Mr. Jesper Parnevik, a Swedish professional golfer playing the PGA Champions Tour, is really the right person to support the legacy of Sven Tumba, The Founder of World Amateur Golfers Championship. He was like an extra son of Sven and Mona Tumba and was one of the family during all the years. After getting a scholarship in golf at the Palm Beach Junior College in Lake Worth, he later turned professional in 1986 and have 5 wins on the PGA Tour, 4 wins at the European Tour and 5 other wins plus that he last year got his first win on the PGA Champions Tour at the Insperity Invitational. He has been twice the runner up in The Open in England and have three appearences in Ryder Cup.
Plagued by injuries for years, Parnevik staged a comeback in the Champions Tour 2015, where he now plays full time.
We welcome Mr. Jesper Parnevik, our new PATRON to the family of World Amateur Golfers Championship.