ResidencePolokwane, South Africa; Orlando, Florida, USA
Date of Birth:03/02/1969
Place of BirthPolokwane, South Africa
Height & Weight6' 0" 13st 1lb (180cm 83kg)
FamilyWife: Tracy (m. 2001); Children: Leo (2003), Ella (2004)
InterestsWater skiing, all sports, fine wines
Turned Pro1990 (plus 2)
Qualifying School(1991), 92* (winner)

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  • Retief Goosen on the 6th at St Andrews
  • Retief Goosen qualifying for The Open
  • Retief Goosen - on the charge on the final day of the BMW International Open


Two U.S. Open victories, in 2001 at Southern Hills and 2004 at Shinnecock Hills, have secured his position among the golfing elite. In between those two victories, he became the first non-European to win the European Tour’s Order of Merit in successive seasons (2001-2002). In addition to his Major wins, Goosen has captured a further 12 European Tour titles in a glittering career.

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European Tour Wins14
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,058,199 (2001)


Professional Alfred Dunhill Cup 1995, 96, 97 (winners), 98 (winners), 99, 00 World Cup 1993, 95, 00, 01, 07 (winners) Presidents Cup 2000, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11 Amateur Seniors 1988-90

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