Olle Bengtsson
Olle Bengtsson
Height: 5-11
Weight: 150
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Gothenburg, Sweden
High School: Katrinelundsgymnasiet

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008-09: Lowered his stroke average by nearly a stroke from his freshman season … Posted a 74.8 scoring average over 15 rounds in five events … Logged two rounds of par or better … Tallied season-low 29th-place finish in the General Jim Hackler Championship at TPC Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C. … Posted 54-hole total of 11-over 224 (77-71-79) … Tallied a season-low, two-under 70 in second round of Administaff Augusta State Invitational playing as an individual … Turned in season-best, 54-hole total of one-over 217 (74-70-73) playing as an individual in Administaff Augusta State Invitational … Season Lows: First Round: 73 (+1) in Rio Pinar Invitational … Second Round: 70 (-2) in Administaff Augusta State Invitational … Third Round: 73 (+1) at Administaff Augusta State Invitational.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2007-08: Played in seven events in first season as an active member of the program … Posted a 75.68 stroke average in 19 rounds … Recorded two rounds of par or better and 17 rounds in the 70’s … Logged six rounds in the fall, sporting a 73.83 stroke average, and 13 rounds in the spring, booking a 76.54 scoring average … Shot a season-low, one-under 71 in first round of CordeValle Collegiate … Carded a season-best, 54-hole finish of five-over 221 at CordeValle Collegiate … Season Lows: First Round: 71 (-1) in CordeValle Collegiate … Second Round: 71 (-1) in CordeValle Collegiate … Third Round: 73 (+1) in CordeValle Collegiate.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006-07: Redshirted … Spent the season making the adjustment to the collegiate level.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Katrinelundsgymnasiet in Gothenburg, Sweden … Played three years for coach Marcus Hakansson … Won the Swedish Junior Championship … Captured four Swedish junior tour championship titles and one senior championship title … Helped lead home club team Oljared to third-place finish in Swedish Seniors Championship.

PERSONAL: Born April 1, 1987 in Gothenburg, Sweden … Son of Kerstin and Anders Bengtsson … Has three sisters – Sofia, Maria, Karin – and one brother, Per … Full name is Olof Lars Bengtsson … Majoring in business management … Enjoys hanging out with friends, working out, going to the movies and eating … Career goals include to be the best … Goals for this season include making the lineup regularly … Lists steak as his favorite food … Person he admires the most is Tiger Woods … His favorite athlete is Michael Jordan … Would like to switch places for a day with an astronaut … Lists “Hitch” as his favorite movie and “CSI” as his favorite TV show … His favorite vacation spot is Hawaii … His favorite sport other than golf is soccer … If he could eat dinner with anyone in the world, he’d pick David Beckham or Jessica Alba … Lists Brad Pitt as his favorite actor and Eva Mendes as his favorite actress … If he could be any character in a movie, he’s be Josh Hartnett’s character in “40 Days and 40 Nights” … Prefers Titleist 695 MB irons and wedges, YES (callie forged) putter and Titleist 905R driver as clubs of choice ... Considers Turnberry, Sotogrande and San Roque as top three courses played ... Lists Augusta National, Pebble Beach and the Old Course at St. Andrews as top three courses he wants to play ... Considers San Roque as the hardest course he’s ever played .... Lists Fred Couples as his favorite golfer ... Favorite major is the Masters ... Dream foursome includes just himself and Natalie Gulbis.

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