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Oliver Bekker Biography – Oliver Bekker Wiki
Oliver Bekker is a South African professional golfer who plays on the Sunshine Tour and the European Tour. He previously competed on the Web.com Tour and on the Challenge Tour. He has won seven titles on the South African Sunshine Tour, including three victories in 2017 where he finished fourth on the Order of Merit. In 2021, Oliver recorded two runner-up finishes and two third-place results on the Challenge Tour. He earned a promotion to the DP World Tour for the 2022 season after finishing seventh on the season-long Road to Mallorca Rankings.
Oliver started playing golf at an early age and he has been a remarkable golfer. In his early career, he was a member of the South African Junior Team. He attended Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch, South Africa. He later moved to the United States to study at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas where he was also a member of the Lamar Cardinals Men’s golf team. During his tenure with the Lamar Cardinals, Bekker was named an honorable mention All-American, a 2006-07 Academic All-American, the 2007 Southland Conference Student-Athlete of the Year, and the 2006 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year. He graduated in 2007 with a Major in Business.
The South African professional golfer turned professional in 2008 and joined the Sunshine Tour. His breakthrough victory on the Sunshine Tour came in September 2011 at Northern Cape Classic. The following year, he won the Dimension Data Pro-Am. In 2013, he won the Telkom PGA Pro-Am. Four years later, he won his fourth Sunshine Tour title at the Sun City Challenge in 2016. In 2017, he enjoyed a successful year on the Sunshine Tour with three wins at the Zambia Sugar Open, Lombard Insurance Classic, and Sun Wild Coast Sun Challenge.
Oliver Bekker Age
He was born on December 11, 1984, in Pretoria, South Africa. He currently resides in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Oliver Bekker Wife
Is Oliver Bekker married? The golfer is married to his wife Alra Bekker. The couple got engaged in the Kruger National Park. Alra is a pro golfer and a member of the Professional Golfers’ Association of South Africa (PGASA). She also is the Founder and Managing Director of 25 on Quantum Cafe at Technopark Stellenbosch. The coffee store opened in October 2017.
Oliver Bekker Family
South African golfer Oliver and his wife Alra Bekker have two children; a twin son and a daughter. The pro golfer told Swagg South Africa: “I am married to wife Alra, and have a twin boy and girl. When I am not playing golf I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.”
Oliver Bekker Parents
His parents are Hjalmar and Lizel Bekker. His mother was an accomplished South African junior tennis player.
Oliver Bekker Net Worth
Oliver Bekker’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million.
Oliver Bekker Career Earnings
A seven-time winner on the South African Sunshine Tour, golfer Oliver Bekker has amassed €531,453.78 in career earnings.
Oliver stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
Oliver Bekker WITB
His one superstition is not playing with No. 3 golf balls. Oliver Bekker WITB 2022 is currently unavailable.
Oliver Bekker Instagram
His Instagram handle is @oliverbvgbekker.