ResidenceNelspruit, South Africa
AttachmentNelspruit GC
Date of Birth:26/09/1959
Place of BirthGermiston, South Africa
Height & Weight5' 11 12st 4lbs (179cm 78kg)
FamilyWife: Rita (m. 1987); Children: Tracy (1974), Jack (1977), Barbara (1979)
InterestsWildlife conservation
Turned Pro1981
Qualifying School2010*, (14)

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Will attempt to make the transition from winner on the Sunshine Tour in his native South Africa to winner on the Senior Tour after securing a conditional card at Qualifying School. Led in Portugal at the halfway mark but closed with rounds of 76 and 71 to fall just short of gaining a full card for 2011. Played six times on the Senior Tour in 2010, bookending his season with top 20 finishes in Mauritius and Sicily to finish 77th on the Order of Merit. Won eight times on the Sunshine Tour, his first victory coming in 1986 and last in 2007, giving him an exemption which expired at the end 2010. His best year came in 1995 when he won four times on the Sunshine Tour, finishing seventh on the Order of Merit.

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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 11,020 (2007)


Amateur Seniors 1981

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