The 16th season of ABC reality television series The Bachelor premiered on January 2, 2012. This show features a previous contestant from The Bachelorette, a winemaker and owner of Envolve wines, from Sonoma, California, 28-year-old Ben Flajnik, who finished runner-up in the seventh season of that show. This season returns with 25 women featured in the competition, excluding a senior citizen.[a]
Basically: Courtney starred on Ben Flajnik's Bachelor season. Ben made the final two (and then was dumped) on Ashley Herbert's season of 'The Bachelorette'.