Glasgow Open

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Glasgow Open
Tournament information
Location Scotland
Established 1983
Course(s) Haggs Castle Golf Club
Par 70
Tour(s) European Tour
Format Stroke play
Final year 1985
Tournament record score
Aggregate 266 Ken Brown (1984)
To par −14 (as above)
Final champion
England Howard Clark

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.


Year Winner Country Score Margin
of victory
Runner-up Winner's
share (£)
Glasgow Open
1985 Howard Clark  England 274 (−6) Playoff Scotland Sandy Lyle 15,000 [1]
1984 Ken Brown  Scotland 266 (−14) 11 strokes Scotland Sam Torrance 13,330 [2]
Glasgow Golf Classic
1983 Bernhard Langer  West Germany 274 (−6) 1 stroke Argentina 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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Torrance and Lyle tidy up after Brown's clean sweep". The Glasgow Herald. 2 July 1984. p. 16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Patient Langer holds off Fernandez's last challenge". The Glasgow Herald. 27 June 1983. p. 16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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