1996 Ladies European Tour

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The 1996 Ladies European Tour was a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place in 1996. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).


The table below shows the 1996 schedule.[1][2] The numbers in brackets after the winners' names show the number of career wins they had on the Ladies European Tour up to and including that event. This is only shown for members of the tour.

Tournament Venue Location Winner Score Margin of
Runner(s)-up Note
Women's Welsh Open St Pierre Golf & Country Club Wales England Lisa Hackney (1) 289 1 stroke Spain Laura Navarro, Australia Anne-Marie Knight
Costa Azul Ladies Open Troia and Aroeira GC Portugal Australia Shani Waugh (1) 214 2 strokes
Ford-Stimorol Danish Open Vejle Golf Club Denmark Australia Nadene Gole (1) 209 2 strokes Australia Rachel Hetherington, Australia Anne-Marie Knight
Deesse Ladies' Swiss Open Maison Blanche, Geneva Switzerland Sweden Sophie Gustafson (1) 280 1 stroke England Lisa Hackney
Evian Masters Evian Resort Golf Club France England Laura Davies (23) 274 4 strokes Sweden Carin Koch
Glashütte Ladies' Austrian Open Colony Club Gutenhof Austria Germany Martina Koch (1) 213 2 strokes New Zealand Lynnette Brooky
Hennessy Cup Cologne Germany Sweden Helen Alfredsson (7) 280 Playoff Sweden Liselotte Neumann, England Trish Johnson
Guardian Irish Open Citywest GCC, Dublin Ireland England Alison Nicholas (12) 277 8 strokes England Trish Johnson
McDonald's WPGA Championship of Europe Gleneagles Scotland Germany Tina Fischer (1) 278 1 stroke Sweden Charlotta Sörenstam, England Trish Johnson
Weetabix Women's British Open Woburn Golf and Country Club England United States Emilee Klein (1) 277 7 strokes United States Amy Alcott, United States Penny Hammel Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
Trygg Hansa Ladies' Open Haninge GC, Stockholm Sweden Sweden Annika Sörenstam (3) 279 1 stroke England Joanne Morley, England Alison Nicholas
Compaq Open Örebro GC Sweden Italy Frederica Dassu (5) 280 Playoff Sweden Helen Alfredsson, Scotland Kathryn Marshall
Marks & Spencer European Open Hanbury Manor England England Trish Johnson (9) 274 5 strokes Sweden Pernilla Sterner, Australia Anne-Marie Knight
Wilkinson Sword Ladies' English Open The Oxfordshire Golf Club England England Laura Davies (24) 273 4 strokes Sweden Helen Alfredsson
Ladies German Open Treudelberg GC, Hamburg Germany England Joanne Morley (1) 281 4 strokes Sweden Maria Hjorth
Open de France Dames Le Golf d'Arras France England Trish Johnson (10) 200 10 strokes Spain Raquel Carriedo-Tomás, England Fiona Pike
Italian Ladies' Open di Sicilia Il Picciolo GC, Sicily Italy England Laura Davies (25) 282 3 strokes Germany Tina Fischer, England Fiona Pike
Open de España Femenino La Manga Spain South Africa Caryn Louw (1) 206 4 strokes Assia Arruti

Major championships in bold.

Order of Merit rankings[edit]

Rank Player Country Points
1 Lisa Hackney  England 37,446.67
2 Laura Davies  England 23,700.00
3 Sophie Gustafson  Sweden 23,028.00
4 Helen Alfredsson  Sweden 22,000.00
5 Martina Koch  Germany 21,401.25
6 Shani Waugh  Australia 20,781.25
7 Trish Johnson  England 20,125.00
8 Alison Nicholas  England 19,650.00
9 Joanne Morley  England 19,191.33
10 Laura Navarro  Spain 18,399.09

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