2011 European Senior Tour

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2011 European Senior Tour season
Duration19 November 2010 (2010-11-19) – 11 December 2011 (2011-12-11)
Number of official events22
Most winsAustralia Peter Fowler (2)
England Barry Lane (2)
England Carl Mason (2)
Order of MeritAustralia Peter Fowler
Rookie of the YearEngland Gary Wolstenholme

The 2011 European Senior Tour was the 20th season of the European Senior Tour, the main professional golf tour in Europe for men aged 50 and over.


The following table lists official events during the 2011 season.[1]

Date Tournament Host country Purse
Winner[a] Other
21 Nov Handa Australian Senior Open Australia A$400,000 Australia Peter Senior (1) New to European Senior Tour
28 Nov Handa Cup Senior Masters Japan ¥120,000,000 Japan Masahiro Kuramoto (1) JPNSEN New to European Senior Tour
12 Dec Mauritius Commercial Bank Open Mauritius 280,000 South Africa David Frost (1)
6 Mar Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters Brunei US$350,000 South Africa Chris Williams (1)
13 Mar ISPS Handa Senior World Championship China US$350,000 Scotland Sandy Lyle (1) New tournament
20 Mar OKI Open de España Senior Spain 200,000 England Carl Mason (24) New tournament
29 May Senior PGA Championship United States US$2,000,000 United States Tom Watson (n/a) Senior major championship
5 Jun ISPS Handa Senior Masters England £200,000 Australia Peter Fowler (1)
12 Jun De Vere Club PGA Seniors Championship England £250,000 Scotland Andrew Oldcorn (1)
19 Jun Berenberg Bank Masters Germany 400,000 Wales Ian Woosnam (4)
26 Jun Van Lanschot Senior Open Netherlands 250,000 Republic of Ireland Des Smyth (4)
3 Jul Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open Switzerland 250,000 Australia Peter Fowler (2)
24 Jul The Senior Open Championship England US$2,000,000 United States Russ Cochran (n/a) Senior major championship
31 Jul U.S. Senior Open United States US$2,600,000 United States Olin Browne (2) Senior major championship[c]
21 Aug Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open Scotland £250,000 England Barry Lane (2)
4 Sep Travis Perkins plc Senior Masters England £280,000 Thailand Boonchu Ruangkit (5)
18 Sep Casa Serena Open Czech Republic 400,000 England Barry Lane (3)
24 Sep Cannes Mougins Masters France 250,000 Spain Juan Quirós (4)
1 Oct Belas Clube de Campo Senior Open de Portugal Portugal 300,000 Wales Mark Mouland (1)
16 Oct Benahavis Senior Masters Spain 180,000 England Carl Mason (25)
20 Nov Fubon Senior Open Taiwan US$400,000 Taiwan Lu Chien-soon (n/a) New tournament
11 Dec MCB Tour Championship Mauritius 400,000 United States Tom Lehman (n/a) Tour Championship

Order of Merit[edit]

The Order of Merit was based on prize money won during the season, calculated in Euros.[2][3]

Position Player Prize money ()
1 Australia Peter Fowler 302,327
2 England Barry Lane 271,173
3 Scotland Andrew Oldcorn 188,981
4 England Gary Wolstenholme 181,637
5 Wales Ian Woosnam 179,160


Award Winner Ref.
Rookie of the Year England Gary Wolstenholme [4]


  1. ^ The number in brackets after each winner's name is the number of European Senior Tour events they had won up to and including that tournament. This information is only shown for European Senior Tour members.
  2. ^ JPNSEN − Japan PGA Senior Tour.
  3. ^ Official win; unofficial money.


  1. ^ "2011 Tournament schedule". European Tour. Retrieved 17 November 2023.
  2. ^ "2011 Order of Merit". European Tour. Archived from the original on 4 January 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2023.
  3. ^ "Fowler claims European Senior Tour Order of Merit". Golf Business News. 12 December 2011. Retrieved 17 November 2023. The 52 year old's cheque for €14, 814 took his earnings for 2011 to €302,327, meaning he finished the Senior Tour's 20th anniversary season €32,154 clear of runner up Lane in the Order of Merit.
  4. ^ "Senior stars gather for awards dinner". European Tour. 31 August 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2023. ...and Gary Wolstenholme receiving the Rookie of the Year award.

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