Dean Burmester

Dean Burmester is a South African professional golfer. He currently competes in the LIV Golf League, joining in February 2023. Burmester has two victories on the European Tour, including the Tenerife Open in 2021.

Here we will take a look at Dean Burmester’s net worth, career earnings, stats, biography, girlfriend, and more.

Dean Burmester’s Biography and Career

Dean Burmester was born on 2 June 1989, in Mutare, Zimbabwe. He represents South Africa as a professional golfer. His father Mark Burmester played international cricket for Zimbabwe and his mother was a golfer.

Professional Career

“Mean Dean” Burmester became a professional golfer in 2010. He had a successful career on the Sunshine Tour.

Burmester has 8 wins on the Sunshine Tour, including the Tshwane Open in March 2017, which was co-sanctioned by European Tour.

The South African golfer’s second victory at the European Tour came in May 2021, at the Tenerife Open. He scored a 72-hole 259, 25-under-par, to win by 5 strokes over Germany’s Nicolai von Dellingshausen.

Burmester earned a PGA Tour card for the 2022-23 season. In February 2023, he joined the LIV Golf League. As of writing, Burmester played in 9 events in the LIV Golf, finishing inside the Top 10 three times, including a 3rd place finish at the LIV Golf Orlando.

Burmester’s best result in a major championship is a T11 finish at the 2022 Open Championship.

Dean Burmester’s Net Worth and Career Earnings

In 2024, South African golfer Dean Burmester’s net worth is $5 million. Burmester currently competes in the LIV Golf League. He has two victories on the European Tour.

For winning the 2017 Tshwane Open, Burmester received a €190,054 winner’s share. He took home €230,500 for winning the Tenerife Open in 2021.

Career Earnings

Dean Burmester’s prime source of earnings is his golf winnings. Moreover, he earns a good amount from endorsements and sponsorship deals.

As of writing, Burmester’s career earnings are €4,522,717, only from golf winnings on the European Tour. Moreover, he has earned over $1 million in prize money in this LIV Golf career.

The following table refers to his earnings in the past four seasons in the European Tour.

[As of July 9, 2023]



Burmester earns a good chunk from endorsements and sponsorship deals. He is endorsed by Srixon.

Personal Info

Full NameDean Burmester
Nickname Mean Dean
Born2 June 1989
BirthplaceMutare, Zimbabwe 
NationalitySouth African
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight167 lbs
Turned Pro 2010
Current TourLIV Golf League
Major Title 
Net Worth$5 million
Relationship Married
Spouse Mel


South African golfer Dean Burmester’s lovely wife is Mel. The couple shares beautiful photos on Instagram.

Dean Burmester wife Mel
Source: Instagram

They live in Bloemfontein, South Africa.


Born on 2 June 1989, he is 34 years old.


He is 180 cm (5 ft 11 in).


He is 167 lbs (76 kg).


What is Dean Burmester’s Net Worth?

His net worth is $5 million.

Where does he live?

Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Who is his wife?


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