Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson

Height: 5'7" (1.7 m)
Weight: 145 (66 kg)
Age: 45 (October 15, 1976)
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Residence: Jupiter, Florida
Family: Wife, Linda; Vera Sophia (6/11/07)

Special Interests: Snowboarding, tennis, cars
Turned Professional: 1998
City plays from: Stockholm, Sweden


Exempt Status


PGA TOURPast champion beyond 150 in 2021-22 FedExCup (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2008 (1) U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee.
International Victories (3):
1999 Neuchatel Open Golf Trophy [EurChall]. 2002 ANZ Championship [Eur]. 2010 Nordea Scandinavian Masters [Eur].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2009 The 50th Bob Hope Classic hosted by Arnold Palmer (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#21 : 2009 The 50th Bob Hope Classic hosted by Arnold Palmer

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#94 : 2006 FedEx St. Jude Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$720,000 : 2008 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee (Finished 1)

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 262 791 1 1 1 15 39 138 117 7 $6,257,099
2022 8 21 2 6 238 $15,725
2021 7 20 4 3 229 $36,899
2018 3 4 3
2015 1 3 1
2014 1 1
2012 7 16 1 3 4 214 $99,515
2011 23 64 1 10 11 2 184 $212,106
2010 27 90 2 6 18 9 139 $678,515
2009 26 85 2 5 17 8 1 91 $687,077
2008 21 60 1 1 2 9 11 1 77 $884,367
2007 32 93 3 15 15 2 159 $377,951
2006 29 94 1 3 10 17 12 $1,555,376
2005 16 50 4 5 9 7 $689,364
2004 32 102 1 3 18 14 $461,183
2003 28 89 1 2 3 16 12 $559,021
2002 1 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2010 CUT T74 T34
2009 T45 T8
2008 CUT
2007 CUT
2006 T27 CUT
2005 CUT
2004 CUT
2003 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2009 T31 72
2008 T68 T21

Personal


  • 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.
  • Comes from an international background. His grandfather is an American (New Jersey) who married a Swede and settled in Sweden.
  • 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.
  • Member of the European Tour since 2000.