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The 1995 European Tour was the 24th official season of golf tournaments known as the PGA European Tour.[1]

The Order of Merit was won by Scotland's Colin Montgomerie.

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ScheduleEdit

The table below shows the 1995 European Tour schedule which was made up of 36 tournaments, which included the major national opens around Europe. There were few changes from the previous season, with the addition of the South African PGA Championship and the loss of the Extremadura Open, the Open V33 Grand Lyon, the Belgian Open.

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
19–22 Jan Dubai Desert Classic United Arab Emirates   Fred Couples (n/a)
26–29 Jan Johnnie Walker Classic Philippines   Fred Couples (n/a)
2–5 Feb Madeira Island Open Portugal   Santiago Luna (1)
9–12 Feb Turespana Open De Canaria Spain   Jarmo Sandelin (1)
16–19 Feb Lexington South African PGA Championship South Africa   Ernie Els (3) New Tournament
23–26 Feb Turespana Open Mediterrania Spain   Robert Karlsson (1)
2–5 Mar Turespana Masters Open de Andalucia Spain   Alex Čejka (1)
9–12 Mar Moroccan Open Morocco   Mark James (17)
16–19 Mar Portuguese Open Portugal   Adam Hunter (1)
23–26 Mar Turespana Open de Baleares Spain   Greg Turner (3)
6–9 Apr Masters Tournament United States   Ben Crenshaw (n/a) Unofficial money
14–17 Apr Open Catalonia Spain   Philip Walton (2)
21–23 Apr Air France Cannes Open France   André Bossert (1)
4–7 May Italian Open Italy   Sam Torrance (18)
11–14 May Benson and Hedges International Open England   Peter O'Malley (2)
18–21 May Peugeot Spanish Open Spain   Seve Ballesteros (50)
26–29 May Volvo PGA Championship England   Bernhard Langer (33)
1–4 Jun Murphy's English Open England   Philip Walton (3)
8–11 Jun Deutsche Bank Open TPC of Europe Germany   Bernhard Langer (34)
15–18 Jun U.S. Open United States   Corey Pavin (2) Unofficial money
15–18 Jun DHL Jersey Open Jersey   Andrew Oldcorn (2)
22–25 Jun Peugeot Open de France France   Paul Broadhurst (4)
29 Jun – 2 Jul BMW International Open Germany   Frank Nobilo (4)
6–9 Jul Murphy's Irish Open Republic of Ireland   Sam Torrance (19)
12–15 Jul Scottish Open Scotland   Wayne Riley (1)
20–23 Jul The Open Championship Scotland   John Daly (2)
27–30 Jul Heineken Dutch Open Netherlands   Scott Hoch (n/a)
3–6 Aug Volvo Scandinavian Masters Sweden   Jesper Parnevik (2)
10–13 Aug PGA Championship United States   Steve Elkington (n/a) Unofficial money
10–13 Aug Hohe Brucke Open Austria   Alex Čejka (2)
17–20 Aug Chemapol Trophy Czech Open Czech Republic   Peter Teravainen (1)
24–27 Aug Volvo German Open Germany   Colin Montgomerie (8)
31 Aug – 3 Sep Canon European Masters Switzerland   Mathias Grönberg (1)
7–10 Sep Trophée Lancôme France   Colin Montgomerie (9)
14–17 Sep Collingtree British Masters England   Sam Torrance (20)
28 Sep – 1 Oct Smurfit European Open Republic of Ireland   Bernhard Langer (35)
5–8 Oct Mercedes German Masters Germany   Anders Forsbrand (6)
12–15 Oct Toyota World Match Play Championship England   Ernie Els (n/a) Unofficial money
26–29 Oct Volvo Masters Spain   Alex Čejka (3)

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 Colin Montgomerie   Scotland 1,169,072
2 Sam Torrance   Scotland 1,057,989
3 Bernhard Langer   Germany 918,196
4 Costantino Rocca   Italy 722,848
5 Michael Campbell   New Zealand 561,368
6 Alex Čejka   Germany 431,361
7 Mark James   England 416,329
8 Barry Lane   England 398,169
9 Anders Forsbrand   Sweden 394,417
10 Peter O'Malley   Australia 365,017

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tour History". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 April 2010. Retrieved 21 June 2013.

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