A look at foreign Pros ahead of Magical Open

Thomas Bjørn - A look at foreign Pros ahead of Magical Open
Thomas Bjørn is the immediate-former Ryder Cup Captain. Photo/COURTESY

NAIROBI, Kenya, March 9 – Immediate-former Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjørn from Denmark headlines a star-studded foreign pros who will compete at this year’s Magical Kenya Open Golf Championship that gets underway at the Karen Country Club from March 14-17.  

 Here is a look at the profile of the top five golfers that Kenyans will have a rare opportunity of watching them. 

  1. Name:          Thomas Bjørn

Nationality:          Denmark

Age:          48 Years.

Accomplishments:    15-time European Tour Champion

4-time European Challenge Tour Champion

2-time Japan Golf Tour Champion

1-time Sunshine Tour Champion

Immediate-former Ryder Cup Captain

The first Dane to qualify for a European Ryder Cup team.

He is the most successful Danish Golfer to date.

Race to Dubai Ranking:    80

Biggest European Tour win:         € 795,338 (2014)

 

  1. Name: Shubhankar Sharma

Nationality:                           India

Age:                                       22 Years.

Accomplishments:             2-time European Challenge Tour Champion

                                                2-time Asian Tour Champion

1-time Sunshine Tour Champion

6-time Professional Golf Tour of India Champion

Current Tours:                                 Asian Tour

                                                European Tour

Race to Dubai Ranking:    54

Biggest European Tour win:         € 400,930 (2018)

 

  1. Name: Haydn Porteous

Nationality:                           South Africa

Age:                                       24 Years.

Accomplishments:             2-time European Tour Champion

                                                2-time Sunshine Tour Champion

1-time European Challenge Tour Champion (2015 Kenya Open Golf Championship)

1- IGT Winter Challenge Houghton Champion

Current Tours:                                 Sunshine Tour

                                                European Tour

Race to Dubai Ranking:    82

Biggest European Tour win:         € 166,660 (2017)

  1. Name:            Marcel Siem

Nationality:                          Germany

Age:                                        38 Years.

Accomplishments:             4-time European Tour Champion

Biggest European Tour win:         € 918,944 (2014)

 

  1. Name: Choi Ho-sung

Nationality:                           South Korea

Age:                                       45 Years.

Accomplishments:             2-time Japan Golf Tour Champion

                                                2-time Korean Tour Champion

Current Tours:                                 Japan Golf Tour

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