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2007- Justin Rose won the European Tour Order of Merit.
Justin Rose won the 2007 Order of merit.
Robert Karlsson has become the first ever Swede to win the European Order of Merit golf title in 2008.
I couldn't believe it either. It was down to his finish in the Order of Merit 2008.
The Order of Merit is the European Tour equivilent of the PGA Tour money list. The European Tour players have their winnings from European Tour sanctioned events, including the majors, compiled over the course of the season and whoever has won the most Euros at the end of the year wins the Order of Merit.
On the European tour, it simply works by how much money has been earned during the season. It is calculated in Euros and whoever has the most Euros at the end of the season is the winner of the Order of Merit.
Order of Merit happened in 1902.
They all have the same merit list. There is no different Merit List.