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Name: - Nicolas Colsaerts
Country: - Belgium
Born : - November 14, 1982 in Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium.
Original Home/Club: - Royal Waterloo GC, nr Brussels.
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - Nov 2000 (18th birthday)
Web Address: - http://www.nicolascolsaerts.com

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup (2012). Multiple wins on the European Tour.


Did you know?

Colsaerts was introduced to golf by his father Patrick, who also won the club championship title at Royal Waterloo GC. He is the first Belgian golfer to have played in the Ryder Cup.


Top tournaments won by Nicolas Colsaerts

2019Men EuropeFrench OpenGolf National272 (-12)€266,660
Played as the Open de France (Oct 17-20). Second-placed Joachim B. Hansen (Den) finished 1 shot behind Colsaerts (Belg), who recorded his first European Tour win in over seven years. [Albatros course, Golf National, Guyancourt, nr Paris].
2012Men EuropeWorld Match PlayFinca Cortesin1 up€700,000
Played as the Volvo World Match Play Championship (May 17-20). Colsaerts (Belg) beat Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) by 1 hole in the 18-hole final to record his biggest European Tour win to date. [Finca Cortesin GC, Casares, Málaga, Costa del Sol].
2011Men AsiaChina OpenLuxehills Intl264 (-24)US$509,652
Played as the Volvo China Open (April 21-24; OneAsia/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Søren Kjeldsen (Den), Peter Lawrie (Ire), Danny Lee (NZ) and Pablo Martin (Esp) finished 4 shots behind first-time European Tr winner Colsaerts (Belg). Colsaerts became the second Belgian (after Philippe Toussaint in 1974) to win on the European Tour. [Luxehills Intl CC, Chengdu, Sichuan, China].

 

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