Born:Oct 4, 1977 in Svedala, Skana, Sweden.
Played as the KLM Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Pablo Larrazábal (Esp) and Richie Ramsay (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Hanson (Swe), who posted his fifth European Tour win. [Hilversumsche GC, Hilversum, nr Amsterdam].
Played as the BMW Masters (Oct 25-28; Eurpn Tr/CGA event). Second-placed Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) finished 1 shot behind Hanson (Swe), who claimed his sixth European Tour win. [Lake Malaren GC, Shanghai, China].
Played as the Czech Open 2010 (Aug 19-22; Eurpn Tr event). Hanson (Swe) beat Peter Lawrie (Ire) and Gary Boyd (Eng) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Prosper Golf Resort, Čeladná, Moravia-Silesia, Czech].
Played as the Iberdrola Open Cala Millor Mallorca (May 13-16). Hanson (Swe) beat Alejandro Cañizares (Esp) at the first playoff hole. [Pula GC, Son Servera, Mallorca, Spain].
Played as the SAS Masters (Aug 14-17). Second-placed Nick Dougherty (Eng) and Pelle Edberg (swe) finished 1 shot behind home-country winner Peter Hanson (Swe), who recorded his second European Tour win. [Masters course, Arlandastad GC, Rosersberg, nr Stockholm].
Played as the Jazztel Open de Espana en Andalusia (April 14-17). First-time European Tour winner Hanson (Swe) beat Peter Gustafsson (Swe) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Old course, San Roque Club, Costa del Sol].
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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