Chris Williams (golfer)

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Christopher Williams
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Personal information
Full name Christopher Gary Williams
Nickname The Ginger Cat
Born (1959-03-20) 20 March 1959 (age 58)
Bebington, Cheshire, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Nationality  England
 South Africa
Residence Edenvale, South Africa
Career
Turned professional 1978
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
European Senior Tour
Champions Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Asian Tour
Professional wins 16
Number of wins by tour
Asian Tour 2
Sunshine Tour 9
European Senior Tour 2
Other 3
Achievements and awards
Asian PGA Tour
Player of the Year
1998

Christopher Gary Williams (born 20 March 1959) is a professional golfer from England who currently lived in South Africa who has won nine times on the Sunshine Tour.

Williams was born in Liverpool, England. He moved to Johannesburg, South Africa shortly before turning professional in 1978. He joined the Sunshine Tour in 1985, and won his first title, the South African PGA Championship, during his début season. He consistently won between then and 2003.

Williams joined the European Senior Tour on turning 50, having secured conditional playing rights at the 2008 qualifying school. He won for the first time as a senior in March 2011 at the Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters.[1]

Amateur wins[edit]

1977/78 Junior Springbok

Professional wins (16)[edit]

Sunshine Tour wins (9)[edit]

Asian PGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

Other wins (3)[edit]

  • 1983 Telkom Open (South Africa)
  • 1985 Swaziland Open
  • 2007 Royal Swazi Sun Touring Pro-Am (non-Order of Merit event on the Sunshine Tour)

European Senior Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 6 Mar 2011 Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters −12 (68-69-64=201) 1 stroke South Korea Choi Sang-ho
2 18 Mar 2017 Sharjah Senior Golf Masters −13 (65-70-68=203) Playoff England Gary Marks

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Williams wins by one in Brunei". Miami Herald. The Sports Network. 6 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 

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