MJ Daffue

MJ Daffue is a South African professional golfer. He is a regular PGA Tour professional. Here, you will know his net worth, salary, age, height, weight, and all the recent news.

Daffue was born on 13 January 1989 in Pretoria, South Africa. With his father’s help, the player started learning golf at a very early age. In junior years, Daffue was named the No.1 junior golfer in 2006. The following year he became South African Boys champion.

His Career:

In amateur years, he played collegiately for seasons. At Lee University team he was an NAIA All-American in the 2008-09 season. Then he played following three seasons at Lamar University. As an individual, there he won the 2011 and 2012 Southland Conference Championship. He was also named 2011 Southland Conference Player of the Year.

Graduating from Lamar University in 2012, he turned professional. He then went on to win the Nesmith Chevrolet Classic title in his debut season. Unfortunately, after a tragic death in the family in 2013 his career came to a standstill till 2017. At that time, another major reason for his bad play was depression. Fortunately, the golfer finally earned qualifications for Korn Ferry events in 2019. While appearing in various events he gathered enough points for next year’s Puerto Rico Open too.

In 2020, he earned his first PGA Tour career start qualification. Debuting in Workday Charity open, he finished with a T22 position. Following that, he ended the season with a T40 finish at the South African Open. After being diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2021, Daffue made a swift recovery in 12 days. Then on May 22, he finished 3rd at the Advent Health Championship, earning his PGA Tour Card for the 2022-23 season. He is currently competing in the U.S Open as a part of this season’s PGA Tour journey.

MJ Daffue Personal Informations:

Full Name Matthys J. Daffue
Birthdate January 13, 1989
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.879 m)
Weight 210 lbs (95.25 kg)
Swing Right
Age 33
Birthplace Pretoria, South Africa
Residence Kingwood, Texas, USA
Religion Christian
Nationality South African
Career Earning $524,947
Marital Status Married
Father name Willem Daffue
Mother name Adriana Daffue
Salary $16,200
Twitter Handle @mjdaffue13
Instagram Handle @mjdaffue13

MJ Daffue’s Net Worth, Salary and Salary:

MJ Daffue’s net worth is around $500,000 in 2023. Since turning pro in 2012, he has earned a total of $524,947 from his golf career. The reason for his low income is his long-term absence from the sport. Since his comeback in 2020, he has earned around $259,920.

His highest payment was from the 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship. There he earned $131,010 from being T12. Most recently, the player placed T49 in the Barracuda Championship and bagged $9,135 from the tournament.

His Age and Height:

MJ Daffue was born as Matthys J. Daffue on 13 January 1989 in South Africa. In 2022, he has turned 33-year-old. He has a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.879 m) and weighs 210 lbs (95.25 kg).

His Wife:

MJ Daffue is married to Kamie Daffue. They have a son named Oliver. Daffue with is family currently resides in Kingwood, Texas, USA.

MJ Daffue With His Wife

Abdullah Al Hasan writes about various players, especially about their Biography. He is a freelance content writer and a full-time blogger by profession. He also writes on Surprise Sports regularly.


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