Name:Mathias David Grönberg
Born:March 12, 1970 in Stockholm, Sweden.
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].
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].
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Aug 20-23). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp) and Phillip Price (Wales) finished 10 shots behind Grönberg (Swe). [Ryder Cup course course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin; at the time known as the Palmer course].
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].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
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