Pro Tops Fairway Wood into Creek, Still Makes Par


Dean Burmester might not be a household name in the United States, but the South African professional has won seven times on the Sunshine Tour, including this year’s Tshwane Open, which was co-sanctioned by the European Tour. 


Parlaying that success into a trip to Dubai for the DP World Tour Championship, Burmester played great golf in the season finale posting rounds of 70-68-65 over the first three days of the event to put himself in contention.


Entering the 72nd hole at 4-under par for his round and needing a minor miracle to put some pressure on eventual champion Jon Rahm, Burmester hit a shot many amateurs are familiar with. 


A post shared by Golfcentral Daily (@golfcentraldaily) on

What sets the 126th-ranked player in the world apart from those amateur golfers we just compared him to is the fact that Burmester was able to get up and down on the par-5 and save his par. His final round 4-under par 68 was good enough to give Burmester a T4 finish, which was worth about $330,000. 




— — — 

Keep yourself up-to-date with the latest goings-on in the world of golf by following the SwingxSwing Clubhouse on social media. We share stories, stats and breaking news on Twitter, keep the fun going off the course on Instagram and share any and all golf-related topics on Facebook.

SwingxSwing is a golf mobile app, media and entertainment company. The company owns and operates businesses across the following golf categories: GPS & Scorecard, Tee Times, Instruction, E-Sports, Social Media, Entertainment, and Apparel.

The SwingxSwing Clubhouse entertains its millions of golfer and golf enthusiast visitors with compelling content on professional golf, instruction, equipment, comedy and other lifestyle categories on a daily basis.

Never be the odd golfer out when your friends are talking about the latest or funniest happenings in golf. Sign up for the SxS newsletter today!