SUNDAY JULY 15, 2018 – ABERDEEN STANDARD INVESTMENTS SCOTTISH OPEN
His third European Tour victory in his 89th appearance.
His third consecutive winning season following his victories in the 2016 BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni and the 2017 Alfred Dunhill Championship.
Finished tied for 66th in his only previous appearance in this event in 2017.
His best previous finish in a Rolex Series event is tied 60th at the 2018 BMW PGA Championship.
Moves to 1,314,395 points on the Race to Dubai Rankings presented by Rolex and to 14th, up from 144th.
Could move as high as 105th in the Official World Golf Ranking, up from 371st.
The second South African winner of a Rolex Series event following Branden Grace at the 2017 Nedbank Golf Challenge.
The fifth different Rolex Series winner this season following Francesco Molinari (BMW PGA Championship), Thorbjørn Olesen (Italian Open) Alex Noren (HNA Open de France) and Russell Knox (Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation).
The third title won by a South African player on the European Tour this season, following Dylan Frittelli (AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open) and George Coetzee (Tshwane Open).
The 146th European Tour win for a player from South Africa.
The 442nd European Tour win by a former Challenge Tour player.