Year Venue Champion Country Score
 
1953 Belvoir Park Golf Club Eric Brown Scotland 272
1952        
1951        
1950 The Royal Dublin Golf Club Ossie Pickworth Australia 287
1949 Belvoir Park Golf Club Harry Bradshaw Ireland 286
1948 Portmarnock Golf Club Dai Rees Wales 295
1947 Royal Portrush Golf Club Harry Bradshaw Ireland 290
1946 Portmarnock Golf Club Fred Daly Ireland 288
 
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No Irish Open between 1945 and 1940

Year Venue Champion Country Score
 
1939 Newcastle Golf Club Arthur Lees England 287
1938 Portmarnock Golf Club Bobby Lock South Africia 292
1937 Royal Portrush Golf Club Bert Gadd England 284
1936 The Royal Dublin Golf Club Reg Whitcombe England 281
1935 Newcastle Golf Club Ernest Whitcombe England 292
1934 Portmarnock Golf Club Syd Easterbrook England 284
1933 Malone Golf Club  Bob Kenyon England 286
1932 Cork Golf Club Alf Padgham England 283
1931 The Royal Dublin Golf Club Bob Kenyon England 291
1930 Royal Portrush Golf Club Charles Whitcombe England 289
1929 Portmarnock Golf Club Abe Mitchell England 309
1928 Newcastle Golf Club Ernest Whitcombe England 288
1927 Portmarnock Golf Club George Duncan Sclons 312
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