Maybank Malaysian Open Past Winners and History

Maybank Malaysian Open Logo photo maybanklogo_zpsfbfd030f.jpgThe inaugural Malaysian Open was played in 1962, and was won by Frank Phillips. The Australian golfer was an established player, having won the 1957 and 1961 Australian Opens. Other “name” winners include Vijay Singh (twice), Louis Oosthuizen, Lee Westwood, Mattero Manassero, Jeff Maggert and Steve Flesch.

Ironically, there has never been a Malaysian winner.

In 2013, the Maybank Malaysian Open offered a record US$2.75 million in total prize funds.

The event is sanctioned by both the Asian Tour and European Tour.

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Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club

The tournament is held at the Kuala Lampur Golf Club in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. The course was originally designed by Robin Nelson in 1991 It has since been redesigned, with the reopening in 2008. Water comes into play on thirteen of the eighteen holes.

A list of Maybank Malaysian Open Winners f.ollows. For the successor tournament, the Maybank Championship, follow the link.

Malaysian Open Past Winners
Year Player Score
Maybank Malaysian Open
2015 Anirban Lahiri 272 (–16)
2014 Lee Westwood 270 (–18)*
2013 Kiradech Aphibarnrat 203 (–13)*
2012 Louis Oosthuizen 271 (-17)
2011 Matteo Manassero 272 (-16)
2010 Noh Seung-yul 274 (-14)
2009 Anthony Kang 271 (-17)
2008 Arjun Atwal 270 (-18)PO
2007 Peter Hedblom 280 (-8)
2006* Charlie Wi 197 (-19)
Carlsberg Malaysian Open
2005 Thongchai Jaidee 267 (-21)
2004 Thongchai Jaidee 274 (-14)
2003 Arjun Atwal 260 (-24)
2002 Alastair Forsyth 267 (-17)PO
2001 Vijay Singh 274 (-14)PO
Benson and Hedges Malaysian Open
2000 Yeh Wei-tze 278 (-10)
1999 Gerry Norquist 280 (-8)
Malaysian Open (prior To European Tour Sanctioning)
1998 Ed Fryatt
1997 Lee Westwood
1996 Steve Flesch
1995 Clay Devers
1994 Joakim Haeggman
1993 Gerry Norquist
1992 Vijay Singh
1991 Rick Gibson
1990 Glen Day
1989 Jeff Maggert
1988 Tray Tyner
1987 Terry Gale
1986 Stewart Ginn
1985 Terry Gale
1984 Lu Chien-soon
1983 Terry Gale
1982 Denny Hepler
1981 Lu Hsi-chuen
1980 Mark McNulty
1979 Lu Hsi-chuen
1978 Brian Jones
1977 Stewart Ginn
1976 Hsu Sheng-san
1975 Graham Marsh
1974 Graham Marsh
1973 Hideyo Sugimoto
1972 Takashi Murakami
1971 Takaaki Kono
1970 Ben Arda
1969 Takaaki Kono
1968 Kenji Hosoishi
1967 Ireneo Legaspi
1966 Harold Henning
1965 Tomoo Ishii
1964 Tomoo Ishii
1963 Bill Dunk
1962 Frank Phillips
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