1997 Ladies European Tour

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The 1997 Ladies European Tour was a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place in 1997. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).


The table below shows the 1997 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
Estoril Ladies Open Clube de Golf do Estoril Portugal England Mandy Sutton (1) 202 1 stroke Denmark Karina Orum
American Express Tour Player's Classic Tytherington England Australia Karen Lunn (7) 283 1 stroke Germany Tina Fischer, France Patricia Meunier-Lebouc
Ford-Stimorol Danish Open Vejle Golf Club Denmark England Laura Davies (26) 207 3 strokes Sweden Maria Hjorth
Déesse Ladies' Swiss Open Lausanne GC Switzerland France Marie-Laure de Lorenzi (19) 280 Playoff England Trish Johnson
Evian Masters Evian Resort Golf Club France Japan Hiromi Kobayashi (n/a) 274 Playoff England Alison Nicholas
Guardian Irish Open Luttrellstown GC, Dublin Ireland France Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (2) 284 1 stroke Spain Laura Navarro
Ladies German Open Treudelberg GC, Hamburg Germany Australia Joanne Mills (1) 283 Playoff New Zealand Lynnette Brooky
McDonald's WPGA Championship of Europe Gleneagles Scotland Sweden Helen Alfredsson (8) 276 4 strokes Sweden Charlotta Sörenstam, Scotland Kathryn Marshall
Weetabix Women's British Open Sunningdale GC England Australia Karrie Webb (2) 269 8 strokes United States Rosie Jones Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
Compaq Open Österåker GC Sweden Sweden Annika Sörenstam (4) 277 6 strokes Sweden Catrin Nilsmark
Open de France Dames Paris International GC France Australia Karen Lunn (8) 281 4 strokes South Africa Laurette Maritz
Hennessy Cup Cologne Germany England Laura Davies (27) 288 1 stroke Australia Anne-Marie Knight
Sicilian Ladies' Open/Italian Ladies' Open Il Picciolo GC, Sicily Italy Belgium Valérie Van Ryckeghem (1) 288 Playoff Colombia Patricia Gonzalez
Air France Madame Open Deauville GC France Australia Lorraine Lambert (1) 213 2 strokes England Alison Nicholas
Praia d'El Rey European Cup Óbidos Portugal European Senior Tour 13–7 Ladies European Tour Team event

Major championships in bold.

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