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 Mathias Grönberg (Swe). [Palmer North course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
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].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
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.
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