Johan de Beer
* 2012 Mountain West Championship Top Medalist
* Four-time All-MWC (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
* First 4-time all-conference selection in TCU Golf history
* Third 4-time all-conference selection in MWC history
* Two-time PING All-Central Region (2010, 2012)
* No. 5 at TCU in career stroke average (73.08)
* No. 10 at TCU in season stroke average (72.07 in 2011-12)
* Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar (2011)
* Four-time Academic All-MWC (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
* Two-time MW Scholar Athlete (2009, 2012)
Johan de Beer put the finishing touches on one of the most successful college careers for a TCU golfer with his finest season as a senior ... ranked No. 57 among all college golfers according to the Golfweek/Sagarin national rating system and No 78 according to the Golfstat cup ... also listed high in the world amatuer rankings, finishing his TCU career at No. 154 in the world and No. 7 in South Africa according to R&A and No. 123 and No. 6 according to Scratch Players ... became the first four-time all-conference selection in the history of the Horned Frog golf program when he was named All-Mountain West ... also became one of only three four-time picks in the 13-year history of the league ... became only the fifth Frog ever to win an individual conference crown by taking top-medalist honors at the Mountain West Championship in early May at OMNI Tucson National ... won by two strokes (-9) over teammate Julien Brun (-7) ... the win marked de Beer's second career tournament win ... became only the sixth TCU golfer since 1980 to win multiple events in a college career ... posted a career-best season storke average of 72.07, a figure that ranked No. 10 in program history ... played his best in the second semester, sporting an average of 71.33 during the spring ... the season performance helped him climb into the No. 5 spot on TCU's career scoring average list ... finished in the top 10 in seven of 14 tournaments with five top-5 results ... finished as TCU's low man in five events, each coming in a six-tournament stretch leading up to the NCAA Central Regional ... placed in the top 15 in seven of the final nine events and the top 10 in five of seven ... recorded a career-high 10 sub-70 rounds, including a 65 in the opening 18 of the Barona Collegiate Cup that marked the low round of his career ... in addition to his MW performance, also finished runner-up at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational (-4) and Barona Collegiate Cup (tie; -11), in addition to tying for third place at The McLaughlin (-4) ... other top-10 showings included efforts at the Boilermaker Invitational (t-5th; +1), Insperity Augusta State Invitational (t-9th; -7) and Morris Williams Intercollegiate (t-10th; +1) ... was the Frogs' second finisher in his third career appearance at the NCAA Championship held at The Riviera County Club.
Johan de Beer continued his standout TCU career as a junior, earning All-Mountain West Conference honors for the third consecutive season ... became the only Frog in TCU's MWC era to have earned more than one all-conference nod ... finished the season ranked No. 126 in the Golfweek/Sagarin individual national ratings, which was second among all Frogs ... lowered his individual stroke average for the third straight season to a career-low mark of 73.12 ... finished as TCU's low man in three events ... posted five top-10 finishes in 10 events and seven top-20 placings ... recorded a career-best six sub-70 rounds ... tied for fifth place with teammate Tom Hoge at the MWC Championship (-3) ... opened the spring by leading TCU with a 10th-place finish at the Amer Ari Invitational (-7) ... tied for sixth place with Hoge at the Navy Spring Invitational ... also claimed a top-10 finish at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate, tying for 10th place (+10) ... tied for 50th place at the NCAA Colorado Regional (+5).
De Beer recorded All-Mountain West Conference accolades for the second consecutive season ... selected to the PING All-Central Region Team for the first time in his career ... competed in 11 tournaments during his sophomore campaign where he finished in the top-five on four occasions ... finished third overall at The Prestige at PGA West following a 4-under-par score of 212 (68-73-71), including a 4-under-par 68 in the first round of action ... finished fourth overall at the NCAA Central Regional Championships at The Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, with a 6-under-par score of 210 (71-67-72), including a season-best 67 in the second round of action ... finished fifth overall at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate with a score of 219 (75-71-73) ... finished fifth overall at the Las Vegas Invitational with a score of 222 (68-76-78), including a 4-under-par score of 68 in the first round of action ... ranked second on the team with a 73.36 strokes average ... tied for 12th overall at the National Invitational Tournament with a 54-hole score of 216 (68-71-55) ... tied for 21st overall at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational with a score of 225 (73-75-77) ... recorded seven top-25 finishes during his sophomore campaign ... finished 23rd overall at the Mountain West Conference Championships following a 54-hole score of 220 (75-77-68), including a 3-under-par score of 68 in the final round of action.
De Beer enjoyed a stellar freshman campaign that was capped off with All-Mountain West Conference accolades ... became the fastest golfer in TCU history to capture a tournament crown when he won The Prestige at PGA West title in his second collegiate tournament ... recorded a 54-hole score of 210 (72-70-68), including a 68 on the final 18 holes, to claim the gold medal at The Prestige at PGA West ... recorded a third-place finish at the Mountain West Conference Championships en route to leading the Frogs to their first conference title since the 2004-05 season ... finished with a career-best 54-hole score of 209 (69-66-74), including a career-best 66 in the second round, at the Mountain West Conference Championships ... recorded a team-high four finishes in the top-10 during the 2008-09 campaign ... finished fifth overall at the National Invitational Tournament with a three-round tally of 213 (68-72-73) ... garnered sixth-place laurels at the Columbia Invitational with a score of 226 (75-74-77) en route to leading the Frogs to their second tournament crown of the fall season ... finished third on the Frogs with a strokes average of 74.06 as well as second with four sub-70 rounds this past season ... finished 22nd overall in his collegiate debut at the Kansas Invitational with a score of 223 (73-74-76).
A native of South Africa, de Beer finished fifth overall at the 2008 Scottish Open Amateur Stroke Play Championships where he recorded a 54-hole score of 217 (68-71-78) ... captured the South Africa Under-19 stroke play title during the 2007 campaign after firing an 11-under-par score of 277 at Kirugersdorp ... served as the captain of the South African Under-19 team at the Toyota Junior World Team Championships in Japan as well as in a triangular match against England and Canada at Zebula during the 2007 season ... finished fifth overall at the South Africa Amateur stroke play while capturing the gold medal at the 2006 National Junior Tournament ... finished 11th overall at the Duke of York Young Champions Tournament, which only invited junior champions from various countries, during the 2007 campaign ... finished second overall at the 2008 Sanlam Cape Province Open at the George Golf Course where he posted a 54-hole tally of 208 (70-68-70).
De Beer attended Pretoria Boys High School during his prep days where he was a member of the North Gaulong men's golf team ... recorded a scoring average of 69.71 during the 2007 campaign.
OFF THE COURSE
De Beer is the son of Maritha and Thys de Beer ... born on June 25, 1989 ... has one brother, Thys ... majoring in international business.