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Name: - Fredrik Ulf Yngve Jacobson
Country: - Sweden
Born : - September 26th, 1974 in Kungsbacka, Halland, Sweden.
Original Home/Club: - Kungsbacka GC, Sweden
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1994 (aged 19)
Web Address: - http://www.freddiejacobson.com

Roll of Honour

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


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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 US PGA Tour, claiming his first win on that Tour in 2011.


Top tournaments won by Fredrik Jacobson

2011Men AmericaTravelers Ch'shipTPC River Highlands260 (-20)$1,080,000
Played as the Travelers Championship (June 23-26). Second-placed John Rollins (USA) and Ryan Moore (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jacobson (Swe), who recorded his first PGA Tour win after 8 years on the Tour. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].
2003Men EuropePortugal OpenVale do Lobo283 (-5)€208,330
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].
2003Men EuropeVolvo MastersValderrama276 (-12)€583,330
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].
2002Men AsiaHong Kong OpenHong Kong GC260 (-16)US$113,000
Played as the Omega Hong Kong Open (Asian/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Jorge Berendt (Arg) and Henrik Nystrom (Swe) finished 2 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Fredrik "Freddie" Jacobson (Swe). Played in Nov 2002 as part of the 2003 European Tour season. [Championship Composite course, Hong Kong GC, Fanling].

 

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