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Encyclopedia > Niclas Fasth

Niclas Fasth (born 29 April 1972 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish golfer. He turned professional in 1993 and won three events on the second tier European Challenge Tour that year. Since 1994 he has been a member of the European Tour for every season except for 1999. He qualified for the U.S. based PGA Tour at the 1997 Qualifying School, and played the PGA and European Tours concurrently in 1998. He had a bad season on both and in 1999 found himself back on the Challenge Tour. Since then he has concentrated on playing in Europe and he had the best year of his career in 2001, when he finished tenth on the European Order of Merit. He has featured in the top forty of the Official World Golf Rankings. Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborg   listen? ) is a city and a municipality on the western coast of Sweden, in the County of Västra Götaland. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... The Challenge Tour is the second tier mens professional golf tour in Europe. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ...

Professional wins

  • 1993 Vasteras Open, Compaq Open, Open Dijon Bourgogne (all Challenge Tour), Swedish Professional Championship
  • 1999 Daewoo Warsaw Golf Open (Challenge Tour)
  • 2000 Madeira Island Open (European Tour)
  • 2005 Holden New Zealand Open (European Tour)

Team appearances

The Eisenhower Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men organised by the International Golf Federation. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... The Seve Trophy is a biennial golf tournament between teams of professional male golfers representing Great Britain and Ireland (in political terms, the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland) and Continental Europe. ...

External links

  • Official site
  • Profile on the European Tour's website
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and profiles



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