NILSSON Christian

Christian NILSSON



ResidenceKarlstad, Sweden
AttachmentKarlstad GK
Date of Birth:25/05/1979
Place of BirthKarlstad, Sweden
Height & Weight6' 1" 13st 5lbs (184cm 85kg)
FamilyWife: Johanna (m. 2009) Children: Thea (2008), Elliot (2010)
InterestsMusic, sports
Turned Pro1999 (plus 3)
Qualifying School2001, (03), (04), 05*, 07

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Captured his maiden European Tour title in June 2009, when he finished on 13 under par at the dual-ranking SAINT OMER OPEN presented by Neuflize OBC, having finished runner-up at the same event the year before. Built on that success in 2010 with three top ten finishes to come 71st in The Race to Dubai. Coached by Henri Reis, the man in charge of former women’s World Number One Annika Sorenstam. Has met his compatriot Sorenstam just once but “would love to do half of what she has done in the game – she is just an amazing player and someone Sweden should be very proud of”. Played in the World and European Championships as an amateur for Sweden, before turning professional in 1999.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 173,710 (2009)


Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1998 Jacques Leglise Trophy 1996 (winners) Boys, Youths, Seniors 1996-98

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