KANKKONEN Anssi

Anssi KANKKONEN

FIN

Biography

ResidenceVanhatie, Finland
AttachmentVanajanlinna G&CC
Date of Birth:11/10/1968
Place of BirthLahti, Finland
Height & Weight5ft 11in  13st 7lb   (181cm  85kgs)
InterestsSports, horses
Turned Pro1990
Qualifying School1991*, 92 (93), 94, 95*, 96, 01

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Biography

Son of a former Olympic Ski-Jumping champion, he followed in his father’s footsteps before turning to golf. Won two tournaments on the ‘97 Challenge Tour, the Alianca UAP Challenge in Portugal after surviving a three-way playoff, and the Rolex Trophy Pro-Am in Switzerland. He would have made it three but lost a playoff with Knud Storgaard in the opening event, the Ivory Coast Open. Finished fifth on the ranking.

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Challenge Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1322
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 23,455 (1996)

Teams

Amateur National Team 1984-90 Professional World Cup 1991, 92, 94, 95, 97

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