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Fredrik Jacobson

SwedenSweden

Start Position
10
Current Position
To Par: +9
Total Strokes: 76 - 73 : 149
T119   T109
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Updated: Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 04:13 PM
  • Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Age: 36
  • Turned Pro: 1994

International Victories

(3): 2003 Omega Hong Kong Open [Eur], Algarve Open de Portugal [Eur], Volvo Masters [Eur].

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$405,605 (86)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

T6-- The Honda Classic.

PGA TOUR Best Round

65 at Round 3, Verizon Heritage.

PGA TOUR Highlights

One of just three players since 2003 to post four rounds in the 60s at The Honda Classic, shooting four consecutive 69s to finish T6. Despite missing the cut at the event in 2005 and 2006, has three top-six finishes at this event (T6-2010, T5-2009, T4-2004). Camilo Villegas, the 2010 winner, and John Rollins in 2009 are the other all-60s shooters.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

2-- AT&T National. T2-- Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro.

2009 Season Highlights

Won more than $1 million for a third consecutive year and recorded three top-10s for the third consecutive season...First top-10 finish of the year came at The Honda Classic where he finished T5. It was his fourth start in the event and the first made cut there since claiming T4 in 2004...Earned another T5 finish at the Valero Texas Open after four rounds in the 60s...Third top-10 of the season came at The Barclays, posting a T6 to jump 59 spots in the FedExCup standings, from 107th to 48th...Finished 57th in the FedExCup standings.

Career Highlights

2009: Won more than $1 million for a third consecutive year and recorded three top-10s for the third consecutive season...First top-10 finish of the year came at The Honda Classic where he finished T5. It was his fourth start in the event and the first made cut there since claiming T4 in 2004...Earned another T5 finish at the Valero Texas Open after four rounds in the 60s...Third top-10 of the season came at The Barclays, posting a T6 to jump 59 spots in the FedExCup standings, from 107th to 48th...Finished 57th in the FedExCup standings. 2008: Earned a career-best $1,597,423 on the strength of 16 of 24 made cuts and nine top-25 finishes...Best finish was a second at the AT&T National, thanks to weekend rounds of 66-65. It was his second career runner-up finish. He finished T2 at the 2007 Ginn sur Mer Classic at Tesoro. Earned a spot in the British Open field where he finished T19. 2007: Competed in two events in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. Recorded five top-10 finishes, nine top-25s and a personal-best T2 at the inaugural Ginn sur Mer Classic. Surpassed $1 million in earnings for the second time in his TOUR career...Continued his recovery from a 2006 wrist injury with a T5 finish at the Memorial Tournament, his best finish of the season and in nearly a year. 2006: Finished in the top 125 for the third consecutive season. Made 10 cuts in 18 starts and finished in the top-25 five times, including two top-5 finishes...In third start of season, picked up his best finish on TOUR since a T4 at the 2004 Honda Classic with a fourth at the Ford Championship at Doral...Did not make a start on the PGA TOUR after the Deutsche Bank Championship the first week of September due to a nagging wrist injury. 2005: Picked up his first top-10 of the season, a T6 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Three of his career-high 14 top-10s have come in Memphis -- T3 in 2003, T5 in 2004 and T6 in 2005. 2004: Continued consistent play in just his second season on TOUR. Recorded five top-10s and collected more than $1 million...Fired a first round, 6-under 66 at the Wachovia Championship and was only two strokes off the lead. Withdrew and flew home at 5:30 a.m. on Friday as his wife, Erika, had gone into premature labor with the couple's first child at Jupiter Hospital near their home in Hobe Sound, FL. Just missed witnessing the birth of Alice Sofia on May 7...In first tournament back after daughter's birth, earned second consecutive top-10 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, finishing T5...Finished T17 at the Masters and PGA...Played with Joakim Haeggman at the World Cup in Spain. 2003: Had three wins on the European Tour, along with top-10s at both the U.S. Open and the British Open...Placed fourth in the European Tour Order of Merit and finished third in TOUR non-member earnings with $786,771, with four top-10s in only eight starts. Joined the TOUR, having finished among the top 125 as a non-member. Also added another $66,821 in two World Golf Championships appearances...Playing in his first U.S. Open, finished T5 and shared top first-time honors with Justin Rose...Two weeks later, finished T3 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, four shots behind David Toms...Earned top-10 exemption in the following week's 100th Western Open, where he finished T8. In just four starts, was eligible to join the TOUR as a Special Temporary Member, having earned ($572,970) more than the No. 150 player (Tom Scherrer, $356,657) from the 2002 TOUR money list...Finished T6 at the British Open, three shots behind Ben Curtis...Claimed his first win on the European Tour when he won the Omega Hong Kong Open, the second event of the season...Won again three tournaments later in the Algarve Open de Portugal. Victory came in his first start back after a 10-week layoff due to a wrist injury...Ended European Tour season with third victory at the Volvo Masters at Valerrama, defeating Spain's Carlos Rodiles in a four-hole playoff. 2002: Played virtually full-time on the European Tour from 1997-2002, with 17-plus starts in each of those seasons. Totaled six runner-up finishes and 16 top-10s during that time...Lost to Eduardo Romero in a playoff at the Barclays Scottish Open. Finished 30th on the Volvo Order of Merit. 2001: Was fifth at the Omega European Masters. 2000: Progressed to 25th on the Volvo Order of Merit, his highest prior to 2003. 1999: Had to return to the Qualifying School, but finished seventh to stay on Tour. 1998: With one week remaining, was 124th in the Volvo Order of Merit, but lost in a playoff for the Belgacom Open to Lee Westwood and moved to 75th place to rescue his card. Amateur: Won several notable titles in amateur golf before turning professional in 1994.

Personal

A promising ice hockey player at age 10. However one of the players at his club, Per Nellbeck, was also the local golf professional and taught the entire Jacobson family to play golf. First handicap was 40, but reached scratch five years later at age 15...Missed first three months of 2000 after breaking left thumb playing hockey for golf professionals vs. tennis players in 1999. Needed operation and returned in March to finish third, second and second in successive starts...Was ranked top 30 in Swedish table tennis at age 14-15.

National Teams

World Cup (2), 2003, 2004.