2003 Challenge Tour

The 2003 Challenge Tour was a series of golf tournaments known as the Challenge Tour, the official development tour run by the PGA European Tour. The tour was started as the Satellite Tour in 1986 and was renamed the Challenge Tour ready for the start of the 1990 season.[1]

The Challenge Tour Rankings was won by Sweden's Johan Edfors.

Tournament schedule

The table below shows the 2003 Challenge Tour schedule.[2]

DatesTournamentHost countryWinnerNotes
30 Jan2 Feb Costa Rica Open Costa Rica Argentina Sebastián Fernández
69 Feb Telefonica Centro America Abierto de Guatemala Guatemala Argentina Daniel Vancsik
1316 Feb American Express Los Encinos Open Mexico England James Hepworth
69 Mar Stanbic Zambia Open Zambia Sweden Johan Edfors
2023 Mar Madeira Island Open Portugal Wales Bradley Dredge European Tour event,
50% prize money
1013 Apr Panalpina Banque Commerciale du Maroc Classic Morocco Scotland Greig Hutcheon
811 May Tessali - Metaponto Open di Puglia e Basilicata Italy England Martin LeMesurier
1518 May Izki Challenge de España Spain Sweden Martin Erlandsson
1518 May Fortis Challenge Open Netherlands Sweden Johan Edfors
58 Jun Nykredit Danish Open Denmark Australia Marcus Fraser
1215 Jun Aa St Omer Open France Australia Brett Rumford Dual-ranking event with the European Tour
1922 Jun Clearstream International Luxembourg Open Luxembourg England Martin LeMesurier
2629 Jun Galeria Kaufhof Pokal Challenge Germany Sweden Michael Jonzon
36 Jul Volvo Finnish Open Finland England Jamie Elson
1013 Jul Open des Volcans Challenge de France France Spain Ivó Giner
1720 Jul Kitzbühel Golf Alpin Open Austria England David Geall
2427 Jul Golf Padova Terme Euganee International Open Italy Spain Ivó Giner
31 Jul3 Aug Talma Finnish Challenge Finland Australia Marcus Fraser
1417 Aug BMW Russian Open Russia Australia Marcus Fraser Dual-ranking event with the European Tour
2124 Aug Rolex Trophy Switzerland Sweden Michael Jonzon
2831 Aug Skandia PGA Open Sweden South Africa Titch Moore
47 Sept BA-CA Golf Open Austria England Robert Coles
1114 Sept Benmore Developments Northern Ireland Masters Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Darren Clarke
1821 Sept Telia Grand Prix Sweden Scotland Euan Little
25 Oct Open de Toulouse France Scotland Scott Drummond
912 Oct Ryder Cup Wales Challenge Wales Wales Craig Williams
1619 Oct Turespaña Mallorca Classic Spain Spain Miguel Ángel Jiménez Dual-ranking event with the European Tour
2326 Oct Challenge Tour Grand Final France Spain José Manuel Carriles


The top 15 on the Challenge Tour Rankings gained membership of the European Tour for the 2004 season.[1]

Position Player Country Prize money ()
1 Johan Edfors  Sweden 94,509
2 Martin LeMesurier  England 88,644
3 José Manuel Carilles  Spain 86,604
4 Martin Wiegele  Austria 86,057
5 Peter Hanson  Sweden 83,663
6 Martin Erlandsson  Sweden 80,426
7 Scott Drummond  Scotland 79,774
8 Stuart Little  England 73,554
9 Sebastián Fernández  Argentina 72,115
10 Jamie Elson  England 70,551
11 James Hepworth  England 67,971
12 Michael Jonzon  Sweden 66,308
13 Robert Coles  England 65,869
14 Ivó Giner  Spain 60,636
15 Ben Mason  England 59,829

See also


  1. 1 2 "Tour History". PGA European Tour. Archived from the original on 22 July 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-30.
  2. "Tournament Schedule". PGA European Tour. Retrieved 2010-08-03.

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