Sebastian Cappelen

Sebastian Cappelen

(CAP-lynn)

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 (86 kg)
Age: 30 (April 14, 1990)
Birthplace: Odense, Denmark
Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Family: Wife, Audrey

Education: University of Arkansas
Special Interests: Music and cars
Turned Professional: 2014
City plays from: Odense, Denmark


Exempt Status


Top 50 from 2019 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2014 (1) Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna. 2019 (1) REX Hospital Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

64 - 2020 The American Express (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#63 : 2020 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#290 : 2019 Travelers Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$218,588 : 2020 The American Express (Finished 6)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Farmers Insurance Open - Shot a first-round 66 to hold a share of the 18-hole lead at the Farmers Insurance Open before finishing T21. Marked his first 18-hole lead/co-lead since his PGA TOUR debut at the 2014 Sanderson Farms Championship.

National Team Selections


Palmer Cup : 2011, 2012, 2013

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: 15 49 1 2 9 6 $389,957
2020 13 43 1 2 8 5 134 $371,482
2015 2 6 1 1 $18,475
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 120 371 2 1 14 31 66 52 2 $734,425
2020 1 2 1
2019 22 59 1 1 2 6 8 13 1 34 $195,968
2018 26 85 4 7 16 10 82 $130,204
2017 20 61 1 5 11 9 $59,111
2016 20 65 4 5 13 6 1 105 $120,120
2015 19 61 1 4 11 8 $62,767
2014 12 38 1 2 4 7 5 70 $166,254
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2015 CUT

Personal


  • Parents are Ulrik and Kirsten Cappelen. Father, Ulrik, was a member of the Danish national pro soccer team. Has two siblings, Frederik and Caroline.
  • Was teammates at Arkansas with David Lingmerth and Austin Cook. Turned professional right after the 2014 NCAA Championship.
  • Earliest golf memory was holing a 7-iron for his first birdie from 110 yards when he was about 10.
  • If not a golfer, would be an economist. Has a degree in Economics with a minor in Finance from the University of Arkansas.
  • Favorite teams are the Arkansas Razorbacks and New England Patriots. Favorite entertainer is Jeff Dunham. Favorite places include Antalaya, Turkey, and Egypt.
  • Would like to trade places for a day with Sebastian Vettel of Formula 1 fame.
  • Not many people know he plays piano and guitar.
  • Bucket list includes sky diving and driving a Forumula 1 car.