Over the next few years, he continued to compete in long drive in 2006 and 2007, winning multiple qualifiers for the World Long Drive Championships, including a grid-record 421-yard blast at a World Local Qualifier in Temecula, California.
In 2007, Jaacob shot his first tournament round in the 60s as a professional at the Long Beach Open, using single length irons.
Between 2005 and 2012, Jaacob competed in approximately 30 weeklong tour events around the world in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa, making multiple cuts and shooting many rounds in the 60s and 70s.
In 2012, Jaacob took 5th place at the CBS-televised Speed Golf World Championships at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.
In 2013, he shot the World Championship record for low golf round with a 72 in 55 minutes and 42 seconds using only 6 clubs.
But not only is Jaacob a great player, he has ventured in to other areas of the game as well.
He comes from a family of teachers and has been blessed with the gift of being able to help others with their golf games as well. His background in physics, calculus, anatomy, kinesiology, and physiology from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy Doctorate program has ended up serving him well as an athlete and a teacher…and has helped him lead an injury-free golf career.
Jaacob is a Class A member of the PGA of America and became a Top 100 Most Popular Instructor.
Jaacob is also considered to be the world's leading expert when it comes to swing speed training, working with both amateur, professional golf, and long drive clients who routinely pick up 12-16 mph (30-40 yards) of additional driver swing speed in their first 30 days of training.
From 2013-2015, Jaacob was the Official Swing Speed Trainer for the Swing Thought TOUR and in 2015-2016 he was the Official Swing Speed Trainer for the Michael Breed Golf Academy in New York.
He has taught on the subject of swing speed training for the Swiss PGA and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology…and he created a Swing Speed Training certification program for PGA Professionals, coaches, and trainers, which is available at Swing Man Golf.
Additionally, Jaacob is a Senior Writer at GolfWRX (over 1 million views) and his golf tips e-book has reached #1 on Amazon.com's Bestsellers in Golf.
He has caddied on the PGA TOUR as well as the PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS.
And he is the co-creator with golf equipment design icon Tom Wishon of Sterling Irons® single length irons.
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