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Name: - Robert-Jan Derksen
Country: - Netherlands
Born : - Jan 3, 1974 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.
Original Home/Club: - Golfclub Rijk van Nijmegen
Occupation: - Professional golfer (retired at end of 2014 season).
Turned Pro: - 1996
Web Address: - http://www.robertjanderksen.com

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Two-time winner on the European PGA Tour.

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Aged 40, Derksen played his 394th and final European Tour event at the end of the 2014 season. He had competed in 394 events and recorded two wins. His biggest victory came in the 2003 Dubai Desert Classic, where he closed with a 65 to beat Ernie Els by one shot. His highest finish on the tour was 36th in the 2007 money list. Derksen was known for wearing colourful broad-hooped shirts, with the collar turned-up.

Top tournaments won by Robert-Jan Derksen

2005Men EuropeMadeira Islands OpenSanto da Serra275 (-13)€100,000
Played as the Madeira Island Open Caixa Geral de Depositos (April 7-10). Second-placed Andrew McLardy (RSA) and Gary Orr (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Derksen (Nld). [Santo da Serra GC, Machico, Madeira].
2003Men EuropeDubai Desert ClassicEmirates GC271 (-17)€292,000
Played as the Dubai Desert Classic (March 6-9; Eurpn Tr event). Defending champion Ernie Els (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Derksen (Neth), who recorded his first European Tour win with a final round 65 and a birdie at the last hole. [Majlis course, Emirates GC, Dubai, UAE].


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