Brendon de Jonge

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Brendon de Jonge
Personal information
Born (1980-07-18) 18 July 1980 (age 38)
Salisbury (now Harare), Zimbabwe
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight230 lb (100 kg; 16 st)
Nationality Zimbabwe
ResidenceCharlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
CollegeVirginia Tech
Turned professional2003
Current tour(s)PGA Tour
(veteran member status) Tour
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT37: 2014
U.S. OpenT28: 2014
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 2014
PGA ChampionshipT26: 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. He played collegiate golf at Virginia Tech.

Virginia Tech career[edit]

Brendon de Jonge was a two-time All-America selection by the Golf Coaches of America Association (2002, 2003).[1] He was also Virginia collegiate player of the year for those two seasons.[2] He was elected to the Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame in 2014.[3]

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

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2014 McGladrey Classic United States Robert Streb, United States Will MacKenzie Streb won with birdie on second extra hole

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Masters Tournament T37
U.S. Open T33 T28
The Open Championship CUT
PGA Championship T48 T26 T54 T33 T40 T65
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied


Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 9

Team appearances[edit]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Golf Coaches of America All-America". Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  2. ^ Virginia Tech Golf Media Guide 2018 (PDF). p. 54. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  3. ^ "Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame".

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