Jean Hugo (golfer)

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Jean Hugo
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Victor Jean Hugo
Born (1975-12-03) 3 December 1975 (age 39)
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb; 13.4 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Centurion, South Africa
Career
Turned professional 1999
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 17
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 15 (T8th all time)
Challenge Tour 1
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1999, 2001, 2010
PGA Championship DNP

Victor Jean Hugo (born 3 December 1975) is a South African professional golfer.

Hugo matriculated at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch, South Africa in 1994 and graduated three years later with a BA Degree from the University of Stellenbosch prior to becoming a professional golfer. He is the youngest son of organic chemist Professor Victor Hugo and Esme Hugo who were both active in sport and sport administration. He also excelled in rugby and cricket before choosing golf as a career.

Hugo played on the European Tour and had his best season in 2001 when he finished 34th on the Order of Merit.

Amateur wins (2)[edit]

  • 1998 South African Amateur Championship
  • 1999 South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship

Professional wins (17)[edit]

Challenge Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 9 Jul 2000 Volvo Finnish Open −15 (62-69-74-68=273) 5 strokes Sweden Magnus Persson, Denmark Nils Roerbaek-Petersen

Sunshine Tour wins (15)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 28 Nov 1999 Zimbabwe Open −17 (62-66-65-68=271) 2 strokes South Africa Ulrich van den Berg
2 29 Oct 2000 Western Cape Classic −9 (70-65-72=207) 1 stroke South Africa Titch Moore, South Africa Phillip Sanderson,
Namibia Schalk van der Merwe
3 21 Apr 2006 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Arabella −8 (71-70-67=208) 5 strokes South Africa Chris Williams
4 29 Apr 2006 South African Airways Pro-Am Invitational (Cape Town) −16 (68-64-68=200) 2 strokes South Africa Anton Haig
5 4 Feb 2007 Nashua Masters −11 (64-67-68-70=269) Playoff South Africa Titch Moore
6 10 May 2008 Samsung Royal Swazi Sun Open 56 pts (16-26-13-1=56) 6 points South Africa Neil Schietekat
7 30 May 2008 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Selborne GC −13 (69-66-68=203) 2 strokes South Africa Bradford Vaughan
8 16 Apr 2010 Vodacom Business Origins of Golf Tour at Gardener Ross −15 (69-70-62=201) 1 stroke South Africa Charl Schwartzel
9 17 Sep 2010 Vodacom Business Origins of Golf Tour at Stellenbosch GC −17 (66-67-66=199) 3 strokes South Africa Shaun Norris
10 30 Oct 2010 Platinum Classic −20 (66-64-66=196) 2 strokes South Africa Michiel Bothma
11 28 May 2011 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Pretoria CC −11 (72-66-67=205) 3 strokes South Africa George Coetzee, Brazil Adilson da Silva
12 29 Jul 2011 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Simola −15 (68-69-64=201) Playoff South Africa Peter Karmis
13 23 Sep 2011 Vodacom Origins of Golf Final −8 (70-72-66=208) 2 strokes South Africa Louis de Jager, South Africa Lyle Rowe
14 23 Aug 2013 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Langebaan −14 (77-63-67=202) 7 strokes South Africa Merrick Bremner, South Africa Andrew Curlewis,
South Africa Jbe' Kruger
15 25 Jul 2014 Vodacom Origins of Golf at Arabella −7 (68-69=137) 1 stroke South Africa Rhys West

Other wins (1)[edit]

  • 2005 Wild Coast Sun Touring Pro-Am (South Africa)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances[edit]

Amateur

See also[edit]

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