Who's who: Anders Forsbrand

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Who's who: Anders Forsbrand

  • Name:

    Anders Forsbrand
  • Country:

    Sweden
  • Born:

    April 1, 1961 in Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Filipstad, Sweden
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1981

Roll of Honour

Multiple wins on the European Tour (6) and European Senior Tour (1).

Did you know?

European Senior Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Anders Forsbrand

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

€47,457

Title sponsor

SSE

Played as the SSE Scottish Senior Open (Aug 17-19). Second-placed Philip Golding (Eng) finished 1 shot behind wire-to-wire winner Anders Forsbrand (Swe), who recorded his first European Snr Tour title and the first by a Swede. [Torrance course, Fairmont St Andrews, Fife].

1997
Europe
343 (-12)
£35,000
Novotel/Perrier

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

343 (-12)

Prize money

£35,000

Title sponsor

Novotel/Perrier

Played as the Open Novotel Perrier (Oct 9-12; Eurpn Tr unofficial money event over 90 holes; two-man teams playing fourball, foursome and greensome formats). Sweden (Anders Forsbrand & Michael Jonzon) beat Spain (Santiago Luna & José Rivero) at the first playoff hole. [Châteaux course, Golf du Médoc, nr Bordeaux].

1995
Europe
264 (-24)
£108,330
Mercedes

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

264 (-24)

Prize money

£108,330

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes German Masters (Oct 5-8). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 2 shots behind Forsbrand (Swe), who recorded the last of his six European Tour wins. [Berliner G&CC Motzener See, Motzen, nr Berlin].

1994
Europe
276 (-12)
£58,330
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Moroccan Open (Jan 20-23). Second-placed Howard Clark (Eng) finished 4 shots behind Forsbrand (Swe), who recorded his fifth European Tour win. [Royal GC Agadir, Agadir, Morocco].

1992
Europe
273 (-15)
£58,330
Credit Lyonnais

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

£58,330

Title sponsor

Credit Lyonnais

Played as the Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open (April 23-26). Second-placed Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Forsbrand (Swe). [Cannes Mougins GCC, Mougins, nr Cannes, France].

1992
Europe
20 pts
£25,000
Equity & Law

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

20 pts

Prize money

£25,000

Title sponsor

Equity & Law

Played as the Equity & Law Challenge (Sept 14/15; unofficial Eurpn Tr money event over 54 holes; pts accumulated based on eagles and birdies). Second-placed Russell Claydon (Eng) finished 3 pts behind Forsbrand (Swe). [Composite course, Royal Mid-Surrey GC, Richmond, Surrey].

1992
Europe
271 (-13)
£37,500
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

£37,500

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo Open di Firenze (March 26-29). Second-placed Peter Senior (Aus) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Forsbrand (Swe). [GC Ugolino, Impruneta, nr Firenze (Florence)].

1991
Europe
274 (-14)
£33,330
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

£33,330

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo Open di Firenze (March 28-31). Second-placed Barry Lane (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Forsbrand (Swe), who recorded his second European Tour win. [GC Ugolino, Impruneta, nr Firenze (Florence)].

1991
Europe
275 (-13)
£16,950
B&H

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

£16,950

Title sponsor

B&H

Played as the Benson & Hedges Trophy (Nov 7-10; European and LET Trs mixed pairs unofficial money event). Second-placed Malcolm Mackenzie & Penny Grice-Whittaker (Eng), and Bryan Norton & Pearl Sinn (USA) finished 2 shots behind the winning team of Anders Forsbrand & Helen Alfredsson (Swe), who shared the £33,900 first prize. [Las Brisas GC, Nueva Andalucía, Costa del Sol. Now called Real (Royal) Las Brisas].

1987
Europe
263 (-25)
£56,346
Ebel

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Forsbrand, Anders

Score

263 (-25)

Prize money

£56,346

Title sponsor

Ebel

Played as the Ebel European Masters Swiss Open. Second-placed Mark Mouland (Wales) finished 3 shots behind Forsbrand (Swe). [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].

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