Dawie van der Walt

Dawie van der Walt

(DAH-vee)

Height: 6'5" (1.96 m)
Weight: 260 ( kg)
Age: 38 (February 11, 1983)
Birthplace: Paarl, South Africa
Residence: Kingwood, Texas
Family: Wife, Bobbie Jo; Allie, Mia Marie

Education: Lamar University (2004, Applied Science)
Special Interests: Playing Call of Duty on Xbox, shooting guns
Turned Professional: 2007
City plays from: Kingwood, TX, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2020-21 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2021-22)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2015 (2) Chile Classic, Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper.
International Victories (2):
2013 Tshwane Open [Eur]. 2013 The Nelson Mandela Championship [Eur].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

64 - 2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#21 : 2022 Fortinet Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#172 : 2014 U.S. Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$84,165 : 2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba (Finished 17)

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 32 94 3 16 16 $463,840
2022 1 4 1 1 21 $65,333
2021 1 4 1 1 $82,600
2020 1 2 1
2018 1 4 1 $14,210
2016 25 70 1 11 14 171 $301,697
2015 1 4 1
2014 2 6 1 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2015 T41
2014 CUT 65

Personal


  • Favorite golf course is Robert Trent Jones.
  • Would like to play Augusta National. Favorite professional team is the New Orleans Saints and Texans. Favorite movie is "The Patriot." Favorite entertainer is Shakira.
  • Favorite athlete to watch is LeBron James.
  • Favorite cities to visit are Las Vegas and Hermanus, South Africa. Favorite food is sushi.
  • Would round out his dream foursome with Philip Kief, Dan Bilzerian and Justin Timberlake.
  • Bucket list includes winning a major championship on the PGA TOUR and to fly in a SR71 blackbird.