Chris Hanell

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Chris Hanell
Personal information
Full name Christopher Hanell
Born (1973-05-30) 30 May 1973 (age 43)
Västervik, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Nationality  Sweden
Residence Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.
Career
College Arizona State University
Turned professional 1997
Retired 2008
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1999
PGA Championship DNP

Christopher Hanell (born 30 May 1973) is a Swedish professional golfer.

Hanell was born in Västervik. He attended Arizona State University in the United States and was part of the winning NCAA Division I championship team in 1996. He won two individual collegiate titles: the 1994 Taylor Made/Big Island Intercollegiate and the 1996 Golf Digest Collegiate. He was three-time All-American (1994, 1996, 1997) and an Academic All-American in 1997. He won the Golf Week and Golfstat Player of the Year awards in 1997

Hanell turned professional in 1997 and gained his European Tour card in 1998 after finishing 13th on the European Challenge Tour money list. He claimed his first European Tour victory at the 2004 Madeira Island Open and has a best finish of 62nd place on the European Tour Order of Merit in both 1999, his rookie season, and 2004. He retired in 2008 after spending 10 years on the European Tour.

Professional wins (2)[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 28 Mar 2004 Madeira Island Open
(co-sanctioned with the Challenge Tour)
–4 (73-67-73-71=284) 1 stroke Sweden Steven Jeppesen, Australia Brad Kennedy,
United States Rob Rashell

Other wins (1)[edit]

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

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