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List of Swedish Professional Golfers

This is a list of Swedish professional golfers with one or more professional tour wins or holding a PGA, LPGA, Ladies European Tour (LET) or European Tour card.

Updated as of 1 March 2020.

Male golfers

Player Birth Main Tour wins Other wins OWGR[1] Awards and notes
MAJ WGC PGA EUR First-Last AS/AF/LA KFT CHA CMP/SEN Year
Henrik Stenson 1976 1 1 6 11 2001-2017 1 · 1 · - 3 2 2014 FedEx Cup #1 (2013)
Race to Dubai #1 (2013 · 2016)
Golfer of the Year (2013 · 2016)
Robert Karlsson 1969 (T4 · T4) (RU) 11 1995-2010 6 2008 European Tour Order of Merit #1 (2008)
Harry Vardon Trophy (2008)
Jesper Parnevik 1965 (RU · RU) 5 4 1993-2001 1 · - 7 2000 The Open runner-up (1994 · 1997)
Alex Norén 1982 (RU) 10 2009-2017 2 ·· - 1 8 2017 Race to Dubai #3 (2016)
Fredrik Jacobson 1974 (T5) (RU) 1 3 2003-2011 16 2004 European Tour Order of Merit #4 (2003)
Peter Hanson 1977 (T3) 6 2005-2012 1 17 2012 Race to Dubai #4 (2012)
Niclas Fasth 1972 (RU) 6 2000-2007 4 18 2007 European Tour Order of Merit #7 (2007)
Carl Pettersson 1977 (T3) 5 1 2002-2012 23 2006 European Amateur Champion (2000)
Anders Forsbrand 1961 (T4) 6 1987-1995 · 1 35 1993 European Tour Order of Merit #4 (1992)
Per-Ulrik Johansson 1966 6 1991-2007 40 1997 Rookie of the Year (1991)
Pierre Fulke 1971 (RU) 3 1999-2000 2 26 2001
Jonas Blixt 1984 (RU) 3 2012-2017 33 2014
David Lingmerth 1987 1 2015 1 35 2016
Joakim Haeggman 1969 3 1993-2004 2 39 2004
Johan Edfors 1975 3 2006 ·· - 4 44 2006 European Tour Order of Merit #10 (2006)
Patrik Sjöland 1971 2 1998-2000 1 ·· - 1 48 1998 European Tour Order of Merit #5 (1998)
Jarmo Sandelin 1967 5 1995-2001 1 ·· - 1 59 1999 Rookie of the Year (1995)
European Tour Order of Merit #9 (1999)
Alexander Björk 1990 1 2018 1 ·· - 1 59 2018
Daniel Chopra 1973 2 2007-2008 1 ·· - 3 2 60 2008
Kristoffer Broberg 1986 1 2015 4 64 2015 100th Swedish European Tour win (2015)
Mathias Grönberg 1970 4 1995-2003 · 1 · - 1 1 65 2003 European Tour Order of Merit #10 (1998)
Fredrik Andersson Hed 1972 1 2010 2 68 2010
Rikard Karlberg 1986 1 2015 ·· - 69 2016
Peter Hedblom 1970 3 1997-2009 4 77 2008
Mats Lanner 1961 3 1987-1998 4 84 1989
Richard S. Johnson 1976 1 2 2002-2010 1 94 2006
Ove Sellberg 1959 3 1986-1990 96 1989 First Swedish European Tour win (1986)
Gabriel Hjertstedt 1971 2 1997-1999 111 1999 First Swedish PGA Tour win (1997)
Marcus Kinhult 1996 1 2019 (RU) 81 2020 Race to Dubai #12 (2019· Lytham Trophy (2015)
Sebastian Söderberg 1975 1 2019 2 107 2019
Magnus Persson Atlevi 1965 (2xRU) 3 · 2 131 1990 European Senior Tour Order of Merit #2 (2016)
Joakim Lagergren 1991 1 2018 1 129 2017
Pelle Edberg 1979 (3xRU) 143 2007
Mikael Lundberg 1973 3 2005-2014 3 145 2009
Christian Nilsson 1979 1 2009 1 150 2010
Johan Ryström 1964 (3xRU) 3 151 1991
Michael Jonzon 1972 2 1997-2009 2 159 1997
Chris Hanell 1973 1 2004 1 162 2004
Johan Carlsson 1986 1 166 2014
Olle Karlsson 1969 (RU) 1 167 2001
Mats Hallberg 1964 3 174 1998
Magnus A. Carlsson 1980 (RU) 1 176 2008
Oscar Lengdén 1992 2 186 2017
Johan Axgren 1975 4 190 2006
Oskar Henningsson 1985 1 2009 192 2009
Oscar Florén 1984 1 203 2011
Henrik Norlander 1987 (RU) 2 208 2020
Mårten Olander 1971 (RU) 1 212 2003 Ben Hogan Award (1993)
Dennis Edlund 1965 (2xRU) 5 222 1997
Klas Eriksson 1971 5 226 1994 European Amateur Champion (1990)
Joel Sjöholm 1985 (RU) 1 228 2011
Peter Gustafsson 1976 (2xRU) ·· 1 237 2005 Tour de las Américas Order of Merit #1 (2009)
Henrik Nyström 1969 (3xRU) 244 2002
Martin Erlandsson 1974 (2xRU) 1 248 2006
Malcolm Kokocinski 1991 1 ·· - 269 2018
Joakim Bäckström 1978 1 2005 1 276 2006
Adam Mednick 1966 1 2002 6 295 2002
Fredrik Henge 1974 5 381 2000
Per Nyman 1968 4 352 1999
Mikael Krantz 1965 4 478 1993
Fredrik Larsson 1968 4 636 1994
Fredrik Widmark 1975 3 297 2005
Kalle Brink 1975 3 400 2006
Joakim Rask 1972 3 538 1998
Jens Dantorp 1989 2 208 2018
Fredrik Lindgren 1966 2 253 1993
Leif Westerberg 1974 2 257 2007
Jens Fahrbring 1984 2 259 2015
Eric Carlberg 1974 2 306 2000
Pehr Magnebrant 1970 2 476 2002
Per G. Nyman 1974 2 561 2005
Daniel Westermark 1963 2 741 1999
Oscar Stark 1988 1 307 2017
Anton Karlsson 1993 (RU) · 1 · - 1 288 2019
Christofer Blomstrand 1991 (RU) · 1 · - 317 2016
Simon Forsström 1989 1 355 2016
Philip Eriksson 1991 · 1 · - 307 2019
Mattias Eliasson 1975 (3xRU) 230 2006
Steven Jeppesen 1984 (RU) (4xRU) 357 2006
Raimo Sjöberg 1970 1 444 2000
Stephen Lindskog 1967 1 ·· - 486 2000
Anders Haglund 1964 1 688 2006 European Amateur Champion (1986)
Johan Sköld 1975 · (1· - 435 2005
Björn Åkesson 1989 304 2016 J. Léglise Trophy (2006· Bonallack Trophy (2008)
Pontus Widegren 1990 (RU) 402 2012 St Andrews Trophy (2010· Palmer Cup (2012)
Peter Malmgren 1971 (RU) 660 2002
Fredrik Ohlsson 1979 801 2008
Total 1 1 26 112 1986-2019 13 ·· 1 7 166 · 3

  Ryder Cup player

Female golfers

Player Birth Main Tour wins Other wins WWGR[2] Order of Merit Awards and notes
MAJ M.E.1 LPGA LET First-Last JP/AU/KR/AS SYM LEG Year
Annika Sörenstam 1970 10 2 72 17 1995-2008 ··· - 1 2006 LPGA #1 1995 · 1997 · 1998 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005
LET #1 1995
8 LPGA Player of the Year (record)
6 Vare Trophies (lowest avg. score)
World Golf Hall of Fame 2003
3rd most LPGA Tour wins
Helen Alfredsson 1965 1 4 7 11 ··· - 1 · 1 8 2008 LET #1 1998 · #2 2008
LPGA #5 2008
LET Rookie of the Year 1989
LPGA Rookie of the Year 1992
LET Life Membership
Solheim Cup captain 2007
Liselotte Neumann 1966 1 1 13 11 1985-2004 ··· 1 4 21 2005 LET #1 1994 LET Life Membership
LPGA Rookie of the Year 1988
First Swedish LPGA win (1988)
Solheim Cup captain 2013
Anna Nordqvist 1987 2 8 3 2009-2017 4 2017 LPGA #7 2014 · #10 2015 · #7 2016 · #8 2017 LET Rookie of the Year 2009
LPGA Rookie of the Year Runner-Up 2009
Sophie Gustafson 1973 (2xRU) 1 5 16 1996-2011 ··· 1 17 2003 LET #1 2000 · 2003 · 2007 · 2009 LET Player of the Year 1998 · 2000 · 2003
Maria Hjorth /
Maria McBride
1973 (2xRU) 5 2 1999-2011 16 2008 LPGA #5 2001 · LET #5 2007
Caroline Hedwall 1989 (T3) (RU) 6 2011-2018 ··· - 22 2013 LET #3 2011 · 2018 LET Player of the Year 2011
LET Rookie of the Year 2011
Pernilla Lindberg 1986 1 1 (2xRU) 2018 29 2018 LET #18 2011 · 2012 · 2013
Catrin Nilsmark 1967 (T4) 1 1 2 1994-1999 81 2002 Solheim Cup captain 2003 · 2005
Carin Koch 1971 (T5) 2 1 2000-2005 9 2002 LPGA #8 2002 Solheim Cup captain 2015
Madelene Sagström 1992 1 2020 3 55 2020 Symetra #1 2016
Cecilia Ekelundh 1978 3 2004-2006
Linda Wessberg 1980 3 2006-2009 71 2007 LET #6 2006 · LET #8 2007
1965 3 1989-1999
Kärstin Ehrnlund 1959 2 1980-1984 First Swedish LET win (1980)
Lotta Wahlin 1983 2 2008 LET #7 2008
Charlotta Sörenstam 1973 (5) 1 2000 ··· - 79 2002
Louise Friberg 1980 1 2008 72 2008
Åsa Gottmo 1971 1 2002 52 2002
Marlene Hedblom 1972 1 2003
Camilla Lennarth 1988 1 2014 105 2014 LET #9 2016
Anna Oxenstierna 1963 1 1989
1958 1 1985
Johanna Johansson /
Johanna Westerberg
1977 1 2009 Name changed to Johanna Johansson
Emma Zackrisson 1979 1 2008
Jenny Haglund 1993 1 2018 1 168 2018 LET #4 2018
Julia Engström 2001 1 2020 176 2020 LET Rookie of the Year 2018
Mikaela Parmlid 1980 (RU) (2xRU) LET #12 2013
Louise Stahle 1985 (2xRU) 112 2008 LET Rookie of the Year 2007
Karin Sjödin 1983 (T4) 72 2012
Pernilla Sterner 1968 (RU) ··· 2
Lina Boqvist 1991 (RU) 289 2016
Nina Reis 1980 (RU)
Anna Berg 1973 (RU) LET Rookie of the Year 1997
Daniela Holmqvist 1988 · 1 ·· - 1 162 2019
Linnea Ström 1996 1 180 2019
Sofie Andersson 1983 1
Kristina Engström Tucker 1980 1
Louise Ridderström 1993 1 376 2019
Pia Nilsson 1954 Solheim Cup captain 1998
Total 15 9 117 89 1980-2020 · 10 ·· 4 9 5

  Solheim Cup player
1 M.E. = LET major only. Women's British Open turned major on both tours 2001, Evian turned major on both tours 2013.

Participation in international team tournaments

Ryder Cup

  Player - Automatic qualifier   Player - Captain's pick   Non-playing vice-captain   Winner in bold

Solheim Cup

1990 1992 1994 1996 1998 2000 2002 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015 2017 2019 First
year
Last
year
Cups Matches Points Win % W L H
Host country United States Scotland United States Wales United States Scotland United States Sweden United States Sweden United States Republic of Ireland United States Germany United States Scotland
Winning team United States Europe United States United States United States Europe United States Europe United States United States United States Europe Europe United States United States Europe
Helen Alfredsson 1990 2009 8 28 12 42.86% 11 15 2
Liselotte Neumann 1990 2000 6 21 8.5 40.48% 6 10 5
Catrin Nilsmark 1992 2000 5 16 8.5 53.13% 8 7 1
Annika Sörenstam 1994 2007 8 37 24 64.86% 22 11 4
Sophie Gustafson 1998 2011 8 31 16 51.61% 13 12 6
Charlotta Sörenstam 1998 1998 1 4 1.5 37.50% 1 2 1
Pia Nilsson
Carin Koch 2000 2005 4 16 11.5 71.88% 10 3 3
Maria Hjorth McBride 2002 2011 5 21 8.5 40.48% 6 10 5
Linda Wessberg 2007 2007 1 2 1.5 75.00% 1 0 1
Anna Nordqvist 2009 2019 6 23 13 56.52% 12 9 2
Caroline Hedwall 2011 2019 4 15 8.5 56.67% 8 6 1
Madelene Sagström 2017 2017 1 3 1 33.33% 1 2 0
Total 2 3 4 4 6 6 5 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2

  Europe captain   Non-playing assistant captain   Player - Automatic qualifier   Player - Captain's pick   Winner in bold   Pending qualification

Seve Trophy

  Player - Automatic qualifier   Qualified but did not play   Winner in bold

Royal Trophy and EurAsia Cup

  Player   Qualified but did not play   Winner in bold

World Cup of Golf

  Seeded player   Unseeded player   Winner in bold

Golf at the Summer Olympics

  Player - qualifier   Non-playing reserves   Medalist in bold   Pending qualification

European Golf Team Championships

  Player   Winner in bold

See also

Notes

References

  1. ^ Career best. Official World Golf Ranking website includes archive of weekly ranking lists of Top-200 from 1987 on.
  2. ^ Career best. Officially introduced in February 2006, calculated from 2002. Full list of all ranked players at the official WWGR site. Archived 2008-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Olympic Ranking - Men, International Golf Federation
  4. ^ a b "2020 Olympic Golf Rankings".
  5. ^ Olympic Ranking - Women, International Golf Federation

External links


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