Robert Karlsson

Robert Karlsson - Ryder Cup Team Europe

\"RobertRobert Karlsson is one of several top quality Swedish Golfers in the world today and has been on the European Tour since 1990, qualifying through the qualifying school route. He has retained his card since and has had a steady career with five top twenty places on the European Tour Order of Merit,including a best of fourth in 2006. He has won seven events on the tour.

At the 2006 Welsh Open he broke the European Tour\'s 36 hole and 54 hole scoring records by shooting 124 for the first two rounds and 189 for the first three. However as the course was a par 69,his scoring was not all that remarkable. Nonetheless he went on to win the event in very impressive style.

He had a second victory in 2006 when he won the Players Championship of Europe, the win put him into the top 50 of the Golf World Rankings. The following year, after further consistent performances, Robert entered the top thity of the world. He is currently ranked 49th.

He was a member of the victorious 2006 Ryder Cup Team, losing his singles but halving both his pair’s matches.

Robert has had two top ten finishes in Major Tournaments, remarkably they came 16 years apart,he was 5th in the British Open in 1992and 8th in this year’s US Masters. He has since followed that up with a third place in the Italian Open.