1995 European Tour

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The 1995 European Tour was the 24th official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.[1]

The Order of Merit was won by Scotland's Colin Montgomerie.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1995 European Tour schedule which was made up of 36 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were few changes from the previous season, with the addition of the South African PGA Championship and the loss of the Extremadura Open, the Open V33 Grand Lyon, the Belgian Open.

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
19–22 Jan Dubai Desert Classic United Arab Emirates United States Fred Couples (n/a)
26–29 Jan Johnnie Walker Classic Philippines United States Fred Couples (n/a)
2–5 Feb Madeira Island Open Portugal Spain Santiago Luna (1)
9–12 Feb Turespana Open De Canaria Spain Sweden Jarmo Sandelin (1)
16–19 Feb Lexington South African PGA Championship South Africa South Africa Ernie Els (3) New Tournament
23–26 Feb Turespana Open Mediterrania Spain Sweden Robert Karlsson (1)
2–5 Mar Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia Spain Germany Alex Čejka (1)
9–12 Mar Moroccan Open Morocco England Mark James (17)
16–19 Mar Portuguese Open Portugal Scotland Adam Hunter (1)
23–26 Mar Turespana Open de Baleares Spain New Zealand Greg Turner (3)
6–9 Apr Masters Tournament United States United States Ben Crenshaw (n/a) Unofficial money
14–17 Apr Open Catalonia Spain Republic of Ireland Philip Walton (2)
21–23 Apr Air France Cannes Open France Switzerland André Bossert (1)
19–22 May Italian Open Italy Scotland Sam Torrance (18)
11–14 May Benson and Hedges International Open England Australia Peter O'Malley (2)
18–21 May Peugeot Spanish Open Spain Spain Seve Ballesteros (50)
26–29 May Volvo PGA Championship England Germany Bernhard Langer (33)
1–4 Jun Murphy's English Open England Republic of Ireland Philip Walton (3)
8–11 Jun Deutsche Bank Open TPC of Europe Germany Germany Bernhard Langer (34)
15–18 Jun U.S. Open United States United States Corey Pavin (2) Unofficial money
15–18 Jun DHL Jersey Open Jersey Scotland Andrew Oldcorn (2)
22–25 Jun Peugeot Open de France France England Paul Broadhurst (4)
29 Jun–2 Jul BMW International Open Germany New Zealand Frank Nobilo (4)
6–9 Jul Murphy's Irish Open Republic of Ireland Scotland Sam Torrance (19)
12–15 Jul Scottish Open Scotland Australia Wayne Riley (1)
20–23 Jul The Open Championship Scotland United States John Daly (2)
27–30 Jul Heineken Dutch Open Netherlands United States Scott Hoch (n/a)
3–6 Aug Volvo Scandinavian Masters Sweden Sweden Jesper Parnevik (2)
10–13 Aug U.S. PGA Championship United States Australia Steve Elkington (n/a) Unofficial money
10–13 Aug Hohe Brucke Open Austria Germany Alex Čejka (2)
17–20 Aug Chemapol Trophy Czech Open Czech Republic United States Peter Teravainen (1)
24–27 Aug Volvo German Open Germany Scotland Colin Montgomerie (8)
31 Aug–3 Sept Canon European Masters Switzerland Sweden Mathias Grönberg (1)
7–10 Sept Trophée Lancôme France Scotland Colin Montgomerie (9)
14–17 Sept Collingtree British Masters England Scotland Sam Torrance (20)
28 Sept–1 Oct Smurfit European Open Republic of Ireland Germany Bernhard Langer (35)
5–8 Oct Mercedes German Masters Germany Sweden Anders Forsbrand (6)
12–15 Oct Toyota World Match Play Championship England South Africa Ernie Els (n/a) Unofficial money
26–29 Oct Volvo Masters Spain Germany Alex Čejka (3)

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 Colin Montgomerie  Scotland 1,169,072
2 Sam Torrance  Scotland 1,057,989
3 Bernhard Langer  Germany 918,196
4 Costantino Rocca  Italy 722,848
5 Michael Campbell  New Zealand 561,368
6 Alex Čejka  Germany 431,361
7 Mark James  England 416,329
8 Barry Lane  England 398,169
9 Anders Forsbrand  Sweden 394,417
10 Peter O'Malley  Australia 365,017

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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