VAN ZYL Jaco

Jaco VAN ZYL

RSA

Biography

ResidenceJohannesburg, South Africa
AttachmentHeritage Golf Resort Mauritius
Date of Birth:23/02/1979
Place of BirthKokstad, South Africa
Height & Weight6' 0" 12st 8lbs (180cm 80kg)
FamilyChildren: Cameron (2008), Oliver (2010)
InterestsHang-gliding, micro lights
Turned Pro2001
Qualifying School(2001), (09), 10*

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Biography

Started playing the game as an 11 year old and turned professional at 21. Has won 14 Sunshine Tour titles, including four in 2010. Was the South African Amateur Champion in 2000. Has five runner-up finishes to his name on the European Tour, including two play-off losses at the 2011 Trophee Hassann II and 2017 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Like compatriot Charl Schwartzel, he has a passion for flying. Started hang-gliding a number of years ago, and hopes to gain his pilot’s licence one day.

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Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR210
Race To Dubai91
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 687,109 (2015)

Teams

Professional World Cup 2016 South Africa Olympic 2016 Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 2000 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1996-01

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