1998 Ladies European Tour

The 1998 Ladies European Tour was a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world which took place in 1998. The tournaments were sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).

1998 Ladies European Tour season
Number of official events11
Order of MeritSweden Helen Alfredsson

Tournaments edit

The table below shows the 1998 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.

Date Tournament Venue Location Winner Score Margin of
Runner(s)-up Note
6 Jun Evian Masters Evian Resort Golf Club France   Helen Alfredsson (9) 277 4 strokes   Maria Hjorth
18 Jul Chrysler Ladies Austrian Open Steiermarkischer GC Murhof Austria   Lynnette Brooky (1) 203 1 stroke   Trish Johnson
26 Jul Chrysler Open Sjögärde Golf Club Sweden   Laura Davies (27) 284 6 strokes   Trish Johnson,   Raquel Carriedo
2 Aug Ladies German Open Treudelberg GC, Hamburg Germany   Lora Fairclough (4) 282 3 strokes   Joanne Morley,   Stephanie Dallongeville
9 Aug McDonald's WPGA Championship Gleneagles Scotland   Catriona Matthew (1) 276 5 strokes   Helen Alfredsson,   Laura Davies
16 Aug Weetabix Women's British Open Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club England   Sherri Steinhauer (n/a) 292 1 stroke   Sophie Gustafson,   Brandie Burton Co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour
23 Aug Compaq Open Barsebäck Golf & Country Club Sweden   Annika Sörenstam (5) 279 10 strokes   Catrin Nilsmark,   Samantha Head
5 Sep Donegal Irish Ladies Open Ballyliffin GC, County Donegal Ireland   Sophie Gustafson (2) 214 Playoff   Iben Tinning
17 Oct Air France Madame Open Deauville GC France   Patricia Meunier-Lebouc (3) 208 1 stroke   Maria Hjorth
24 Oct Marrakech Palmeraie Open Palmeraie Golf Palace Morocco   Sophie Gustafson (3) 201 8 strokes   Marie-Laure de Lorenzi
15 Nov Praia d'El Rey European Cup Óbidos Portugal European Senior Tour 10–10 Ladies European Tour Team event

Major championships in bold.

Order of Merit rankings edit

Rank Player Money (£)
1   Helen Alfredsson 125,975
2   Sophie Gustafson 103,443
3   Maria Hjorth 77,733
4   Trish Johnson 73,190
5   Laura Davies 70,918
6   Catriona Matthew 59,747
7   Catrin Nilsmark 52,544
8   Alison Nicholas 47,412
9   Lora Fairclough 37,575
10   Marie-Laure de Lorenzi 36,021


See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Amarican Express Tour, Penningligan (Slutställning)" [Amarican Express Tour, Money leaders (final standings)]. Svensk Golf (in Swedish). No. 12. December 1998. p. 87. Retrieved 28 September 2023.

External links edit