The 10 All-Time Weirdest European Tour Trophies

Sergio Garcia Castello Masters Trophy
Sergio Garcia is presented with the trophy by Alberto Fabra, president of the regional government after winning the Castello Masters on Oct 23, 2011 in Castellon de la Plana, Spain. Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Earlier this year (or late last year) we published a list of the five ugliest trophies on the PGA Tour.

On a related note, the winner of this week’s Trophee Hassan, Jorge Campillo, didn’t receive what you’d call a traditional trophy, but instead was awarded a “diamond-encrusted dagger.”

When viewing the photo as part of our recap, it reminded us of our popular “ugly trophy” post.

And we’re not alone: In an Instagram slideshow, published by the European Tour, the “dagger” was included as one of the ‘10 Most Unusual Trophies on Tour.’

10. Trophee Hassan II (current)
9. Hopps Open de Provence (current)*
8. Mallorca Classic (defunct)
7. Daily Telegraph Damovo British Masters (defunct)
6. Viking Challenge (defunct)*
5. Castello Masters (defunct)
4. Swiss Challenge (active)*
3. KLM Open (defunct)
2. MCB Tour Championship (active)**
1. Nelson Mandela Championship (defunct)

* Challenge Tour (development), ** Staysure Tour (senior)


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