Fred Van Rensburg

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Fred van Rensburg
Sport countrySouth Africa South Africa
Tournament wins
Non-rankingSouth African Professional Championship (1950–1965)

Fred "Freddie" van Rensburg was a South African professional snooker player.


Rensburg challenged John Pulman for the World Championship title in early 1966. Pulman had played a series of matches against Rex Williams in South Africa in late 1965. Rensburg lost by 12 frames to 39.[1]

Van Rensburg also held the South African Professional Championship from 1950, taking the title from Peter Mans, and defending it on a challenge basis until 1965 when he lost it to Perrie Mans.[2]


  1. ^ "1965 World Championship - Snooker Results & Statistics". CueTracker. 1965-01-01. Retrieved 2015-08-12.
  2. ^ "South African Professional Championship". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 5 December 2017.