2012 European Seniors Tour

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The 2012 European Seniors Tour was the 21st season of the European Seniors Tour, the professional golf tour for men aged 50 and above operated by the PGA European Tour. Roger Chapman won the Order of Merit and Tim Thelen won the most events, three.

Tournament results[edit]

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

Date Tournament Host country Winner Notes
11–13 May Mallorca Open Senior Spain England Gary Wolstenholme (2)
24–27 May U.S. Senior PGA Championship United States England Roger Chapman (1) Champions Tour major
1–3 Jun Benahavis Senior Masters Spain England Gary Wolstenholme (3)
7–10 Jun ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship England England Paul Wesselingh (1)
22–24 Jun Van Lanschot Senior Open Netherlands Japan Masahiro Kuramoto (2)
29 Jun – 1 Jul Berenberg Bank Masters Germany United States Tim Thelen (1)
6–8 Jul Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open Switzerland United States Tim Thelen (2)
12–15 Jul U.S. Senior Open United States England Roger Chapman (2) Champions Tour major.
Unofficial money on the EST
26–29 Jul Senior British Open Championship England United States Fred Couples (n/a) Champions Tour major
17–19 Aug SSE Scottish Senior Open Scotland Sweden Anders Forsbrand (1)
24–26 Aug Speedy Services Wales Senior Open Wales England Barry Lane (4)
31 Aug – 2 Sep Travis Perkins plc Senior Masters England Republic of Ireland Des Smyth (5)
7–9 Sep Pon Senior Open Germany Australia Terry Price (1) New tournament
21–23 Sep French Riviera Masters France England David J Russell (2)
9–11 Nov Fubon Senior Open Taiwan United States Tim Thelen (3)
7–9 Dec MCB Tour Championship Mauritius South Africa David Frost (2)

For the latest version of the tour schedule on the European Tour's website, including links to full results, click here.

Leading money winners[edit]

Rank Player Country Prize money ()
1 Roger Chapman  England 356,751
2 Barry Lane  England 284,636
3 Tim Thelen  United States 251,772
4 Peter Fowler  Australia 225,430
5 Paul Wesselingh  England 191,663
6 Chris Williams  South Africa 160,733
7 Gary Wolstenholme  England 154,501
8 Anders Forsbrand  Sweden 152,824
9 Des Smyth  Ireland 150,500
10 Bernhard Langer  Germany 132,108

There is a complete list on the official site here.

External links[edit]