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1984 European Tour

The 1984 European Tour was the 13th official season of Professional Golfers' Association.[1]

The Order of Merit was won by West Germany's Bernhard Langer, who won four tournaments during the season and finished as joint runner-up in The Open Championship.

Schedule

The table below shows the 1984 European Tour schedule which was made up of 27 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were several changes from the previous season, with the addition of the Monte Carlo Open, the Celtic International and the Cannes Open, and the loss of the Martini International, the British Masters and the Bob Hope British Classic. In addition the English Golf Classic was merged with the Lawrence Batley International.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
12–15 Apr Tunisian Open Tunisia Sam Torrance
26–29 Apr Cepsa Madrid Open Spain Howard Clark
3–6 May Italian Open Italy Sandy Lyle
10–13 May Car Care Plan International England Nick Faldo
17–20 May Peugeot Open de France France Bernhard Langer
25–28 May Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship England Howard Clark
31 May–3 Jun Jersey Open Jersey Bernard Gallacher
7–10 Jun St. Mellion Timeshare TPC England Jaime Gonzalez
14–17 Jun Timex Open France Michael Clayton
21–24 Jun Monte Carlo Open Monaco Ian Mosey New tournament
28 Jun–1 Jul Glasgow Open Scotland Ken Brown
11–14 Jul Lawrence Batley International Golf Classic England José Rivero
14–17 Jul The Open Championship Scotland Seve Ballesteros
26–29 Jul KLM Dutch Open Netherlands Bernhard Langer
2–5 Aug Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland Bernhard Langer
5–8 Aug Scandinavian Enterprise Open Sweden Ian Woosnam
9–12 Aug Celtic International Republic of Ireland Gordon Brand, Jnr New tournament
15–19 Aug Benson and Hedges International Open England Sam Torrance
23–26 Aug Lufthansa German Open West Germany Wayne Grady
30 Aug–2 Sept Ebel European Masters Swiss Open Switzerland Jerry Anderson
6–9 Sept Panasonic European Open England Gordon Brand, Jnr
20–23 Sept Sanyo Open Spain Sam Torrance
27–30 Sept Suntory World Match Play England Seve Ballesteros
4–7 Oct Lancome Trophy France Sandy Lyle
11–14 Oct Benson and Hedges Spanish Open Spain Bernhard Langer
18–21 Oct Compagnie de Chauffe Cannes Open France David Frost New tournament
1–4 Nov Portuguese Open Portugal Tony Johnstone

Order of Merit

The PGA European Tour's money list reverted to its original title as the "Order of Merit", having been known as the "Official Money List" for the preceding four seasons.[1] It was based on prize money earned during the season and calculated in Pound sterling.

Position Player Country Prize money (£)
1 Bernhard Langer  West Germany 139,344
2 Sam Torrance  Scotland 112,657
3 Howard Clark  England 101,903
4 Sandy Lyle  Scotland 99,649
5 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 96,503
6 Ian Woosnam  Wales 62,080
7 Gordon Brand, Jnr  Scotland 59,116
8 José Maria Cañizares  Spain 57,418
9 Jerry Anderson  Canada 56,121
10 David Frost  South Africa 55,642

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Tour History".  

External links

  • 1984 season results on the PGA European Tour website
  • 1984 Order of Merit on the PGA European Tour website
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