2007 Ladies European Tour

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The 2007 Ladies European Tour was a series of weekly golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place from January through December 2007. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET). The tour featured 24 official money events with prize money totalling more than €10.5 million, as well as the Women's World Cup of Golf and the biannual Solheim Cup. Sophie Gustafson won the Order of Merit with earnings of €222,081.47, while Bettina Hauert was voted Player's Player of the Year. Louise Stahle won Rookie of the Year honours, finishing 23rd in the Order of Merit.

Tournament results[edit]

The table below shows the 2007 schedule. 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.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
19–21 Jan Women's World Cup of Golf  South Africa Paraguay Julieta Granada
and Celeste Troche (n/a)
Team event co-sanctioned by the five main women's tours; unofficial prize money
1–4 Feb Women's Australian Open  Australia Australia Karrie Webb (n/a) Co-sanctioned by the ALPG Tour
8–11 Feb ANZ Ladies Masters  Australia Australia Karrie Webb (n/a) Co-sanctioned by the ALPG Tour
3–6 May Tenerife Ladies Open  Spain Australia Nikki Garrett (1)
10–13 May Open De España Femenino  Spain Australia Nikki Garrett (2)
17–20 May Ladies Swiss Open   Switzerland Germany Bettina Hauert (1)
23–26 May BMW Ladies Italian Open  Italy England Trish Johnson (18)
1–3 Jun Northern Ireland Ladies Open  Northern Ireland England Lisa Hall (2)
8–10 Jun KLM Ladies Open  Netherlands France Gwladys Nocera (4)
15–17 Jun Catalonia Ladies Masters  Spain South Africa Ashleigh Simon (1)
21–24 Jun Vediorbis Open de France  France Sweden Linda Wessberg (2)
29 Jun – 1 Jul Ladies Open of Portugal  Portugal France Sophie Giquel (1)
6–8 Jul Ladies English Open  England Wales Becky Brewerton (1)
25–28 Jul Evian Masters  France United States Natalie Gulbis (n/a) Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
2–5 Aug Ricoh Women's British Open  Scotland Mexico Lorena Ochoa (n/a) Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
9–12 Aug Scandinavian TPC hosted by Annika  Sweden Scotland Catriona Matthew (2)
16–19 Aug Wales Ladies Championship of Europe  Wales Australia Joanne Mills (2)
24–26 Aug SAS Masters  Norway Norway Suzann Pettersen (2)
31 Aug – 2 Sep Finnair Masters  Finland Germany Bettina Hauert (2)
6–9 Sep Nykredit Masters  Denmark England Lisa Hall (3)
14–16 Sep Solheim Cup  Sweden United States United States Team event; no prize money
20–22 Sep De Vere Ladies Scottish Open  Scotland Sweden Sophie Gustafson (12)
27–30 Sep Austrian Ladies Open  Austria England Laura Davies (36)
4–6 Oct Madrid Ladies Masters  Spain Germany Martina Eberl (1)
5–8 Dec EMAAR-MGF Ladies Masters  India France Gwladys Nocera (5)
13–16 Dec Dubai Ladies Masters  United Arab Emirates Sweden Annika Sörenstam (13)

Major championships are shown in bold.

Order of Merit rankings[edit]

Rank Player Country Earnings
1 Sophie Gustafson  Sweden €222,081.47
2 Bettina Hauert  Germany €219,863.10
3 Gwladys Nocera  France €207,824.97
4 Trish Johnson  England €202,467.75
5 Maria Hjorth  Sweden €198,282.54
6 Catriona Matthew  Scotland €178,750.61
7 Annika Sörenstam  Sweden €170,794.70
8 Linda Wessberg  Sweden €158,960.38
9 Martina Eberl  Germany €155,473.74
10 Joanne Mills  Australia €150,809.20

See also[edit]