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SA's Bezuidenhout, Van der Walt earn PGA Tour cards

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South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout and Dawie van der Walt were among the 25 golfers to earn a PGA Tour card for the 2021/22 season at the Korn Ferry Tour finals.

The Korn Ferry Tour awarded PGA Tour cards for the Top 25 golfers in the three-event Finals.

Bezuidenhout carded the low round on Sunday with a closing 64, to finish third-place at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship and lock in his first PGA Tour card.

This year, the 27-year-old competed and made the weekend in all four majors with T30 at the PGA Championship his best finish.

Bezuidenhout also represented South Africa at this year's Tokyo Olympics as he finished T16 at Kasumigaseki Country Club.

Meanwhile, Van der Walt will also return to the PGA Tour for the first time since 2016.

The 38-year-old from Paarl posted consecutive Top 20s in the last two Korn Ferry final events to seal his spot.

Van der Walt, who resides in Texas, plied his trade solely on the Korn Ferry Tour and finished second in the AdventHealth Championship in May.

Full list of the Finals 25 on the Korn Ferry Tour:

*will be a rookie on the PGA Tour

1. Joseph Bramlett (USA) - 1 139

2. Trey Mullinax (USA) - 700

3. Aaron Rai* (England) - 535

4. Bronson Burgoon (USA) - 528

5. Christiaan Bezuidenhout (South Africa) - 525

6. J.J. Spaun (USA) - 490

7. Hayden Buckley* (USA) - 415

8. Sahith Theegala* (USA) - 400

9. Matthias Schwab* (Austria) - 398

10. Vincent Whaley (USA) - 362

11. John Huh (USA) - 351

12. Alex Smalley* (USA) - 319

13. Joshua Creel* (USA) - 299

14. Lucas Herbert (Australia) - 261.2

15. Callum Tarren* (England) - 260.5

16. Scott Gutschewski (USA) - 240

17. Dawie van der Walt (South Africa) - 229

18. Kelly Kraft (USA) - 209

19. Michael Gligic (USA) - 206

20. Patrick Rodgers (USA) - 182

21. Kiradech Aphibarnrat (Thailand) - 175

T22. Austin Cook (USA) - 164

T22. Kurt Kitayama* (USA) - 164

24. Peter Uihlein (USA) - 160

25. Justin Lower* (USA) - 158

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