Played handball at a high level in Sweden, having been a tennis player from age 6
Took up skateboarding and competed in the Swedish Championships. Suffered seven broken ribs and also broke a hand and a foot doing stunts
Started golf at 15 as his girlfriend's family played. Won two national junior events but did not get picked for the Swedish Amateur side
Comes from a mixed background
His grandfather is an American (New Jersey), who married a Swede and settled in Sweden.
Something of a daredevil sportsman as a teenager. Played handball at a high level in Sweden and was a tennis player from age 6. Took up skateboarding and competed in the Swedish Championships. Suffered seven broken ribs, and also broke a hand and a foot doing stunts
Started golf at 15 as his girlfriend's family played. Won two national junior events
Comes from an international background. His grandfather is an American (New Jersey) who married a Swede and settled in Sweden.
Snowboarding, tennis, cars
PGA TOUR Victories (1)
2008 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee
PGA TOUR (3)
1999 Neuchatel Open Golf Trophy [EurChall].
2002 ANZ Championship [Eur].
2010 Nordea Scandinavian Masters [Eur].
Following two missed cuts to start the 2017 Web.com Tour season, carded rounds of 72-74-71-73 in difficult conditions at Victoria National to finish T10 at the United Leasing & Finance Championship.
2012: In the PGA TOUR Season, made three cuts in seven starts, highlighted by a T12 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in his first tournament of the year. 2011: Made 10 cuts in 23 starts, with his lone top-25 finish a T21 at The Honda Classic. Failed to finish inside the top 125 on the money list for the second time in four years. 2010: Recorded two top-10s but failed to finish inside the top 125 on the money list for the first time in three years
Played the final 38 holes of the Mayakoba Golf Classic without a bogey en route to a T4 finish. Opened the event with a 3-under 68 with caddie Lance Ten Broeck on his bag. Immediately following the round, Ten Broeck gained entry off of the alternate list and went on to post a 76. He later withdrew from the event and returned to his caddie duties
Posted rounds of 68-67 on the weekend of the Turning Stone Resort Championship to finish T8, his second top-10 of the season
Won his first European Tour title in eight years when he captured the Nordea Scandinavian Masters. Made a 30-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole at Bro Hoff Slott GC in Stockholm, Sweden, to edge Rafa Echenique by a stroke. 2009: Had two top-10s, five top-25s and finished 119th on the money list for the second consecutive season. Shot a 63 during the first round of the 50th Bob Hope Classic on his way to a T9 finish
Finished T8 in his Open Championship debut, one year after claiming his first PGA TOUR victory at the 2008 U.S. Bank Championship which was played the same week. 2008: In 13th start of the season, captured first PGA TOUR event at the U.S. Bank Championship to become sixth Swedish player to win on the PGA TOUR. Posted rounds of 63-67-70-64—264, with birdies on three of his final four holes, to edge Ken Duke by one stroke. Carded a hole-in-one in the first round (No. 14 at Brown Deer Park Golf Course) and became first player since Jim Furyk (2007 Canadian Open) to record an ace en route to victory. 2007: Claimed three top-25 finishes in 32 starts, including a T15 at the Valero Texas Open
Finished T19 at PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament to earn full exemption for 2008. 2006: Made 17 cuts in 29 starts in second season on TOUR, three of which resulted in top-10s, including a playoff loss to Tim Herron at the Bank of America Colonial. 2005: Playing with partial status, finished safely in the top 125 on money list
Posted T9 at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans for first top-10 in third start
One month later, added a T6 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, his second top-10 in Memphis (T3 in 2003) in three appearances
Third top-10 was a T7 at the John Deere Classic, where he finished three shots behind Sean O'Hair. Played in the final threesome, three shots off the lead of J.L. Lewis on Sunday. Posted a final-round 70
Fourth top-10 was a T8 at the Buick Open, aided by four rounds in the 60s. 2004: Lone top-10 of the season was a T8 at the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro near season's end. Enabled Johnson to jump inside the top 150 and receive partial status for 2005. 2003: First top-10 finish of PGA TOUR career came in 14th start of the season at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Carded a career-best 7-under 64 in the first round. Held or shared the lead for the first 54 holes and led David Toms by one entering the final round. Paired with Toms in the final group on Sunday, carded 2-under 69 to finish T3, four shots behind Toms. Finished T7 at the Valero Texas Open moving from 124th on the season money list to 111th thanks to a $98,291 payday. 2002: Earned his card for 2003 by finishing T11 at the PGA TOUR Qualifying Tournament in La Quinta, CA. Made first TOUR start earlier in the season at THE INTERNATIONAL
Member of the European Tour since 2000
Won for the first time at the ANZ Championship, beating Australians Craig Parry, Andre Stolz and Scott Laycock in the Modified Stableford format
Made 22 starts on the European Tour with 14 cuts made to finish 60th on the Order of Merit. 2001: Best finish on European Tour was T2 at Sao Paulo Brazil Open. 2000: First full year on the European Tour, with a best finish of T2 at the Madeira Island Open. 1999: Played the European Challenge Tour, shooting a final-round 64 to come from four strokes back to win the Neuchatel Open Golf Trophy in his native Sweden. 1998: First professional season, making two cuts in four starts on the European Tour and three starts on the European Challenge Tour.