A keen follower of the stock markets, Jensen’s fortunes took a sharp upward turn in November 2012 when he claimed the 25th card at the Qualifying School Final Stage to earn a rookie season on The European Tour. After turning professional aged 19 in 2004, had to bide his time before making the step up, playing four seasons on the Challenge Tour and a superb year on the Nordic League in between in 2009, the year he won three titles on the way to winning the Order of Merit. Made steady progress on the Challenge Tour, finishing 91st in 2010, 43rd in 2011 and 28th in 2012, coming close to a maiden win in the Barclays Kenya Open that year before losing a play-off to Seve Benson. Was one of four players from a group of close-knit Danes to gain a category for The 2013 Race to Dubai, alongside Andreas Hartø, JB Hansen and Morten Ørum Madsen, having spent the year travelling, eating and socialising together on the Challenge Tour. Admits he enjoys playing Pro-Ams more than most as he can acquire valuable advice from businessmen about the Stock Exchange.