Who's who: Søren Hansen

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  • Photo of Soren Hansen
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Who's who: Søren Hansen

  • Name:

    Søren Hansen
  • Country:

    Denmark
  • Born:

    March 21, 1972 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Copenhagen
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1997

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (2008). European Tour wins (2).

Did you know?

Hansen was a member of the European Ryder Cup team in 2008, which was heavily defeated by a USA team captained by Paul Azinger.

Top tournaments won by Søren Hansen

2007
Europe
271 (-17)
€320,000
Mercedes-Benz

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hansen, Soren

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

€320,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes-Benz

Played as the Mercedes-Benz Championship (Sept 13-16; formerly Linde German Masters). Second-placed Phillip Archer (Eng) and Alastair Forsyth (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Hansen (Den), who recorded his second European Tour win. [GC Gut Lärchenhof, Pulheim, nr Cologne, Germany].

2002
Europe
270 (-14)
€266,660
Murphy's

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Hansen, Soren

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

€266,660

Title sponsor

Murphy's

Played as Murphy's Irish Open (June 27-30). First-time European Tour winner Hansen (Den) beat Niclas Fasth (Swe) and Darren Fichardt (RSA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. Richard Bland (Eng) was eliminated at the second playoff hole. [Fota Island GC, Cork, Ireland].

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