has been Holland’s best golfer over the last 20 years.
amateur golfer he has been a member of the Dutch National Team from 1986 until
October 1993 when he turned professional after receiving The National Golfer of
the Year award.
Muntz has put Dutch Golf on the World’s golfing map with the following unique
“Holland’s First” golfing achievements:
the first Dutchman to win The British Amateur Championship at Muirfield in
Rolf is the first Dutch Amateur Golfer to compete in 3 Majors and the
first Dutch Amateur Golfer to compete on the PGA Tour of America and The
Rolf is the first Dutch golfer to win the Amateur Medal in the Scottish
Open in 1991.
Rolf is the first Dutchman to win the South African Tour School in 1993.
Rolf is the First Dutchman to win multiple titles on the European
Rolf is the first Dutchman to win on the European Tour by
winning the Qatar Masters in 2000.
Rolf came close to winning in 1999 when he was beaten in a play-off for
the Scottish PGA Championship at Gleneagles, he then promptly landed the 2000
Qatar Masters in style.
Rolf studied Law and Psychology before deciding to turn professional.
He was the First Amateur Golfer to qualify into the European Tour
Qualifying School under the rule that a player may keep his amateur status to
play in the pre-qualifiers.
He made initial progress in South Africa and went on to win four times
in two seasons on the Challenge Tour before getting full European Tour status
Wins: - 1989 Dutch International
- 1990 British Amateur
- 1991 & 1993 National Stroke Play
- 1993 National Golfer of the Year
turns Pro at the end of October 1993
Wins: - 1993 South African Tour School
- 1994 & 1995 National Open / Challenge Tour
- 1994 Neuchatel Open Challenge Tour
- 1995 Open Chargeurs Challenge Tour
- 2000 Qatar Masters European Tour
has accumulated 19 top-ten finishes on the European Tour, including one win, a play-off and six other top five finishes.