Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
Age: 22 (May 12, 1999)
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Residence: Stellenbosch, South Africa
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Special Interests: Rap music, sports, Chelsea FC
Turned Professional: 2019
City plays from: Stellenbosch, South Africa
PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2022-23)
PGA TOUR Victories (1):2021 (1) Palmetto Championship at Congaree.
International Victories (6):
Career Low Round:68 - 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic (Round 1)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#83 : 2021 U.S. Open (2021)
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#38 : 2021 U.S. Open (2021)
Career Largest Paycheck:$1,314,000 : 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree (Finished 1)
2020-21 Season Highlights
Earned PGA TOUR membership with a win at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree in his second career start on TOUR.
PGA TOURPalmetto Championship at Congaree - Won the Palmetto Championship at Congaree by one stroke in his second career PGA TOUR start at the age of 22 years, 1 month, 1 day, becoming immediately eligible for PGA TOUR membership. Became the first player to win in his first or second career start on TOUR since Jim Benepe at the 1988 BMW Championship and the first non-member to win on TOUR since Matthew Wolff at the 2019 3M Open. Became the youngest winner on the PGA TOUR since Sungjae Im at the 2020 Honda Classic (21 years, 11 months). Entered the final round trailing by six strokes, the largest 54-hole deficit overcome by a winner on TOUR since Bubba Watson won the 2018 Travelers Championship (6).
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)|
|Season||Events||Rounds||1st||2nd||3rd||Top 10||Top 25||Cuts Made||Cuts Missed||WD||FedExCup Rank||Earnings|
|(A) - Amateur|
|THE PLAYERS Championship||Masters Tournament||PGA Championship||U.S. Open||The Open Championship||WGC-HSBC Champions||WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv||WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession|
- Plays golf left-handed, but is naturally right-handed.
- Started focusing on golf at age 13 after breaking his elbow playing rugby. Became the top amateur from South Africa by age 17.
- Played collegiate golf at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas for one year before returning home to South Africa, turning professional in 2019.
- Influences include Gary Player and Ernie Els.
- Played on the 2017 Junior Presidents Cup captained by fellow South African Trevor Immelman.