The Martini International was run from 1961 and part of the European Tour from 1972 to 1983. The final event was played at Wilmslow in 1983 with Nick Faldo winning in a playoff with Jose Maria Canizares, beating him on the third extra hole after the Spaniard lipped-out from a foot away.
15th May 1983 – Nick Faldo -12 with scores of 67-69-66-66=268
1983 was the year that Faldo finished top of the Order of Merit with 5 European Tour victories, including the one at Wilmslow.
KNUTSFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Nick Faldo of England with the trophy after his win in the Martini International at Wilmslow Golf Club on May 15, 1983 in Knutsford, England. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)
|Winners of the Martini International
|1975||Christy O'Connor Jr|
|1964||Christy O'Connor Sr|