PARNEVIK Jesper

Jesper PARNEVIK

SWE

Biography

ResidenceJupiter, Florida, USA
AttachmentMedallist CC
Date of Birth:07/03/1965
Place of BirthDanderyd, Stockholm
Height & Weight6ft 1¼in 12st 6lbs (183cm 79kg)
FamilyWife: Mia (m. 1994); Children: Ida Josefin Peg (1995), Penny (1997), Pebble Peach Philippa (1999), Phoenix (2001)
InterestsTennis, magic, bridge, ypga, yachting, vitamins, backgammon
Turned Pro1986 (plus 2)
Qualifying School1987, 88* (winner)

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  • Jesper Parnevik - in action on day two of The Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex

Biography

Son of Sweden's most popular comedian and impressionist, Bo, he is easily recognised by his trademark baseball cap with upturned peak and drainpipe trousers. An accomplished bridge player and magician. Named his third daughter after his favourite golf course, Pebble Beach. Son Phoenix was named after the site of his first US PGA TOUR victory. Brother in law to Per-Ulrik Johansson. Became the first Swede to win a European Tour event in his home country. Twice a runner-up in The Open. Played in The 1997, 1999 and 2002 Ryder Cups. Star of television show 'Parneviks', a reality TV show starring his family which is broadcast in Sweden.

Career RecordMore

European Tour Wins4
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1930
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 210,000 (1997)

Teams

AMATEUR Eisenhower Trophy 1984, 86 St. Andrews Trophy 1986 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1981-86 PROFESSIONAL Ryder Cup 1997 (winners), 99, 02 (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1993, 94, 95, 97 World Cup 1994, 95 Europcar Cup 1988 (winners) CHAMPIONS TOUR VICTORIES: Total 1 2016 Insperity Invitational (USA)

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