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Reinier Saxton

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Nationality  Netherlands
PGA Championship  DNP
Professional wins  5
The Open Championship  CUT: 2008
Current tours  Challenge Tour

U.S. Open  DNP
Role  Professional golfer
Masters Tournament  CUT: 2009
Name  Reinier Saxton
Turned professional  2009
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Born  10 February 1988 (age 27) Amstelveen, Netherlands (1988-02-10)
Residence  Santpoort-Zuid, Netherlands
Former tours  PGA European Tour, Pro Golf Tour

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Reinier Saxton (born 10 February 1988) is a Dutch professional golfer.

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Saxton was born in Amstelveen, the son of Jonas Saxton, who used to play on the Challenge Tour and who is now a coach at the Dutch Federation and one of the founders of The Dutch golf course.

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Reinier Saxton at Birkdale


Amateur

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Saxton had a successful amateur career, At the age of 15, he won the National Championship Matchplay for the first of five times. He won The Amateur Championship at Turnberry in 2008, the second Dutchman to do so after Rolf Muntz in 1990 at Muirfield. He played the next Open Championship and the Masters Tournament, and won the Spanish Amateur in Sevilla in 2009.

Professional

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Saxton turned professional in July 2009 and was allowed to play six tournaments on the Challenge Tour. He cashed his first prize money at the Scottish Hydro Challenge, finishing 21st. He also played a few events on the NGA Hooters Tour and went to the European Tour qualifying School.

In 2011, Saxton played the third-tier Pro Golf Tour, then known as the EPD Tour. He won three tournaments and got promoted to the Challenge Tour for 2012. He then earned a European Tour card at qualifying school.

Amateur wins

  • 2008 Amateur Championship
  • 2009 Spanish Amateur
  • Results in major championships

    DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut
    "T" = tied

    Team appearances

    Amateur

  • Eisenhower Trophy (representing the Netherlands): 2008
  • References

    Reinier Saxton Wikipedia