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The 1992 European Tour was the 21st official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.[1]

The Order of Merit was won by England's Nick Faldo.

ScheduleEdit

The table below shows the 1992 European Tour schedule which was made up of 38 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were several changes from the previous season, with the return of the Dubai Desert Classic and the Tenerife Open, the addition of the Johnnie Walker Asian Classic, the Turespana Masters, the Roma Masters, the Lyon Open V33 and the Honda Open, and the loss of the Girona Open, the Murphy's Cup, the European Pro-Celebrity and the Epson Grand Prix of Europe.

The numbers in parentheses after the winners' names show the number of career wins they had on the European Tour up to and including that event. This is only shown for members of the European Tour.

Dates Tournament Host country Winner Notes
30 Jan – 2 Feb Johnnie Walker Asian Classic Thailand   Ian Palmer (1) New Tournament
6–9 Feb Dubai Desert Classic United Arab Emirates   Seve Ballesteros (46)
13–16 Feb Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia Spain   Vijay Singh (3) New Tournament
20–23 Feb Turespana Open de Tenerife Spain   José María Olazábal (12)
27 Feb – 1 Mar Open Mediterrania Spain   José María Olazábal (13)
5–8 Mar Turespana Open de Baleares Spain   Seve Ballesteros (47)
11–14 Mar Catalan Open Spain   José Rivero (4)
19–22 Mar Portuguese Open Portugal   Ronan Rafferty (6)
26–29 Mar Volvo Open di Firenze Italy   Anders Forsbrand (3)
2–5 Apr Roma Masters Italy   José Maria Cañizares (5) New Tournament
9–12 Apr Masters Tournament United States   Fred Couples (n/a) Unofficial money
9–12 Apr Jersey European Airways Open Jersey   Daniel Silva (1)
16–19 Apr Moroccan Open Morocco   David Gilford (2)
23–26 Apr Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open France   Anders Forsbrand (4)
30 Apr – 3 May Lancia Martini Italian Open Italy   Sandy Lyle (17)
7–10 May Benson and Hedges International Open England   Peter Senior (4)
14–17 May Peugeot Spanish Open Spain   Andrew Sherborne (2)
22–25 May Volvo PGA Championship England   Tony Johnstone (4)
28–31 May Dunhill British Masters England   Christy O'Connor Jnr (4)
4–7 Jun Carroll's Irish Open Republic of Ireland   Nick Faldo (23)
11–14 Jun Mitsubishi Austrian Open Austria   Peter Mitchell (1)
18–21 Jun U.S. Open United States   Tom Kite (n/a) Unofficial money
18–21 Jun Lyon Open V33 France   David J Russell (2) New Tournament
25–28 Jun Peugeot Open de France France   Miguel Ángel Martín (1)
1–4 Jul European Monte Carlo Open Monaco   Ian Woosnam (20)
8–11 Jul Bell's Scottish Open Scotland   Peter O'Malley (1)
16–19 Jul The Open Championship Scotland   Nick Faldo (24)
23–26 Jul Heineken Dutch Open Netherlands   Bernhard Langer (26)
30 Jul – 2 Aug Scandinavian Masters Sweden   Nick Faldo (25)
6–9 Aug BMW International Open Germany   Paul Azinger (n/a)
13–16 Aug PGA Championship United States   Nick Price (3) Unofficial money
20–23 Aug Volvo German Open Germany   Vijay Singh (4)
28–31 Aug Murphy's English Open England   Vicente Fernández (4)
3–6 Sep Canon European Masters Switzerland   Jamie Spence (1)
10–13 Sep GA European Open England   Nick Faldo (26)
17–20 Sep Lancome Trophy France   Mark Roe (2)
24–27 Sep Piaget Belgian Open Belgium   Miguel Ángel Jiménez (1)
1–4 Oct Mercedes German Masters Germany   Barry Lane (2)
8–11 Oct Honda Open Germany   Bernhard Langer (27) New Tournament
8–11 Oct Toyota World Match Play Championship England   Nick Faldo (n/a) Unofficial money
22–25 Oct Iberia Madrid Open Spain   David Feherty (5)
29 Oct – 1 Nov Volvo Masters Spain   Sandy Lyle (18)

Order of MeritEdit

The PGA European Tour's money list was known as the "Volvo Order of Merit". It was based on prize money earned during the season and calculated in Pound sterling[1] but is now converted to Euro.

Position Player Country Prize money ()
1 Nick Faldo   England 991,931
2 Bernhard Langer   Germany 684,478
3 Colin Montgomerie   Scotland 622,598
4 Anders Forsbrand   Sweden 584,460
5 Barry Lane   England 551,952
6 José María Olazábal   Spain 539,877
7 Tony Johnstone   Zimbabwe 477,284
8 Sandy Lyle   Scotland 466,398
9 Vijay Singh   Fiji 411,231
10 Jamie Spence   England 403,139

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tour History". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 April 2010. Retrieved 21 June 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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