Height – 5 ft 10″
Date of birth – 21st February 1985
Turned pro – 2008 (plus 4)
Family – Wife: Christina and daughter Millie
Residence – Gothenburg, Sweden
Joel Sjöholm is arguably the most colourful golfer competing in Europe.
Joel is regarded as one of the great characters on the tour and his larger than life personality has a great effect on everyone around him. He is a serial tweeter with over 10,000 followers and is a sponsors dream with the attention he attracts with his unique fashion choices.
On the course, Joel has been competing on the European Challenge Tour for the 2016 season and had his best finishes at the Swedish Challenge and the Terre dei Console Open.
In Sweden, Joel shot rounds of 72, 71, 62 and 73 to finish in a tie for 6th position. The 62 that Joel shot on the Saturday was a new course record. In Italy, Joel shot 71, 69, 67, 73 for a share of 10th position.
He finished his season off in the Road to Oman rankings in 1o1st position and will compete on the European Challenge Tour for the 2017 season.
Off the course Joel got married to Christina in 2012 and is a lover of all sports including football and ice hockey.
DID YOU KNOW?
Joel has begun the revival of the plus 4’s, the last player adopting the plus 4’s was the late Payne Stewart.