Who's who: Niclas Fasth

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  • Photo of Niclas Fasth
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Who's who: Niclas Fasth

  • Name:

    Niclas Fasth
  • Country:

    Sweden
  • Born:

    April 29, 1972 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Lysegården GC
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1993

Roll of Honour

European Tour winner Ryder Cup (2002). Winner of the European Tour Qualifying School in 1996.

Did you know?

European Tour player from 1994 until 2018.

Top tournaments won by Niclas Fasth

2007
Europe
275 (-13)
€333,330
BMW

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fasth, Niclas

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

€333,330

Title sponsor

BMW

Played as the BMW International Open (July 21-24). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) and Jose-Filipe Lima (Port) finished two shots behind Niclas Fasth (Swe), who recorded the last of his six European Tour wins. [Golfclub München Eichenried, nr Munich, Germany].

2006
Europe
275 (-5)
€291,660
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fasth, Niclas

Venue

Pula

Score

275 (-5)

Prize money

€291,660

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Mallorca Classic (Oct 19-22). Second-placed Sergio Garcia (Esp) finished 3 shots behind Fasth (Swe). [Pula GC, Son Servera, Mallorca, Spain].

2006
Europe
270 (-18)
€275,000
x

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fasth, Niclas

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

€275,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Andalucia Open de Espana Valle Romano (April 27-30). Fasth (Swe) beat John Bickerton (Eng) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. [New course, San Roque Club, Costa del Sol].

2005
Europe
274 (-14)
€550,000
Deutsche Bank

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fasth, Niclas

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

€550,000

Title sponsor

Deutsche Bank

Played as the Deutsche Bank Players' Championship of Europe (July 21-24). Fasth (Swe) beat Ángel Cabrera (Arg) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Gut Kaden G&LC, Alveslohe, nr Hamburg].

2005
Aus/NZ
266 (-22)
€156,670
Holden

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Fasth, Niclas

Score

266 (-22)

Prize money

€156,670

Title sponsor

Holden

Played as the Holden New Zealand Open (Feb 10-13; Aus/Eurpn Trs event; first-time co-sanctioned by Eurpn Tr). Fasth (Swe) beat Miles Tunnicliff (Eng) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Gulf Harbour CC, Whangaparaoa, nr Auckland, NZ].

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Fasth, Niclas

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

€91,660

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Madeira Island Open (March 16-19). Second-placed Mark Davis (Eng), Ross Drummond (Scot) and Richard S. Johnson (Swe) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Fasth (Swe). [Santo da Serra GC, Machico, Madeira].

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