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Full name  James Hubert Kingston
Name  James Kingston
Turned professional  1988
Nationality  South Africa
Height  1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)

James Kingston
Born  30 November 1965 (age 50) Ottosdal, South Africa (1965-11-30)
Residence  Rustenburg, South Africa
Former tour(s)  Asian Tour European Tour Sunshine Tour

James Hubert Kingston (born 30 November 1965) is a South African professional golfer.


Kingston was born in Ottosdal, South Africa. He turned professional in 1988, and is currently a member of the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour. He has also competed on the Asian Tour, where he collected four tournament victories.

In 2007 Kingston finished top of the Order of Merit on the Sunshine Tour, aided by his victory at the European Tour co-sanctioned South African Airways Open. That win was his first on the European Tour, and helped him to his best Order of Merit finish of 17th in 2008.

Victory at the Sunshine Tour's Vodacom Championship in February 2008, lifted Kingston into the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings for the first time.

Kingston secured his first win of 2009 with a playoff triumph against Anders Hansen at the 2009 Mercedes-Benz Championship in Cologne.

European Tour wins (2)

European Tour playoff record (1–1)

Asian Tour wins (4)

  • 1998 Thailand Open
  • 1999 Maekyung Daks Open
  • 2000 London Myanmar Open, Ericsson Classic
  • Results in major championships

    Note: Kinston never played in the Masters Tournament nor the U.S. Open.
    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied
    Yellow background for top-10.


    James Kingston Wikipedia

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