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Change on European Tour Board

The current Chairman of the Professional Technical Committee and European Challenge Tour Sub-Committee, Björn Nordberg, has been appointed a Non-Executive Director on The European Tour Board of Directors.

Nordberg, has held his current post for the past five years and is highly respected as a golf administrator.

Nordberg has been involved in the game of golf since he was seven and has representd his home country, Sweden, as well as being a leading amateur.

He devised the national Boys programme in Sweden during his post as member of the National Team/Youth Committee on behalf of the Swedish Golf Federation. As well as being elected to the European Golf Asociation, he also captained the Continental team for the Jacques Leglise Trophy against GB&I.

Ken Schofield, Executive Director of The European Tour, said:

"Björn has been immersed in the game from a very early age and has served the Swedish Golf Federation and the European Golf Association with great distinction in a variety of roles over the past two decades.
"During that time he has become recognised as an extremely able administrator, whose vision and enthusiasm have helped develop a Swedish national golf programme which is the envy of countries the world over.

"He has worked closely with the European Tour, through the Challenge Tour, since 1996, and his contribution to all aspects of European golf has been, and continues to be, immense."

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