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].
FedEx Cup playoffs: the PGA Tour’s season finale starts in Memphis (TPC Southwind; Aug 11-14) and culminates in Atlanta (East Lake; Aug 25-28) … for the winner, the biggest prize in world golf … $18 million.
British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).
Anna Nordqvist: major championships aside, Solheim Cup stalwart Nordqvist notched up her first official Ladies European Tour win at the 2022 Ladies Dutch Open (aka Big Green Egg Open).
Cameron Smith: the Aussie PGA Tour player shot a blistering final round 64 to record his first major championship win at the home of golf in the 150th Open Championship.
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.
Golf Son Gual is home to a course frequently rated the No.1 layout on the holiday island of Mallorca. Opening for play in 2007, this Thomas Himmel design combines the openness of a links-style layout with the stylish bunkering and not infrequent water hazards more typically associated with parkland courses.
Son Gual is located just a few kilometres from Palma (Mallorca). Palma's Old City shows clear influences from the city's Arab past.
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