2008 European Seniors Tour

The 2008 European Seniors Tour was the 17th season of the European Seniors Tour, the professional golf tour for men aged fifty and above operated by the PGA European Tour. Welshman Ian Woosnam won two events and his first Order of Merit title.

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
9 Mar DGM Barbados Open Barbados   Bill Longmuir (7)
30 Mar Azores Senior Open Portugal   Stewart Ginn (1) New tournament
25 May U.S. Senior PGA Championship United States   Jay Haas (n/a) Champions Tour major
1 Jun Parkridge Polish Seniors Championship Poland   Ian Woosnam (1) New tournament
8 Jun Jersey Seniors Classic Jersey   Tony Johnstone (1)
15 Jun Ryder Cup Wales Seniors Open Wales   Peter Mitchell (1)
22 Jun Irish Seniors Open Ireland   Juan Quirós (3)
6 Jul Russian Seniors Open Russia   Ian Woosnam (2) New tournament
27 Jul Senior Open Championship Scotland   Bruce Vaughan (n/a) A senior major
3 Aug U.S. Senior Open United States   Eduardo Romero (n/a) Champions Tour major
Unofficial money on the EST.
10 Aug Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open Switzerland   Carl Mason (20)
24 Aug The De Vere Collection PGA Seniors Championship England   Gordon J. Brand (4) Gordon J. Brand won after a
six-hole playoff with Gordon Brand Jnr
31 Aug Travis Perkins plc Senior Masters England   Gordon J. Brand (5)
7 Sep Casa Serena Open Czech Republic   Bernhard Langer (1) New tournament
14 Sep Weston Homes PGA International Seniors England   Nick Job (5) New tournament
28 Sep Scottish Seniors Open Scotland   Peter Mitchell (2)
12 Oct Lake Garda Italian Seniors Open Italy   Peter Mitchell (3)
9 Nov OKI Castellón Open España - Senior Tour Championship Spain   Sam Torrance (10)

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

Leading money winnersEdit

Rank Player Country Prize money ()
1 Ian Woosnam   Wales 320,120
2 Gordon J. Brand   England 257,744
3 Peter Mitchell   England 217,488
4 Juan Quirós   Spain 190,164
5 Bill Longmuir   Scotland 177,033
6 Nick Job   England 162,683
7 Carl Mason   England 156,414
8 Sam Torrance   Scotland 152,753
9 Costantino Rocca   Italy 140,532
10 Domingo Hospital   Spain 124,660

There is a complete list on the official site here.

External linksEdit