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JESPER PARNEVIK

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 11
  • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Residence: Jupiter, Fla.
  • Birthdate: March 7, 1965
  • Age: 40
  • Turned Pro: 1986
  • College: Palm Beach Community College
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. T4th at 1993 PGA Tour Qualifying School. . . Finished 3rd in Greens hit on the PGA Tour in 1996 and sixth in scoring in 1997 and 9th 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).

2004 Notes
A birdie on the last hole, along with a bogey by Tommy Armour III on the 18th, gave him an extra $100,000 and allowed him to pass Joey Sindelar for the 40th spot on the list and gain an exemption into the 2005 Masters Tournament. Also played in two events in Europe, T20th Smurfit European Open & T8th, Scandinavian Masters.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; Rounds Played - 86; in money - 18; top -10 Finishes - 5; money $1,550,135 Rank (40th); Best finish: T-2nd at the Chrysler Championship

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.20 / (18th); Driving Distance - 287.9 / (89th); Driving Accuracy - 60.0% / (153rd); GIR - 66.1% / (69th); Putting - 1.759 / (43rd); Birdie Average - 3.76 per rd / (37th) / Total Birdies - 323; Sand Saves - 51.9% / (57th); All-Around Rank - 573 / (41st)

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