The company was established in 1952 by Jack O'Neill O 'Neill founded in Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz, California. In 1978 the U.S. gets JSI O'Neill surf clothing to Europe. Headquartered in Warmond first, but moved in 2004 to Voorschoten.
In 1998 Rudy Baker comes in contact with golf professional Chris van der Velde, who just came to the Netherlands and the European PGA Tour plays. O 'Neill, the first sponsor of Van der Velde.
In 2000 attempts JSI under the name of O'Neill to the fair, but prevents the O'Neill family. Since then, JSI in the window. Two parties have expressed interest, Marcel Boekhoorn and Commonwealth, which include Dietz participates. The bid of 160 million euros from Boekhoorn is repulsed.
As Bakker in 2005 dies, there are problems. Logo International JSI eventually takes over in 2006, is Andreas Adenauer (grandson of Konrad Adenauer) as new CEO recruited in 2007 and leaves Dietz JSI in 2008.
Meanwhile, he and Hans van Veggel a golf course built between The Hague and Wassenaar, the club and the first nine holes are opened in May 2008. Members must have a share of the Wassenaar Golf Groendael buy.
Theo Dietz is a member of Orange All Stars.
The Wassenaar Groendael Golf is a Dutch private golf club in Wassenaar in the province of South Holland.
In the foothills of the dunes between The Hague and Wassenaar and just behind the Landscheidingsweg in 2007, a 9-hole golf course built. It is actually a parkland course with ponds in the dunes.
The design is by Bruno Steensels, previously reported include the 18-hole course of Goyer Golf & Country Club in Eemnes registered. -> Site voor Theo Dietz