Justin Hobday

Justin Hobday
Personal information
Full name Justin Richard Hobday
Born (1963-08-12) 12 August 1963
Bishops Stortford, England
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 90 kg (200 lb; 14 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Pretoria, South Africa
Turned professional 1985
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 13
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 11
Other 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship CUT: 1992
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Southern Africa Tour
Rookie of the Year

Justin Richard Hobday (born 12 August 1963) is a South African professional golfer who has won eleven official money events on the Sunshine Tour.

Hobday was born in Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, and is the nephew of golfer Simon Hobday, twice winner on the European Tour.

Hobday turned professional in 1985 and joined the Southern Africa Tour, now the Sunshine Tour. He was awarded the Bobby Locke Trophy as the Rookie of the Year in 1986, and went on to win his first event in 1989. He would win ten more tournaments official money events on the tour between then and 2001.

Between 1987 and 2002, Hobday competed also on the European Tour, where he had a best finish of 92nd place on the Order of Merit in 1992, with a tournament best of third in the Peugeot Spanish Open that same year.

Amateur highlights

Professional wins (13)

Sunshine Tour wins (11)

Other Southern Africa wins (2)

See also

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