2012 European Senior Tour

The 2012 European Senior Tour was the 21st season of the European Senior Tour, the professional golf tour for men aged 50 and above operated by the PGA European Tour. Roger Chapman won the Order of Merit and Tim Thelen won the most events, three.

Tournament resultsEdit

The numbers in brackets after the winners' names show the number of career wins they had on the European Senior 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
13 May Mallorca Open Senior Spain   Gary Wolstenholme (2)
27 May U.S. Senior PGA Championship United States   Roger Chapman (1) Champions Tour major
3 Jun Benahavis Senior Masters Spain   Gary Wolstenholme (3)
10 Jun ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship England   Paul Wesselingh (1)
24 Jun Van Lanschot Senior Open Netherlands   Masahiro Kuramoto (2)
1 Jul Berenberg Bank Masters Germany   Tim Thelen (1)
8 Jul Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open Switzerland   Tim Thelen (2)
15 Jul U.S. Senior Open United States   Roger Chapman (2) Champions Tour major.
Unofficial money on the EST
29 Jul Senior Open Championship England   Fred Couples (n/a) Champions Tour major
19 Aug SSE Scottish Senior Open Scotland   Anders Forsbrand (1)
26 Aug Speedy Services Wales Senior Open Wales   Barry Lane (4)
2 Sep Travis Perkins plc Senior Masters England   Des Smyth (5)
9 Sep Pon Senior Open Germany   Terry Price (1) New tournament
23 Sep French Riviera Masters France   David J. Russell (2)
11 Nov Fubon Senior Open Taiwan   Tim Thelen (3) (co-sanctioned event)
9 Dec MCB Tour Championship Mauritius   David Frost (2)

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

Leading money winnersEdit

Rank Player Country Prize money ()
1 Roger Chapman   England 356,751
2 Barry Lane   England 284,636
3 Tim Thelen   United States 251,772
4 Peter Fowler   Australia 225,430
5 Paul Wesselingh   England 191,663
6 Chris Williams   South Africa 160,733
7 Gary Wolstenholme   England 154,501
8 Anders Forsbrand   Sweden 152,824
9 Des Smyth   Ireland 150,500
10 Bernhard Langer   Germany 132,108

There is a complete list on the official site here.

External linksEdit