Freddie Jacobson
team-2017

Freddie Jacobson

Originally from Sweden and now a PGA Tour Player, Freddie has been a part of the OJ family since 2012. He won first PGA Tour event, the Travelers Championship, in 2011 and now lives in Hobe Sound, Florida and combines a love for business with his love for the game.

Factfile

Residence
Hobe Sound, Florida, USA
Attachment
Medalist Club
Date of Birth
26/09/1974
Place of Birth
Kungsbacka, Sweden
Height & Weight
6ft 1¾in 12st 8lbs (185cm 80kg)
Family
Wife: Erika (m. 2003); Children: Alice (2004), Emmie (2006)
Turned Pro
1994

Quick Questions

Would you prefer to play in the wind or rain?
Wind
World #1 or major Championship?
Major
One course for the rest of your life, which one is it?
Augusta
Your first car, your current and your dream car?
First: Volvo 940, Current and dream: Range Rover Sport
Individual style or team outfit?
Individual style

Get to know Freddie

On course

Your dream fourball?
My father, my son and Arnold Palmer around Augusta.
Your favourite club in the bag & why?
My putter because it is the one I can rely on most.
Best shot of your career so far?
At the 18th hole at Valderama to win the 2003 Volvo Masters. I won on the fourth playoff hole in near darkness. It was long emotional day and I was delighted to win.
Whats your favourite item of OJ clothing?
Jerry Slipover. It’s so versatile.
Favourite Sunday afternoon outfit?
Gustaf polo shirt and Brent trosuers.
Three words to describe Oscar Jacobson?
Style, function and quality.
Your worst weather memory?
Hail and snow playing the Match Play in Arizona with Ernie Els.

Off course

Favorite past times away from the course?
Family, surfing, skiing, coaching kids soccer and business.
OJ is a fashion brand that produces golf clothing, do you recognise/notice fashion influences coming into golf apparel more and more?
I see many brands pulling fashion and function together on the course.
Do you prefer to dress up (smart) or dress down (casual)? Why?
Depends on the situation but generally I prefer to dress down. I am pretty casual guy.
Who are your style icons?
I don’t have any really, but if I had to choose it would be OJ CEO Roger Tjernberg!
Oscar Jacobson on Instagram
Oscar
Jacobson
on Instagram Follow