Who is Thomas Bjorn’s ex-wife Pernilla, does Ryder Cup 2018 Europe winning captain have children with her?

THOMAS BJORN led Europe into battle against the US and came away with the Ryder Cup at the weekend.

The 47-year-old Dane travelled to Le Golf National with girlfriend Grace Barber witnessing his finest hour, but who is his former partner Pernilla?

 Thomas Bjorn and former wife Pernilla in 2012

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Thomas Bjorn and former wife Pernilla in 2012

Who is Pernilla?

Pernilla married superstar golfer Thomas Bjorn in 1998.

The couple had three children together, Filippa and twins Oliver and Julia.

But it was reported that the golfer had a five-year affair with air stewardess Dagmara Leniartek while married to Pernilla.

Bjorn and Leniartek refused to speak to the media about the situation, but he allegedly cut relations with her and denied he was the father of her daughter.

 Thomas Bjorn believes his team are facing "one of the strongest American teams of all time"

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Thomas Bjorn believes his team are facing "one of the strongest American teams of all time"

Who is Thomas Bjorn's new partner?

The Europe skipper is now in a relationship with Grace Barber.

She is a freelance sports TV producer and she has interviewed the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robert Pires.

Bjorn and Grace do not have children together and they live together in the UK.

When was the Ryder Cup?

The competition began at 7am BST on Friday, September 28.

Then it ended on Sunday, September 30.

It took place at the Le Golf National, near Paris.

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THOMAS BJORN led Europe into battle against the US and came away with the Ryder Cup at the weekend.