Jesper Kennegard’s talent was evident from an early age. From 2004-07, he was the top-ranked golfer in Sweden for his age group. Now 21, the 2006 Sweden Junior Player of the Year currently holds down the No. 8 spot in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. Kennegard, a junior at Arizona State, has won three collegiate tournaments and also tied for ninth individually in last year’s NCAA Championship.
Name Jesper Kennegard
Birthdate July 7, 1988
Birthplace Stockholm, Sweden
Favorite Food Mom’s cooking.
What’s On My iPod Soft, chill music: Cafe del Mar.
Favorite Movie “Enemy of the State.”
Hidden Talent I know the capitals of the world.
Biggest Fear Myself.
Favorite Course Ria Bintan, Indonesia.
Dream Foursome Christian Bale, Tiger Woods, Pierce Brosnan and me.
Favorite Golfer Ernie Els.
Words To Live By Practice twice as hard as anyone around you.
Best Golf Tip Practice your short game.
Shot I Love To practice Wedge game.
Needs Improvement Chipping.
Favorite Club Putter.
Ball Marker Mark it with “JK” for Jesper Kennegard.
Age I First Broke 70 14.
Lowest Round Ever 60.
Love To Trade Places With Nobody.
Favorite Non-Golf Athlete Pierce Brosnan.
WHAT’S IN THE BAG
DRIVER Ping G10, 3-WOOD Titleist with V2 Stiff shaft, IRONS Titleist MB with x 100 shafts, PUTTER Scotty Cameron Squareback, BALL Titleist Pro V1.