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Jesper Parnevik

Jesper Parnevik

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Danderyd, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Residence: Jupiter, Fla.
  • College: Palm Beach Community College
  • Birthdate: March 7, 1965
  • Age: 39
  • Turned Professional: 1986
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Player Notes

Son of Sweden's most popular impressionist-comedian, Jesper is most famous for his runner-up finish in the 1994 British Open and his trademark cap with an upturned peak sporting his sponsor's logo. He also finished second at the 1997 British Open. . .Won 1988 Ramlosa Trophy, Odense Open and Open Passing Shot. Tied for fourth at the 1993 PGA Tour Qualifying School. . . Finished third in greens in regulation on the PGA Tour in 1996 and sixth in scoring in 1997 and ninth in 1998. . . Member of the 1997, '99 and '02 European Ryder Cup Team.

Career Victories

European Tour
4 - 1993 Bell's Scottish Open, 1995 Volvo Scandinavian Masters, 1996 Trophee Lancome, 1998 Volvo Scandinavian Masters

PGA Tour
5 - 1998 Phoenix Open, 1999 Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, 2000 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, GTE Byron Nelson Classic, 2001 Honda Classic

Career Summary

1992 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.39 (ranked 89th); money ?96,361 or �68,829 (ranked 73rd); best finish, 2nd Turespana Open de Baleares.

1993 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 71.08 (ranked 12th); money ?381,517 or �272,512 (ranked 17th); win Bell's Scottish Open.

1994 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money - 5; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 69.25; money ?237,486 or �169,633 (ranked 26th); best finish, 2nd, British Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.97 (ranked T63rd); money $148,816 (ranked 120th); best finish, 5th, Hawaiian Open.

1995 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 7; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.13 ; money ?290,156 or �207,254 (ranked 17th); winner Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.82 (ranked 58th); money $222,458 (ranked 84th); best finish, T5th, Nestle Invitational.

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; in money - 5; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.32 ; money ?184,304 or �131,646; winner at Trophee Lancome.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.53 (ranked 33rd); money$389,266 (ranked 53rd); best finish, T3rd, Greater Milwaukee Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 69.63 (ranked 6th); money $1,217,587 (ranked 12th); best finish, 2nd at Phoenix Open, T2nd in Buick Invitational, Freeport McDermott, MCI Classic and British Open.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 4; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.63; money ?308,395 or �220,282; winner at Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 69.82 (ranked 9th); money $1,290,822 (ranked 14th); winner Phoenix Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 9; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.91; money ?467,084 or �333,631; best finish, 2nd, Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.37 (ranked 25th); money $1,055,468 (ranked 36th); winner Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.44; money ?138,436 or �82,331; best finish, T9th Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; rounds played -68 ; in money -16; top-10 finishes - 9; money $2,413,345 (ranked 8th); Winner at the Verizon Byron Nelson Classic

2000 Stats
Scoring - 69.94 / (12th); driving distance - 273.3 / (93rd); driving accuracy -70.4% / (66th); GIR - 66.0% / (93rd); putting - 1.742 / (8th); birdie average - 3.96 per rd / (14th) / total birdies - 269; sand saves - 49.5% / (154th); scrambling - 61.7% / (45th); all-around rank - 457 / (28th)

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.00; money ?461,394 or �286,876; best finish, T6th Johnnie Walker Classic.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played -91 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 4; money $1,574,208 (ranked 31st); Winner at the Honda Classic

2001 Stats
Scoring - 70.12 / (19th); driving distance - 284.2 / (46th); driving accuracy -67.6% / (116th); GIR - 66.9% / (78); putting - 1.769 / (87th); birdie average - 3.70 per rd / (71st) / total birdies - 337; sand saves - 54.3% / (68th); scrambling -65.3% / (11th); all-around rank - 492 / (31st).

2002 Notes
Two top-10s, the other one was 10th at the Genuity Championship

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 7; in money - 7; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.82; money ?179,720 or �114,592; best finish, T17th, Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played -84 ; in money -17; top-10 finishes - 2; money $964,304 (ranked 63rd); best finish 2nd at the BellSouth Classic

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.25 / (108th); driving distance - 279.2 / (114th); driving accuracy -61.9% / (180th); GIR - 64.7% / (123rd); putting - 1.788 / (150th); birdie average - 3.38 per rd / (145th) / total birdies - 284; sand saves - 54.2% / (56th); all-around rank - 898 / (125th).

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; Rounds Played - 100; in money - 18; top -10 Finishes - 1; money $570,587 Rank (118th); Best finish: T-5th at the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania

2003 Stats
Scoring - 71.14 / (99th); Driving Distance - 281.0 / (135th); Driving Accuracy - 64.7% / (120th); GIR - 64.5% / (113th); Putting - 1.775 / (92nd); Birdie Average - 3.48 per rd / (123rd) / Total Birdies - 348; Sand Saves - 43.4% / (156th); All-Around Rank - 925 / (141st).

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