ResidenceWaxhaw, North Carolina, USA
Date of Birth:03/09/1969
Place of BirthKatrineholm, Sweden
Height & Weight6' 6" 14st 13lbs (196cm 95kg)
FamilyWife: Ebba (m. 2003); Children: Thea (2001), Ceasar (2004)
InterestsFamily, sports
Web Sitewww.robertkarlsson.com
Turned Pro1989 (plus 3)
Qualifying School1990*

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One of the most successful Swedish golfers of all time, he and Henrik Stenson hold the record for most European Tour wins by a player from Sweden, with 11. Became the first Swede to top the European Tour money list in 2008, the same year he partnered Stenson to victory in the World Cup. Recorded his 600th European Tour appearance at the 2018 Made in Denmark. Has five Major Championship top ten finishes to his name. Made his Ryder Cup debut in the victorious 2006 side. Added another appearance as a player in 2008 and served as vice captain in Europe's 2018 victory. Turned professional in 1989 and gained his European Tour card at the 1990 Qualifying School.

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European Tour Wins11
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai147
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 910,349 (2010)


Professional Ryder Cup 2006 (winners), 08, 18 (vice captain) (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1992 World Cup 2001, 07, 08 (winners), 09, 11 Seve Trophy 2000 (winners), 02, 07, 09 Royal Trophy 2007 (winners), 10 (winners)

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