André Bossert

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André Bossert
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Personal information
Full name André Robert Bossert
Born (1963-11-14) 14 November 1963 (age 53)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Nationality   Switzerland
Residence Zürich, Switzerland
Spouse Bettina (m. 2004)
Children Nina
College University of Tulsa
Turned professional 1989
Current tour(s) European Senior Tour
Champions Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 10
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Challenge Tour 3
European Senior Tour 1
Other 5
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 2005
PGA Championship DNP

André Robert Bossert (born 14 November 1963) is a Swiss professional golfer.

Early life and education[edit]

Bossert was born to Swiss parents in Johannesburg, South Africa, and played college golf at the University of Tulsa in the United States.

Professional career[edit]

Bossert turned professional in 1989 and has played on the European Tour, the Southern Africa based Sunshine Tour and the second tier European Challenge Tour. The main highlight of his career was his sole European Tour victory, which came in 1995 at the Air France Cannes Open. He was the first Swiss winner on the European Tour, and as of 2014 he remains the only one. He has also won the 1990 Neuchâtel Open and the 1992 Kenya Open on the Challenge Tour. He has represented his country in international team competitions several times.

Professional wins (10)[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 23 Apr 1995 Air France Cannes Open −10 (65-67=132) 2 strokes Norway Øyvind Rojahn, France Jean van de Velde

Challenge Tour wins (3)[edit]

European Senior Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 4 Sep 2016 Travis Perkins Masters –8 (69-70-69=208) 4 strokes England Philip Golding, Wales Ian Woosnam

Other wins (5)[edit]

  • 1991 Swiss Omnium
  • 2000 Swiss PGA Championship
  • 2001 Swiss Doubles Championship
  • 2002 Davidoff Nations Cup (with Marc Chatelain)
  • 2007 Swiss Omnium

Team appearances[edit]



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