Shaun Norris (golfer)

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Shaun Norris
Personal information
Full nameShaun Patrick Norris
Born (1982-05-14) 14 May 1982 (age 39)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb; 12.9 st)
NationalityFlag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Residence Pretoria, South Africa
Career
Turned professional2002
Current tour(s) Sunshine Tour
Asian Tour
Japan Golf Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins8
Highest ranking 54 (19 January 2020) [1]
(as of 11 July 2021)
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour5
Asian Tour2
Sunshine Tour2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship CUT: 2019, 2020
U.S. Open CUT: 2020
The Open Championship T61: 2018

Shaun Patrick Norris (born 14 May 1982) is a South African professional golfer.

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Norris plays on the Sunshine Tour where he has won twice. He won the inaugural Africa Open in 2008 and the Nashua Masters in 2011. [2] He also began playing on the European Tour in 2011 after graduating from qualifying school. He has also played on the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour, where he has won five times including the Japan Golf Tour Championship Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills in 2017.

Professional wins (8)

Japan Golf Tour wins (5)

Legend
Tour Championships (1)
Japan majors (1)
Other Japan Golf Tour (4)
No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
17 Feb 2016 Leopalace21 Myanmar Open 1−24 (66-66-61-71=264)4 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Park Jun-won, Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano
24 Jun 2017 Japan Golf Tour Championship
Mori Building Cup Shishido Hills
−13 (67-72-68-64=271)4 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Seungsu Han
34 Nov 2018 Heiwa PGM Championship −14 (68-65-69=202)*1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Kataoka
44 Nov 2019 Tokai Classic −9 (68-69-66-72=275)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Shota Akiyoshi, Flag of Japan.svg Ryuko Tokimatsu
523 May 2021 Golf Partner Pro-Am Tournament −21 (60-68-68-63=259)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Tomoharu Otsuki, Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Scott Vincent

*Note: The 2018 Heiwa PGM Championship was shortened to 54 holes due to weather.
1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (1–1)

No.YearTournamentOpponentsResult
1 2019 ANA Open Flag of Japan.svg Yosuke Asaji, Flag of the United States.svg Seungsu Han,
Flag of Japan.svg Terumichi Kakazu, Flag of Japan.svg Ryuko Tokimatsu
Asaji won with birdie on first extra hole
2 2021 Golf Partner Pro-Am Tournament Flag of Japan.svg Tomoharu Otsuki, Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Scott Vincent Won with par on second extra hole
Otsuki eliminated by par on first hole

Asian Tour wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
111 Oct 2015 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship −12 (68-68-68=204)*2 strokes Flag of the Philippines.svg Miguel Tabuena
27 Feb 2016 Leopalace21 Myanmar Open 1−24 (66-66-61-71=264)4 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Park Jun-won, Flag of Japan.svg Azuma Yano

*Note: The 2015 Yeangder Tournament Players Championship was shortened to 54 holes due to weather.
1Co-sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour

Sunshine Tour wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
110 Feb 2008 The Africa Open −13 (68-69-70-68=275)6 strokes Flag of South Africa.svg Nic Henning
26 Nov 2011 Nashua Masters −9 (68-73-65-65=271)1 stroke Flag of South Africa.svg Tyrone Mordt

Results in major championships

Results not in chronological order in 2020.

Tournament20172018
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open
The Open Championship T62T61
PGA Championship
Tournament201920202021
Masters Tournament
PGA Championship CUTCUT
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUTNTCUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
NT = No tournament due to COVID-19 pandemic

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament2017201820192020
Championship 71T37
Match Play NT1
Invitational 71T75
Champions NT1

1Cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

  Did not play

NT = No tournament
"T" = Tied

Team appearances

Amateur

See also

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References

  1. "Week 3 2020 Ending 19 Jan 2020" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved 20 January 2020.
  2. Norris wins Nashua Masters by 1