2006 European Seniors Tour

The 2006 European Seniors Tour was the 15th season of the European Seniors Tour, the professional golf tour for men aged fifty and above operated by the PGA European Tour. Scotland's Sam Torrance retained his Order of Merit title, despite a late charge by the 2003 and 2004 Order of Merit winner Carl Mason.

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
3 Mar DGM Barbados Open Barbados   José Rivero (1)
21 May Sharp Italian Seniors Open Italy   Sam Torrance (5)
28 May U.S. Senior PGA Championship United States   Jay Haas (n/a) Champions Tour major.
Unofficial money on the EST.
4 Jun AIB Irish Seniors Open Republic of Ireland   Sam Torrance (6)
11 Jun Irvine Whitlock Seniors Classic Jersey   Guillermo Encina (1)
18 Jun Firstplus Wales Seniors Open Wales   José Rivero (2)
1 Jul Bendinat London Seniors Masters England   Giuseppe Calì (2)
9 Jul U.S. Senior Open United States   Allen Doyle (n/a) Champions Tour major.
Unofficial money on the EST.
30 Jul Senior British Open Championship Scotland   Loren Roberts (n/a) Senior major
6 Aug Wentworth Senior Masters England   Eduardo Romero (2)
13 Aug Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open Switzerland   Juan Quirós (1)
19 Aug Scandinavian Senior Open Denmark   Katsuyoshi Tomori (1)
28 Aug PGA Seniors Championship England   Sam Torrance (7)
3 Sep Charles Church Scottish Seniors Open Scotland   Sam Torrance (8)
10 Sep European Senior Masters England   Carl Mason (12)
17 Sep English Seniors Open England   Carl Mason (13)
15 Oct OKI Castellón Open de España Senior Spain   Gordon J. Brand (1)
22 Oct Estoril Seniors Open of Portugal Portugal   Carl Mason (14)
11 Nov Arcapita Seniors Tour Championship Bahrain   Gordon J. Brand (2)

For the tour schedule on the European Seniors Tour's website, including links to full results, click here.

Leading money winnersEdit

Position Player Country Prize money (euro)
1 Sam Torrance   Scotland 347,525
2 Carl Mason   England 268,453
3 José Rivero   Spain 233,374
4 Gordon J. Brand   England 196,002
5 Stewart Ginn   Australia 178,260
6 Juan Quirós   Spain 159,071
7 Horacio Carbonetti   Argentina 147,655
8 David J. Russell   England 140,784
9 Guiseppi Calì   Italy 138,242
10 Luis Carbonetti   Argentina 136,375

There is a complete list on the official site here.

External linksEdit