Born:Dec 6, 1966 in Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden.
Original/Home Club:Uppsala GK, Sweden
Played as the Russian Open (Aug 2-5; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Robert-Jan Derksen (Nld) finished 6 shots behind Johansson (Swe), who recorded his first European Tour win for 10 years. [Moscow CC, Nakhabino, nr Moscow].
Played as the Alamo English Open (May 15-18). Second-placed Dennis Edlund (Swe) finished 2 shots behind fellow Swede Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe). [Hanbury Manor CC, Ware, Herts].
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Aug 21-24). Second-placed Peter Baker (Eng) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe). [Palmer North course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Sept 26-29). Second-placed Costantino Rocca (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe). [Palmer North course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin].
Played as the inaugural Chemapol Trophy Czech Open (Oct 20-23; first Eurpn Tr event played in a former eastern block country). Second-placed Klas Eriksson (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Per-Ulrik Johansson (Swe). Reduced to 63 holes; holes 11, 13 & 14 unplayable for first three rounds due to frost. [Royal GC Mariánské Lázně, Marienbad, Karlovy Vary, Czech; at the time known as GC Mariánské Lázně].
Played as the Renault Belgian Open (June 13-16). First-time European Tour winner Johansson (Swe) beat Paul Broadhurst (Eng) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Marache course, Royal Waterloo GC, Waterloo, Belgium].
Johansson (Swe) won the European Tour 1991 Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. Johansson finished 23rd on the Tour's Order of Merit, with earnings of £180,162.
Women’s major championships: the month of June sees two women’s majors: the US Women’s Open (June 3-6), with A Lim Kim defending, and the Women’s PGA Championship (June 24-27), with Sei Young Kim defending.
Senior PGA Championship: the revered Southern Hills in Oklahoma hosts the 81st staging of this event (May 27-30); Ken Tanigawa holds the title from its last playing in 2019.
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.
American Dunes opens for play following Nicklaus transformation
Nicklaus Design has transformed the former Grand Haven Golf Club in Michigan into the American Dunes Golf Club, a new public course that is now open for play
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