|Full name||Nicolas Vanhootegem|
7 October 1972 |
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|The Open Championship||T30: 2001|
Vanhootegem was born in Brussels. He won several tournaments as an amateur, including the Welsh Open Stroke Play, and turned professional in 1994. He has spent his career fluctuating between membership of the main European Tour and the second tier Challenge Tour.
Vanhootegem has won three tournaments on the Challenge Tour, the 1995 Neuchatel Open SBS Trophy, the 2002 Aa St Omer Open, and the 2007 Telenet Trophy, which was held in his home country. He also won the 1997 Omnium of Belgium. He represented his country at the World Cup in 1996.
- 1991 Welsh Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship, Luxembourg Amateur Open Championship, Belgium International Championship, Omnium of Belgium
- 1993 Omnium of Belgium
Challenge Tour wins (3)
Other wins (1)
- 1997 Omnium of Belgium
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||T30|
Note: Vanhootegem only played in The Open Championship.
"T" = tied
- Eisenhower Trophy (representing Belgium): 1992, 1994
- St Andrews Trophy (representing the Continent of Europe): 1992, 1994
- World Cup (representing Belgium): 1996