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WESTNER Wayne

Wayne WESTNER

RSA

Biography

ResidenceJohannesburg, South Africa
Date of Birth:28/09/1961
Place of BirthJohannesburg, South Africa
Height & Weight6ft 0in 12st 12lbs (180cm 82kg)
FamilyWife: Alison; Children: Jeni (1982), Chanê (1989), Matthew (1992)
InterestsFamily, fly fishing, the Bush
Turned Pro1982 (plus 4)
Qualifying School1999

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Biography

Suffered serious ankle ligament damage on eve of Madeira Island Open in 1998 when a railway sleeper crumbled and he fell 10 feet. Only played once after that, finishing tied for 44th in Smurfit European Open necessitating a medical exemption for 1999. FOught back from typhoid in his teens - lost 50lbs in weight and nearly died. Top cricketer as a youngster, left school to concentrate on golf. A qualified pilot, he flies his own aeroplane into the bush from his Johannesburg home and spends time alone, meditating and communing with nature.

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European Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1514
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 93,324 (1993)

Teams

Professional Alfred Dunhill Cup 1994, 96 World Cup 1994, 96 (winners), 97

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