Jean Van de Velde (born 29 May 1966) is a French golfer who is known mainly for his loss at The Open Championship in 1999.Van de Velde was born in Mont-de-Marsan, Landes, France. He turned professional in 1987 and his rookie season on the European Tour was 1989. His first European Tour win was the 1993 Roma Masters. He has twice finished in the top twenty of the Order of Merit, but ranks as one of the Tour's journeymen. He played on the PGA Tour in 2000 and 2001.
Dustin Johnson remained on course for the FedEx Cup title and 11.
The United States and Europe meet in the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine next week.