Erik van Rooyen
Height: 6'3" (1.9 m)
Weight: 194 (88 kg)
Age: 30 (February 21, 1990)
Birthplace: Bellville, South Africa
Residence: Johannesburg, South Africa
Family: Wife, Rose
University of Minnesota
Special Interests: Enjoys outdoors, playing guitar and spending time with his wife and family on weeks off.
Turned Professional: 2013
City plays from: Johannesburg, South Africa
PGA TOURTop 125 non-member 2019-20 (thru 2020-21)
International Victories (3):
Career Low Round:62 - 2020 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship (Round 2)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#42 : 2021 U.S. Open
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#40 : 2020 Travelers Championship
Career Largest Paycheck:$600,000 : 2020 World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship (Finished 3)
National Team Selections
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)|
|Season||Events||Rounds||1st||2nd||3rd||Top 10||Top 25||Cuts Made||Cuts Missed||WD||FedExCup Rank||Earnings|
|(A) - Amateur|
|THE PLAYERS Championship||Masters Tournament||PGA Championship||U.S. Open||The Open Championship||WGC-HSBC Champions||WGC-Mexico||WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv|
- Born in Bellville, South Africa, a suburb of Cape Town. Grew up playing all sports in season in South Africa, including rugby, cricket and track and field, before focusing solely on golf.
- Starting competing at age 14 and played college golf at the University of Minnesota where he met his wife, Rose.
- Self-taught guitarist since the age of 14. Loves playing music by the Foo Fighters, AC/DC and Guns N' Roses.