Bio

JONAS BLIXT

HEIGHT: 5 ft, 10 in

WEIGHT: 164 lbs

BIRTHDAY: 04/24/1984

COLLEGE: Florida State University (2008, International Business)

TURNED PRO: 2008

BIRTHPLACE: Nassjo, Smaland, Sweden

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLAYER PROFILE:

With several Top-10 finishes on the Nationwide Tour since 2009, 26-year-old Jonas Blixt has accomplished many achievements within a short amount of time. A native of Nässjö, Sweden, Blixt attended Florida State University, where he was a two-time NCAA All-American and a four-time ACC Academic All-American.

This Swedish-born golf all-star quickly turned professional in 2008 and began his career with a bang. In 2009, Blixt completed over 20 different events on the Nationwide Tour. In 2011, on the same tour, he finished in fifth place. Being a Cobra Golf ambassador, he uses Cobra clubs for all his events.

Off of the golf course, Blixt enjoys watching his favorite Swedish hockey team, Farjestad, as well as spending time vacationing in Italy. Outside of watching ice hockey, his other favorite sports teams are Florida State and the Detroit Red Wings. Blixt also spends time relaxing at home, catching up on his favorite TV show, “Entourage”.

 

FUN FACTS:

  • Loves hockey and played for his state hockey team in Sweden
  • Says his biggest thrill in golf is competing, and his biggest thrill outside golf is doing things he hasn’t done before
  • Favorite course is Kingston Heath in Melbourne, Australia, and would like to play Augusta National
  • Favorite teams are Florida State, the Detroit Red Wings and Farjestad, a Swedish pro hockey team
  • Favorite movie “Old School” and “Workaholics”
  • Favorite places: Rome is his favorite city to visit, and Monterey, California is his favorite vacation spot
  • His favorite athlete to watch is Peter Forsberg and Robert Gustavsson is his favorite entertainer
  • His first car was a Ford Mustang