BJØRN Thomas

Thomas BJØRN



ResidenceLondon, England
Date of Birth:18/02/1971
Place of BirthSilkeborg, Denmark
Height & Weight6' 3" 13st 12lbs (189cm 88kg)
FamilyChildren: Filippa (1999), Oliver and Julia (twins) (2003)
InterestsFootball, movies, Liverpool FC
Turned Pro1993 (scratch)
Qualifying School(1992), (93)

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In 2018, he became the first Danish Ryder Cup Captain, and led Team Europe to a 17.5 - 10.5 win at Le Golf National, Paris. Highly regarded as one of the European Tour’s greatest players, he has claimed 15 European Tour titles to date. Came through the Challenge Tour by winning four titles on his way to topping the Rankings in 1995, and remains a strong supporter of the developmental tour. Was the first graduate to captain a Ryder Cup team. Became the first Danish Ryder Cup player in history in 1997, before appearing in the biennial contest twice more in 2002 and 2014 - experiencing victory on all three occasions. Appointed Chairman of the European Tour’s Tournament Committee in 2007, but stepped aside in 2016 in order to focus on his duty as Ryder Cup Captain.

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Challenge Tour Wins3
European Tour Wins15
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai123
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 795,338 (2014)


Professional Ryder Cup 1997 (winners), 02 (winners), 04 (vice captain - winners) 10 (vice captain - winners) 12 (vice captain - winners) 14 (winners), 16 (vice captain) 18 (Captain) World Cup 1996, 97, 01, 06, 13 Seve Trophy 2000 (winners), 02, 03, 05, 07, 09 (Captain), 11, 13 (winners) Royal Trophy 2006 (winners) EurAsia Cup 2014, 18 (Captain) (winners) Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1992 Jacques Léglise Trophy 1988 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1987-92

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