ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
Date of Birth:10/05/1967
Place of BirthImatra, Finland
Height & Weight6' 2" 12st 12lbs (187cm 82kg)
FamilyWife: Linda (m. 2002); Children: Lukas (2000), Douglas (2003), Axel (2008)
InterestsSkiing, tennis, fitness, squash
Turned Pro1987 (1)
Qualifying School(1987), 91, 92, 93, 05*, 09*, 10, 11, 12, (13), (14), 15

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Born in Finland, Sandelin grew up in Sweden. He developed a love for the game after playing mini-golf in the basement of a McDonald's burger bar in Stockholm in 1977. He turned professional in 1987 but had to wait for his opportunity on the European Tour, despite attending Qualifying School on a number of occasions. He would then graduate from the Challenge Tour after the 1994 season. He won the Open De Canaria in his debut European Tour season, eventually finishing 21st on the Order of Merit leading him to being awarded the Rookie of the Year trophy for 1995. A member of Europe's 1999 Ryder Cup side.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins5
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 273,702 (2002)


Professional Ryder Cup 1999 Alfred Dunhill Cup 1995, 96, 99 World Cup 1995, 96, 99 Seve Trophy 2000 (winners)

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