Height – 5 ft 8″
Date of birth – 8th July, 1992
Turned pro – 2014
Family – Single
Residence – Luxembourg
Joël turned professional in June 2014 after a tremendous career at The University of California, Berkeley where he was an essential part of one of the most successful college teams in recent college golfing history.
In the 2012-13 season Cal Bear’s won 12 of the 14 stroke play tournaments they competed in, setting a modern-era NCAA single-season win record. Cal were regional champions in both 2012 & 2013 as well as reaching the NCAA semi-finals in both years.
In 2013, He represented Europe at the Palmer Cup in Wilmington, Delaware and also competed in the Mylan Classic on the Web.com Tour as an amateur, making the cut, and playing the weekend. Joël recorded 5 college victories over his 4 years and finished 10th or better on 15 occasions. He was a nominee for both the Ben Hogan & Byron Nelson Awards and was selected as a 1st team All-American.
On turning professional in June, 2014 Joël signalled his intent finishing 5th in only his second event on the Challenge Tour at the Belgian Challenge Open. He competed at his home European Tour event at the Alstom French Open and due to his consistent form throughout the year has ensured full playing status for 2015.
In 2016, Joël collected his maiden professional victory at the Swedish Challenge hosted by Robert Karlsson on the Challenge Tour. This win moved him up to 9th position on the Road to Oman rankings.
Later on in the season at the NBO Grand Golf Classic Grand Final, Joël secured his European Tour card for the 2017 season by finishing in 16th position on the Road to Oman rankings with 91,578 points.
Joel has started quickly on the European Tour with a T23 finish at the Alfred Dunhill Championship and a solid T14 finish at the UBS Hong Kong Open. He is currently 22nd on the 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings.
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Having graduated from the Haas Business School in Berkeley, Joël likes to keep his finger on the pulse of the business world. One of his many hobbies is investing on the Stock Market.