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Benson & Hedges International Open

 

The Benson & Hedges International Open took place for 30-plus years in England as a stop on the European Tour schedule. The tournament ceased when its title sponsor, a cigarette company, was prohibited by a new British law from sponsoring sporting events. ... Graham Marsh, Jose Maria Olazabal and Bernhard Langer were 2-time winners. ... At the 1981 B&H, Langer climbed a tree and played his ball out of the branches.

First played: 1971

Last played: 2003

Also known as: Benson & Hedges Festival of Golf

Winners of the Benson & Hedges International Open
2003 - Paul Casey
2002 - Angel Cabrera
2001 - Henrik Stenson
2000 - Jose Maria Olazabal
1999 - Colin Montgomerie
1998 - Darren Clarke
1997 - Bernhard Langer
1996 - Stephen Ames
1995 - Peter O'Malley
1994 - Seve Ballesteros
1993 - Paul Broadhurst
1992 - Peter Senior
1991 - Bernhard Langer
1990 - Jose Maria Olazabal
1989 - Gordon Brand Jr.
1988 - Peter Baker
1987 - Noel Ratcliffe
1986 - Mark James
1985 - Sandy Lyle
1984 - Sam Torrance
1983 - John Bland
1982 - Greg Norman
1981 - Tom Weiskopf
1980 - Graham Marsh
1979 - Maurice Bembridge
1978 - Lee Trevino
1977 - Antonio Garrido
1976 - Graham Marsh
1975 - Vicente Fernandez
1974 - Phillippe Toussaint
1973 - Vin Baker
1972 - Jack Newton
1971 - Tony Jacklin

Golf Courses: The most common site for the B&H was Fulford Golf Club in York, England, which hosted the tournament from its start in 1972 through 1989. Afterward, the event moved to St. Mellion Golf & Country Club in Cornwall; The Oxfordshire and finally The Belfry.

 

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