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1987 European Tour

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1987 European Tour

The 1987 European Tour was the 16th official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.

The Order of Merit was won by Wales' Ian Woosnam.


The table below shows the 1987 European Tour schedule which was made up of 28 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were several changes from the previous season, with the addition of the Moroccan Open and the German Masters, the return of the Belgian Open, and the loss of the Car Care Plan International and the Sanyo Open.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
19–22 Mar Moroccan Open Morocco Howard Clark New tournament
8–12 Apr Jersey Open Jersey Ian Woosnam
16–19 Apr Suze Open France Seve Ballesteros
23–26 Apr Cepsa Madrid Open Spain Ian Woosnam
30 Apr–3 May Lancia Italian Open Italy Sam Torrance
7–10 May Epson Grand Prix of Europe Match Play Championship Wales Mats Lanner
14–17 May Peugeot Spanish Open Spain Nick Faldo
22–25 May Whyte & Mackay PGA Championship England Bernhard Langer
28–31 May London Standard Four Stars National Pro-Celebrity England Mark McNulty
4–7 Jun Dunhill British Masters England Mark McNulty
10–13 Jun Peugeot Open de France France José Rivero
17–20 Jun Volvo Belgian Open Belgium Eamonn Darcy
24–27 Jun Johnnie Walker Monte Carlo Open Monaco Peter Senior
2–5 Jul Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland Bernhard Langer
8–11 July Bell's Scottish Open England Ian Woosnam
16–19 Jul The Open Championship Scotland Nick Faldo
23–26 Jul KLM Dutch Open Netherlands Gordon Brand, Jnr
30 Jul–2 Aug Scandinavian Enterprise Open Sweden Gordon Brand, Jnr
6–9 Aug PLM Open Sweden Howard Clark
13–16 Aug Benson and Hedges International Open England Noel Ratcliffe
20–23 Aug Lawrence Batley International England Mark O'Meara
27–30 Aug German Open West Germany Mark McNulty
3–6 Sept Ebel European Masters Swiss Open Switzerland Anders Forsbrand
10–13 Sept Panasonic European Open England Paul Way
17–20 Sept Lancome Trophy France Ian Woosnam
8–11 Oct German Masters West Germany Sandy Lyle New tournament
15–18 Oct Suntory World Match Play England Ian Woosnam
29 Oct–1 Nov Portuguese Open Portugal Robert Lee

Order of Merit

The PGA European Tour's money list was known as the "Order of Merit". It was based on prize money earned during the season and calculated in Pound sterling.[1]

Position Player Country Prize money (£)
1 Ian Woosnam  Wales 253,717
2 Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe 189,304
3 Nick Faldo  England 181,833
4 Gordon Brand, Jnr  Scotland 147,787
5 Bernhard Langer  West Germany 141,394
6 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 138,843
7 Peter Senior  Australia 126,091
8 Rodger Davis  Australia 122,754
9 Sam Torrance  Scotland 122,556
10 Howard Clark  England 122,535

See also


  1. ^ "Tour History".  

External links

  • 1987 season results on the PGA European Tour website
  • 1987 Order of Merit on the PGA European Tour website
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