Christiaan Bezuidenhout

Christiaan Bezuidenhout

(CRIST-ee-awn buh-ZAY-den-oat)

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 195 (88 kg)
Age: 28 (May 18, 1994)
Birthplace: Delmas, South Africa
Residence:

Turned Professional: 2015
City plays from: Kempton Park, South Africa


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2021-22 FedExCup Playoffs and Eligibility Points List (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


International Victories (5):
2016 Sun Fish River Challenge. 2020 Dimension Data Pro-Am. 2019 Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters hosted by the Sergio Garcia Foundation. 2020 Alfred Dunhill Championship. 2020 South African Open.
Other Victories (2):
2015 The Kings Cup - Big Easy Tour. 2015 Glendower GC - Big Easy Tour.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

64 - 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#50 : 2022 Genesis Scottish Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#33 : 2021 Farmers Insurance Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$631,900 : 2022 John Deere Classic (Finished 2)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Qualified for the FedExCup Playoffs in his first season as a member of the PGA TOUR and advanced to the BMW Championship, finishing No. 51 in the official FedExCup standings. Recorded 10 top-25s, with his lone top-10 coming at the John Deere Classic (T2), and made 20 cuts in 24 starts. Named to the International Team at the 2022 Presidents Cup via captain's pick.

PGA TOUR
John Deere Classic - Finished T2 at the John Deere Classic, earning his first career top-five on the PGA TOUR. Earned a spot in The Open Championship via the Open Qualifying Series as one of the top three players not otherwise exempt.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2022 Olympic Games : 2020

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: 47 160 1 2 15 39 8 $3,237,314
2022 24 80 1 1 10 20 4 51 $2,233,289
2021 12 44 1 1 12 $729,265
2020 10 34 4 7 3 $274,760
2019 1 2 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
2022 T44 CUT T68 T60
2021 T41 T38 T30 55 T53 T56 T32
2020 CNL CUT T17 T20 T29
2019 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2022 T64 T12

Personal


  • In a tragic accident as a child, nearly died at age 2 having mistakenly drank rat poison from a Coca-Cola can, which resulted in a stammer. Was diagnosed with severe anxiety at age 4. In 2015, was banned from golf after a drug test revealed that medication he was using for anxiety and his stammer included a substance which was illegal in the sport. His ban was reduced to nine months following a hearing which determined he had not used the substance for performance-enhancing purposes.