In his eight Big Easy starts of 2013 Steven Ferreira has taken seven top-20 results. Always on the leaderboard, the 23-year-old ranks 20th on the Big Easy Tour Order of Merit.
The jovial youngster averages more than three birdies per round and has the ability to score well at any course as indicate by his eight top-10 finishes on the Sunshine Tour.
Ferreira came closest to victory at Big Easy Centurion in May, where he shot rounds of 69 and 68 for a share of third on seven-under-par.
The Reading Country Club professional has been in the spotlight enough times to handle the pressure. He’s finished third on two occasions on the Sunshine Tour, and heads to Ebotse Golf Estate on a high after finished tied fifth at Vodacom Origins of Golf Langebaan back in August.
One of the darkest horses, Ferreira has proven before that he can stand his ground against the best. Tour Championship could be the place where he beats them.
NAME: Steven Ferreira
DATE OF BIRTH: 12 November 1989
LOW ROUND SCORE: 65
BIG EASY RANK: 20