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|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Søren Hansen|
21 March 1974 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13.9 st)|
|Residence||Monte Carlo, Monaco|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 2008, 2009, 2010|
|U.S. Open||T6: 2009|
|The Open Championship||T8: 2002, 2009|
|PGA Championship||T36: 2009|
Hansen collected his first professional win at the Challenge Tour's 1998 Navision Open Golf Championship in his home country. Since 1999 he has been a member of the European Tour where he has picked up two tournament victories. He won the 2002 Murphy's Irish Open, where he won at the fourth extra hole in a play-off against Richard Bland, Niclas Fasth and Darren Fichardt. He also won the 2007 Mercedes-Benz Championship by a margin of four strokes. His best Order of Merit finish is 8th in 2007. He represented Europe in the 2008 Ryder Cup matches, but he did not win a match, the U.S. was victorious.
In September 2007, he reached the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings and became the top-ranked Danish golfer.
Hansen represented Denmark in the World Cup in 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005 and 2007.
On 11 August 2009, Hansen was charged with tax evasion by Danish authorities for allegedly claiming residency of Monaco, while actually living in Denmark. On 19 May 2010, Hansen was fined nearly $1.1 million for tax evasion.
- 1997 Danish Amateur Stroke Play Championship
European Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runners-up|
|1||30 Jun 2002||Murphy's Irish Open||-14 (69-69-64-68=270)||Playoff|| Richard Bland, Niclas Fasth,
|2||16 Sep 2007||Mercedes-Benz Championship||-17 (65-68-71-67=271)||4 strokes||Phillip Archer, Alastair Forsyth|
Challenge Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning Score||Margin of
|1||30 Aug 1998||Navision Open Golf Championship||-10 (71-69-66=206)||Playoff||René Budde, Euan Little|
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||T8||CUT||DNP||T41||DNP||DNP||T64||T8|
|The Open Championship||CUT||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||0||2||2||7||4|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 3 (2009 U.S. Open – 2009 PGA)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (2009 U.S. Open – 2009 Open Championship)
- World Cup (representing Denmark): 1998, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
- Seve Trophy (representing Continental Europe): 2007, 2009
- Ryder Cup (representing Europe): 2008
- Royal Trophy (representing Europe): 2009, 2010 (winners)