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Name: - Johan Edfors
Country: - Sweden
Born : - Oct 10, 1975 in Varberg, Halland, Sweden.
Original Home/Club: - Kungsbacka GC
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1997

Roll of Honour

Multiple wins on the European and Asian Tours.


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Edfors turned professional in 1997 and plied his skills for several years on the second-tier Challenge Tour. Progression to the full European Tour came as a result of winning the season-long Challenge Tour rankings in 2003. Edfors most successful year was 2006; he won three events on the European Tour, including the British Masters and Scottish Open.


Top tournaments won by Johan Edfors

2009Men AsiaBlack Mtn MastersBlack Mountain271 (-17)US$79,250
Played as the inaugural Black Mountain Masters (March 26-29; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Prayad Marksaeng (Thai) and Chris Rodgers (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Edfors (Swe), who recorded his second Asian Tour win. [Black Mountain GC, Hua Hin, Thailand].
2006Men EuropeBritish MastersBelfry, The277 (-11)€437,950
Played as the Quinn Direct British Masters (May 11-14). Second-placed Gary Emerson (Eng), Stephen Gallacher (Scot) and Jarmo Sandelin (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Edfors (Swe). [Brabazon course, The Belfry, Wishaw, nr Birmingham].
2006Men EuropeScottish OpenLoch Lomond271 (-13)€577,540
Played as the Barclays Scottish Open (July 13-16). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng), Andrés Romero (Arg) and Charl Schwartzel (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Edfors (Swe). This was Edfors' third win on the European Tour in 2006. [Loch Lomond GC, Luss, Dunbartonshire].
2006Men AsiaTCL ClassicYalong Bay GC263 (-25)US$166,660
Played as the TCL Classic Sanya (March 16-19; Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Andrew Buckle (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Edfors (Swe), who claimed his first win on both the European and Asian Tours. [Yalong Bay GC, Sanya, Hainan Island, China].

 

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