Toni Karjalainen

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Toni Karjalainen
Personal information
Full name Toni Karjalainen
Born (1979-07-09) 9 July 1979 (age 37)
Lappeenranta, Finland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Nationality  Finland
Residence Espoo, Finland
Career
Turned professional 2003
Current tour(s) Asian Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
Challenge Tour 2
Other 1

Toni Karjalainen (born 9 July 1979) is one of only a few Finnish professional golfers on the international circuit, and has been his country's highest ranked male golfer.

Karjalainen won the 2005 Thomas Björn Open on the European Tour's official developmental tour to earn full membership of the Challenge Tour for 2006. He followed up in 2006 by winning the Telenet Trophy. He also made several appearances on the main European Tour in 2006, having won limited privileges through his Challenge Tour performances.

Having lost his playing privileges in Europe at the end of the 2008 season, Karjalainen joined the Asian Tour in 2009 after coming through qualifying school.

Professional wins (3)[edit]

Challenge Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 12 Jun 2005 Thomas Björn Open +4 (66-73-74-75=288) 1 stroke Sweden Oskar Bergman
2 21 May 2006 Telenet Trophy −14 (66-73-67-68=274) 1 stroke Spain Ivó Giner, England Gary Lockerbie

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 2002 Messilä Trophy (Nordic League)

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

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