Chris Williams (golfer)

Christopher Williams
Personal information
Full name Christopher Gary Williams
Nickname The Ginger Cat
Born (1959-03-20) 20 March 1959
Bebington, Cheshire, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Nationality  England
 South Africa
Residence Edenvale, South Africa
Turned professional 1978
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
European Senior Tour
Champions Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Asian Tour
Professional wins 15
Number of wins by tour
Asian Tour 2
Sunshine Tour 9
European Senior Tour 1
Achievements and awards
Asian PGA Tour
Player of the Year

Christopher Gary Williams (born 20 March 1959) is a professional golfer from England who currently lived in South Africa who has won nine times on the Sunshine Tour.

Williams was born in Liverpool, England. He moved to Johannesburg, South Africa shortly before turning professional in 1978. He joined the Sunshine Tour in 1985, and won his first title, the South African PGA Championship, during his début season. He consistently won between then and 2003.

Williams joined the European Senior Tour on turning 50, having secured conditional playing rights at the 2008 qualifying school. He won for the first time as a senior in March 2011 at the Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters.[1]

Amateur wins

1977/78 Junior Springbok

Professional wins (15)

Sunshine Tour wins (9)

Asian PGA Tour wins (2)

Other regular wins (3)

European Senior Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 6 Mar 2011 Aberdeen Brunei Senior Masters −12 (68-69-64=201) 1 stroke South Korea Choi Sang-ho

See also


  1. "Williams wins by one in Brunei". Miami Herald. The Sports Network. 6 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-06.
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