Erik van Rooyen

Erik van Rooyen

(van-ROY-in)

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

Education: 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


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 non-member 2019-20 (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


International Victories (3):
2017 Eye of Africa PGA Championship. 2017 Hainan Open. 2019 Scandinavian Invitation.

Player Statistics


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


World Cup : 2018

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: 20 68 1 2 10 14 6 $859,358
2021 2 6 1 1 1 61 $101,797
2020 11 34 1 1 4 6 5 $171,345
2019 6 24 1 4 6 $476,502
2018 1 4 1 1 $109,714
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
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
2021 T23
2020 CNL T51 T38 T3 T20
2019 T8 T43 T20 T22 T36
2018 T17

Personal


  • 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.