Jaacob has also played in and made cuts in numerous professional tournaments in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Africa with 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 also 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…both in person and online. 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.
Jaacob has also become the world's leading expert when it comes to swing speed training. Jaacob is currently the Official Swing Speed Trainer for the Swing Thought TOUR and he has taught on the subject of swing speed training for the Swiss PGA and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Typically, both his amateur and Tour player clients (Pablo Martin, Martin Rominger, Grant Jackson, and many others) pick up 12-16 mph (30-40 yards) of additional driver swing speed in the first 30 days of training.
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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