Became the second successive Swede to win The European Tour Qualifying School Finals in 2002 with a 28 under par total of 400, following in the footsteps of Johan Skold. The 2003 season looked promising when he finished in the top 20 in his first three events to move to 16th on the Volvo Order of Merit. But struggled to reproduce that form for the rest of the season and eventually ended the year in 167th place. However, re-discovered the consistency at the Qualifying School, with five rounds in the 60s seeing him take 12th card. Took up the game at the age of eight, following his father to the local course and watching him play. Initially, his biggest interest was in collecting tees but soon became proficient at the game. However he is still an avid collector of golf tees and goes by the nickname of 'Peggen' - the word for tee in Swedish. Attended Fresno State University in California and graduated in June 1993 with Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. Second on Challenge Tour in 1998 with €52,074 (£37,196). Kept his card in 1999 helped by a best-of-the-year finish of fifth in the Scottish PGA Championship but lost it in 2000 and played on the Challenge Tour in 2001 and 2002..