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Born: 1971-02-18, Silkeborg, Denmark
Nationality: DNK
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195lbs
Home: Gothenburg, Sweden
College: Baylor
Turned Pro: 1993
Joined PGA Tour: 2003
Official World Golf Ranking: 709
Notes: Bjorn and his older brother, Soren, who played on the Baylor University golf team, were introduced to the game early in life by their mother, a 5-handicap player. Bjorn turned professional in 1993 and spent two years in the U.S. playing mini-tour events before gaining his card on the European Tour' Challenge Tour. He won four times in 1995, was named Challenge Tour player of the Year and moved up to the European Tour. He was European Rookie of the Year in 1996 after posti...

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Thomas Bjorn

Bjorn and his older brother, Soren, who played on the Baylor University golf team, were introduced to the game early in life by their mother, a 5-handicap player. Bjorn turned professional in 1993 and spent two years in the U.S. playing mini-tour events before gaining his card on the European Tour' Challenge Tour. He won four times in 1995, was named Challenge Tour player of the Year and moved up to the European Tour. He was European Rookie of the Year in 1996 after posting a victory at Loch Lomond, making him the first Dane to win on the European Tour. Winner of the Danish Amateur in 1990 and 1991. Member of 1997, 2002 and 2014 Ryder Cup Teams. In 2004, 2010 and 2012 Ryder Cups, he was vice-captain to winning captains Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Jose Maria Olazabal. Captained Continental Europe in the Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros in 2009. Has served as chairman of the European Tour's Tournament Committee since 2007. Literally translated, his surname means "Bear" in Danish.
2011 Notes: Had a resurgence with three European Tour victories, winning the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles and the Omega European Masters. The Gleneagles triumph was all the more impressive given that he emerged victorious from a five-man, five-hole playoff. He also won the next week in Crans-sur-Sierre.
2012 Notes: Made 22 starts on the European Tour with seven top-10 finishes.
2013 Notes: Earned his first European Tour victory in two seasons when he captured the Omega European Masters. The Switzerland tournament was also his last victory on the circuit in 2011, giving him 14 European Tour titles in his 20 professional wins. Shot a final-round 65 at Crans-sur-Sierre GC in Crans Montana to force a playoff with Craig Lee. On the first extra hole, No. 18, he secured the title by making birdie. At the ISPS Handa World Cup in Melbourne, Australia, he finished second, two strokes behind Jason Day. In the team competition, with Thorbjorn Olesen, he finished third, 12 shots behind Australia's winning total.
2014 Notes: Captured the biggest paycheck of his career (euro795,338 or $1,081,910USD) in winning a 15th European Tour title at the Nedbank Golf Challenge to begin The 2014 Race to Dubai. Finished T-3rd in the BMW PGA Championship, his first top-five since the Nedbank. Added five more top-10 finishes for a total of seven on the European Tour. Finished 12th on the European Tour's final Race to Dubai standings. At the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland, he went 0-2-1 in his three matches en route Europe's five-point victory over the U.S.
2015 Notes: Played in 21 European Tour events making 13 cuts. Had been hampered with an ongoing back injury but despite the back finished 4th at the CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters on the Asian Tour. Best finish on the European or PGA Tour was T-11th at the BMW PGA Championship, his back got better starting the summer. Finished 87th in the Race to Dubai with earnings of euro345,698.
2016 Notes: Played in 15 European Tour events making 8 cuts. Best finish was T-11th in his first start of the year at the Abu Dhabi Championship. Had his worst finish in the Race to Dubai 151st but the year was highlighted by him being named Ryder Cup Captain for 2018 at Le Golf National in Paris.
2017 Notes: Played in 20 European Tour events, best finish, T-15th at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. Was 143rd in the Race to Dubai.
2018 Notes: Best finish T-30th Abu Dhabi Championship.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 573, Cuts Made: 393 (69%), Top Tens: 113 (20%) , Rounds: 1845, Scoring Avg: 71.27, Career Earnings: $23,073,467 - Best Finish: 1st (15 times)
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Career Totals for Thomas Bjorn per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
  
  
  
3
  
4
  
  
21%
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.870.970.9
  
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1878%
  
  
  
  
835%1252%76
  
  
  
  
70.870.970.9----
  
  
19
  
1
  
  
  
833%
  
63%
  
70.2
  
  
  
69.970.9
  
----
  
  
24
  
  
3%
  
  
  
  
1552%
  
  
  
70.8
  
71.270.5
  
----$1,857,389
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
7
  
1037%
  
  
70.3
  
  
71.071.3
  
----
  
24
  
  
  
4%
  
21%9
  
  
  
8769.1
  
  
  
70.170.6
  
----
  
252080%
  
  
  
20%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.4
  
71.170.270.7----$1,875,332
  
21
  
  
4%311%
  
  
  
48%
  
71.0
  
  
70.971.170.470.8----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
22%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.971.2
  
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5
  
  
56%
  
  
70.971.6
  
70.970.970.9----$1,196,520
2914
  
13%2
  
  
14%
  
38%
  
71.971.9
  
  
71.969.6
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
24%
  
  
  
  
  
71.4
  
72.471.4
  
----$0
  
  
73%
  
  
  
  
623%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.471.7
  
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79%
  
  
  
13%
  
  
  
46%
  
71.270.6
  
  
70.971.0
  
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00%
  
  
4
  
  
  
  
  
71.169.6
  
70.970.3
  
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25
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
936%
  
  
71.7
  
  
71.771.571.6----
  
  
  
74%0
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
91
  
  
71.471.871.971.671.8----$993,737
21
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.171.071.671.5
  
----$471,765
19
  
  
  
  
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.371.7
  
----
  
  
630%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
52
  
  
  
70.073.069.872.2----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
0%5
  
  
  
72.5
  
  
72.071.371.8----
  
20
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
73.071.773.9
  
72.472.072.2----$266,440
14
  
  
  
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
72.7
  
  
72.874.5
  
----
  
  
10
  
  
  
00%00%0
  
  
72.8
  
  
73.072.472.4
  
----$133,584
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals57239315661132231843$23,073,467
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.