Born:Oct 10, 1975 in Varberg, Halland, Sweden.
Original/Home Club:Kungsbacka GC
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].
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].
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].
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].
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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