(born 10 October 1975) is a Swedish
who plays primarily on the European Tour
Edfors was born in Varberg
. He attended the University of Texas at San Antonio
on a Division I
athletic scholarship for men's golf. He played for the team under the coaching of Barry Denton for two years.
Edfors turned professional in 1997. He spent several years playing the second tier Challenge Tour
, but failed to make the top hundred on the Order of Merit until 2003, when he won twice and topped the Challenge Tour Order of Merit. He narrowly failed to hold on to his tour card in 2004, but at the end of 2005 he regained it at the Final Qualifying School.
In 2006, Edfors achieved a maiden European Tour win at the TCL Classic
and quickly followed up by winning the more prestigious Quinn Direct British Masters
and the Scottish Open
. His three victories took him into the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings
in July 2006, and he finished the year placed 10th on the European Order of Merit.
Edfors had to wait almost three years for his next victory, which he achieved at the inaugural Black Mountain Masters
on the Asian Tour
Edfors is known for being a big hitter averaging over 300 yards.
Professional wins (7)
European Tour wins (3)
Asian Tour wins (2)
Challenge Tour wins (2)
Other wins (1)
- 2002 Telia Grand Opening Herrar (Telia Tour, Sweden)
Results in major championships
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