Bio: Won the 2011 Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy, the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles and the Omega European Masters.
Appointed Chairman of The European Tourâ€™s Tournament Committee in 2007, and his leadership skills have been used to good effect in the Vivendi Seve Trophy, in which he captained Continental Europe in 2009, and at the 2010 Ryder Cup, where he was one of Colin Montgomerieâ€™s Vice-Captains as Europe edged a thrilling victory.
Was also a Vice-Captain in 2004, and played in the biennial contest in 1997 â€“ becoming the first Danish Ryder Cup player â€“ and 2002, winning both times.
A football fan, he is a keen supporter of Liverpool FC. (Bio information from Golfweek research and europeantour.com)
Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen overcomes difficult year and wins third European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at the Old Course at St. Andrews in Scotland over runner-up American Brooks Koepka.
If Keith Pelley, the European Tour’s new chief executive, needed a lesson on the disparity of European Tour fields, then his trip to this week’s Made in Denmark tournament at Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort in Farsø should provide much clarity.
Watch Thomas Bjorn hit a shot and break a camera lens at the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield.
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