Max Albertus Placed


Date of birth:
Year of grad:



Available Fall 2012



Fall 2011
Fall 2011
Fall 2011
Fall 2011

State/Province: Noord-Brabant
Country: The Netherlands
Phone: available upon request
Height: 6 ft
Weight: 145 lbs
High School: Rodenborch College

Personal Information

Max is a 17-year old boy who loves golf. He came in contact with the game when he was 4 years old when he first saw his dad practicing in the field in front of their house. When he was 6, he became member of a golf club. Now, 10 years later, he has developed his game to a handicap of -1.0.

Athletic Information

Max has been a member of the Dutch National Selection since he was 9 years old. His biggest strengths are putting and always remaining calm and focused.

When Max was 12, he won the National Championships U13 as well as several other junior tournaments. He made quick progress and within the first year he won the ‘Challenge’, a junior tournament for players U17. At 15 years old, he won the National Championships U16, a tournament where he had finished in second place one year earlier. In 2010, Max finished 5th in the National Open.

Max became member of G&CC Geijsteren in 2005. He was coached by Judith van Hagen (ex LET player), and 2 years later by Roel Verdonschot. During that time, his technical skills increased greatly. In 2010, Max started playing at golf club Prise d’Eau, where he is currently getting lessons from Hans Berkhout as well as mental and physical coaching.

His best results in 2011 are:

  • Voorjaarswedstrijd ; 3rd place (73, 69, -2)
  • Nationals under 22 ; 2nd place (70,71,70,73, -2)
  • German Boys ; T9 (74,74,70, +2)
  • European Boys Strokeplay rounds (72,71, -1)
  • Harder German Junior Masters T15 (71,70,73, -2)
  • nationaal open ; T30 (74,75,72,75)


Academic Information

Max graduated high school in May 2011 and is currently a freshman at the Johan Cruyff University. His dream is to make a transfer to an American University with a top golf program. He will take both his SAT and TOEFL in the fall of 2011. Upon successful completion these tests he will be eligible to compete in the NCAA