2011 European Tour Qualifying School graduates

This is a list of the 37 players who earned their 2012 European Tour card through Q School in 2011.

# Player European Tour
starts
Cuts
made
Notes
1 England David Dixon 208 87 1 European Tour win
2 England Sam Hutsby 43 25
3 England Andy Sullivan 4 1
4 England Richard Bland 266 126 1 Challenge Tour win
T5 Scotland Steven O'Hara 223 109
T5 Spain Jordi García del Moral 17 6
7 Norway Knut Børsheim 0 0
T8 Scotland Gary Orr 452 316 2 European Tour wins
T8 Argentina Emiliano Grillo 0 0
T10 France Guillaume Cambis 0 0
T10 South Africa Branden Grace 48 23 1 Sunshine Tour win
T12 Sweden Joakim Lagergren 6 2
T12 Denmark Thomas Nørret 41 21 1 Challenge Tour win
T14 England Matthew Nixon 24 6
T14 Germany Bernd Ritthammer 3 2
T16 South Africa Warren Abery 57 26 7 Sunshine Tour wins
T16 England Lloyd Kennedy 5 1
T16 South Africa Darren Fichardt 200 109 2 European Tour wins; 12 Sunshine Tour wins
T16 France Adrien Bernadet 6 2
T20 Spain Agustin Domingo 5 2
T20 Sweden Mikael Lundberg 217 101 2 European Tour wins
T20 France Julien Guerrier 47 17 Won the 2006 Amateur Championship
23 Spain Adrián Otaegui 3 0
T24 United States Scott Pinckney 3 1
T24 South Africa Alex Haindl 24 10
T24 Netherlands Wil Besseling 32 13 1 Challenge Tour win
T24 England Matthew Southgate 4 2
T24 Sweden Peter Gustafsson 118 57 1 Tour de las Américas win
T24 Netherlands Reinier Saxton 11 1 Won the 2008 Amateur Championship
T30 Netherlands Taco Remkes 34 8 3 Challenge Tour wins
T30 Austria HP Bacher 2 1
T30 England Jamie Elson 89 43 1 Challenge Tour win
T30 South Africa Tjaart van der Walt 38 26
T30 Netherlands Tim Sluiter 25 12
T30 England Andrew Marshall 211 110
T30 Netherlands Maarten Lafeber 363 215 1 European Tour win
T30 France Victor Riu 11 2

     2012 European Tour rookie

2012 ResultsEdit

Player Starts Cuts
made
Best
finish
Money list
rank
Earnings (€)
  David Dixon 16 5 T9 194 45,274
  Sam Hutsby 18 5 T27 206 30,910
  Andy Sullivan* 21 9 T14 145 120,476
  Richard Bland 21 13 T8 119 184,018
  Steven O'Hara 19 8 T18 185 57,184
  Jordi García del Moral* 12 6 T33 219 24,397
  Knut Børsheim* 20 8 T11 167 82,078
  Gary Orr 16 9 T11 159 93,350
  Emiliano Grillo* 20 13 T5 94 255,138
  Guillaume Cambis* 7 1 T70 n/a 780
  Branden Grace 26 22 Win (x4) 6 2,502,501
  Joakim Lagergren* 17 8 T4 140 126,956
  Thomas Nørret 19 8 T12 172 69,378
  Matthew Nixon 13 5 T23 191 48,253
  Bernd Ritthammer* 12 0 Cut n/a 0
  Warren Abery 12 3 T24 220 22,621
  Lloyd Kennedy* 13 4 T31 227 20,467
  Darren Fichardt 22 12 Win 84 295,708
  Adrien Bernadet* 10 2 T13 240 16,525
  Agustin Domingo* 10 3 T41 257 11,280
  Mikael Lundberg 20 9 T4 128 167,245
  Julien Guerrier 14 6 T11 195 45,165
  Adrián Otaegui* 11 1 T40 251 12,400
  Scott Pinckney* 10 4 T19 203 34,320
  Alex Haindl* 16 7 T16 171 71,002
  Wil Besseling 11 6 T4 198 40,075
  Matthew Southgate* 10 3 T40 239 16,618
  Peter Gustafsson 11 2 T33 262 9,500
  Reinier Saxton* 14 5 T17 184 59,404
  Taco Remkes 10 4 T18 215 25,769
  HP Bacher* 8 2 T11 238 16,930
  Jamie Elson 17 8 2 124 176,186
  Tjaart van der Walt 20 10 2 120 183,325
  Tim Sluiter 14 7 T11 168 78,701
  Andrew Marshall 18 12 T12 132 146,459
  Maarten Lafeber 19 13 T3 114 198,142
  Victor Riu* 10 4 T22 210 28,548

* European Tour rookie in 2012
T = Tied
     The player retained his European Tour card for 2013 (finished inside the top 118).
     The player did not retain his European Tour Tour card for 2013, but retained conditional status (finished between 119-155).
     The player did not retain his European Tour card for 2013 (finished outside the top 155).

Sullivan, Orr, Lagergren, Nixon, Lundberg, and Southgate regained their cards for 2013 through Q School.

Winners on the European Tour in 2012Edit

No. Date Player Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 15 Jan   Branden Grace Joburg Open –17 (67-66-65-72=270) 1 stroke   Jamie Elson
2 22 Jan   Branden Grace (2) Volvo Golf Champions –12 (68-66-75-71=280) Playoff   Ernie Els,   Retief Goosen
3 22 Apr   Branden Grace (3) Volvo China Open –21 (67-67-64-69=277) 3 strokes   Nicolas Colsaerts
4 17 Jun   Darren Fichardt Aa St Omer Open –5 (68-69-69-73=279) 3 strokes   Gary Lockerbie
5 7 Oct   Branden Grace (4) Alfred Dunhill Links Championship –22 (60-67-69-70=266) 2 strokes   Thorbjørn Olesen

Runners-up on the European Tour in 2012Edit

No. Date Player Tournament Winner Winning score Runner-up score
1 8 Jan   Tjaart van der Walt Africa Open   Louis Oosthuizen –27 (69-62-67-67=265) –25 (69-64-65-69=267)
2 15 Jan   Jamie Elson Joburg Open   Branden Grace –17 (67-66-65-72=270) –16 (63-75-70-63=271)

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