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Full name  Wil Besseling
Professional wins  3
Height  1.85 m
Nationality  Netherlands
Other  2
Weight  80 kg

Children  Danae (b. 2010)
Name  Wil Besseling
Current tours  Challenge Tour
Former tour(s)  European Tour
Role  Golfer
Turned professional  2006
Credit: Getty Images/Richard Heathcote

Born  9 December 1985 (age 30)Hoorn, Netherlands (1985-12-09)
Residence  Schellinkhout, Netherlands
Similar People  Maarten Lafeber, Tim Sluiter, Taco Remkes, Daan Huizing

Wil Besseling Wins KCB KarenMasters golf tournament

Wil Besseling (born 9 December 1985) is a Dutch professional golfer.


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Besseling was born in Utrecht. He won the Dutch Amateur Match Play Championship in 2001, just two years after taking up the sport. The highlight of his amateur career came in 2006, when he won the Eisenhower Trophy in partnership with Joost Luiten and Tim Sluiter, and also finished with the lowest individual score.

Wil Besseling Wil Besseling Professioneel golfer op de Challenge Tour

After turning professional at the end of 2006, Besseling played on the EPD Tour, one of the developmental golf tours based in Europe, during 2007. He finished 5th on the 2007 Order of Merit, having been in the top 20 in all but two events, with seven top tens and one victory.

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At the end of the year, Besseling attempted to gain his card on the European Tour via the qualifying school. He was unsuccessful, and had to settle playing on the second tier Challenge Tour in 2008. He won his first title on that tour at the second tournament of the season, the Club Colombia Masters, when he was a runaway winner, finishing seven strokes clear of the field. He also collected three runners-up prizes during the year, and ended the season in 15th place on the money list to graduate directly to the European Tour for 2009.

Wil Besseling Wil Besseling Professioneel golfer op de Challenge Tour

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Amateur wins (1)

  • 2001 Dutch Amateur Match Play Championship
  • Other wins (1)

  • 2008 Hi5 Pro Tour Al Torreal (Hi5 Pro Tour)
  • Team appearances


  • Eisenhower Trophy (representing the Netherlands): 2004, 2006 (team winners and individual winner)
  • St Andrews Trophy (representing Continental Europe): 2006
  • References

    Wil Besseling Wikipedia