|Hometown:||Durban, South Africa|
2010-2011: Competed in all 13 tournaments in his first season at CSU…Shot a 66 in the second round of the Sandestin Collegiate Championship which was the second lowest round in the Peach Belt Conference during the year… Career best three-round score of 211 (69-70-72) came at the Bobcat Invitational (3/21-22)…Shot 10 rounds of 70 or lower…Had five top-five finishes including two runner-up performances…Finished tied for fourth at the Peach Belt Conference Championship (4/11-12) with a three-round score of 216 (75-69-72)…Had a 73 stroke average which was the third best in the conference…Named a first team All-PBC member…Selected as a third team All-America member.
Played two years under Coach Matt Terry at Troy University in Troy, AL
2009-2010 (Troy): Participated in five events in his sophomore season…Finished tied for eighth with a score of 218 (76-72-69) at the Mardi Gras Invitational…Shot season best three-round score of 214 (70-73-71) at the USF Invitational…Had a season stroke average of 75.5.
2008-2009 (Troy): Competed in 11 events in his freshman season…Finished the Ron Smith/USF Invitational with an even-par score of 216 (72-71-73) grabbing his first collegiate top-20 finish…Fired a season best round of 69 at the Florida State Spring Break Invitational...Ended the FSU tournament with a two-round score of 139
(69-70) garnering a fourth place finish…Had a stroke average of 76.4.
High School: Graduated from Durban High School in Durban, South Africa...Golfed for five seasons for Coach Bruce Johnston…Team finished third in the country in 2006…Named team caption in 2007…Winner of the 2009 KZN Amateur
Personal: Hometown is Durban, South Africa...Born on January 11, 1990...Son of Gary and Caren van der Spuy...Chose CSU because of the reputation of the golf program...Favorite Movie is Wedding Crashers...Favorite Actor is Owen Wilson....Favorite professional athlete is Tiger Woods...Likes to sleep in his spare time...List Coach Mark Immelman as the most influential person in his life...Most memorable athletic achievement was winning the 2006 Junior IPT...Majoring in