1997 European Seniors Tour

The 1997 European Seniors Tour was the 6th season of the European Seniors Tour, the professional golf tour for men aged 50 and above operated by the PGA European Tour.

Tournament resultsEdit

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

Date Tournament Host country Winner Notes
10 May Beko Turkish Seniors Open Turkey   Tommy Horton (12)
18 May AIB Irish Seniors Open Republic of Ireland   Tommy Horton (13) New tournament
1 Jun Philips PFA Golf Classic Wales   Deray Simon (1) New tournament
8 Jun Jersey Seniors Open Jersey   Tommy Horton (14)
15 Jun De Vere Hotels Seniors Classic England   T. R. Jones (1)
22 Jun Ryder Collingtree Seniors Classic England   Neil Coles (4)
28 Jun Manadens Affarer Seniors Open Sweden   Noel Ratcliffe (1) New tournament
5 Jul Lawrence Batley Seniors England   Antonio Garrido (2)
13 Jul Senior German Open Germany   Noel Ratcliffe (2)
27 Jul Senior British Open Northern Ireland   Gary Player (2)
3 Aug Shell Wentworth Senior Masters England   Gary Player (3) New tournament
10 Aug Credit Suisse Private Banking Seniors Open Switzerland   Brian Waites (3) New tournament
25 Aug The Belfry PGA Seniors Championship England   Walter Hall (1)
31 Aug Motor Seniors Classic England   Ian Richardson (1)
7 Sep Scottish Seniors Open Scotland   Tommy Horton (15)
14 Sep Clubhaus Seniors Classic England   Tommy Horton (16) New tournament
19 Oct Senior Tournament of Champions England   Tommy Horton (17) New tournament
16 Nov Praia d'El Rey European Cup Portugal Senior European Tour Team event
New tournament

Details of the winners are available here and here.

Leading money winnersEdit

Rank Player Country Prize money ()
1 Tommy Horton   England 221,798
2 Noel Ratcliffe   Australia 120,484
3 Antonio Garrido   Spain 87,739
4 Brian Waites   England 86,769
5 Jim Rhodes   England 78,175
6 Malcolm Gregson   England 70,736
7 José María Cañizares   Spain 68,537
8 David Creamer   England 63,883
9 Maurice Bembridge   England 59,977
10 Ian Richardson   England 58,055

Source: [1].

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