Bio

Dawie Van Der Walt was born 2/11/83 in South Africa. When he was in high school, he ranked as the number 2 amateur golfer in South Africa. During that time, he also played in the South Africa Amateur, British Amateur, St. Andrews Trophy Links, and the South Africa Open.

Van Der Walt studied and played golf at Lamar University. He was named the Southland Conference Freshman of the Year, in addition to many other medalist honors during his collegiate career. He advanced to the quarterfinals of the 105th US Amateur at historic Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA. He finished in the top 20 at many amateur tournaments during this time, as well.

Dawie turned professional in 2007, and has amassed many top 20 finishes since then. He played on the Sunshine Tour and US mini-tours. Between 2008 and 2011 he won four mini-tour events. He also won the Sunshine Tour order of merit in 2013. Van Der Walt currently plays on the Web.com, Sunshine and European Tour where his best finish was 1st at the 2013 Tshwane Open and 1st at the Nelson Mandela Championship earning him a European Tour exemption until end of 2015. He also finished 2nd at the 2012 Cox Classic as well as the 2013 Brasil Classic presented by HSBC.

Born: Paarl, South Africa
High School: Paarl Gymnasium
University: Lamar University
Education: BAAS degree, United States
Weight: 250lbs Height: 6.4″
Interests: Rugby, Cricket

TOP 20’s

Sunshine & European Tour

10/01/08 Joburg Open T9th
15/01/09 Africa Open Golf Challenge T20th
22/01/09 Dimension Data Pro-Am 3rd
24/11/09 Coca Cola Championship T19th
10/12/09 Alfred Dunhill Championship T17th
25/02/10 Vodacom Championship 12th
09/12/10 Alfred Dunhill Championship T10th
27/01/11 Africom Zimbabwe Open 3rd
17/02/11 Dimension Data Pro-Am T19th
28/10/11 BMG Classic 2nd
03/11/11 Nashua Masters T17th
08/01/12 African Open T18th
05/01/12 Joburg Open T3rd
19/02/12 Dimension Data Pro-Am T8th
03/03/13 Tshwane Open Winner
14/12/13 The Nelson Mandela Championship Winner
25/01/14 Commercialbank Qatar Masters T9th
23/02/14 Dimension Data Pro-Am T18th
23/03/14 Investec Cup T6th

Adams Pro Golf Tour & Hooters Golf Tour

08/06/08 Mary Bird Perkins Merrill Lynch Open Winner
27/07/08 The Onion Creek Classic presended by The Dominion Golf Winner
04/04/09 Lake Charles Open Winner
23/05/09 Adidas Ft Worth Classic T15th
11/07/09 Adams Golf Texarkana Classic T9th
22/08/09 Beaumont Open T10th
20/09/09 City Bank Lubbock Open T10th
15/05/10 Mt Auburn Roofing Firewheel Classic T11th
12/06/10 Mary Bird Perkins Merrill Lynch Open T5th
26/06/10 Beaumont Open 9th
03/09/10 Horseshoe Bay Resort Classic T9th
26/03/11 Southwest Louisiana Lions Club Open Winner
04/06/11 Bay Oaks Golf Open T18th
28/04/12 Lions Club Open T13th
04/05/12 Bay Oaks Golf Open T6th

Web.com Tour

14/08/11 Price Cutter Charity Championship T20th
21/08/11 Midwest Classic Presented by Time Warner Cable T11th
28/08/11 News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot T17th
04/09/11 Mylan Classic T13th
10/06/12 Mexico Open T13th
05/08/12 Cox Classic Presented by Lexus of Omaha 2nd
26/08/12 News Sentinel Open Presented by Pilot T14th
02/09/12 Mylan Classic T7th
16/09/12 Albertsons Boise Open Presented by Kraft T19th
07/04/13 Brasil Classic Presented by HSBC 2nd
08/06/14 Cleveland Open T2nd