Christian Cévaër

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Christian Cévaër
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Personal information
Full name Christian Georges Cévaër
Born (1970-04-10) 10 April 1970 (age 48)
Nouméa, New Caledonia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Nationality  France
Residence Bursinel, Switzerland
Spouse Fabienne (m. 1999)
Children Damien (b. 2001), Lila (b. 2009)
College Stanford University
Turned professional 1993
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 6
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
Challenge Tour 2
Other 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 2007
The Open Championship T71: 2004
PGA Championship DNP

Christian Georges Cévaër (born 10 April 1970) is a French professional golfer.

Cévaër was born in Nouméa, New Caledonia, attended Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, California, and then took a golf scholarship at Stanford University in California, U.S., where he twice won the Pac-10 Championship. He also won the 1989 French Amateur Championship. He turned professional in 1993 and has spent his professional career playing mainly in Europe. Inconsistent form has necessitated several trips to the European Tour Qualifying School and he has had to split his time between the main tour and the developmental Challenge Tour. He has two European Tour titles, the 2004 Canarias Open de España and the European Open in 2009 [1] and two Challenge Tour victories, the 1998 Volvo Finnish Open and the 2000 Finnish Masters.

His best year-end ranking on the Order of Merit has been 41st in 2004.

Amateur wins (5)[edit]

  • 1987 Doug Sanders World Junior Championship
  • 1988 British Youths Amateur Open Championship
  • 1989 French Amateur Championship, PAC-10 Championship
  • 1992 PAC-10 Championship

Professional wins (6)[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 25 Apr 2004 Canarias Open de España –9 (66-67-69-69=271) 1 stroke Argentina Ricardo González, Sweden Peter Hedblom,
Wales David Park
2 31 May 2009 European Open –7 (67-70-70-74=281) 1 stroke Scotland Gary Orr, Spain Álvaro Quirós,
England Steve Webster

Challenge Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of Victory Runner(s)-up
1 12 Jul 1998 Volvo Finnish Open -8 (67-67-71-75=280) 1 stroke Sweden Fredrik Larsson, Sweden Daniel Westermark
2 13 Aug 2000 Finnish Masters -20 (71-69-64-64=268) 1 stroke Sweden Pehr Magnebrant

Other wins (2)[edit]

  • 1993 Championnat de France Pro
  • 2000 MGT de Barbaroux

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship T71

Note: Cévaër never played in the Masters Tournament or the PGA Championship.

  Did not play

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

Team appearances[edit]




  1. ^ "Cevaer clinches European Open win". BBC Sport. 2009-05-31. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 

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