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].
Chevron Championship: the first women’s major championship of 2023 is played for the first time in Texas, having been uprooted from its home of 51 years at the Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California.
Italian Open: the 80th playing of this prestigious European event will see many 2023 Ryder Cup hopefuls build their “local knowledge” of the Marco Simone course in Rome. (May 4-7). Ryder Cup (Sept 29-Oct 1).
Jon Rahm: dedicated his emphatic Masters Tournament win to the late Seve Ballesteros. “Rahmbo’s” victory came on the day his fellow countryman and golfing inspiration would have turned 66 years of age.
Steve Stricker: four-time senior major championship winner, chases a fifth title as he defends at the 34th Regions Tradition (May 11-14), the first senior major of 2023.
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.
Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...
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