Erik Van Rooyen
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Erik Van Rooyen is a professional South African Golfer. Right now, he is playing on the RBC Heritage. Let’s get into his net worth, salary, achievements, age, and more here.

Rooyen was born on 21 February 1990. He studied at the University of Minnesota since the year 2009.

Erik Van Rooyen stepped into the professional field in the year 2013. He played on the Sunshine Tour at the start. In the Eye of Africa PGA Championship, he earned his first-ever win. He did several top-notch finishes in his entire career. In the tour challenge of 2017, he succeeded again in the Hainan Open as a winner.

By being the runner-up in Joburg Open, he qualified himself for the 2018 open championship. It was his first major championship opportunity.

Talking about 2019, it was definitely a good year for Rooyen. He secured the runner-up position for both commercial Bank Qatar Masters and Hassan II Golf Trophy. He got himself into the top 10 in the 2019 PGA Championship.

His Career Earnings:

He won the Scandinavian Invitation competition held in Sweden in 2019. In 2020, he got into the top 40 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

At the Barracuda Championship, he won his first PGA Tour event in 2021.

Let’s have a quick look at his achievements.

Wins as an amateur 

He won twice in his amateur career.

1) He won the Southern cape open in 2011.

2) In 2012, he excelled in the Minnesota State Amateur.

Wins as a professional golfer

As a professional golfer, Rooyen won 4 times.

1) On 8th August 2021, he won with 5 points at Barracuda Championship. It was a part of PGA tour wins.

2) He had a European Tour win on August 25, 2019. He won with a margin of 1 stroke in the Scandinavian Invitation.

3) On February 12, 2017, he won the Sunshine Tour. It was a playoff win in the Eye of Africa PGA Championship.

4) Another mentionable win he had was on 2017 October 15. He won with a margin of 2 strokes at the Hainan Open.

Here’s some more information regarding him that you might be interested in.

Erik Van Rooyen Personal Information:

Full name Erik Van Rooyen
Nickname N/A
Born February 21, 1990
Debut 2018
Height 6 feet 2 inch
Weight 86 kg
Age 32
Birthplace Bellville, Cape Town
Nationality South African
Net worth  $1 Million – $5 Million
Salary $717,524
Marital Status Married
Father’s name Wilm Van Rooyen
Mother’s name Elize Van Royen
Twitter handle @FredVR_
Instagram handle erikvanrooyen


His wife is Rose Van Rooyen. They met in the US and got married in 2014. They have a child.

Erik Van Rooyen’s Net Worth and Salary:

Rooyen has a net worth of 1-5 million USD in 2023. His salary is approximately 7 million US dollars.

Height, Weight, and Age

He is 1.88 meters tall. Born on February 21, 1990, Rooney is now 32 years old. He has a weight of 190 lb.

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