ResidenceOrlando, Florida, USA
AttachmentBarseback G&CC
Date of Birth:05/04/1976
Place of BirthGothenburg, Sweden
Height & Weight6ft 2¾in 14st 2lbs (187cm 90kg)
FamilyWife: Emma (m. 2006); Children: Lisa (2007), Karl (2010), Alice (2014)
InterestsMusic, movies, fishing, cars
Turned Pro1998 (plus 4)
Qualifying School1999

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Built on his extraordinary form of 2013 this year with some consistent performances – most notably at the US PGA Championship and US Open, where the Swede finished in a tie for third and fourth respectively. Also enjoyed a fine Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, where the Gothenburg native formed a formidable partnership with Justin Rose over the first two days of action in Scotland, to help Europe record another victory over the USA. Won the 2013 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, to become the second Swede after Robert Karlsson to be crowned European Tour Number One and the first player to win both The Race to Dubai and the US PGA Tour's FedEx Cup in the same season. Triumphed twice in the PGA Tour play-off series, including at their Tour Championship. Had his highest finish in a Major in finishing runner-up to Phil Mickelson at The 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield in July 2013 in what was the early stages of a staggering return to form which saw him dominate on both sides of the Atlantic. Won his first European Tour title for more than five years when he claimed the SA Open Championship by three shots in November 2012. In the interim he won the 2009 Players Championship on the US PGA Tour in some style, compiling a memorable final round of six under par 66 at the notorious TPC Sawgrass to leave his competitors standing. Made The European Ryder Cup Team for the second successive time in 2008 and won one and a half points in Valhalla, teaming up with Oliver Wilson for a remarkable comeback to defeat Anthony Kim and Phil Mickelson 2&1 in the Saturday morning foursomes. Ended 2008 in memorable fashion by partnering Robert Karlsson to a Swedish victory in the Mission Hills World Cup then securing a runaway triumph in the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa. Won the Omega Dubai Desert Classic in 2007 and three weeks later captured the WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship. A family friend introduced him to the game and he got down to scratch by the age of 18. Won the 2000 Challenge Tour Rankings with a record of eight top ten finishes, which included three wins. Lives in Orlando and is coached by the Dubai-based Peter Cowen.

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Challenge Tour Wins3
European Tour Wins8
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai2
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,027,631 (2007)


Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1998 St Andrews Trophy 1998 (winners) Boys, Youths, Seniors 1994-97 Professional Ryder Cup 2006 (winners), 08 World Cup 2005, 06, 08 (winners), 09 Seve Trophy 2005, 09 Royal Trophy 2006 (winners), 07 (winners), 10 (winners), 11 (winners), 12

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