2003 Ladies European Tour

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The 2003 Ladies European Tour was a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place from January through December 2003. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).


The table below shows the 2003 schedule.[1] 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.

Date Name Venue Location Winner Prize fund Prize fund (€) Notes
20–23 Feb ANZ Ladies Masters RACV Royal Pines Resort Australia England Laura Davies (35) $800,000 €460,064 Co-sanctioned by the ALPG Tour
27–2 Mar AAMI Women's Australian Open Terrey Hills Golf & Country Club Australia Scotland Mhairi McKay (n/a) $500,000 €287,540 Co-sanctioned by the ALPG Tour
1–4 May Tenerife Ladies Open Golf Las Americas Spain Germany Elisabeth Esterl (1) €200,000 €200,000
15–18 May La Perla Ladies Italian Open UNA Poggio Dei Medici Golf Resort Italy France Ludivine Kreutz (1) €190,000 €190,000
23–25 May Lancia Ladies Open of Portugal Aroeira Golf Club Portugal Australia Alison Munt (3) €165,000 €165,000
29 May – 1 Jun Open de España Femenino Campo de Golf de Salamanca Spain Italy Federica Dassù (6) €250,000 €250,000
13–15 Jun Ladies Irish Open Killarney Golf & Fishing Club Ireland Sweden Sophie Gustafson (9) €165,000 €165,000
19–22 Jun Arras Open de France Dames Golf d'Arras France New Zealand Lynnette Brooky (3) €275,000 €275,000
23–26 Jul Evian Masters Evian Masters Golf Club France United States Juli Inkster (n/a) $2,100,000 $2,100,000 Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
31 Jul – 3 Aug Weetabix Women's British Open Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club England Sweden Annika Sörenstam (10) £1,050,000 €1,670,445 Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
7–10 Aug HP Open Drottningholm GC Sweden Sweden Sophie Gustafson (10) £325,000 €517,042
14–17 Aug BT Ladies Open Warrenpoint Golf Club Northern Ireland Sweden Sophie Gustafson (11) £150,000 €238,635
22–24 Aug Wales WPGA Championship of Europe Royal Porthcawl Golf Club Wales Australia Shani Waugh (2) £400,000 €636,360
12–14 Sep Solheim Cup Barsebäck Golf & Country Club Sweden Europe Europe Team event; no prize money Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
25–27 Sep Biarritz Ladies Classic Biarritz le Phare GC France Sweden Marlene Hedblom (1) €165,000 €165,000

Major championships in bold.

Order of Merit rankings[edit]

Rank Player Country Points
1 Sophie Gustafson  Sweden 917.95
2 Elisabeth Esterl  Germany 702.46
3 Laura Davies  England 681.25
4 Iben Tinning  Denmark 466.15
5 Lynnette Brooky  New Zealand 391.85
6 Ludivine Kreutz  France 388.36
7 Shani Waugh  Australia 386.55
8 Ana Sánchez  Spain 372.70
9 Trish Johnson  England 372.45
10 Stephanie Arricau  France 326.34

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