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Steve van Vuuren – biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

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Birth 26 September 1959
Age:60 years

Stephen Daniel van Vuuren (born 26 September 1959) is a South African professional golfer who currently plays on the Sunshine Tour. He won 7 times on the Sunshine Tour between 1994 and 2007.
Van Vuuren was born Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa. He currently lives in Mpumalanga. He turned professional in 1981 and joined the Sunshine Tour in 1993. before that he played on the SA Winter Tour, winning the Order of Merit in 1995. His best year by far on the Sunshine Tour was in the 1995-96 season where he won 4 times, finishing 7th on the Order of Merit.

Amateur highlights

  • 2nd Transvaal Strokeplay
  • Northern Transvaal & Eastern Transvaal Junior
  • Eastern Transvaal & Eagles Representative
  • Transvaal Under 23
  • South African Pro Team Vs Springboks

Professional wins (13)

Sunshine Tour wins (7)

  • 1994 FNB Pro Series: Botswana Open
  • 1995 Iscor Newcastle Classic, Mmabatho Sun Classic, Sanlam Classic Tournament, FNB Pro Series: Botswana Open
  • 2004 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour – Schoeman Park
  • 2007 Mount Edgecombe Trophy

Other South Africa wins (6)

  • 1988 Club Pro Championship
  • 1989 SA Winter Champion, Stannic Sun City Pro-Am, State Mines
  • 1992 Centurion Lake Challenge
  • 1996 J & B Africa Classic