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Robert Karlsson

  • Birthplace: St. Malm, Sweden
  • Residence: Monaco
  • Age: 38
  • Turned Pro: 1989
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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Player Notes

Two victories in 2006 made him Sweden's most prolific European Tour champion, surpassing the record of Anders Forsbrand, as he took his victory tally to seven with a sensational win in The Deutsche Bank Players' Championship of Europe. That followed an earlier win in The Celtic Manor Wales Open. . .Joined The European Tour in 1991 and won his first five titles between 1995 and 2002. In 2003 he decided to make a fresh start after years of feeling frustrated with both his game and life situation. Since then has worked hard with his attitudes towards the game, family, friends and life in general which has changed his approach to the game, and to life as a whole, as he has become more relaxed and content both on and off the course. . .Son of a greenskeeper, hails from St Malm in Sweden but is now resident in Monaco. . .Member of the 2006 Ryder Cup team.

Career Victories

European Tour
7 - 1995 Turespana Open Mediterrania, 1997 BMW International, 2000 Belgacom Open, 2001 Via Digital Open De Espana, 2002 Omega European Masters, 2006 Celtic Manor Wales Open, The Deutsche Bank Players Championship.

Career Summary

1991 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.65 (ranked 66th); money - ?66,428 (ranked 62nd); best finish - T3rd Scandinavian Masters.

1992 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.62(ranked T-39th); money - ?208,607 (ranked 22nd); best finish - 2nd Moroccan Open and European Open.

1993 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 72.13 (ranked 56th); money - ?149,191 (ranked 43rd); best finish -2nd German Masters.

1994 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 72.20 (ranked T-74th); money - ?99,653 (ranked 56th); best finish -3rd, Moroccan Open.

1995 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.42 (ranked T-76th); money - ?133,282 (ranked 41st); Winner, Turespana Open Mediterrania.

1996 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 73.83; money - ?65,423 (ranked 102nd); best finish - T2nd, Volvo German Open.

1997 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.89 (ranked 15th); money - ?267,286 (ranked 17th); best finish -2nd, Moroccan Open and T2nd, Linde German Open.

1999 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.11 (ranked 11th); money - (Euro)465,674 or ?332,624 (ranked 19th); won Belgacom Open.

2000 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 71.73 (ranked T57th); money - (Euro)122,945 or ?73,118 (ranked 114th); best finish -T13th, Brazil Sao Paulo 500 Years Open.

2001 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.39 (ranked 17th); money - (Euro)877,180 or ?545,394 (ranked 15th); Winner, Via Digital Open de Espana.

2002 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked 47th); money - (Euro)625,088 or ?398,564 (ranked 33rd); Winner, Omega European Masters.

2003 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.31 (ranked 61st); money - (Euro)501,594 or ?349,716 (ranked 114th); best finish -T3rd , Scandic Carlsberg Scandinavian Masters.

2004 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 71.84 (ranked 87th); money - (Euro)145,868 or ?100,871 (ranked 116th); best finish -T4th, Celtic Manor Wales Open.

2005 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.15 (ranked 41st); money - (Euro)573,067 or ?387,336 (ranked 38th); best finish -T3rd , Dunhill Links Championship.

2006 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 26; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.48 (ranked 5th); money - (Euro)2,044,936 or ?1,369,912 (ranked 4th); Winner, Celtic Manor Wales Open, The Deutsche Bank Players Championship.

2007 European Tour Victories
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.38 (ranked 50th); money - (Euro)950,506 or ?666,755 (ranked 27th); best finish - 2nd Portugal Masters.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; rounds played - 42; in money - 10; Top-10 Finishes - 1; money - $609,370; (ranked N/A); best finish - T6th at The Players

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