The 29-year-old was arrested at London's
Heathrow Airport on July 29 and subsequently released under
investigation after returning from a World Golf Championships
event in Memphis.
"A man has been charged in connection with an incident on an
inbound flight to Heathrow Airport on Monday, 29 July," a
Metropolitan Police spokesperson said in statement.
"Jacob Thorbjorn Olesen, 29, of Redcliffe Road, Kensington and
Chelsea, was charged by postal requisition on Thursday, 1 August
with sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common
"He is due to appear at Uxbridge Magistrates' Court on
Wednesday, 21 August."
Olesen's lawyer Paul Morris had said in a statement on Monday
that his client cooperated fully with the police during their
investigation, but could not comment on the matter while legal
proceedings were ongoing.
Olesen has five European Tour victories and made his Ryder Cup
debut in Paris last year, beating American Jordan Spieth in the
(Reporting by Simon Jennings in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter
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