Robert Karlsson is known as “Ivan Drago” or “The Scientist” for his analytical and contemplative style of play. The 6 ft 5in, “The Big Swede” developed an interest in golf from his father who was a greenskeeper. He turned professional in 1989 and qualified for the European Tour in 1990. Robert has secured his place in European Tour history when he became the first Swedish player to win the Order of Merit in 2008. To date, Karlsson has won nine European Tour titles, sealing his place as Sweden’s most prolific champion. He is also a proud FootJoy Shoe and Glove wearer and an ICONIC player FootJoy is proud to be associated with.