- Birthplace: Kroonstad, South Africa
- Residence: Heathrow, FL
- Birth Date: September 15, 1957
- height: 5-11
- Turned Pro: 1976
PGA TOUR Victories
1991,Independent Insurance Agent Open. 1993,Southwestern Bell Colonial, NEC World Series of Golf.
(14): 1985 Palaborwa Classic, Million Dollar Challenge. 1986 Minolta Match Play Championship, Palaborwa Classic, South African PGA Championship. 1987 Palaborwa Classic, South African PGA Championship. 1988 Palaborwa Classic, Million Dollar Challenge. 1989 Minolta Match Play Championship. 1990 Lexington PGA Championship, Twee Jongezellen Masters, Goodyear Classic. 1991 ICL International.
2009 Champions Tour Money and Position
2009 Champions Tour Best Finishes
Allianz Championship. T4--
AT&T Champions Classic.
Champions Tour Best Round
65 at Round 2, The Cap Cana Championship.
Champions Tour Highlights
Got his year off to a great start after open-qualifying and then finishing second at the Allianz Championship in February. Battled eventual winner Mike Goodes down the stretch before Goodes' birdie on the final hole gave him a one-stroke victory...Was also T4 at the AT&T Champions Classic, thanks to a final-round 67.
Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes
Independent Insurance Agent Open, Southwestern Bell Colonial, NEC World Series of Golf.
2008: Played his first full year on the Champions Tour from the Career Victory Category and managed to place among the top-40 money-winners, his highest finish on any money list on any Tour since 1993 when he was ninth in PGA TOUR earnings that season. Registered four top-10s, including a pair of runner-up finishes in the first two-thirds of the season...Started his year on a positive note with a T2 at the Turtle Bay Championship, thanks to a birdie on the last hole. Trailed Gil Morgan by just three strokes after 36 holes in Hawaii. Final-round 73 in strong tradewinds led to his best TOUR finish since winning the 1993 World Series of Golf...Had another T2 in the summer when three successive rounds in the 60s led to a T2 effort at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open in July. Was among the leaders throughout the event, and second-round 65 at En-Joie GC proved to be his low round of the campaign. Along with Gary Koch, finished one stroke behind eventual-winner Eduardo Romero...Was also T5 at The Cap Cana Championship in early April. Opening-round 69 at Cap Cana left him T2, and he remained among the top five on the leaderboard throughout...Also T9 at the Commerce Bank Championship on Long Island on the strength of three consecutive rounds in the 60s at Eisenhower Park. Was a mere three strokes off the pace after 36 holes and eventually finished four strokes back of Loren Roberts..Teamed with Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks to claim the pro-am portion of the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, one stroke better than Curtis Strange-Vinny Testaverde...Was par/better in the second round of each of his last 10 events of the year. Made one appearance on the PGA TOUR. Was in the field at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial as a past champion of the event and finished T74, thanks to a 69 in the second round. 2007: Made his Champions Tour debut in September at the SAS Championship via the Career Victory category. Finished T36 in his initial start, shooting 69 in his opening round at Prestonwood...A month later, received a sponsor's exemption into the AT&T Championship in San Antonio and finished T55 at Oak Hills.
Best known during the 2007 season as one of the three judges on GOLF CHANNEL's "Fore Inventors Only" show...Started playing golf at age 7 with encouragement from father...Countryman Gary Player had large influence on his early career.