Thorbjørn Olesen

Thorbjørn Olesen

(thor-bih-YORN)

Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 152 (69 kg)
Age: 34 (December 21, 1989)
Birthplace: Fureso, Denmark
Residence: Fureso, Denmark

Special Interests: Soccer, basketball, movies, food, skiing
Turned Professional: 2008
City plays from: Fureso, Denmark


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 10 in 2023 DP World Tour Eligibility Ranking (thru 2024)

Career Victories


International Victories (8):
2010 Princess. 2012 Sicilian Open. 2014 ISPS Handa Perth International. 2015 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. 2016 Turkish Airlines Open. 2018 Italian Open. 2022 Betfred British Masters hosted by Danny Willett. 2023 Thailand Classic.
Other Victories (1):
2016 ISPS HANDA World Cup [with Soren Kjeldsen]..

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

64 - 2018 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#104 : 2013 Masters Tournament

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#33 : 2013 THE PLAYERS Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$510,000 : 2018 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational (Finished 3)

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 2018 Seve Trophy : 2013 Olympic Games : 2016 World Cup : 2011, 2013, 2016, 2018

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 63 175 1 8 13 37 25 1 $1,634,010
2024 1 4 1 162 $25,515
2023 4 8 1 2 2 $91,916
2022 2 6 1 1 $58,100
2019 11 34 1 2 8 3 $199,623
2018 5 18 1 1 2 4 1 $177,067
2017 6 20 1 1 4 2 $56,625
2016 5 10 1 2 3
2015 1 4 1 1 1
2014 14 32 1 1 6 8 175 $335,222
2013 11 29 2 3 6 4 1 $513,700
2012 2 8 1 1 2 $176,243
2011 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2023 CUT CUT
2022 CUT
2019 T41 T21 T64 CUT T57 T7 T40 T27 T45
2018 T56 CUT T12 T31 T3
2017 T44 T62 T10 T63
2016 CUT CUT T19 T38
2015 T6
2014 T44 T30 T64 T33
2013 CUT T6 T40 CUT CUT T17 T48 T53
2012 T27 T9 T11
2011 CUT

Personal


  • Is a big soccer fan, who shares his rooting interests between FC Copenhagen and Manchester United.
  • Is close friends with Soren Hansen and plays a lot of practice rounds with the player he calls his idol.
  • For many years, was known as Jacob but dropped his given name and went with his middle name because it is far less common in Denmark.