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1983 European Tour

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1983 European Tour

The 1983 European Tour was the 12th official season of Professional Golfers' Association.

The Order of Merit was won by England's Nick Faldo, who won five tournaments during the season.


  • Schedule 1
  • Official Money List 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4


The table below shows the 1983 European Tour schedule which was made up of 28 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. The other tournaments were mostly held in England, Wales and Scotland. There were several changes from the previous season, with the addition of the Timex Open and the Glasgow Golf Classic, and the loss of the Welsh Golf Classic.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
14–17 Apr Tunisian Open Tunisia Mark James
21–24 Apr Cepsa Madrid Open Spain Sandy Lyle
28 Apr–1 May Italian Open Italy Bernhard Langer
5–8 May Paco Rabanne Open de France France Nick Faldo
12–15 May Martini International England Nick Faldo
19–22 May Car Care Plan International England Nick Faldo
27–30 May Sun Alliance PGA Championship England Seve Ballesteros
2–5 Jun Silk Cut Masters Wales Ian Woosnam
8–12 Jun Jersey Open Jersey Jeff Hall
16–19 Jun Timex Open France Manuel Ballesteros New tournament
23–26 Jun Glasgow Golf Classic Scotland Bernhard Langer New tournament
30 Jun–3 Jul Scandinavian Enterprise Open Sweden Sam Torrance
6–9 Jul State Express Classic England Hugh Baiocchi
14–17 Jul The Open Championship England Tom Watson
21–24 Jul Lawrence Batley International England Nick Faldo
28–31 Jul Lufthansa German Open West Germany Corey Pavin
4–6 Aug KLM Dutch Open Netherlands Ken Brown
11–14 Aug Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland Seve Ballesteros
18–21 Aug Benson and Hedges International Open England John Bland
1–4 Sept Panasonic European Open England Isao Aoki
8–11 Sept Ebel European Masters Swiss Open Switzerland Nick Faldo
15–18 Sept St. Mellion Timeshare TPC England Bernhard Langer
22–25 Sept Bob Hope British Classic England José Maria Cañizares
29 Sept–2 Oct Lancome Trophy France Seve Ballesteros
6–8 Oct Suntory World Match Play England Greg Norman
20–23 Oct Benson and Hedges Spanish Open Spain Eamonn Darcy
27–30 Oct Sanyo Open Spain Des Smyth
3–6 Nov Portuguese Open Portugal Sam Torrance

Official Money List

The PGA European Tour's money list was known as the "Official Money List". It was based on prize money earned during the season and calculated in Pound sterling.

Position Player Country Prize money (£)
1 Nick Faldo  England 119,416
2 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 99,502
3 Bernhard Langer  West Germany 73,734
4 José Maria Cañizares  Spain 68,345
5 Sandy Lyle  Scotland 54,218
6 Sam Torrance  Scotland 50,381
7 Ken Brown  Scotland 44,350
8 Eamonn Darcy  Ireland 43,299
9 Ian Woosnam  Wales 43,000
10 Brian Waites  England 42,826

See also

External links

  • 1983 season results on the PGA European Tour website
  • 1983 Order of Merit on the PGA European Tour website
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