Jesper Svensson

Sweden

Age 24

Career 300 games: 5

Bowls
L
Joined
2014
Titles*
7
Career Earnings
$432,339.00

Personal: First job was a brick layer…Enjoys soccer and hockey...One of several players who uses a two-handed delivery on Tour...Was named Sweden's 2016 Rookie Sportsman of the Year.

2019: Won his second PBA-WBT Thailand Open for eighth career tour title and first in two years by defeating Sean Rash 211-181 in championship match...Making second consecutive TV appearance, finished second in Oklahoma Open losing Jakob Butturff in title match 267-201...Finished fourth in season opening Hall of Fame Classic losing to Bill O'Neill in second stepladder match 258-219...Finished tied for ninth in PBA Playoffs.

Career: In 2018 finished third in PBA Tour Finals. Finished second in PBA Tournament of Champions losing to Matt O'Grady 207-193 in title match. Was second consecutive runner-up finish in a major after finishing second in 2017 PBA World Championship. Was member of Silver Lake Atom Splitters team that won PBA League Elias Cup...In 2017 won PBA Cheetah Championship for seventh career title and second of the season by beating Thomas Larsen 245-194 in title match. Won MainQuarterly.com Roth/Holman Doubles for sixth career title with Kyle Troup by defeating Marshall Kent and EJ Tackett 279-195 in championship match. Pair became the first all two-hander team to win a PBA doubles event. Finished second in PBA/WBT Thailand International, after winning in 2016, losing to Yannaphon Larpapharat 212-202 in championship match. Finished third in Main Event PBA Finals beating Tommy Jones in third-place match 267-224 in championship match. Finished fifth in Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open losing to Chris Barnes 190-149 in opening stepladder match...In 2016, Beat Australia’s Sam Cooley, 237-213, to win the WBT Thailand title for fifth career title and second title of the season. Became the first player to win five PBA Tour titles by age 21. Won Brunswick Euro Challenge by defeating fellow Swede Martin Larsen 228-222 for fourth career Tour title and second of the year. Became youngest player to win FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions at age 20 years, 357 days. Defeated Mitch Beasley in championship match 231-221 for first major title. Finished third in PBA Scorpion Championship. Finished fourth in Barbasol PBA Players Championship losing to Sam Cooley of Australia 246-206 in second stepladder match. Finished second in Bear Open losing to EJ Tackett 212-199 in title match. Finished third in South Point Las Vegas Open losing to Tommy Jones 248-191 in second stepladder match. Won George Young High Average Award with 226.07 average...Won two titles in 2015 including the 13th Kingdom of Bahrain Open and Chameleon Championship on way to Rookie of the Year honors…Won Chameleon title by beating Pascal Winternheimer of Germany 267-193…Owns one PBA Regional title.

Career Statistics

Year* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2019 22 7 5 3 0 213.23 $43,800.00
2018 15 8 4 2 0 212.95 $60,323.00
2017 17 12 9 5 2 226.88 $128,816.00
2016 18 11 8 5 3 226.07 $137,580.00
2015 9 6 2 2 2 225.81 $57,870.00
2014 5 2 0 0 0 218.17 $3,150.00

*Note: Statistics will be updated for each tournament after it airs on television. Click here for the PBA Tour TV schedule.

Titles and Achievements

PBA Career Standard Titles (7)

2015 – Bahrain
Chameleon Championship, Reno
2016 - Brunswick Euro Challenge
WBT Thailand
2017 - Portland, Maine (doubles with Kyle Troup)
Cheetah Championship, Reno
2019 - WBT Thailand.

PBA Career Major Titles (1)

2016 - FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions, Shawnee, Okla.

Other Achievements:
2015 Harry Golden PBA Rookie of the Year...2014 World Youth Masters champion…Has won numerous other medals in World Youth Championships competition...2016 Sweden Rookie Sportsman of the Year...2016 George Young High Average Award winner with 226.07 average.

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