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Hennie Otto

Hennie Otto
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Hendrik Johannes Otto
Nickname Hennie
Born (1976-06-25) 25 June 1976
Boksburg, South Africa
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb; 12.9 st)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Boksburg, South Africa
Turned professional 1998
Current tour(s) European Tour
Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 15
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 3
Sunshine Tour 12
Challenge Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T10: 2003
PGA Championship CUT: 2008

Hendrik Johannes "Hennie" Otto (born 25 June 1976) is a South African professional golfer.

Otto was born in Boksburg. He has played golf on the European Tour since 2000 having graduated from the Challenge Tour, but has only finished within the top 100 on the Order of Merit twice, in 2003 when he finished tied for tenth at The Open Championship on his major championship début and in 2008 when he won the Italian Open and finished 37th on the Order of Merit.

Otto has won 12 times on the Sunshine Tour since 1999. He won his second title on the European Tour (co-sanctioned by the Sunshine Tour) at the South African Open Championship in November 2011.

Professional wins (15)

European Tour wins (3)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 11 May 2008 Methorios Capital Italian Open −25 (65-66-63-69=263) 1 stroke Oliver Wilson
2 27 Nov 2011 South African Open Championship1 −14 (70-67-65-72=274) 1 stroke Bernd Wiesberger
3 31 Aug 2014 Open d'Italia (2) −20 (67-62-71-68=268) 2 strokes David Howell

1 Co-sanctioned with the Sunshine Tour.

European Tour playoff record (0–1)
No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2008 Madeira Islands Open BPI - Portugal Alastair Forsyth Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Challenge Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 10 Oct 1999 Philips Challenge Xacobeo 99 −10 (74-69-66-69=278) Playoff Pello Iguaran

Sunshine Tour wins (12)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 8 May 1999 Pietersburg Classic −17 (65-65-69=199) 4 strokes Ashley Roestoff, Des Terblanche
2 12 Jun 1999 Vodacom Series - KwaZulu-Natal −11 (69-64-69=202) 4 strokes Ashley Roestoff
3 11 May 2002 Limpopo Industrelek Classic −14 (66-67-69=202) 1 stroke Des Terblanche
4 24 Nov 2002 Nashua Masters −1 (67-70-73-69=279) 1 stroke Ciaran McMonagle, Gavin McNeill,
Mark McNulty, Roger Wessels
5 2 Feb 2003 The Tour Championship −17 (71-64-68-68=271) 2 strokes Trevor Immelman
6 9 Sep 2005 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Erinvale −14 (71-63-68=202) 1 stroke Thomas Aiken
7 11 May 2007 Vodacom Origins of Golf Tour at Pretoria CC −15 (67-65-69=201) 3 strokes James Kamte
8 15 Nov 2009 MTC Namibia PGA Championship −8 (72-70-72-66=280) Playoff Titch Moore
9 28 Feb 2010 Vodacom Championship −28 (65-61-67-67=260) 9 strokes Jbe' Kruger
10 20 Feb 2011 Dimension Data Pro-Am −16 (68-71-66-68=273) 4 strokes James Kingston
11 1 Oct 2011 Platinum Classic −17 (69-63-67=199) 2 strokes Darren Fichardt
12 27 Nov 2011 South African Open Championship1 −14 (70-67-65-72=274) 1 stroke Bernd Wiesberger

1 Co-sanctioned with the European Tour.

Results in major championships

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship T10 CUT DNP DNP DNP CUT

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances


See also

External links

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