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Encyclopedia > Anders Hansen
Anders Hansen
Personal Information
Birth September 16, 1970 (1970-09-16) (age 36)
Sønderborg, Denmark
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Nationality  Denmark
Residence Zürich, Switzerland
College University of Houston
Career
Turned Pro 1995
Current tour PGA Tour (joined 2007)
European Tour (joined 1996)
Professional wins 2 (European Tour: 2)
Best Results in Major Championships
Masters DNP
U.S. Open T55: 2007
British Open T57: 2007
PGA Championship T12: 2007

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Hansen turned professional in 1995. It took him a few years to establish himself on the European Tour, with his first top 116 Order of Merit finish (the level a player requires to automatically regain his card) coming in 1999. The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ...


His maiden European Tour victory was the 2002 Volvo PGA Championship and he finished in the top 60 on the Order of Merit every year from 2000 to 2006, with a best of sixteenth in 2002. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings and is currently the highest ranked Danish golfer. The BMW Championship, known as the Volvo PGA Championship for many years up to 2004, is an annual mens professional golf tournament on the PGA European Tour. ... The Official World Golf Rankings is a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ...


Hansen represented Denmark in the WGC-World Cup in 2002, 2003 and 2004. The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ...


Hansen qualified for the PGA Tour for 2007, capturing the fourth available spot, eight strokes off the winner, George McNeill. The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...


Hansen had six top 10's in 2006 including a 3rd at Dubai Dersert Classic, playing the two final days in the leaderball with Tiger Woods and Retief Goosen, and a second in Italian Open for the second straight year.


His second European tour victory came when he won the 2007 BMW PGA Championship, the same tournament where he claimed his first victory five years before. The BMW PGA Championship is an annual mens professional golf tournament on the European Tour. ...


European Tour wins

The BMW Championship, known as the Volvo PGA Championship for many years up to 2004, is an annual mens professional golf tournament on the PGA European Tour. ... The BMW PGA Championship is an annual mens professional golf tournament on the European Tour. ...

Results in major championships

Tournament 1999
The Masters DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT
PGA Championship DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T55
The Open Championship DNP DNP T77 CUT CUT DNP DNP T57
PGA Championship DNP DNP CUT CUT DNP DNP T24 T12

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10. This article is about the golf tournament. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ...


External links

  • Profile on the European Tour's official site
  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Anders Hansen's homepage - in Danish

 
 

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