Christiaan Basson

Christiaan Basson
Personal information
Born (1982-04-30) 30 April 1982
Strand, South Africa
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 136 lb (62 kg; 9.7 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Cape Town, South Africa
Turned professional 2007
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 4

Christiaan Basson (born 30 April 1982) is a South African professional golfer.

Basson was born in Strand, Western Cape. As an amateur he represented South Africa for the Eisenhower Trophy in 2006. He turned professional in 2007 and joined the Sunshine Tour. He picked up his first win on Tour in 2009 at the Coca-Cola Charity Championship. Basson picked up his second victory in 2012 at the Investec Royal Swazi Open.[1]

Professional wins (4)

Sunshine Tour wins (4)

No. DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
1 26 Nov 2009 Coca-Cola Charity Championship −13 (70-65-68=203) 4 strokes South Africa Andrew Curlewis, South Africa Louis Oosthuizen
2 5 May 2012 Investec Royal Swazi Open 50 points (10-17-11-12) 1 point South Africa Desvonde Botes, South Africa Danie van Tonder
3 25 May 2014 Lombard Insurance Classic −19 (69-66-62=197) 5 strokes Brazil Adilson da Silva, South Africa Ruan de Smidt,
South Africa Jake Redman, South Africa Neil Schietekat
4 3 Oct 2015 Vodacom Origins of Golf (St Francis) −11 (70-66-69=205) 1 stroke Zimbabwe Mark Williams

South African national team appearances


  1. "Basson earns narrow win on Sunshine Tour". Fox News. 5 May 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2012.

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