The best golfer from each Euro 2016 nation

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Group E


Italy - Francesco Molinari




World ranking: 81
Professional wins: 5
Best major finish: T9 (2013 Open)
Interesting fact: Halved the final Singles match of the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah against Tiger Woods to ensure victory for Europe.

Belgium - Thomas Pieters


Thomas Pieters

World ranking: 67
Professional wins: 2
Best major finish: N/A
Interesting fact: Won in back-to-back European Tour starts last year.

Sweden - Henrik Stenson


Shell Houston Open - Final Round

World ranking: 7
Professional wins: 17
Best major finish: 2 (2013 Open)
Interesting fact: Reached a career-high No.2 in the world in 2014 - but has yet to reach world No.1.

Shane Lowry - Ireland


World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational - Final Round

World ranking: 41
Professional wins: 3 (Won 2009 Irish Open while playing as an amateur)
Best major finish: T9 (2014 Open & 2015 US Open)
Interesting fact: Made a hole-in-one on the 16th at the Masters and auctioned the ball, raising €5k for charity.

Group F


Portugal - Ricardo Gouveia


BMW PGA Championship - Previews

World ranking: 124
Professional wins: 3
Best major finish: N/A
Interesting fact: Topped the 2015 Challenge Tour rankings after winning twice last season.

Austria - Bernd Wiesberger


Porsche European Open - Day Two

World ranking: 47
Professional wins: 7
Best major finish: T15 (2014 US PGA Championship)
Interesting fact: With three wins, he's the most successful Austrian golfer in European Tour history.

Iceland - Birgir Hafthorsson


BA-CA Golf Open presented by Telekom Austria Round Three

World ranking: 1167
Professional wins: 0
Best major finish: N/A
Interesting fact: Has four top fives on the Challenge Tour and a best of T11 on the European Tour in the 2007 Italian Open.

Hungary - Roland Hahn


Challenge de Catalunya - European Challenge Tour: Day One

World ranking: 1802*
Professional wins: 0
Best major finish: N/A
Interesting fact: Has played 17 Challenge Tour events but has never made a cut.

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