1998 Ladies European Tour

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The 1998 Ladies European Tour was a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place in 1998. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).


The table below shows the 1998 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
Evian Masters Evian Resort Golf Club France Sweden Helen Alfredsson (9) 277 4 strokes Sweden Maria Hjorth
Chrysler Ladies Austrian Open Steiermarkischer GC Murhof Austria New Zealand Lynnette Brooky (1) 203 1 stroke England Trish Johnson
Chrysler Open Sjögärde Golf Club Sweden England Laura Davies (27) 284 6 strokes England Trish Johnson, Spain Raquel Carriedo
Ladies German Open Treudelberg GC, Hamburg Germany England Lora Fairclough (4) 282 3 strokes England Joanne Morley, France Stephanie Dallongeville
McDonald's WPGA Championship Gleneagles Scotland Scotland Catriona Matthew (1) 276 5 strokes Sweden Helen Alfredsson, England Laura Davies
Weetabix Women's British Open Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club England United States Sherri Steinhauer (n/a) 292 1 stroke Sweden Sophie Gustafson, United States Brandie Burton Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
Compaq Open Barsebäck Golf & Country Club Sweden Sweden Annika Sörenstam (5) 279 10 strokes Sweden Catrin Nilsmark, England Samantha Head
Donegal Irish Ladies Open Ballyliffin GC, County Donegal Ireland Sweden Sophie Gustafson (2) 214 Playoff Denmark Oben Tinning
Air France Madame Open Deauville GC France France Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (3) 208 1 stroke Sweden Maria Hjorth
Marrakech Palmeraie Open Palmeraie Golf Palace Morocco Sweden Sophie Gustafson (3) 201 8 strokes France Marie-Laure de Lorenzi
Praia d'El Rey European Cup Óbidos Portugal European Senior Tour 10–10 Ladies European Tour Team event

Major championships in bold.

Order of Merit rankings[edit]

Rank Player Country Points
1 Sophie Gustafson  Sweden 6,699.57
2 Helen Alfredsson  Sweden 5,616.21
3 Trish Johnson  England 4,544.22
4 Laura Davies  England 4,497.71
5 Maria Hjorth  Sweden 4,048.63
6 Catriona Matthew  Scotland 2,880.59
7 Lora Fairclough  England 2,799.37
8 Marie-Laure de Lorenzi  France 2,537.68
9 Catrin Nilsmark  Sweden 2,436.94
10 Iben Tinning  Denmark 2,405.12

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