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Name: - Charl Adriaan Schwartzel
Country: - South Africa
Born : - August 31, 1984 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.
Original Home/Club: - Johannesburg, SA
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2002 at age 18
Web Address: - http://www.charlschwartzel.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): Masters Tournament (2011). Presidents Cup player (2011, '13, '15, '17). Multiple wins on the European, US PGA, Asian and Sunshine Tours. Sunshine Tr Order of Merit winner (2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2010).


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Charl is an international golfer who spreads his time between the US PGA, European and South African Tours.


Top tournaments won by Charl Schwartzel

2016Men AfricaTshwane OpenPretoria CC264 (-16)€163,687
Played as the Tshwane Open (Feb 11-14; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Jeff Winther (Den) finished 8 shots behind Schwartzel (RSA). [Pretoria CC, Waterkloof, Gauteng, RSA].
2016Men AmericaValspar ChampionshipInnisbrook Resort277 (-7)$1,098,000
Played as the Valspar Championship (March 10-13). Schwartzel (RSA) beat Bill Haas (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].
2015Men AfricaAlfred Dunhill Ch'shipLeopard Creek273 (-15)€237,750
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Nov 26-29; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2016 season opener played in 2015). Second-placed Gregory Bourdy (Fra) finished 4 shots behind Schwartzel (RSA), who recorded his fourth win in this event. [Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, Mpumalanga, RSA].
2013Men AfricaAlfred Dunhill Ch'shipLeopard Creek271 (-17)€237,750
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Nov 28-Dec 1; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2014 season). Second-placed Richard Finch (Eng) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Schwartzel (RSA). [Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, Mpumalanga, RSA].
2013Men AsiaChina MastersNanshan Donghai279 (-9)US$180,000
Played as the Nanshan China Masters (Oct 10-13; OneAsia Tr event). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N. Ire) and defending champion Wen-chong Liang (S Kor) and finished 1 shot behind Schwartzel (RSA). [Montgomerie course, Nanshan Donghai (West) GC, Longkou, Shandong Peninsula, China].
2013Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - Eurpn Tr69.63n/a
Schwartzel (RSA) recorded the season's lowest stroke average on the European Tour. Henrik Stenson (Swe) was second with 69.72; Ross Fisher (Eng) was third with 69.83.
2012Men AfricaAlfred Dunhill Ch'shipLeopard Creek264 (-24)€237,750
Played as the Alfred Dunhill Championship (Dec 13-16; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2013 season). Second-placed Kristoffer Broberg (Swe) finished 12 shots behind Schwartzel (RSA), whose winning margin eclipsed the 11-shot winning margin he recorded a week earlier in Thailand. [Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, Mpumalanga, RSA].
2012Men AsiaThailand Ch'shipAmata Spring CC263 (-25)US$158,500
Played as the Thailand Golf Championship (Dec 6-9; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Bubba Watson (USA) and Thitiphun Chuayprakong (Thai) finished 11 shots behind runaway winner Schwartzel (RSA), who claimed his first Asian Tour win. [Amata Spring CC, Bangkok, Thailand].
2011Men AfricaJoburg OpenRoyal Johannesburg265 (-19)€206,050
Played as the Joburg Open (Jan 13-16; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Garth Mulroy (RSA) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Schwartzel (RSA). [Final round: East Course, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, Johannesburg, RSA. Earlier rounds on East & West courses].
2011Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National274 (-14)$1,440,000
The Masters Tournament (75th) (April 7-10). Second-placed Jason Day (Aus) and Adam Scott (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Schwartzel (RSA). [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
2010Men AfricaAfrica OpenEast London GC272 (-20)€158,500
Played as the Africa Open (Jan 7-10; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Thomas Aiken (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Schwartzel (RSA). [East London GC, Eastern Cape, RSA].
2010Men AfricaJoburg OpenRoyal Johannesburg261 (-23)€206,050
Played as the Joburg Open (Jan 14-17; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Darren Clarke (N.Ire) and Keith Horne (RSA) finished 6 shots behind Schwartzel (RSA), who won for the second straight week. [Final round: East Course, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, Johannesburg, RSA. Earlier rounds on East & West courses].
2010Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR5,097,913see Score
2010 Sunshine Tour Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won for the fourth time in his career by Schwartzel (RSA) with season earnings of R5,097,913. Thomas Aitken (RSA) was second with R1,959,542; Keith Horne (RSA) was third with R1,904,949.
2008Men EuropeMadrid MastersClub de Campo, Madrid265 (-19)€166,660
Played as the inaugural Madrid Masters (Oct 9-12). Second-placed Ricardo Gonzalez (Arg) finished 3 shots behind Schwartzel (RSA). [Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, Madrid, Spain]. [Club de Campo Villa de Madrid, Madrid, Spain].
2007Men EuropeSpanish OpenCentro Nacional272 (-16)€333,330
Played as the Open de Espana (April 26-29). Second-placed Jyoti Randhawa (Ind) finished 1 shot behind Schwartzel (RSA). [Centro Nacional de Golf, Madrid, Spain].
2006Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR1,585,117see Score
2006/07 Sunshine Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won for the third straight time by Schwartzel (RSA) with season earnings of R1,585,117. Louis Oosterhuizen (RSA) was second with R1,314,739; Hennie Otto (RSA) was third with R1,274,339. Ernie Els (RSA) was the Tour's leading money winner with R1,734,659, and Alvaro Quiros (Esp) won R1,497,033, but both did not play the minimum five tournaments to be ranked in the Order of Merit.
2005Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR1,207,459see Score
2005/06 Sunshine Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won for the second straight time by Schwartzel (RSA) with season earnings of R1,207,459. Gregory Bourdy (Fra) was second with R936,394; Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) was third with R842,091.
2004Men AfricaAlfred Dunhill Ch'shipLeopard Creek281 (-7)€120,576
Played as the Dunhill Championship (Dec 9-12; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event; Eurpn Tr 2005 season). First-time European Tour winner Schwartzel (RSA) beat Neil Cheetham (Eng) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Leopard Creek CC, Malelane, Mpumalanga, RSA].
2004Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR1,635,850see Score
2004/05 Sunshine Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won by Schwartzel (RSA) with season earnings of R1,635,850. Neil Cheetham (Eng) was second with R732,962; Warren Abery (RSA) was third with R704,836.

 

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