1970

South African Sportsman of the Year

1970

The State President’s Award for outstanding athletic achievement in South Africa

1971/72

LPGA Rookie of the Year

1988

Golf Digest Comeback Player of the Year

1989

Winner of the Ben Hogan Award, given to those who have come back from adversity

2009

Inducted into the inaugural Class of the Southern African Golf Hall of Fame

2010

Member of the Induction Committee of the Southern African Golf Hall of Fame

2012

Awarded the Steve Tshwete Lifetime Achievement Award by the South African Government

2013

Ranked #6 Best South African Golfer of All Time by Compleat Golfer in November 2013 Issue