South African golfers

Posted Apr 11, 2011
Like
The list "South African golfers" has been viewed 18 times.
This list has 103 members.

« Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next »
  1. Ernie Els
    #1

    Ernie Els

    570 views

    Theodore Ernest "Ernie" Els (/ˈɛls/; born 17 October 1969) is a South African professional golfer. A former World No. 1, he is known as "The Big Easy" due to his imposing physical stature (he stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)) along with his fluid golf swing. Among his 67 career victories are four major championships: the U.S. Open in 1994 at Oakmont and in 1997 at Congressional, and The Open Championship in 2002 at Muirfield and in 2012 at Royal Lytham & St Annes. He is one of six golfers to twice win both the U.S. Open and The Open Championship.


  2. Gary Player
    #2

    Gary Player

    552 views

    Gary Player DMS, OIG (born 1 November 1935) is a South African professional golfer, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of golf. Over his career, Player accumulated nine major championships on the regular tour and six Champions Tour major championship victories, as well as three Senior British Open Championships on the European Senior Tour. At the age of 29, Player won the 1965 U.S. Open and became the only non-American to win all four majors, known as the career Grand Slam. Player became only the third golfer in history to win the Career Grand Slam, following Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen, and only Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have performed the feat since. Player has won 165 tournaments on six continents over six decades and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.


  3. Charl Schwartzel
    #3

    Charl Schwartzel

    380 views

    Charl Adriaan Schwartzel (/ˈʃɑrl ˈʃwɔrtsəl/; born 31 August 1984) is a South African professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour, European Tour, and the Sunshine Tour. He has won one major title, the Masters in 2011. Schwartzel's highest world ranking has been number six, after finishing in a tie for fourth at the WGC-Cadillac Championship in 2012.


  4. Rory Sabbatini
    #4

    Rory Sabbatini

    136 views

    Rory Mario Trevor Sabbatini (born 2 April 1976) is a South African professional golfer. He currently resides in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.


  5. Bobby Cole (golfer)
    #5

    Bobby Cole (golfer)

    92 views

    Bobby Cole (born 11 May 1948) is a South African professional golfer.


  6. Tim Clark (golfer)
    #6

    Tim Clark (golfer)

    34 views

    Timothy Henry Clark (born 17 December 1975) is a South African professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. His biggest win to date is The Players Championship in 2010, which was also his first PGA Tour win.


  7. Bobby Locke
    #7

    Bobby Locke

    30 views

    Arthur D'Arcy "Bobby" Locke (20 November 1917 – 9 March 1987) was a South African professional golfer. He won four Open Championships, nine South African Opens, seven South African PGA Championships and 15 PGA Tour events.


  8. Retief Goosen
    #8

    Retief Goosen

    25 views

    Retief Goosen (born 3 February 1969) is a South African professional golfer who was in the top ten in the Official World Golf Ranking for over 250 weeks between 2001 and 2007. His main achievements have been two U.S. Open wins (in 2001 and 2004) and heading the European Tour Order of Merit (money list) in 2001 and 2002.


  9. Louis Oosthuizen
    #9

    Louis Oosthuizen

    20 views

    Lodewicus Theodorus "Louis" Oosthuizen (/ˈl ˈwʊst.hzən/; born 1982) is a South African professional golfer who won the 2010 Open Championship and has finished runner-up in a further three major championships: the 2012 Masters Tournament losing in a sudden death playoff, the 2015 U.S. Open, and the 2015 Open Championship where he was defeated in a four-hole aggregate playoff. His highest placing on the Official World Golf Ranking is fourth which he achieved in January 2013.


  10. Simon Hobday
    #10

    Simon Hobday

    18 views

    Simon Forbes Newbold Hobday (born 23 June 1940) is a South African professional golfer who has won tournaments on three continents.


  11. Vincent Tshabalala
    #11

    Vincent Tshabalala

    14 views

    Vincent Vesele Tshabalala (born 16 March 1942) is a South African professional golfer.


  12. Tienie Britz
    #12

    Tienie Britz

    11 views

    Tienie Britz (born 14 May 1945) is a South African golfer.


  13. Hennie Otto
    #13

    Hennie Otto

    9 views

    Hendrik Johannes "Hennie" Otto (born 25 June 1976) is a South African professional golfer.


  14. Brett Liddle
    #14

    Brett Liddle

    7 views

    Brett Anthony Liddle (born 11 March 1970) is a professional golfer from South Africa.


  15. Bobby Verwey
    #15

    Bobby Verwey

    6 views

    Frank Robert Verwey (born 21 January 1941) is a South African professional golfer.


  16. Fulton Allem
    #16

    Fulton Allem

    6 views

    Fulton Peter Allem (born 15 September 1957) is a South African professional golfer.


  17. David Frost (golfer)
    #17

    David Frost (golfer)

    9 views

    David Laurence Frost (born 11 September 1959) is a South African professional golfer who currently plays on the Champions Tour. He has previously played on the PGA Tour, European Tour and Sunshine Tour. Frost has thirty professional tournament wins to his name, spread across four continents.


  18. Sewsunker Sewgolum
    #18

    Sewsunker Sewgolum

    6 views

    Sewsunker "Papwa" Sewgolum (OIS) (1930-1978) was a South African golfer of ethnic Indian origin, who carved a niche for himself in golfing folklore when he became the first golfer of colour to win a provincial open in South Africa. He became a symbol of the sports boycott movement when pictures of him receiving his trophy outdoors in the rain, because, due to apartheid, he was not allowed to enter the clubhouse, were published across the world.


  19. Branden Grace
    #19

    Branden Grace

    6 views

    Branden John Grace (born 20 May 1988) is a professional golfer from South Africa who currently plays on both the European Tour and Sunshine Tour. In 2012, he became the first player in the history of the European Tour to win his first four European Tour events in the same year.


  20. Jbe' Kruger
    #20

    Jbe' Kruger

    4 views

    James Barry Kruger (born 23 June 1986) is a South African professional golfer who plays on the European Tour, the Sunshine Tour, and the Asian Tour. He was born in Kimberley, Northern Cape and turned professional in 2007, and is known professionally as Jbe' Kruger.


  21. Ian Hutchings
    #21

    Ian Hutchings

    4 views

    Ian Guy Hutchings (born 26 March 1968) is a professional golfer from Zimbabwe who lives in South Africa. He is currently a member of the Sunshine Tour and a former member of the Canadian Tour. He collected two wins in South Africa in 1994 and 1996, four wins in Canada, and three other international victories. His best ever finish on the Sunshine Tour Order of Merit was 14th in 1994. He has over R1,500,000 career earnings on the Sunshine Tour.


  22. Cobie Legrange
    #22

    Cobie Legrange

    4 views

    Cobie Legrange (born 1942) is a South African professional golfer who, as well as being a regular winner on the South African tour, enjoyed several victories on the British and Australian circuits in the 1960s.


  23. Richard Sterne (golfer)
    #23

    Richard Sterne (golfer)

    4 views

    Richard Sterne (born 27 August 1981) is a South African professional golfer who plays on both the European and Sunshine Tours.


  24. James Kamte
    #24

    James Kamte

    4 views

    James Bongani Kamte (born 20 July 1982), nicknamed "Cobra", is a South African professional golfer. He has played on the Sunshine Tour, Challenge Tour, European Tour, and Asian Tour. He earned his tour card for the 2008 European Tour season by finishing in the top 30 of the qualifying school.


  25. Jaco van Zyl
    #25

    Jaco van Zyl

    3 views

    Jaco Phillipus van Zyl (born 23 February 1979) is a professional golfer from South Africa.


« Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Next »


Desktop | Mobile
This website is part of the FamousFix entertainment community. By continuing past this page, and by your continued use of this site, you agree to be bound by and abide by the Terms of Use. Loaded in 0.25 secs.
Terms of Use  |  Copyright  |  Privacy
Copyright 2006-2016, FamousFix