Who's who: Mathias Grönberg

  • Photo of Mathias Gronberg
  • sweden.png
  • Photo of Mathias Gronberg
  • sweden.png

Who's who: Mathias Grönberg

  • Name:

    Mathias David Grönberg
  • Country:

    Sweden
  • Born:

    March 12, 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Stockholm
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1990

Roll of Honour

Eisenhower Trophy - team & individual winner (1990). European Tour wins (4).

Did you know?

Gronberg's excellent amateur career culminated in his inclusion in the Swedish team that won the 1990 Eisenhower Trophy; Gronberg himself won the event's individual title. He turned professional in the same year. His subsequent four wins on the European Tour included the Italian and South African Opens. Gronberg has also played on the Nationwide and PGA Tours in the United States.

Top tournaments won by Mathias Grönberg

2003
Europe
271 (-17)
€183,330
Telecom Italia

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gronberg, Mathias

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

€183,330

Title sponsor

Telecom Italia

Played as the Italian Open Telecom Italia (May 1-4). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot), José Manuel Lara (Esp) and Ricardo González (Arg) finished 2 shots behind Grönberg (Swe). [Gardagolf CC, Soiano del Lago, nr Brescia, Lake Garda].

2000
Africa
274 (-14)
€156,784
Mercedes-Benz

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Gronberg, Mathias

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

€156,784

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz South African Open (Jan 20-23; Sunshine/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Darren Fichardt (RSA), Ricardo González (Arg) and Nick Price (Zim) finished 1 shot behind Grönberg (Swe). [Firethorn course, Randpark GC, Johannesburg, RSA; known at the time as the Randpark course].

1998
Europe
275 (-13)
£208,300
Smurfit

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gronberg, Mathias

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

£208,300

Title sponsor

Smurfit

Played as the Smurfit European Open (Aug 20-23). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) and Phillip Price (Wales) finished 10 shots behind Mathias Grönberg (Swe). [Palmer North course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].

1995
Europe
270 (-18)
£116,660
Canon

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Gronberg, Mathias

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

£116,660

Title sponsor

Canon

Played as the Canon European Masters (combined with the Swiss Open). Second-placed Costantino Rocca (Ita) and Barry Lane (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Gronberg (Swe). [GC Crans-sur-Sierre, Crans-Montana, Switzerland].

Find a course

Or

Where2Golf Spotlight

Tournaments:
European Tour: 2021 marks the 50th and last season of the world renowned European Tour, launched in April 1972 at the Spanish Open. From 2022 the Tour will be sponsored by Dubai-based global supply chain and ports operator DP World, and will be known as the DP World Tour.

South African Open: December 2021 events in South Africa have again been impacted by the Covid pandemic. The South African Open (Dec 2-5) will no longer be played as a DP World Tour event, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12) has been cancelled.

Who's Who:
Bernhard Langer: at age 64, Langer collected a record sixth Charles Schwab Cup, the only player to have won the season-long points chase more than twice. He also topped the PGA Tour Champions money-list for the 11th time out of a possible 13 since 2008.

Carlota Ciganda: the five-time Solheim Cup star was delighted to record a fourth Ladies European Tour win in her home national championship, the Ladies Spanish Open.

Lee Elder: Trailblazer, Ryder Cup player, four-time PGA Tour winner and eight-time Senior PGA Tour winner, Lee Elder died on November 28, aged 87. In 1975 he became the first African American golfer to play in the Masters tournament, and in so doing provided one of the pivotal moments in the history of professional golf.

Latest Golf Course Updates

Golf World Top 100: Best Golf Courses in Europe. From France to Spain to the Netherlands and Norway, the Golf World Top 100 panel reveals the places you have to play (published 20 October 2021).

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.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club "makes its tournament debut with the hosting of the Italian Open on the European Tour" by Richard Humphreys

Gamble Sands opens short course:
David McLay Kidd’s 14-hole QuickSands short course has opened for play at Gamble Sands in Brewster, Washington.

Travel

Discover the world's finest heathland courses located in Surrey / Berkshire

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Ryder Cup 2021 at Whistling Straits

What is the Golf World Top 100?

Woking Golf club