Name:Karl Sven Joakim Haeggman
Also known as:Haeggy
Born:Aug 28, 1969 in Kalmar, Smaland, Sweden.
Original/Home Club:Kalmar GK, Sweden
Ryder Cup player (1993). European Tour wins (3).
In 1993 Haeggman became the first Swede to play Ryder Cup golf. He won his Sunday singles match against John Cook, although the overall result at The Belfry was a relatively narrow American win by two points.
MCB Tour Championship - Seychelles (Dec 1-4; last played in 2019). Second-placed Adilson da Silva (Brazil) finished 4 shots behind 53-year-old Joakim Haeggman (Swe), who recorded his first European (Legends) Senior Tour win in his 29th start on the Tour. [Constance Lemuria Resort, Praslin, Seychelles].
Played as the Qatar Masters (March 11-14; European Tour event). Second-placed Nobuhito Sato (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Joakim Haeggman (Swe), who recorded the last of his three European Tour wins. [Doha GC, Qatar].
Played as the Hassan II Trophy (Nov 8-11; unofficial limited-field event). Second-placed Santiago Luna (Esp) and Mark Roe (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Haeggman (Swe). [Red course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].
Played as the Volvo Scandinavian Masters (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Ignacio Garrido (Esp) finished 4 shots behind home-country winner Joakim Haeggman (Swe), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Masters course, Barsebäck G&CC, nr Malmö, Sweden].
Benson & Hedges
Played as the Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open. Haeggman (Swe) beat Periasamy Gunasegaran (Malay) at the seventh playoff hole. Frank Nobilo (NZ) was eliminated at the sixth playoff hole. [Old course, Royal Selangor GC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia].
Played as the Peugeot Spanish Open. Second-placed Ernie Els (RSA) and Nick Faldo (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Haeggman (Swe). [Club Jarama R.A.C.E., San Sebastian de los Reyes, nr Madrid]
Chevron Championship: the first women’s major championship of 2023 is played for the first time in Texas, having been uprooted from its home of 51 years at the Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California.
Italian Open: the 80th playing of this prestigious European event will see many 2023 Ryder Cup hopefuls build their “local knowledge” of the Marco Simone course in Rome. (May 4-7). Ryder Cup (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Jon Rahm: dedicated his emphatic Masters Tournament win to the late Seve Ballesteros. “Rahmbo’s” victory came on the day his fellow countryman and golfing inspiration would have turned 66 years of age.
Steve Stricker: four-time senior major championship winner, chases a fifth title as he defends at the 34th Regions Tradition (May 11-14), the first senior major of 2023.
Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.
Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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