Became golf's first Olympic champion since 1904 when he won the gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Also made history when he recorded the first hole-in-one in Olympic Golf.
Moved to England from South Africa at age 5, when he started to play seriously at Hartley Wintney Golf Club near his Hampshire home. First swung a club in back garden at 11 months when dad, Ken, handed him a plastic club. Broke 70 for the first time at age 11. Handicap of plus-1 at age 14.
Father, Ken, passed away in September 2002.
Together with wife, Kate, runs the Kate & Justin Rose Foundation, benefitting the youth of Orlando (kjrosefoundation.org).