Colin Montgomerie to play 500th European Tour event in Spain

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2009 European TourSEVILLE, Spain ' Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie will celebrate his 500th European Tour appearance at this weekends Andalucian Open in Spain.
 
The 45-year-old Montgomerie is hoping the milestone will help motivate him to win a 32nd European title.
 
The Scottish golfer has amassed nearly $32 million in career earnings, with a record 182 top-10 finishes since his debut in 1987. But hes slipped to 137th in the rankings, meaning he will miss next months Masters.
 
This weekends tournaments will help determine the Masters field, as the top 50 players in Mondays rankings earn a spot at Augusta.
 
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