Tyrone Van Aswegen

Tyrone Van Aswegen

PGA TOUR golfer Tyrone Van Aswegen was born on January 6, 1982 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He continues to see great success on the professional golf scene. He played college golf at Oklahoma City University. Though he travels all over for golf, he still values and appreciates what his hometown of Johannesburg has to offer. He notes that anyone visiting Johannesburg should remember a few things: Make sure to enjoy a braai at some point, visit a coffee shop, try to get to a coastal town, and do a safari.” With such an adventurous hometown, it comes as no surprise that Van Aswegen is an adventurous golfer.

His mother, Lynn; father, Gavin; and brother, Gav are all huge supporters of Van Aswegen’s golf career. His biggest supporter, though, has to be his wife, Cristin. In addition, Van Aswegen has a great support system on the TOUR. He’s good friends with both Alistair Presnell and Dawie Van Der Walt. Support, focus, and healthy competition help to make Tyrone Van Aswegen’s golf game a real treat to watch.

When he’s not golfing, van Aswegen takes the time to enjoy life’s little pleasures. “I enjoy a good red wine; Merlot or Malbec,” he notes. In addition, he loves reading non-fiction and biographies, as well as watching movies. Among Van Aswegen’s favorite movies are Remember the Titans, Step Brothers, Wedding Crashers, and Old School. Tyrone also spends time cheering on his favorite sports teams. He supports the Springboks in rugby and the Oklahoma Sooners in football. Outside of golf, his favorite athlete is Roger Federer. Van Aswegen’s dream foursome would include Tiger Woods and Ben Hogan; the two players that he believes to be “the best ball strikers of all time.”


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Tyrone Van Aswegan’s wedge shot to 4 feet leads to birdie at John Deere


In the third round of the 2015 John Deere Classic, Tyrone Van Aswegan hits his 36-yard approach in close to within 4 feet then rolls in the putt for birdie on the par-5 2nd hole. [...]

Tyrone Van Aswegen’s short game earns eagle at Humana

In the opening round of the 2015 Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, Tyrone Van Aswegen holes his shot from the fairway for eagle on the par-5 8th hole. [...]

Tyrone Van Aswegen’s approach sets up birdie at Shriners

In the second round of the 2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Tyrone Van Aswegen hits his 149-yard approach shot on the par-4 4th hole to 5-feet then converts the putt for birdie. [...]

Tyrone Van Aswegen rolls in birdie on No. 17 at Web.com Tour Championship

In the opening round of the 2014 Web.com Tour Championship, Tyrone Van Aswegen makes a 17-foot birdie putt on the par-4 17th hole. [...]


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