2008 Ryder Cup Matches | European Tour | Daniel Chopra

Daniel Samir Chopra was born on 23 December, 1973 in Stockholm. He has an Indian father and a Swedish mother. At the age of 7, he joined his grandparents in Delhi, India. He learned Hindi and is a fluent speaker.

Daniel Samir Chopra won the All India Junior Golf Championship three times. In 1991, he won the Doug Sanders International Junior Championship. He turned professional in 1992.

Between 1996 and 2002, Chopra’s appearance in the European Tour was intermittent. He joined the US PGA Tour in 2004 and, in 2007, won his first PGA Tour event – the Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro, Florida.

Daniel Samir Chopra currently ranks high on the Ryder Cup World Points List. For details on how Team Europe members are selected, see our Ryder Cup qualifying page.

PGA Tour Win

  • 2007: Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro

Nationwide Tour Wins (2)

  • 2004: First Tee Arkansas Classic; Henrico County Open

Challenge Tour Wins (2)

  • 1994: Challenge Chargeurs; Jamtland Open

Other Wins (8)

  • 2001: Taiwan Masters, Mercuries Masters, in Taiwan
  • 1995: Republic of China Open
  • 1994: Swedish International Championship; Indian Masters; Malaysian PGA Championship; Indian PGA Championship
  • 1993: Johor Baru Open, in Malaysia