2008 European Tour Qualifying School graduates

This is a list of the 32 players who earned their 2009 European Tour card through Q School in 2008.

# Player European Tour
starts
Cuts
made
Notes
1 Sweden Oskar Henningsson 5 2
T2 Spain Carlos del Moral 11 6 1 Challenge Tour win
T2 Australia Wade Ormsby 107 54
4 England Danny Willett 9 6 Played in 2007 Walker Cup; former number one-ranked amateur
T5 Sweden Joakim Haeggman 400 253 3 European Tour wins; played in 1993 Ryder Cup
T5 England Chris Wood 9 5 Finished T5 in 2008 Open Championship as amateur
7 Norway Eirik Tage Johansen 17 5
8 Northern Ireland Michael Hoey 58 19 3 Challenge Tour wins
T9 Sweden Åke Nilsson 0 0
T9 Austria Bernd Wiesberger 3 1
11 England Gary Clark 142 67 1 Challenge Tour win
T12 Scotland Andrew Coltart 428 272 2 European Tour wins; played in 1999 Ryder Cup
T12 Thailand Chinnarat Phadungsil 34 13 2 Asian Tour wins
T12 France Anthony Snobeck 6 1 1 Challenge Tour win
T15 Scotland Chris Doak 9 2
T15 Scotland David Drysdale 153 71 2 Challenge Tour wins
T15 Italy Lorenzo Gagli 2 1
T15 Australia Matthew Millar 75 45
T15 Paraguay Fabrizio Zanotti 29 11 1 Challenge Tour win
T20 Australia Michael Curtain 3 2
T20 Scotland Callum Macaulay 1 0
T20 Paraguay Marco Ruiz 33 14 1 Challenge Tour win
T20 Netherlands Inder van Weerelt 4 1
T24 Zimbabwe Marc Cayeux 87 39 3 Challenge Tour wins, 9 Sunshine Tour wins
T24 South Africa Branden Grace 5 2
T24 Wales Stuart Manley 74 29 Played in 2003 Walker Cup
T24 England John Mellor 121 58 1 Challenge Tour win
T24 Sweden Henrik Nyström 228 107
T29 Northern Ireland Jonathan Caldwell 0 0 Played in 2007 Walker Cup
T29 Italy Federico Colombo 2 1
T29 Spain Alfredo García-Heredia 18 8
T29 Spain Santiago Luna 553 318 1 European Tour win

  2009 European Tour rookie

2009 ResultsEdit

Player Starts Cuts
made
Best
finish
Money list
rank
Earnings (€)
  Oskar Henningsson* 21 9 Win 68 476,090
  Carlos del Moral* 24 15 T12 141 189,233
  Wade Ormsby 23 12 T15 166 104,871
  Danny Willett* 26 20 T4 58 596,462
  Joakim Haeggman 21 11 T7 154 142,800
  Chris Wood* 24 18 T3 44 679,559
  Eirik Tage Johansen 19 7 T35 213 45,182
  Michael Hoey 25 11 Win 93 341,327
  Åke Nilsson* 20 9 T3 173 93,397
  Bernd Wiesberger* 20 11 T14 172 94,750
  Gary Clark 9 3 T38 263 15,075
  Andrew Coltart 28 13 T6 122 236,639
  Chinnarat Phadungsil* 18 9 T28 203 56,669
  Anthony Snobeck* 17 4 T23 231 28,074
  Chris Doak* 20 9 T11 168 99,911
  David Drysdale 27 21 2 48 651,634
  Lorenzo Gagli* 6 2 T3 219 37,897
  Matthew Millar 17 7 T17 194 68,583
  Fabrizio Zanotti 23 18 2 63 511,756
  Michael Curtain* 14 5 T39 257 17,471
  Callum Macaulay* 22 15 2 134 210,991
  Marco Ruiz 14 4 T26 232 28,000
  Inder van Weerelt* 20 10 T10 183 85,175
  Marc Cayeux 21 11 T4 135 210,408
  Branden Grace* 25 13 T6 148 166,138
  Stuart Manley 14 3 T10 221 37,365
  John Mellor 16 6 T26 222 36,904
  Henrik Nyström 2 1 83 355 1,614
  Jonathan Caldwell* 14 4 T31 243 22,637
  Federico Colombo* 10 1 T72 347 1,869
  Alfredo García-Heredia* 16 6 T24 212 47,093
  Santiago Luna 14 7 16 179 89,830

* European Tour rookie in 2009
T = Tied
  The player retained his European Tour card for 2010 (finished inside the top 120).
  The player did not retain his European Tour Tour card for 2010, but retained conditional status (finished between 121-153).
  The player did not retain his European Tour card for 2010 (finished outside the top 153).

Winners on the European Tour in 2009Edit

No. Date Player Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 5 Apr   Michael Hoey Estoril Open de Portugal –7 (66-76-69-66=277) Playoff   Gonzalo Fernández-Castaño
2 2 Aug   Oskar Henningsson Moravia Silesia Open –13 (70-71-67-67=275) 2 strokes   Sam Little,   Steve Webster

Runners-up on the European Tour in 2009Edit

No. Date Player Tournament Winner Winning score Runner-up score
1 22 Mar   Callum Macaulay Madeira Islands Open BPI - Portugal   Estanislao Goya –6 (68-68-69-73=278) –5 (74-74-67-64=279)
2 29 Mar   David Drysdale Open de Andalucia   Søren Kjeldsen –14 (68-72-62-72=274) –11 (70-67-66-74=277)
3 3 May   Fabrizio Zanotti Open de España   Thomas Levet –18 (64-67-71-68=270) –16 (71-70-66-65=272)

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