Finnair Masters

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The Finnair Masters was a women's professional golf tournament on the Ladies European Tour. Held in Finland, the 54-hole event was founded in 2005 as the Ladies Finnish Masters. The title sponsor since 2006 has been Finnair, the country's largest airline. The tournament was played every year at the Helsinki Golf Club and had one of the smaller prize funds on the tour. The last event was played in 2011.

Winners[edit]

Year Date Winner Country Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up Winner's
share (€)
Finnair Masters
2011 2 Jul Caroline Hedwall  Sweden 202 −11 2 strokes Netherlands Christel Boeljon 30,000
2010 29 Aug Lee-Anne Pace  South Africa 199 −14 3 strokes Scotland Vikki Laing 30,000
2009 30 Aug Beatriz Recari  Spain 202 −11 Playoff 1 Denmark Iben Tinning 30,000
2008 31 Aug Minea Blomqvist  Finland 202 −11 1 stroke Finland Ursula Wikström 30,000
2007 2 Sep Bettina Hauert  Germany 207 −6 3 strokes Sweden Johanna Westerberg 30,000
2006 3 Sep Virginie Lagoutte  France 203 −10 2 strokes Sweden Elin Ohlsson 30,000
Ladies Finnish Masters
2005 28 Aug Lisa Holm Sorensen  Denmark 140 2 −2 1 stroke Sweden Cecilia Ekelundh
Norway Suzann Pettersen
Sweden Caroline Westrup (a)
Finland Ursula Wikström
30,000

1 Recari won on the first extra hole in 2009 with an eagle from the fairway.
2 The inaugural 2005 tournament was reduced to 36 holes due to inclement weather.

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