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 Ju-
nior 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 tour-
naments and also tied for ninth individually in last year’s NCAA Championship.
BIRTHDATE July 7, 1988
BIRTHPLACE Stockholm, Sweden
HIDDEN TALENT I know the capitals of the world.
Going to Erica’s memorial even though golf is an individual
FAVORITE COURSE Ria Bintan, Indonesia.
LOVE TO TRADE PLACES WITH Nobody.
FAVORITE FOOD Mom’s cooking.
FAVORITE GOLFER Ernie Els.
BIGGEST FEAR Myself.
FAVORITE CLUB Putter.
LOWEST ROUND EVER 60.
AGE I FIRST BROKE 70 14.
NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Chipping.
SHOT I LOVE TO PRACTICE Wedge game.
FAVORITE MOVIE “Enemy of the State.”
ON MY iPOD Soft, chill music: Cafe del Mar.
FAVORITE NON-GOLF CELEBRITY Pierce Brosnan.
DREAM FOURSOME Christian Bale, Tiger Woods, Pierce Brosnan and me.
WHAT’S IN THE BAG
DRIVER Ping G10, 3-WOOD Titleist with V2 stiff shaft, IRONS Titleist MB with
X100 shafts, PUTTER Scotty Cameron Squareback, BALL Titleist Pro V1
sport we are all in this together and we lost a member of
our LPGA family
Here at Erica’s service. Out of respect for her and her fam-
ily I am turning my phone off. Started to cry when I saw her
picture. I hate this
Headed in to the memorial service for our friend, our team-
Thoughts and Prayers to Erica Blasberg and her family. We
will miss you. RIP
The players are sharing stories and sadness of the loss of
Erica. Our hearts are heavy for her family
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