2009 Ladies European Tour

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The 2009 Ladies European Tour was a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place from January through December 2009. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).

The tour featured 21 official money events, as well as the Solheim Cup and the European Ladies Golf Cup. Sophie Gustafson won the Order of Merit with earnings of €281,315.00, ahead of Catriona Matthew. Gustafson participated in only four events, and Matthew only three events. Anna Nordqvist won Rookie of the Year honours, after finishing 13th in the Order of Merit.

Schedule[edit]

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
5–8 Feb ANZ Ladies Masters  Australia Australia Katherine Hull (n/a) Co-sanctioned by the ALPG Tour
12–15 Feb Women's Australian Open  Australia England Laura Davies (38) Co-sanctioned by the ALPG Tour
23–26 Apr European Ladies Golf Cup  Spain  Netherlands
(Christel Boeljon and Marjet Van der Graaff)
Team event; unofficial prize money
7–10 May Turkish Ladies Open  Turkey Cancelled, lack of sponsors
14–17 May Ladies Swiss Open   Switzerland Norway Marianne Skarpnord (1)
21–24 May Ladies German Open  Germany France Jade Schaeffer (1)
5–7 Jun Dutch Ladies Open  Netherlands Spain Tania Elosegui (1)
12–14 Jun Ladies Open of Portugal  Portugal Sweden Johanna Westerberg (1)
26–28 Jun Ladies Irish Open  Ireland Italy Diana Luna (2)
2–4 Jul SAS Masters  Norway Italy Diana Luna (3)
16–19 Jul Open De España Femenino  Spain Wales Becky Brewerton (2)
23–26 Jul Evian Masters  France Japan Ai Miyazato (n/a) Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
30 Jul – 2 Aug Women's British Open  England Scotland Catriona Matthew (3) Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
6–9 Aug Wales Ladies Championship of Europe  Wales England Karen Stupples (2)
13–16 Aug Göteborg Masters  Sweden Cancelled; financial difficulties[1]
21–23 Aug Solheim Cup  United States  United States Team event; no prize money
28–30 Aug Finnair Masters  Finland Spain Beatriz Recari (1)
10–13 Sep Austrian Ladies Open  Austria Sweden Linda Wessberg (3)
17–20 Sep Open de France Dames  France Austria Nicole Gergely (1)
24–29 Sep Tenerife Ladies Open  Spain England Felicity Johnson (1)
1–3 Oct Madrid Ladies Masters  Spain Spain Azahara Muñoz (1)
15–17 Oct Ladies Italian Open  Italy Norway Marianne Skarpnord (2)
30 Oct – 1 Nov Suzhou Taihu Ladies Open  China South Korea Bo-Mi Suh (1) Co-sanctioned by the Ladies Asian Golf Tour
6–8 Nov Korean Ladies Masters  South Korea South Korea Hyun-Ji Kim (1) Co-sanctioned by the LPGA of Korea Tour
9–12 Dec Dubai Ladies Masters  United Arab Emirates South Korea In-Kyung Kim (n/a)

Major championships in bold.

Order of Merit rankings[edit]

Rank Player Country Earnings
1 Sophie Gustafson  Sweden €281,315.00
2 Catriona Matthew  Scotland €259,871.29
3 Becky Brewerton  Wales €221,496.10
4 Marianne Skarpnord  Norway €203,350.38
5 Tania Elosegui  Spain €193,224.09
6 Diana Luna  Italy €185,911.21
7 Melissa Reid  England €168,749.67
8 Laura Davies  England €152,505.07
9 Gwladys Nocera  France €137,730.27
10 Jade Schaeffer  France €130,904.86

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