Sports Reporter
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5 Jan 2022
12:52 pm

WATCH: SA golfer Erik van Rooyen talks about THAT ‘tache’

Sports Reporter

The SA golfer is teeing it up at the restart of the tour in Hawaii this week.

Erik van Rooyen's beard is gone and been replaced by a bushy moustache. Picture: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

South African golfer Erik van Rooyen will go into the rest of the 2021/2022 PGA Tour season sporting a new look – a big, bushy moustache.

Van Rooyen, who won on the PGA Tour in the USA for the first time in 2021 at the Barracuda Championship last August, has shaved off his beard and is now sporting only a moustache.

He showed off his new look while preparing for this week’s 2022 PGA Tour start in Hawaii at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

In a video clip posted by the PGA Tour, Van Rooyen calls his moustache ‘ this thing at the top of my lip’ and describes it as having ‘a life of its own.’

He then goes on to explain how it came about that he is now a ‘tache man’.


On Boxing Day, while playing some golf with friends while on holiday in Cape Town, Van Rooyen asked his twitter followers if he should keep the new facial hair.