Team Europe Profile: Nicolas Colsaerts


Nicolas Colsaerts

PLAYER INFORMATION
Age: 29
Hometown: Brussels, Belgium
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Birthdate: November 14, 1982
College: -
Turned Professional: 2000

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: Debut
Total Matches: -
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): -
Singles (W-L-H): -
Foursomes (W-L-H): -
Fourballs (W-L-H): -
Total Points Won: -
Total Points Won Point %: -

 

 

PLAYER NOTES

* Making his Ryder Cup debut at Medinah - the only rookie on the European side

* The first Belgian to represent Team Europe at The Ryder Cup

* Belgium is the 11th different country to be represented in the European Team

* Statistically the biggest hitter of any of the 24 players that will play at Medinah at almost 318 yards per drive

* Ten top ten finishes in 2012 and one victory at the Volvo World Match Play Championship in May

* Culmination of a remarkable rise having been 1,305th in the Official World Golf Rankings just three years ago

* Comes from a sporting family as his great grandfather represented Belgium at basketball and waterpolo at the 1920 Olympic Games

* A lover of house music

 

 

CAREER VICTORIES
European Tour: 2011 Volvo China Open, 2012 Volvo World Match Play
International: -
Other: 2000 World Travel Open (PGA of Belgium) (as AM)
2002 Belgian Match Play Championship
2005 Open International de Bordeaux (Alps Tour)
OTHER PROFESSIONAL MATCH PLAY PERFORMANCES
Volvo World Match Play Championship - winner 2012
Vivendi Seve Trophy Record: 1-3-1