Jbe' Kruger

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Jbe' Kruger
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name James Barry Kruger
Nickname Jbe'
Born (1986-06-23) 23 June 1986 (age 28)
Kimberley, South Africa
Height 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb; 9.6 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Bloemfontein, South Africa
Career
Turned professional 2007
Current tour(s) European Tour
Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Asian Tour 1
Sunshine Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 2012
PGA Championship DNP

James Barry Kruger (born 23 June 1986) is a South African professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour. He was born in Kimberley, Northern Cape and turned professional in 2007, and is known professionally as Jbe' Kruger.

Kruger has won twice on the Sunshine Tour: the 2009 Zambia Open and the 2010 Africom Zimbabwe Open.[1] Kruger won for the first time in a European Tour sanctioned event at the Avantha Masters in New Dehli, India in February 2012 gaining him a two year exemption on the European Tour.[citation needed]

Professional wins (4)[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners -up
1 19 Feb 2012 Avantha Masters −14 (70-69-66-69=274) 2 strokes Spain Jorge Campillo, Germany Marcel Siem

Asian Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 19 Feb 2012 Avantha Masters −14 (70-69-66-69=274) 2 strokes Spain Jorge Campillo, Germany Marcel Siem

Sunshine Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 30 Aug 2009 Zambia Open 69-68-67=204 −15 3 strokes South Africa Titch Moore
2 24 Apr 2010 Africom Zimbabwe Open 68-69-67-65=269 −19 2 strokes South Africa Jaco Van Zyl
3 13 Apr 2014 Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open 67-69-68-66=270 −18 1 stroke South Africa Jacques Blaauw

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