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1990 European Tour

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1990 European Tour

The 1990 European Tour was the 19th official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.[1]

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


  • Schedule 1
  • Order of Merit 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The table below shows the 1990 European Tour schedule which was made up of 38 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were several changes from the previous season, with the addition of the Atlantic Open, the Amex Med Open, the El Bosque Open and the Austrian Open, and the loss of the Catalan Open and the Jersey Open.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
15–18 Feb Atlantic Open Portugal Stephen McAllister New Tournament
22–25 Feb Emirates Airlines Desert Classic United Arab Emirates Eamonn Darcy
1–4 Mar Amex Med Open Spain Ian Woosnam New Tournament
8–11 Mar Open Renault de Baleares Spain Seve Ballesteros
15–18 Mar Tenerife Open Spain Vicente Fernandez
22–25 Mar Volvo Open di Firenze Italy Eduardo Romero
29 Mar–1 Apr AGF Open France Brett Ogle
5–8 Apr El Bosque Open Spain Vijay Singh New Tournament
13–16 Apr Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open France Mark McNulty
19–22 Apr Cepsa Madrid Open Spain Bernhard Langer
26–29 Apr Peugeot Spanish Open Spain Rodger Davis
4–7 May Benson and Hedges International Open England José María Olazábal
10–13 May Peugeot-Trends Belgian Open Belgium Ove Sellberg
17–20 May Lancia Martini Italian Open Italy Richard Boxall
25–28 May Volvo PGA Championship England Mike Harwood
31 May–3 Jun Dunhill British Masters England Mark James
7–10 Jun Scandinavian Enterprise Open Sweden Craig Stadler
14–17 Jun Wang Four Stars England Rodger Davis
21–24 Jun Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland José María Olazábal
28 Jun–1 Jul Peugeot Open de France France Philip Walton
4–7 Jul Torras Monte Carlo Open Monaco Ian Woosnam
11–14 July Bell's Scottish Open Scotland Ian Woosnam
19–22 Jul The Open Championship Scotland Nick Faldo
26–29 Jul KLM Dutch Open Netherlands Stephen McAllister
2–5 Aug PLM Open Sweden Ronan Rafferty
9–12 Aug Murphy's Cup England Tony Johnstone
16–19 Aug NM English Open England Mark James
23–26 Aug Volvo German Open West Germany Mark McNulty
30 Aug–2 Sept Ebel European Masters Swiss Open Switzerland Ronan Rafferty
6–9 Sept Panasonic European Open England Peter Senior
13–16 Sept Lancome Trophy France José María Olazábal
20–23 Sept BMW International Open West Germany Paul Azinger
20–23 Sept Suntory World Match Play England Ian Woosnam
27–30 Sept Epson Grand Prix of Europe Wales Ian Woosnam
4–7 Oct German Masters Germany Sam Torrance
11–14 Oct Austrian Open Austria Bernhard Langer New tournament
18–21 Oct Portuguese Open TPC Portugal Michael McLean
25–28 Oct Volvo Masters Spain Mike Harwood

Order of Merit

The PGA European Tour's money list was known as the "Volvo 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 574,166
2 Mark McNulty  Zimbabwe 507,541
3 José María Olazábal  Spain 434,766
4 Bernhard Langer  Germany 320,450
5 Ronan Rafferty  Northern Ireland 309,851
6 Mike Harwood  Australia 280,084
7 Sam Torrance  Scotland 248,203
8 David Feherty  Northern Ireland 237,830
9 Rodger Davis  Australia 233,842
10 Mark James  England 229,742

See also


  1. ^ a b "Tour History".  

External links

  • 1990 season results on the PGA European Tour website
  • 1990 Order of Merit on the PGA European Tour website
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