Born:April 1, 1961 in Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden.
Original/Home Club:Filipstad, Sweden
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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)].
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)].
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].
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].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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