Michiel Bothma

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Michiel Bothma
Personal information
Full name Michiel Frederick Bothma
Born (1973-03-13) 13 March 1973 (age 44)
Pretoria, South Africa
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Nationality  South Africa
Career
Turned professional 1993
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Challenge Tour
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 4
Challenge Tour 1

Michiel Frederick Bothma (born 13 March 1973) is a South African professional golfer.

Bothma was born in Pretoria. He turned professional in 1993 and he has played predominantly on the Southern Africa Sunshine Tour. He won for the first time in 2002 at the Telkom PGA Championship, one of the most prestigious tournaments in South Africa. In 2010 he won the PGA Championship for the second time.

Professional wins (5)[edit]

Sunshine Tour wins (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 17 Nov 2002 Telkom PGA Championship −15 (67-69-69-68=273) Playoff South Africa Mark Murless
2 31 Aug 2007 Telkom PGA Pro-Am −12 (70-66-68=204) 1 stroke South Africa Jaco van Zyl
3 21 Feb 2010 Telkom PGA Championship −20 (71-67-67-63=268) 1 stroke South Africa George Coetzee
4 2 Oct 2010 SAA Pro-Am Invitational −10 (72-68-66=206) Playoff South Africa Jaco van Zyl

Challenge Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 3 Apr 2011 Barclays Kenya Open −14 (60-67-69-68=270) 2 strokes South Africa Tyrone Ferreira

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