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Name: - Darren Fichardt
Country: - South Africa
Born : - May 13, 1975
Original Home/Club: - Pretoria, South Africa
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1994

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the European and other international Tours (see Tournament listing below). Winner of the 1999/2000 South African Tour Order of Merit.

Top tournaments won by Darren Fichardt

2018Men AfricaTour Championship (Sunshine Tr)Serengeti Estates271 (-17)R240,000
Played as the inaugural Tour Championship at Serengeti (March 15-18; Sunshine Tr 2017/18 season-ending event). Second-placed Oliver Bekker (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Fichardt (RSA). [Signature course, Serengeti Estates, nr Johannesburg, RSA].
2017Men AfricaJoburg OpenRoyal Johannesburg200 (-5)€187,696
Played as the Joburg Open (Feb 23-26; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event; first of two Joburg Opens in 2017). Second-placed Stuart Manley (Wales) and Paul Waring (Eng) finished 1 shot behind home-country winner Fichardt (RSA), who claimed his fifth European Tour title. Reduced to 54-holes due to persistent storms on first three days. [Final round: East Course, Royal Johannesburg & Kensington GC, Johannesburg, RSA. Earlier rounds on East & West courses].
2013Men AfricaAfrica OpenEast London GC272 (-16)€158,500
Played as the Africa Open (Feb 14-17; Eurpn/Sunshine Trs event). Second-placed Gregory Bourdy (Fra) finished 2 shots behind Fichardt (RSA), who recorded his fourth European Tour win. [East London GC, Eastern Cape, RSA].
2012Men EuropeHauts de France OpenAa St Omer279 (-5)€83,330
Played as the Saint-Omer Open presented by Neuflize OBC (June 14-17; Eurpn Tr event). Second-placed Gary Lockerbie (Eng) finished 3 shots behind Fichardt (RSA). [Aa St Omer Golf Club, Lumbres, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France].
2010Men AfricaDimension Data Pro-AmFancourt273 (-16)R443,800
Played as the Dimension Data Pro-Am (Feb 11-14; Sunshine Tr event). Second-placed Louis Oosthuizen (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Fichardt (RSA). [Montagu course, Fancourt, George, Western Cape, RSA].
2009Men AfricaSouth African MastersWild Coast Sun263 (-17)R190,200
Played as the Nashua Masters (Jan 29-Feb 1; Sunshine Tr event). Second-placed and defending champion Marc Cayeux (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Fichardt (RSA). [Wild Coast Sun CC, Port Edward, Eastern Cape].
2004Men AfricaDimension Data Pro-AmGary Player CC278 (-10)R317,000
Played as the Dimension Data Pro-Am (Jan 29-Feb 1; Sunshine Tr 2003/04 season). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) and Ulrich van den Berg (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Fichardt (RSA). [Gary Player CC, Sun City Resort, North West Prov, RSA].
2003Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR726,544see Score
2003/04 Sunshine Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won for the second time in his career by Fichardt (RSA) with season earnings of R726,059. Andrew McLardy (RSA) was second with R617,278; Desvonde Botes (RSA) was third with R457,265.
2003Men EuropeQatar MastersDoha GC275 (-13)€226,983
Played as the Qatar Masters (March 13-16; Eurpn Tr event). Fichardt (RSA) beat James Kingston (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his second European Tour win. [Doha GC, Qatar].
2001Men AmericaBrazil Sao Paulo OpenSao Paulo GC195 (-18)€125,000
Played as the Sao Paulo Brazil Open (March 22-25; co-sanctioned with Eurpn Tr). Second-placed José Cóceres (Arg), Richard Johnson (Swe) and Brett Rumford (Aus) finished 5 shots behind first-time European Tour winner Fichardt (RSA). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Sao Paulo GC, Santo Amoro, Sao Paulo, Brazil].
1999Men AwardsOrder of Merit - Sunshine TrR558,735see Score
1999/2000 South Africa Tour Order of Merit (and associated Sid Brews Trophy). Won by Fichardt (RSA) with season earnings of R558,735. Nic Henning (RSA) was second with R525,388; Tjaart van der Walt (RSA) was third with R443,705. Known as the Vodacom Southern Africa Tour.


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