KORHONEN Mikko

Mikko KORHONEN

FIN

Biography

ResidenceNummela, Finland
AttachmentDEFA
Date of Birth:23/07/1980
Place of BirthMäntsälä, Finland
Height & Weight5ft 9½in 12st 1lbs (174cm 77kg)
FamilyWife: Laura (m. 2007), Children: Elsa (2006), Oona (2010)
InterestsTennis, rock music, sports, movies, cooking, wine
Turned Pro2004 (plus 3)
Qualifying School(2003), (04), (05), 06, 07, 08, 09, 10*, (11), 12*,13*, 14* (winner)

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Biography

Made a swift return to The Race to Dubai in resounding fashion by winning the Qualifying School Final Stage at European Tour Destination PGA Catalunya Resort by two shots with a 20 under par total – thus claiming a place back among the European elite after failing to retain his card in 2014. Also made it through the Final Stage in 2013 and 2012. Began playing the game aged ten after his father had started a year earlier. Played junior and amateur golf with Mikko Ilonen, and always uses the same green markers whenever he plays. Enjoys cooking and is a burgeoning wine buff.

Career RecordMore

European Tour Qualifying School Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR408
Race To Dubai104
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 40,166 (2013)

Teams

Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2004 Jacques Léglise Trophy 1998 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1997-04 Professional World Cup 2008, 13

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  • Emirates
  • Titleist
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  • Rolex

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