2008 European Seniors Tour

The 2008 European Seniors Tour was the 17th season of the European Seniors Tour, the professional golf tour for men aged fifty and above operated by the PGA European Tour. Welshman Ian Woosnam won two events and his first Order of Merit title.

Tournament results

The numbers in brackets after the winners' names show the number of career wins they had on the European Seniors Tour up to and including that event. This is only shown for players who are members of the tour.

DateTournamentHost countryWinnerNotes
9 Mar DGM Barbados Open Barbados Scotland Bill Longmuir (7)
30 Mar Azores Senior Open Portugal Australia Stewart Ginn (1) New tournament
25 May U.S. Senior PGA Championship United States United States Jay Haas (n/a) Champions Tour major
1 Jun Parkridge Polish Seniors Championship Poland Wales Ian Woosnam (1) New tournament
8 Jun Jersey Seniors Classic Jersey Zimbabwe Tony Johnstone (1)
15 Jun Ryder Cup Wales Seniors Open Wales England Peter Mitchell (1)
22 Jun Irish Seniors Open Ireland Spain Juan Quirós (3)
6 Jul Russian Seniors Open Russia Wales Ian Woosnam (2) New tournament
27 Jul Senior Open Championship Scotland United States Bruce Vaughan (n/a) A senior major
3 Aug U.S. Senior Open United States Argentina Eduardo Romero (n/a) Champions Tour major
Unofficial money on the EST.
10 Aug Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open Switzerland England Carl Mason (20)
24 Aug The De Vere Collection PGA Seniors Championship England England Gordon J. Brand (4) Gordon J. Brand won after a
six-hole playoff with Gordon Brand Jnr
31 Aug Travis Perkins plc Senior Masters England England Gordon J. Brand (5)
7 Sep Casa Serena Open Czech Republic Germany Bernhard Langer (1) New tournament
14 Sep Weston Homes PGA International Seniors England England Nick Job (5) New tournament
28 Sep Scottish Seniors Open Scotland England Peter Mitchell (2)
12 Oct Lake Garda Italian Seniors Open Italy England Peter Mitchell (3)
9 Nov OKI Castellón Open España - Senior Tour Championship Spain Scotland Sam Torrance (10)

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

Leading money winners

Rank Player Country Prize money ()
1 Ian Woosnam  Wales 320,120
2 Gordon J. Brand  England 257,744
3 Peter Mitchell  England 217,488
4 Juan Quirós  Spain 190,164
5 Bill Longmuir  Scotland 177,033
6 Nick Job  England 162,683
7 Carl Mason  England 156,414
8 Sam Torrance  Scotland 152,753
9 Costantino Rocca  Italy 140,532
10 Domingo Hospital  Spain 124,660

There is a complete list on the official site here.

External links

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