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1991 European Tour

The 1991 European Tour was the 20th official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.[1]

The Order of Merit was won by Spain's Seve Ballesteros.

Schedule

The table below shows the 1991 European Tour schedule which was made up of 35 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were several changes from the previous season, with the return of both the Catalan Open and the Jersey Open, the addition of the Girona Open, the loss of the Atlantic Open, the Dubai Desert Classic (due to the Gulf War), the Tenerife Open, the AGF Open, the El Bosque Open, and the Scandinavian Enterprise Open and the PLM Open merging to create the Scandinavian Masters.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
21–24 Feb Girona Open Spain Steven Richardson New Tournament
28 Feb–3 Mar Fujitsu Mediterranean Open Spain Ian Woosnam
7–10 Mar Open de Baleares Spain Gavan Levenson
14–17 Mar Open Catalonia Spain José María Olazábal
21–24 Mar Portuguese Open Portugal Steven Richardson
28–31 Mar Volvo Open di Firenze Italy Anders Forsbrand
11–14 Apr Jersey European Airways Open Jersey Sam Torrance
18–21 Apr Benson and Hedges International Open England Bernhard Langer
25–28 Apr Madrid Open Spain Andrew Sherborne
2–5 May Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open France David Feherty
9–12 May Peugeot Spanish Open Spain Eduardo Romero
16–19 May Lancia Martini Italian Open Italy Craig Parry
24–27 May Volvo PGA Championship England Seve Ballesteros
30 May–2 Jun Dunhill British Masters England Seve Ballesteros
6–9 Jun Murphy's Cup England Tony Johnstone
13–16 Jun Renault Belgian Open Belgium Per-Ulrik Johansson
20–23 Jun Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland Nick Faldo
27–30 Jun Peugeot Open de France France Eduardo Romero
3–6 Jul Torras Monte Carlo Open Monaco Ian Woosnam
10–13 July Bell's Scottish Open Scotland Craig Parry
18–21 Jul The Open Championship England Ian Baker-Finch
25–28 Jul Heineken Dutch Open Netherlands Payne Stewart
1–4 Aug Scandinavian Masters Sweden Colin Montgomerie New tournament
8–11 Aug European Pro-Celebrity England Paul Broadhurst
15–18 Aug NM English Open England David Gilford
22–25 Aug Volvo German Open Germany Mark McNulty
29 Aug–1 Sept GA European Open England Mike Harwood
5–8 Sept Canon European Masters Swiss Open Switzerland Jeff Hawkes
12–15 Sept Lancome Trophy France Frank Nobilo
19–22 Sept Epson Grand Prix of Europe Wales José María Olazábal
26–29 Sept Mitsubishi Austrian Open Austria Mark Davis
2–6 Oct Mercedes German Masters Germany Bernhard Langer
10–13 Oct BMW International Open Germany Sandy Lyle
17–20 Oct Toyota World Match Play Championship England Seve Ballesteros
24–27 Oct Volvo Masters Spain Rodger Davis

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 Seve Ballesteros  Spain 545,354
2 Steven Richardson  England 393,155
3 Bernhard Langer  Germany 372,703
4 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 343,576
5 Craig Parry  Australia 328,116
6 Rodger Davis  Australia 317,442
7 José María Olazábal  Spain 302,270
8 Ian Woosnam  Wales 257,434
9 David Gilford  England 249,241
10 Nick Faldo  England 245,892

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Tour History".  

External links

  • 1991 season results on the PGA European Tour website
  • 1991 Order of Merit on the PGA European Tour website
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