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 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 Johansson (Swe). [Ryder Cup course course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin; at the time known as the Palmer course].
Played as the Smurfit European Open (Sept 26-29). Second-placed Costantino Rocca (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Johansson (Swe). [Ryder Cup course course, K Club, Straffan, nr Dublin; at the time known as the Palmer course].
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.
PGA Championship: the first men’s major of the year will be contested at TPC Harding Park, without spectators being present (Aug 6-9).
European Senior (Staysure) Tour: the Europe-based over-50s tour for men has taken the reluctant step of cancelling the entire 2020 season, based on the additional coronavirus risk associated with the age demographic of the players.
Miguel Ángel Jiménez: recorded his 707th European Tour start at the English Open in July, surpassing Sam Torrance’s record for the most appearances on the Tour.
Brooks Koepka: the former world No.1 defends his title at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind in Memphis (July 30-Aug 2).
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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