T21 in Oman and New Hopes in Qatar this coming week
March 6, 2019
The Swedish Golf Tour, like national tours all over the world, is a place for hopes and dreams. Göran Söderqvist, a blogger at the Swedish Golf Federation, reflected on young Swedes hopes, dreams and progress.
We like to share his blog entry – freely translated into English.
Land of Hopes and Dreams…Show more »
January 6, 2019
Challenge Tour 2018: Sebastian missed only three cuts in 19 starts and never carded a round higher than 74 as he notched nine top 20s, six top tens, two runner-up finishes and, most memorably, a win at the Italian Challenge in July. (europeantour.com)
Sebastian’s first entry on the European Tour in 2019 will be in Abu Dhabi on January 16th. That will also be his first start in a Rolex Series Tournament.Show more »
Coastal Carolina Hall of Fame – Class of 2018
November 11, 2018
On the evening of Nov. 9, the Coastal Carolina Department of Athletics officially inducted nine new members to the George F. “Buddy” Sasser Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018. One of them was Sebastian…Show more »
European Tour 2019 – Mission Completed
November 3, 2018
The goal for the year 2018 was to reach top 15 on the Challenge Tour ranking and become one of the graduates for European Tour 2019.
With his brother Jesper on the bag for the Grand Finale, Sebastian secured the 5th place on the final ranking and can now start preparing for next season.Show more »
September 15, 2018
After a great week in London Sebastian, with his brother Jesper on the bag, finished T2 at Bridgestone Challenge which also gave him 2nd place on the Challenge Tour ranking. A season-low 63, in the first round, indicates that the game is where it should be as we’re getting closer to the Grand Finale on the road to Ras Al Khaimah.Show more »
Nordea Masters 2018
August 20, 2018
When the tournament is played in your hometown you will, of course, be followed by a lot of friends, family and other fans. A big crowd came to see Sebastian and many of the other Swedes. Sebastian struggled a bit on Thursday, had a good Friday but still, he missed the cut, on the edge.
Thoughts before the tournament (svenskgolf.se)
The coming week Sebastian is headed to Switzerland and the Rolex Trophy, trying to defend, his third place on the ranking.Show more »
The Swedish Challenge
August 6, 2018
The Swedish Challenge, hosted by the Vice Captain of the European Ryder Cup Team, Robert Karlsson, became a real challenge for both Sebastian and Robert Karlsson, who were paired together for the first two days…Show more »
Looking forward to two tournaments on Swedish soil
July 30, 2018
This week the Challenge Tour will come to Katrineholm. The Swedish challenge is hosted by Robert Karlsson. (katrineholmsgolf.se)
A look ahead to the Swedish Challenge… (europeantour.com)
Two weeks later, European Tour will come to Sebastian’s hometown, Gothenburg. Nordea Masters at Hills Golf & Sports Club. (nordeamasters.se)Show more »
This is a great opportunity for his friends at home and club mates at Delsjö Golfklubb to see and support Sebastian and all the other Swedes.
Winner Under Italy’s Sizzling Sun
July 15, 2018
After an extremely hot week with gruelling conditions on the final day, Sebastian was delighted to come out on top at the Italian Challenge.
“I played some nice golf today and it feels amazing to win,” he said in an interview Sunday afternoon. “It was a struggle to focus out there in the heat, which kind of helped because I was so focused on eating, drinking and walking with a wet towel. I only thought about what score I was on towards the end because I was so focused on getting in. (europeantour.com)
For highlights…Show more »
Winner with Fanny Sunesson and DC Wäst at “Barngolfen” 2018
June 19, 2018
Playing “Barngolfen” for the 3rd time Sebastian was in the winning Team. He played with former world famous caddie Fanny Sunesson and employees from DC Wäst.
The day after he followed up with a 2nd place in the “Pacific Fonder Match Play”, a short hole competition held at “World of Golf” Gothenburg.Show more »
Runner up at Czech Challenge
June 6, 2018
As Sebastian wrote on Instagram: “Great week in Czech finishing solo 2nd. 🎩-off to 17 year old Kim who won”.
After a week with practice in tropical Sweden, it’s time for KPMG Open in Belgium.
Watch highlights from day 3 & 4 here!Show more »
From Turkey to Portugal
May 8, 2018
Sebastian played well from tee to green in Belek 26-29 May. With a hot putter it could have been a great week, but that was not the case.
After a week with good training, he is now ready for Open de Portugal. Looking for a revenge on the greens.
Watch the nice birdie on hole 6 here!Show more »
A perfect start of the season
February 26, 2018
Next tournament: 1-3 March SGT Winter Series – Hills Open (Swedish Golf Tour)Show more »
Focus on The European Challenge Tour 2018
January 14, 2018
2017 Sebastian played mostly on The European Tour and got the lowest score on the Tour, a 61, at The Rocco Forte Open in Italy. That was also a new Course Record.
He ended the year with some well played tournaments but it was not enough to keep The Card.
2018 focus will be on The European Challenge Tour and the goal is of course the ET-Card for 2019.Show more »
A Great Moving Day!
September 24, 2017
After a missed cut at KLM Open, Sebastian made the cut on the number at Portugal Masters.Show more »
-7, day 3, took him from T63 to T12 with a 64, the lowest score of the day. Finishing T7 is season best.
“Day 4 was quit miserable but I managed to do six, seven good up-and-downs and I even holed a wedge”.
This also resulted in a place in next weeks British Masters. A great bonus! (svenskgolf.se)
Happy Birthday Seabass! We wish You a successful finish 2017
September 19, 2017Show more »
Close but not close enough
June 23, 2017
Chipping and putting was excellent but this time Sebastian didn’t make the cut.
Four Swedes are top 10 after two days. We wish them good luck this weekend!Show more »
Midsummer in Munich
June 22, 2017
BMW International Open starting today.
We hope for a Midsummer Party in Munich.Show more »
Nordea Masters day 2, 7/7 cuts made
June 2, 2017
Two happy players congratulates each other for another made cut!Show more »
Sebastian and Pelle Edberg.
Nordea Masters at a windy Barsebäck
May 31, 2017
If the wind continues like today, this week is going to be a challenge for everyone. Who can manage the wholes down by the sea?Show more »
Two weeks ago, Sebastian struggled a bit in the hard wind, at the third round of Rocco Forte on Sicily. Now is a good time to take a revenge, supported by friends and family in this “once a year in Sweden” tournament
61, career low & course record
May 18, 2017
Hoey and Soderberg go low to lead in Sicily (europeantour.com)
Sebastian Söderberg share the lead after dream round (svenskgolf.se)
Leaderboard – The Rocco Forte Open (europeantour.com)Show more »
Time to get to work in Europe!
May 7, 2017
The next two weeks Sebastian will play in Portugal and Italy.
The first weeks in Europe on the European Tour in 2017 for him.
Srixon – New Sponsor in time for Perth
February 17, 2017
In January Sebastian signed a contract with a new club sponsor – Srixon. He´s been working his new clubs for the last months and it seems to work perfectly fine. In his first tournament with his new Srixon irons, the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, he is the only Swede that made the second day cut, with 67 players. As this tournament is played in a new format there will be a new cut after round three. Only 24 players will play the 4th round which will be played as five rounds of six-hole match play battles – Super 6.Show more »
February 12, 2017
PGA Future Fund
The purpose of the Swedish PGA Future Fund is to provide promising young Swedish golf professionals direct financial support to help the players to step out on a higher tour.
Many Swedish players have made outstanding good performances during the past year and to choose stipend winners for 2017 has meant pleasant difficulties for Swedish PGA
The PGA Future Fund started in 1998. Over the last 19 years, 109 professionals have received stipends totaling 6.935 million Swedish crowns (SEK).
Sebastian was, as one out of 12 promising Swedes, awarded with SEK 50.000.
(Read article on svenskgolf.se)
Athlete of the year!
Sebastian has been awarded “The athlete of the year, 2016” in his home municipality Partille. The prize is decided by the local newspaper Partille Tidning.
(Read article on partilletidning.se)
The main performances during 2016, that made him the winner, was his first win on the Challenge Tour at Kenya Open, his participation in US Open, his first Major, and finally the advancement to the European Tour.
The prize ceremony will be held at Partille Arena on March 17.Show more »
Getting Ready at Black Mountain
January 12, 2017
3 hours south of Bangkok, in the mountains west of Hua Hin, at Black Mountain Golf Club, Sebastian has been doing his winter training for the last three years. Black Mountain is an Asian jewel, rewarded as the Asian Pacific Best Golf Course 2016.
Compared to frozen, snow covered, golf courses home in Sweden, Black Mountain can offer great weather, great courses, great practice facilities and a great social environment with several other professional golf players trying to stay in shape…Show more »
A 6 days’ drama gave Sebastian the ET-card
November 18, 2016
After 6 long days on the ET Q-school Sebastian reached his overall goal for this season: a European Tour card for 2017.
It certainly started very tough. After two days Sebastian was on 105th place and top 25 looked far away. The Fat Lady started her journey to Girona, ready to sing after day 4.
Day 3 was a good step forward. Now it was reachable to make the cut after day 4, keeping the singing away.
Day 4 and 5 was excellent. Together with fellow Swede Pontus Widegren, and the final winner Nathan Kimsey, Sebastian performed the best score in the field and gave us hope that he could finish top 25. Following the live score reports day 6 all his fans were kept in tension until Sebastian’s last birdie on hole 18. Now that Fat Lady finally could start singing and now for joy.
Sebastian: ”After a rough couple of months I couldn’t be happier to pull through this week and get my tour card for next year. Huge congrats to my boys, Jens Fahrbring and Pontus Widegren, for making it as well”Show more »