Tony Jacklin wins the last of his 28 professional tournaments at the Franklin Quest Championship on the Senior PGA Tour (now the Champions Tour) at the age of 51. The 1969 Open Champion and 1970 US Open Champion retired from competitive golf in 2004 at the age of 60, although he subsequently played in both the 2005 and 2007 Open Championships.
Robert Karlsson is born in Katrineholm, Sweden, where his father was a greenkeeper. He has 11 European Tour victories to his name and in 2008 claimed the Order of Merit (the last year before this became the Race to Dubai). In 2008 he also won the Omega Mission Hills World Cup for Sweden, in partnership with Henrik Stenson.
At 6ft 5in (1m. 96), he is, with Chris Wood, the tallest golfer on either the European or PGA Tours, but in recent years has suffered health problems including an eye injury and in 2012 a case of the yips so bad that he became unable to 'pull the trigger' and hit the ball with any club, causing him to withdraw from the Open Championship after 2 holes of his final practice round. Known as 'The Scientist' for his methodical and analytical approach to golf, he worked through this and has began playing tournaments again, although on a very reduced schedule.