Tienie Britz

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Tienie Britz
Personal information
Full name Tienie Britz
Born (1945-05-14) 14 May 1945 (age 72)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Kent, England
Spouse Frances
Children Sophie, Katie
Career
Turned professional 1965
Former tour(s) European Tour
European Seniors Tour
Southern Africa Tour
Professional wins 12
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Sunshine Tour 11
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T19: 1983
PGA Championship DNP

Tienie Britz (born 14 May 1945) is a South African golfer.

Britz was born in Johannesburg. He won the South African PGA Championship in 1971 and he has played extensively on the European Tour and the European Seniors Tour. His best finish on the European Tour was nineteenth in 1977, which was the year he won his only European Tour title at the German Open,having had to pre-qualify first. Britz represented South Africa three times in the World Cup: in Australia with Gary Player, in Thailand with John Bland and in Columbia with Bobby Verwey.

Since 1986, Britz has been the head teaching professional at Broome Park Golf Club in Barham, near Canterbury, Kent, England.[1]

Professional wins (12)[edit]

European Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 7 Aug 1977 German Open −13 (66-67-71-71=275) 2 strokes South Africa Hugh Baiocchi

Southern Africa Tour wins (11)[edit]

This list is incomplete

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
The Open Championship T49 T59 T32 T29 CUT T47 T19 CUT

Note: Britz only played in The Open Championship.

  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1981 Open Championship)
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Team appearances[edit]

  • World Cup (representing South Africa): 1972, 1975, 1980

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Head Professional at Broome Park". Broome Park Golf Club. Retrieved 2009-05-31. 
  2. ^ "Britz wins by one stroke". The Glasgow Herald. 1 March 1971. 
  3. ^ "Oosterhuis beaten in play-off". The Glasgow Herald. 30 November 1971. 

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