Who's who: Johan Edfors

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  • Photo of Johan Edfors
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Who's who: Johan Edfors

  • Name:

    Johan Edfors
  • Country:

    Sweden
  • Born:

    Oct 10, 1975 in Varberg, Halland, Sweden.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Kungsbacka GC
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1997

Roll of Honour

Multiple wins on the European and Asian Tours.

Did you know?

Edfors turned professional in 1997 and plied his skills for several years on the second-tier Challenge Tour. Progression to the full European Tour came as a result of winning the season-long Challenge Tour rankings in 2003. Edfors most successful year was 2006; he won three events on the European Tour, including the British Masters and Scottish Open.

Top tournaments won by Johan Edfors

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Edfors, Johan

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

US$79,250

Title sponsor

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Played as the inaugural Black Mountain Masters (March 26-29; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Prayad Marksaeng (Thai) and Chris Rodgers (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Edfors (Swe), who recorded his second Asian Tour win. [Black Mountain GC, Hua Hin, Thailand].

2006
Europe
277 (-11)
€437,950
Quinn Direct

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Edfors, Johan

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

€437,950

Title sponsor

Quinn Direct

Played as the Quinn Direct British Masters (May 11-14). Second-placed Gary Emerson (Eng), Stephen Gallacher (Scot) and Jarmo Sandelin (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Edfors (Swe). [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].

2006
Europe
271 (-13)
€577,540
Barclays

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Edfors, Johan

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

€577,540

Title sponsor

Barclays

Played as the Barclays Scottish Open (July 13-16). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng), Andrés Romero (Arg) and Charl Schwartzel (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Johan Edfors (Swe), who recorded his third European Tour win, all coming in 2006. [Loch Lomond GC, Luss, Dunbartonshire].

2006
Asia
263 (-25)
US$166,660
TCL Corp.

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Edfors, Johan

Score

263 (-25)

Prize money

US$166,660

Title sponsor

TCL Corp.

Played as the TCL Classic Sanya (March 16-19; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Andrew Buckle (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Edfors (Swe), who claimed his first win on both the European and Asian Tours. [Yalong Bay GC, Sanya, Hainan Island, China].

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