Rasmus Højgaard is a Danish professional tennis player. He has an Official World Golf Ranking career-high of No.63. He reached this on August 30, 2020. He currently plays on the European Tour and as of April 2022, he has three European Tour wins.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Rasmus Højgaard was born in Billund, Denmark on March 12, 2001. He has a twin brother named Nicolai Højgaard who is also a professional golfer. Nicolai was on the same Danish team that won the 2018 Eisenhower Trophy. The two also became the first brothers who had back-to-back victories in the European Tour in 2021.
In 2016, Højgaard won the Danish International Amateur Championship. He was also part of the team at the European Boys’ Team Championship. In the next weeks, he won the McGregor Trophy. In 2018, he won the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup, landing four strokes ahead of Nicolai.
He turned professional in 2019. In December of that year, he won the title at the AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open. In August of 2020, he won the ISPS Handa UK Championship. This marked his second win. He became the second-youngest player to multiple wins on the European Tour after Matteo Manassero. In 2021, he was the winner of the Omega European Masters which was held in Switzerland.
Number of Wins by Tour
- European Tour - 3
- Asian Tour - 1
- Sunshine Tour – 1
Best Results in Major Championships
- Masters Tournament - DNP
- PGA Championship - 79th: 2021
- U.S. Open - CUT: 2020
- The Open Championship - DNP