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Robert Karlsson

SWE

Tall Swede was a former European Number One and is nicknamed "The Scientist"

Age World Ranking
47 412th
Robert Karlsson

Meet Robert

Son of a greenkeeper, he grew up on a golf course in Katrineholm. Turned professional in 1989 an d gained his European Tour card at the 1990 Qualifying School.

 

Since then, he has won 11 European Tour titles – including the 2010 DP World Tour Championship – and became the first Swede to top the European Tour money-list in 2008, the same year he partnered Henrik Stenson to victory in the World Cup. Has five Major Championship top ten finishes to his name and played in the 2006 and 2008 editions of The Ryder Cup.

 

At 6ft 5 inches, he is the joint tallest man on the European Tour with Chris Wood.

1

Rolex Series Appearances

1

Race to Dubai Champion

11

European Tour Wins

4

Challenge Tour Appearance

Stats

Tour Statistics
Last six tournaments
  • Highest Finish 1st
  • Lowest Finish 159th
  • Biggest Prize (2010) € 910,348
Last six tournaments
  • Highest Finish 1st
  • Lowest Finish 159th
  • Biggest Prize (2010) € 910,348

Get to know...

Robert Karlsson
    TOUR KEY
    European
    Challenge
    Senior
    Rolex Series
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    Career Record Details

    • European Tour Wins 11
      Tournaments Played 571
      Biggest prize (2008) € 910,349
    • Season
      Rank
      Tournaments Played
      1st
      2nd
      3rd
      4-10
      Missed Cuts MC
      Stroke Average
      Points
    • 2017
      185
      11
      0
      0
      0
      0
      8
      72.54
      39,496
    • 2016
      95
      21
      0
      0
      1
      1
      9
      71.55
      319,409
    • 2015
      89
      21
      0
      1
      0
      0
      9
      71.64
      313,934
    • 2014
      34
      22
      0
      0
      0
      5
      2
      70.32
      1,143,774
    • 2013
      0
      2
      0
      0
      0
      0
      1
      76.5
      16,614
    • 2012
      68
      13
      0
      0
      0
      1
      4
      71.97
      379,002
    • 2011
      37
      14
      0
      0
      0
      3
      2
      70.65
      773,347
    • 2010
      6
      21
      2
      1
      0
      1
      4
      71.2
      2,296,486
    • 2009
      98
      13
      0
      0
      0
      1
      4
      70.77
      329,390
    • 2008
      1
      24
      2
      2
      4
      4
      1
      70.08
      2,732,748
    • 2007
      27
      22
      0
      1
      0
      2
      5
      71.38
      950,507
    • 2006
      4
      30
      2
      1
      1
      4
      3
      70.48
      2,044,936
    • 2005
      38
      28
      0
      0
      1
      4
      9
      71.15
      573,068
    • 2004
      116
      25
      0
      0
      0
      0
      9
      68.53
      145,868
    • 2003
      48
      27
      0
      0
      1
      4
      7
      68.49
      501,594
    • 2002
      33
      23
      1
      0
      0
      3
      5
      69.47
      625,088
    • 2001
      15
      23
      1
      2
      0
      5
      5
      70.39
      877,180
    • 2000
      114
      18
      0
      0
      0
      0
      8
      71.73
      122,945
    • 1999
      19
      23
      1
      0
      1
      3
      6
      71.11
      465,675
    • 1998
      17
      21
      0
      2
      2
      1
      7
      70.89
      374,200
    • 1997
      10
      24
      1
      1
      0
      3
      6
      70.78
      510,360
    • 1996
      102
      19
      0
      1
      0
      0
      13
      73.83
      90,239
    • 1995
      41
      28
      1
      0
      1
      0
      12
      72.42
      184,589
    • 1994
      56
      23
      0
      0
      1
      3
      8
      71.93
      137,876
    • 1993
      43
      26
      0
      1
      0
      2
      12
      72.13
      206,342
    • 1992
      22
      25
      0
      2
      1
      3
      6
      71.63
      275,209
    • 1991
      62
      18
      0
      0
      1
      1
      7
      70.14
      93,000
    • 1990
      0
      2
      0
      0
      0
      0
      0
      71.88
      0
    • 1989
      0
      3
      0
      0
      0
      0
      1
      73.8
      0
    • 1988
      0
      1
      0
      0
      0
      0
      1
      74
      0