If you think you've played a lot of golf, wait until you see the numbers these guys have racked up

David Howell joined an exclusive club when he teed up at the 2022 Cazoo Wales Open, becoming just the third player in history to reach 700 appearances on the DP World Tour – formerly known as the European Tour.

The feat got us thinking, and after diving into the record books, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 golfers with the most starts in the storied history of the European Tour…

Most European Tour/DP World Tour appearances:

10. Roger Chapman

Starts: 618
Wins: 1

9. Paul Lawrie

Starts: 621
Wins: 8

8. Colin Montgomerie

Starts: 628
Wins: 31

7. Robert Karlsson*

Starts: 632
Wins: 11

6. Soren Kjeldsen*

Starts: 652
Wins: 4

5. Raphael Jacquelin*

Starts: 673
Wins: 4

4. Barry Lane

Starts: 693
Wins: 5

3. David Howell*
Starts: 700
Wins: 5

2. Sam Torrance

Starts: 706
Wins: 21

1. Miguel Angel Jimenez

Starts: 717
Wins: 21

*denotes those still playing on the DP World Tour

Altogether, that’s more than 6,600 appearances and 111 wins!

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