Thriston Lawrence Biography – Thriston Lawrence Wiki
Thriston Lawrence is a South African professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour. He claimed his maiden victory on the European Tour at the 2021 Joburg Open, which was reduced to 36-holes due to inclement weather and the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant. He had his second win at the Omega European Masters in August 2022, defeating Matt Wallace in a playoff.
A two-time winner on the Sunshine Tour, Lawrence had his first win in 2018 at the Big Easy Challenge 15 – Parkview, followed by his second success at the 2019 Vodacom Origins Stellenbosch.
The South African golfer won the 2013 and 2014 South African Amateur Championship. He rose to prominence when he first represented Mpumalanga at the SA Junior Inter-Provincial at the age of 13 and won the SA Boys U-14 Stroke Play. In 2012, he claimed the SA Boys U-19 Match Play Championship at Katberg. At 16 years, two months and 26 days, Lawrence became the youngest champion of the Sanlam South African Open Championship in the 106-year history of the event at Country Club Johannesburg in 2013.
Before turning professional, Lawrence became the first South African to lift the Lytham Trophy during the tournament’s 50th edition in 2014. He turned professional in 2014 at the age of 17. He played on the MENA Tour in 2015 and the Challenge Tour in 2016. Lawrence won the MENA Tour Order of Merit in 2015. He played on the Big Easy Tour in 2018, gaining his card for the 2019–20 Sunshine Tour season.
Thriston Lawrence Age
South African professional golfer Thriston Lawrence was born on 3 December 1996 in Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Thriston Lawrence Parents
Little is known about Thriston Lawrence’s parents. In March 2022, the golfer mentioned his parents in an interview on the European Tour Player Blog, while talking about playing his first Major at the Open at St Andrews. He said: “I was actually saying to both my caddie and my parents that I’m also really grateful I’m playing at a course that I know. I have played St Andrews quite a lot as an amateur, at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, so I think that familiarity will make me less nervous than I would be going to a place I didn’t know and playing my first Major.”
Thriston Lawrence Wife
Is Thriston Lawrence married? The South African professional golfer is not married.
Thriston Lawrence Net Worth
Thriston Lawrence’s net worth is estimated to be €1 million, the bulk of which comes from income from prize money and endorsements. His sponsors include PING Golf, FootJoy, Titleist, and Westvaal Motor Group.
Thriston Lawrence Career Earnings
Golfer Thriston Lawrence has earned €1,631,643.37 in career earnings. In 2022, he earned €1,585,881.33 in Prize Money. He earned €27,116.80 in 2020, €9,492.34 in 2016 and €1,945.50 in 2015.
In the 2022 season on the European Tour, Lawrence earned €45,296.58 at the DP World Tour Championship, €85,641.32 at the Nedbank Golf Challenge, €90,000.00 at the Estrella Damm N.A. Andalucía Masters, €9,503.72 at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, €33,500.00 at the Cazoo Open de France, €340,000.00 at the Omega European Masters, €36,050.00 at the D+D Real Czech Masters, €50,885.15 at The 150th OPEN, €72,254.08 at the Genesis Scottish Open, €361,177.49 at the Horizon Irish Open and €12,000.00 BMW International Open.
Additionaly, Lawrence earned €20,475.00 at the Porsche European Open, €5,578.24 at the Soudal Open, €14,116.99 at the Betfred British Masters hosted by Danny Willett, €23,199.77 at the Catalunya Championship, €10,510.38 at the ISPS Handa Championship in Spain, €19,679.62 at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, €32,074.21 at the Steyn City Championship, €28,902.48 at the MyGolfLife Open hosted by Pecanwood, €130,083.33 at the Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa, €19,906.40 at the Ras al Khaimah Classic, €6,065.48 at the Ras al Khaimah Championship presented by Phoenix Capital and €138,981.09 at the Joburg Open.
On the Challange Tour, his career earnings are €34,818.68. He earned €6,998.18 in 2020, €4,204.00 in 2017, €20,370.00 in 2016, €639.00 in 2015 and €2,607.50 in 2014.
Thriston Lawrence WITB
In November 2021, Thriston Lawrence won the Joburg Open for his maiden victory on the European Tour. Here’s what Lawrence had in his bag.
Driver: Ping G425 Max (10.5°), with Mitsubishi Chemical Diamana S+ shaft
3-Wood: Ping G425 Max (17.5°)
Irons: Ping G410 Crossover (20°), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Black Onyx shaft
Wedges: Ping Glide 3.0 (50°, 54°, 60°), with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Black Onyx shafts
Putter: Ping Heppler Tyne 3
Ball: Titleist Pro V1
Thriston Lawrence Height
Golfer Thriston Lawrence stands tall at a height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Thriston Lawrence Instagram
Thriston Lawrence’s Instagram is @lawrencethriston.