South Pacific Open Championship

The South Pacific Open Championship was a golf tournament held at Tina Golf Club, Nouméa, New Caledonia from 2011 to 2016. It was a Tier 2 event on the Australasian Tour. In 2011, the first year of the event, Tier 2 events did not receive Official World Golf Ranking points. Total prize money was A$110,000 in 2011, A$120,000 in 2012, A$130,000 in 2013, A$140,000 in 2014 and 2016 and A$150,000 in 2015.

South Pacific Open Championship
Tournament information
LocationNouméa, New Caledonia
Established2011
Course(s)Tina Golf Club
Tour(s)PGA Tour of Australasia
FormatStroke play
Month playedSeptember/October
Final year2016
Tournament record score
Aggregate268 Andre Stolz (2013)
2016 Michael Wright (2013)
268 James Nitties (2015)
To par−16 as above
Final champion
Adam Blyth

Winners

YearWinnerCountryScoreTo parMargin
of victory
Runner(s)-upWinner's
share (A$)
Ref
2016Adam Blyth Australia272−12Playoff Jake McLeod21,000
2015James Nitties Australia268−166 strokes Matthew Millar22,500
2014Adam Stephens Australia269−155 strokes Kota Kagasaki
Andrew Kelly
Luke Toomey (a)
21,000
2013Andre Stolz Australia268−16Playoff Michael Wright19,500[1]
2012Brad Shilton New Zealand271−131 stroke Matthew Griffin18,000[2]
2011Matthew Griffin Australia273−15Playoff Terry Pilkadaris16,500[3]

In 2016 Blyth beat McLeod in the playoff at the third extra hole. In 2013 Stolz won at the fifth extra hole. In 2011 Griffin won at the second extra hole.

References

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