Source: Players bio

Rickie Fowler was a ranked 1 professional golfer who have played on the PGA tours.

Source: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports.

Early life

Rick Yutaka Fowler was born on 13 December 1988, in California. Rick’s father was the owner of a trucking company.

Source: Entertainmentwise.

His father used to be a dirt racer. He followed his father into the industry. But, he soon left it after a high school accident he was involved in. He then started learning golf from his grandfather.

Career

In August 2009, Fowler made his professional debut on the Nationwide Tour, competing in the Albertsons Boise Open. He finished second in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational that month.

Source: PGA Tours.

In the year 2009, Rick had another T2 finish in an unofficial money event on the PGA Tour. He was just two shots behind the winner.

In November 2009, he finished T2 at the Pebble Beach Invitational, an unofficial money event on the PGA Tour, where he was two strokes behind the champion.

Source: News18.

In July 2014, he tied for second place at the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England, followed by a tie for third place result at the PGA Championship in August.

On February 26, 2017, Fowler won The Honda Classic, his fourth PGA Tour victory, and reclaimed his place in the world’s top ten rankings. With a tie for fifth place in the 2017 U.S. Open, he earned his sixth top-5 result in a major.

In 2018, he finished T11 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open with three birdies in the third round and finished runner-up in the Master’s Tournament with a 72-hole score of 14.

Earnings

According to reports by Wealthy Gorilla, the golfer is worth a $18million in 2021.

In 2015, Forbes labelled him the ninth highest paid golfer, with his salary and wins totaling $7.3 million. According to Golf Digest, he earned $3.3 million on the course in 2017.

Source: Taylor Strategy.

Fowler is well-known in the endorsement industry, having made the majority of his fortune through lucrative sponsorship deals.

Last year, he earned $9.1 million from sponsorships, but he has earned more than $10 million in previous years. His principal sponsors are Cobra Puma Golf, for whom he also serves as a brand ambassador.

Read more: David Coulthard net worth: How much is the racer-turned-commentator worth in 2021?

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here