1992 European Tour

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The 1992 European Tour was the 21st official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.[1]

The Order of Merit was won by England's Nick Faldo.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1992 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 return of the Dubai Desert Classic and the Tenerife Open, the addition of the Johnnie Walker Asian Classic, the Turespana Masters, the Roma Masters, the Lyon Open V33 and the Honda Open, and the loss of the Girona Open, the Murphy's Cup, the European Pro-Celebrity and the Epson Grand Prix of Europe.

The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names show the number of career wins they had on the European Tour up to and including that event. This is only shown for members of the European Tour.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
30 Jan–2 Feb Johnnie Walker Asian Classic Thailand South Africa Ian Palmer (1) New Tournament
6–9 Feb Dubai Desert Classic United Arab Emirates Spain Seve Ballesteros (46)
13–16 Feb Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia Spain Fiji Vijay Singh (3) New Tournament
20–23 Feb Turespana Open de Tenerife Spain Spain José María Olazábal (12)
27 Feb–1 Mar Open Mediterrania Spain Spain José María Olazábal (13)
5–8 Mar Turespana Open de Baleares Spain Spain Seve Ballesteros (47)
11–14 Mar Catalan Open Spain Spain José Rivero (4)
19–22 Mar Portuguese Open Portugal Northern Ireland Ronan Rafferty (6)
26–29 Mar Volvo Open di Firenze Italy Sweden Anders Forsbrand (3)
2–5 Apr Roma Masters Italy Spain José Maria Cañizares (5) New Tournament
9–12 Apr Masters Tournament United States United States Fred Couples (n/a) Unofficial money
9–12 Apr Jersey European Airways Open Jersey Portugal Daniel Silva (1)
16–19 Apr Moroccan Open Morocco England David Gilford (2)
23–26 Apr Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open France Sweden Anders Forsbrand (4)
30 Apr–3 May Lancia Martini Italian Open Italy Scotland Sandy Lyle (17)
7–10 May Benson and Hedges International Open England Australia Peter Senior (4)
14–17 May Peugeot Spanish Open Spain England Andrew Sherborne (2)
22–25 May Volvo PGA Championship England Zimbabwe Tony Johnstone (4)
28–31 May Dunhill British Masters England Republic of Ireland Christy O'Connor Jnr (4)
4–7 Jun Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland England Nick Faldo (23)
11–14 Jun Mitsubishi Austrian Open Austria England Peter Mitchell (1)
18–21 Jun U.S. Open United States United States Tom Kite (n/a) Unofficial money
18–21 Jun Lyon Open V33 France England David J Russell (2) New Tournament
25–28 Jun Peugeot Open de France France Spain Miguel Ángel Martín (1)
10–13 July Bell's Scottish Open Scotland Australia Peter O'Malley (1)
16–19 Jul The Open Championship Scotland England Nick Faldo (24)
23–26 Jul Heineken Dutch Open Netherlands Germany Bernhard Langer (26)
30 Jul–2 Aug Scandinavian Masters Sweden England Nick Faldo (25)
6–9 Aug BMW International Open Germany United States Paul Azinger (n/a)
13–16 Aug U.S. PGA Championship United States Zimbabwe Nick Price (3) Unofficial money
20–23 Aug Volvo German Open Germany Fiji Vijay Singh (4)
28–31 Aug Murphy's English Open England Argentina Vicente Fernández (4)
3–6 Sept Canon European Masters Switzerland England Jamie Spence (1)
10–13 Sept GA European Open England England Nick Faldo (26)
17–20 Sept Lancome Trophy France England Mark Roe (2)
24–27 Sept Piaget Belgian Open Belgium Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez (1)
1–4 Oct Mercedes German Masters Germany England Barry Lane (2)
8–11 Oct Honda Open Germany Germany Bernhard Langer (27) New Tournament
8–11 Oct Toyota World Match Play Championship England England Nick Faldo (n/a) Unofficial money
22–25 Oct Iberia Madrid Open Spain Northern Ireland David Feherty (5)
29 Oct–1 Nov Volvo Masters Spain Scotland Sandy Lyle (18)

Order of Merit[edit]

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] but is now converted to Euro.

Position Player Country Prize money ()
1 Nick Faldo  England 991,931
2 Bernhard Langer  Germany 684,478
3 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 622,598
4 Anders Forsbrand  Sweden 584,460
5 Barry Lane  England 551,952
6 José María Olazábal  Spain 539,877
7 Tony Johnstone  Zimbabwe 477,284
8 Sandy Lyle  Scotland 466,398
9 Vijay Singh  Fiji 411,231
10 Jamie Spence  England 403,139

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tour History". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 April 2010. Retrieved 21 June 2013. 

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