Lars Berghagen was a Swedish singer, songwriter and actor. He was a well known singer-songwriter in Sweden. He released his first record in 1965. Four years later, in 1969, he released the single “Teddybjörnen Fredriksson” , which has become a classic. Berghagen won the Swedish 1975 Melodifestivalen. He also participated in Melodifestivalen 1974 , taking second place after ABBA. He hosted the popular summer TV show “Allsång på Skansen” from 1994 to 2003. Berghagen also held the official world record for hitting a golf ball the longest distance, from one country, through another and into a third. This was done at Treriksröset, when he hit a golf ball from Norway, through Sweden, and into Finland.