Brendon de Jonge

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Brendon de Jonge
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1980-07-18) 18 July 1980 (age 34)
Salisbury (now Harare), Zimbabwe
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 230 lb (100 kg; 16 st)
Nationality  Zimbabwe
Residence Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
College Virginia Tech
Turned professional 2003
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Former tour(s) Nationwide Tour
Professional wins 1
Number of wins by tour Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T37: 2014
U.S. Open T28: 2014
The Open Championship CUT: 2014
PGA Championship T26: 2011
Achievements and awards
Nationwide Tour
Player of the Year

Brendon de Jonge (born 18 July 1980) is a professional golfer from Zimbabwe. He currently plays on the PGA Tour.

Professional career[edit]

De Jonge played on the Nationwide Tour from 2004 to 2006 and 2008. He earned his 2007 PGA Tour card at Q-school. He finished 155th on the money list in 2007, losing his tour card. In 2008 he finished second on the Nationwide Tour money list and earned his 2009 PGA Tour card. He did this by winning the Xerox Classic and recording a runner up finish and three third place finishes. He won the 2008 Nationwide Tour Player of the Year.

De Jonge finished 139th on the money list in 2009, which initially gave him conditional status for 2010. He earned a full tour card through PGA Tour Qualifying School. In 2010 De Jonge had his most successful year to date, with 7 top ten finishes taking him to 34th on the money list.

Amateur wins (2)[edit]

  • 1998 David Leadbetter Junior Invitational
  • 1999 Zimbabwe Amateur

Professional wins (1)[edit]

Nationwide Tour (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 17 Aug 2008 Xerox Classic −13 (67-64-67-69=267) 4 strokes Australia Jarrod Lyle

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP T37
U.S. Open T33 DNP DNP DNP T28
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
PGA Championship T48 T26 T54 T33 T40

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

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