ResidenceFredensborg, Denmark
AttachmentThe Scandinavian
Date of Birth:17/05/1975
Place of BirthAalborg, Denmark
Height & Weight5ft 7¾in 11st 6lbs (170cm 75kgs)
FamilyWife: Charlotte (m. 2000); Children: Emil (2003), Mads (2006), Karla (2011)
InterestsMovies, tennis
Web Sitewww.sorenkjeldsen.com
Turned Pro1995 (plus 2)
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Partnered with Thorbjørn Olesen to win the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf for Denmark for the first time claiming a thrilling four-shot victory at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Australia. Enjoyed a summer to remember in 2015, first winning the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation – his first victory for six years – then reaching 500 European Tour appearances at the US PGA Championship. Celebrated the milestone properly the following week on home soil at the Made in Denmark, where he was tied second at the end of an emotional few days. Called it the best experience he has had on a golf course when thousands of fans packed the famous 16th hole with flags bearing ‘SK500’ in the first round, cheering wildly as his tee shot ended inches from the cup. His win at Royal County Down, where he beat Eddie Pepperell and Bernd Wiesberger in a play-off, ended a frustrating period and reignited his belief he could win despite turning 40. His previous win came at the 2009 Open de Andalucía de Golf, continuing his affinity with Spain having won the 2008 Volvo Masters at Valderrama. Showed his qualities as a tough competitor in his rookie season on the European Tour, leaving it late to secure his playing rights in 115th place on the Order of Merit. Captured his first title in the 2003 Diageo Championship at Gleneagles. Represented Denmark in the Eisenhower Trophy as an amateur before he qualified for the European Tour through the Challenge Tour Rankings in 1997. That year he also tested his stamina in another way by running a marathon and he achieved a highly respectable time of three hours and 54 minutes.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins4
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai27
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 708,000 (2008)


Professional World Cup 1998, 99, 03, 04, 09, 16 (winners) Seve Trophy 2009 Royal Trophy 2010 (winners) EURASIA CUP 2016 (winners) Denmark Olympic 2016 Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1994 Jacques Léglise Trophy 1993 Youths, Seniors 1993, 95

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