Born:April 29, 1972 in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Original/Home Club:Lysegården GC
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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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