Who's who: Fredrik Jacobson

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Who's who: Fredrik Jacobson

  • Name:

    Fredrik Ulf Yngve Jacobson
  • Also known as:

    Freddie
  • Country:

    Sweden
  • Born:

    Sept 26, 1974 in Kungsbacka, Halland, Sweden.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Kungsbacka GC, Sweden
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1994 (aged 19)
  • Website:

    https://www.freddiejacobson.com

Roll of Honour

European Tour wins (3); PGA Tour wins (1).

Did you know?

Jacobson enjoyed an excellent amateur career before turning professional in 1994. In 1995 and 1997 thru' 2003 he played on the European Tour, collecting three wins along the way. In 2004 he joined the PGA Tour, claiming his first win on that Tour in 2011.

Top tournaments won by Fredrik Jacobson

2011
America
260 (-20)
$1,080,000
Travelers

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jacobson, Fredrik

Score

260 (-20)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Travelers

Played as the Travelers Championship (June 23-26). Second-placed John Rollins (USA) and Ryan Moore (USA) finished 1 shot behind 36-year-old Fredrik "Freddie" Jacobson (Swe). After eight years on the Tour, Jacobson recorded his first and only PGA Tour win. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].

2003
Europe
283 (-5)
€208,330
Algarve

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jacobson, Fredrik

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

€208,330

Title sponsor

Algarve

Played as the Algarve Open de Portugal (April 17-20). Second-placed Bradley Dredge (Wales), Jamie Donaldson (Wales) and Brian Davis (England) finished 1 shot behind Jacobson (Swe). [Vale do Lobo GC, nr Almancil, Algarve, Portugal; composite of 13 holes from the Royal course and five from the Ocean course].

2003
Europe
276 (-12)
€583,330
Volvo

Category

Europe

Winner (holder)

Jacobson, Fredrik

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

€583,330

Title sponsor

Volvo

Played as the Volvo Masters Andalucia (Oct 30-Nov 2; Eurpn Tr season-ending event). Jacobson (Swe) beat Carlos Rodiles (Spain) with a par at the fourth playoff hole, to record the last of his three European Tour wins. [Valderrama GC, San Roque, Spain].

2002
Asia
260 (-16)
US$113,000
Omega

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Jacobson, Fredrik

Score

260 (-16)

Prize money

US$113,000

Title sponsor

Omega

Played as the Omega Hong Kong Open (Nov 28-Dec 1; Asian/Eurpn Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2003 season). Second-placed Jorge Berendt (Arg) and Henrik Nystrom (Swe) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Fredrik "Freddie" Jacobson (Swe). [Hong Kong GC, Fanling; composite of 10 holes from Eden course, 8 from the New].

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