Clinton Whitelaw

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Clinton Whitelaw
Personal information
Full name Clinton John Whitelaw
Born (1970-12-24) 24 December 1970 (age 46)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Edenvale, South Africa
Turned professional 1990
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Canadian Tour
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Sunshine Tour 3

Clinton John Whitelaw (born 24 December 1970) is a South African professional golfer.

Whitelaw was born in Johannesburg. He turned professional in 1990 and has competed predominantly on the Southern Africa-based Sunshine Tour since then, where he has won three tournaments, including the Philips South African Open in 1993. He also played on the Canadian Tour during his early career.

Whitelaw played on the European Tour the late 1990s, having won his card at the qualifying school at the end of 1996. He won the Moroccan Open in 1997, and went on to finish 54th on the Order of Merit that season. However he was unable to repeat that performance in the following seasons due to a recurring lumbar spine injury, and lost his place on the European Tour at the end of 1999.

Whitelaw now works as a golf professional at University Park Country Club in Sarasota in Florida.

Amateur wins[edit]

  • Transvaal Strokeplay Championship
  • Northern Transvaal Strokeplay Championship
  • Western Transvaal Strokeplay Championship
  • Transvaal Under 23 Strokeplay Championships

Professional wins[edit]

Sunshine Tour wins (3)[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 9 Mar 1997 Moroccan Open −11 (68-71-69-69=277) 2 strokes England Roger Chapman, Australia Darren Cole,
Australia Wayne Riley

Other wins (1)[edit]

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