2013 Ladies European Tour

The 2013 Ladies European Tour is a series of golf tournaments for elite female golfers from around the world, which takes place from February through December, 2013. The tournaments are sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour (LET).

2013 Ladies European Tour season
DurationFebruary 2013 (2013-02) – December 2013 (2013-12)
Number of official events23
Most wins3: South Africa Lee-Anne Pace
Order of MeritNorway Suzann Pettersen
Player of the YearSouth Africa Lee-Anne Pace
Rookie of the YearEngland Charley Hull
Lowest stroke averageNorway Suzann Pettersen

At present, the tour is scheduled to feature a total of 24 events, including the return of the Ladies Italian Open, which hasn't been on the tour since 2009. It also features the bi-annual Europe vs. USA Solheim Cup, which will rotate its turn to the United States for 2013. Also added to the tour is the Helsingborg Open in Sweden.

Leaving the tour for 2013 are the Deutsche Bank Ladies Swiss Open (Switzerland), the Ladies Irish Open (Ireland), and the UNIQA Ladies Golf Open (Austria).

The tour has chronologically moved some of the events. Moving upwards on the calendar are the South African Women's Open by three months, and the Open de España Femenino by three months. Moving back on the calendar are the Honma Pilsen Golf Masters by two months, The Evian Championship by two months, and the Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open by three months.

Schedule edit

The table below shows the 2013 schedule. The numbers in brackets after the winners' names indicate the career wins on the Ladies European Tour, including that event, and is only shown for members of the tour.

Major championships
Regular events
Team championships
Date Tournament Host country Winner WWGR
1–3 Feb Volvik RACV Ladies Masters   Australia   Karrie Webb (n/a) 19.5 Co-sanctioned with the ALPG Tour
8–10 Feb ISPS Handa New Zealand Women's Open   New Zealand   Lydia Ko (n/a, amateur) 19 Co-sanctioned with the ALPG Tour
14–17 Feb ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open   Australia   Jiyai Shin (n/a) 37 Co-sanctioned with the ALPG Tour
and the LPGA Tour
7–10 Mar Mission Hills World Ladies Championship   China   Suzann Pettersen (6) - individual
  Inbee Park and Kim Ha-Neul - team
28–31 Mar Lalla Meryem Cup   Morocco   Ariya Jutanugarn (1) 15
19–21 Apr South African Women's Open   South Africa   Marianne Skarpnord (3)
9–12 May Turkish Airlines Ladies Open   Turkey   Lee-Anne Pace (6) 15
24–26 May Deloitte Ladies Open   Netherlands   Holly Clyburn (1) 15.5
30 May – 2 Jun UniCredit Ladies German Open   Germany   Carlota Ciganda (3)
20–23 Jun Allianz Ladies Slovak Open   Slovakia   Gwladys Nocera (11) 15
18–21 Jul Open de España Femenino   Spain   Lee-Anne Pace (7) 15
26–28 Jul ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters   England   Karrie Webb (n/a) 17
1–4 Aug Ricoh Women's British Open   Scotland   Stacy Lewis (n/a) 100 Co-sanctioned with the LPGA Tour
9–11 Aug Honma Pilsen Golf Masters   Czech Republic   Ann-Kathrin Lindner (1) 15
16–18 Aug Solheim Cup   United States   Europe
30 Aug – 1 Sep Aberdeen Asset Management Ladies Scottish Open   Scotland   Catriona Matthew (6) 15
5–8 Sep Helsingborg Open   Sweden   Rebecca Artis (1) 16.5
12–15 Sep The Evian Championship   France   Suzann Pettersen (7) 100 Co-sanctioned with the LPGA Tour
26–29 Sep Lacoste Ladies Open de France   France   Azahara Muñoz (2) 15.5
25–27 Oct Sanya Ladies Open   China   Lee-Anne Pace (8) 15 Co-sanctioned with the LAGT
1–3 Nov China Suzhou Taihu Open   China   Gwladys Nocera (12) 15 Co-sanctioned with the LAGT
28–30 Nov Hero Women's Indian Open   India   Thidapa Suwannapura (n/a) 15 Co-sanctioned with the LAGT
4–7 Dec Omega Dubai Ladies Masters   U.A.E.   Pornanong Phatlum (2) 19

Order of Merit rankings edit

Rank Player Country Earnings (€)
1 Suzann Pettersen   Norway 518,449
2 Lee-Anne Pace   South Africa 250,927
3 Lexi Thompson   United States 228,794
4 Gwladys Nocera   France 221,288
5 Carlota Ciganda   Spain 173,329
6 Charley Hull   England 135,994
7 Holly Clyburn   England 116,101
8 Beatriz Recari   Spain 114,936
9 Shanshan Feng   China 106,166
10 Valentine Derrey   France 97,685


External links edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Ladies European Tour Final Order of Merit 2013". Golf Live. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2023.