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Peter Jacobsen (born March 4, 1954 in Portland, Oregon) is a professional golfer. Jump to: navigation, search March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Portland is the name of numerous cities in the English-speaking world, the largest of which are Portland, Oregon and Portland, Maine in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Beaver State Other U.S. States Capital Salem Largest city Portland Governor Ted Kulongoski (D) Senators Ron Wyden (D) Gordon Smith (R) Official languages None Area 255,026 km² (9th)  - Land 248,849 km²  - Water 6,177 km² (2. ... Jump to: navigation, search Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Jacobsen is one of golf's most colorful personalities, that makes him quite popular with fans. He has always been a fine golfer, with a 23 year stretch between first and last victories. He has taken part on 2 Ryder Cup teams (1985, 1995). His win at the 2003 Greater Hartford Open made him one of the oldest to win on the PGA Tour. He currently plays on both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. In his first year of eligibilty for senior golf he won the 2004 U.S. Senior Open, which is one of senior golf's major championships, and he followed up with a second senior major at the 2005 Senior Players Championship. These are the only two wins Jacobsen has on the Champions Tour, an accomplishment also reached by golfing greats Arnold Palmer, whose first two wins on the Champions Tour were both majors, and Jack Nicklaus, whose first six wins on the Champions Tour were all majors. The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main mens professional golf tours. ... Jump to: navigation, search The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main mens professional golf tours. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... Mens professional senior golf is for players aged fifty and above. ... The Senior Players Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... Arnold Palmer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf from the 1960s to the late 1990s, and is regarded as the greatest golfer of all time. ...


Jacobsen also has two shows on The Golf Channel: Peter Jacobsen Plugged In, and Peter and Friends. Both are panel discussion shows, although Plugged In has more variety to it, featuring bands like Hootie and the Blowfish, and also Jacobsen's own band. The Golf Channel is an American cable television network devoted (obviously) to the game of golf. ... Hootie & the Blowfish is an American pop-rock band, originally formed at the University of South Carolina by Darius Rucker, Dean Felber, Jim Soni Sonefeld and Mark Bryan. ...


Peter is known for his laid-back, humorous personality. During a three-day charity event in Oregon that he hosts, The Challenge, he is known to do impressions of other players, such as Craig Stadler. The Golf Channel has even filmed Jacobsen during the event, and has released a DVD and VHS of the footage, titled "Peter's Party." [1] [2] Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... Jump to: navigation, search DVD is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search Top view VHS cassette with US Quarter for scale Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed The Video Home System, first released in 1976, better known by its acronym VHS, is a recording and playing standard for video cassette recorders (VCRs), developed by JVC...


PGA Tour wins

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Champions Tour wins

Senior majors are shown in bold. The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The Senior Players Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...


External link

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and profiles

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Jens Peter Jacobsen at AllExperts (739 words)
Jens Peter Jacobsen (7 April 1847 – 30 April 1885) was a Danish novelist, poet, and scientist, in Denmark often just written as "J. Jacobsen" and pronounced as "I. Jacobsen".
Jacobsen was born in Thisted in Jutland as the eldest of the five children of a prosperous merchant.
Jacobsen went to school in Copenhagen and later became a student at the University of Copenhagen in 1868.
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