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Statistics 1979-2011
Tour Prize Money
No. of Members
No. of Tournaments
Leading Money Winner
Winner of the Order of Merit
1979 £80,000
47
18
Alison Sheard*
£4,965
1980 £110,494
46
21
Muriel Thomson
£8,008
1981 £125,830
51
13
Jenny Lee Smith
£13,518
1982 £121,450
54
10
Jenny Lee Smith
£12,551
1983 £170,050
57
16
Beverly Huke*
£9,225
1984 £347,470
89
21
Dale Reid
£28,239
1985 £580,000
90
20
Laura Davies
£21,736
1986 £750,000
105
20
Laura Davies
£37,500
1987 £930,000
139
19
Dale Reid
£58,815
1988 £1,565,622
178
27
Marie-Laure Taya
£109,360
1989 £1,600,000
195
21
Marie-Laure de Lorenzi
£77,534
1990 £1,900,325
231
20
Trish Johnson
£83,043
1991 £1,605,875
242
16
Corinne Dibnah
£89,058
1992 £1,663,716
259
14
Laura Davies
£63,333
1993 £1,435,336
249
11
Karen Lunn
£81,266
1994 £1,852,550
278
15
Liselotte Neumann
£102,750
1995 £2,300,060
287
18
Annika Sorenstam
£130,324
1996 £2,589,790
285
18
Laura Davies
£110,880
1997 £2,880,000
279
15
Alison Nicholas
£94,589
1998 £2,374,000
244
11
Helen Alfredsson
£125,975
1999 £3,197,999
257
15
Laura Davies
£204,521
2000 £3,765,000
272
16
Sophie Gustafson
8,777†
2001 £4,509,905
298
15
Raquel Carriedo
10,661.23†
2002 €7,556,724
285
13
Paula Marti
6,589.50†
2003 €7,422,159
285
14
Sophie Gustafson
917.95††
2004 €7,298,245
288
15
Laura Davies
777.26††
2005 €8,706,686
320
21
Iben Tinning
€204,672**
2006 €10,604,080
316
21
Laura Davies
€471,727**
2007 €11,573,670
316
25
Sophie Gustafson
€222,081.47**
2008 €12,062,983
310
29
Gwladys Nocera
€391,839.58
2009 €9,940,358
319
23
Sophie Gustafson
€281,315
2010 €11,048,525
313
26
Lee-Anne Pace
€339,517.77
2011 €11,032,500
282
25
Ai Miyazato
€363,079.68
2012 €11,806,680 338 24 Carlota Ciganda €251,289.95
* Not winners of the Order of Merit, as these years were based on a points system. The 1980 Order of Merit was also based on points, when Muriel Thomson was the winner of the Order of Merit and also the leading money winner.
† Based on the points Order of Merit introduced at the beginning of the 2000 season.
†† Based on an Order of Merit introduced at the beginning of the 2003 season.
**Based on a Money List introduced at the beginning of the 2005 season.

 






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