Born on July 12, 1982, Alexander Noren is a professional golfer from Sweden. Born in Stockholm, Sweden, Noren attended Oklahoma State University before turning professional in 2005. He gained a spot for himself at the second tier of the European Challenge Tour when he reached the finals of the European Qualifying School at the later part of 2005.
His first professional win was the Rolex Trophy in 2006, and he ended his rookie season at third place on the Challenge Tour Rankings, gain gaining himself a spot for the 2007 European Tour. The Swedish golfer improved on his performance, finishing on the 31st place on the Order of Merit. He also qualified for the 2008 Open Championship and placed in the top 10 by day 3, before being tied for 19th place.
The Swedish golfer won his first even on the European Tour in 2009 at the Omega European Masters, finishing two strokes ahead of Bradley Dredge. He was holed from a bunker on his way to stepping ahead of the Dredge who carded a 65. Close to their heels was Ross McGowan. The Omega European Masters is the first qualifying tournament for the Ryder Cup set for the next year. Noren and Dredge parred the closing three holes but it was Noren who ultimately won the £292,000 purse. The Swede finally ended the season ranked 25th place on the Race to Dubai.
All in all, Noren has a total of two professional wins under his belt, one victory at the Omega European Masters on 2009 and the Rolex Trophy which he won in 2006.