Collin Morikawa Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Wins

Collin Morikawa net worth

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Introduction

Collin Morikawa is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and European Tour. He began his PGA Tour career with 22 consecutive made cuts, second only to Tiger Woods’ 25-cut streak. He also became the first American to win the Race to Dubai on the European Tour.

Morikawa has five PGA Tour wins – including two major championships, the 2020 PGA Championship and the 2021 Open Championship, winning both on his debut. In May 2018, Morikawa spent three weeks as the top-ranked golfer in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Early life

NameCollin Morikawa
Net Worth$8 million
OccupationGolfer
Height1.75m
Age25 years
ParentsDebbie Morikawa, Blaine Morikawa
NationalityAmerican
Collin Morikawa net worth 2022

Collin Morikawa was born on February 6, 1997 (age 25 years) in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is the son of Debbie and Blaine Morikawa, and was raised in Los Angeles, California, and is of Chinese-Japanese descent. He graduated from La Cañada High School in La Cañada Flintridge, California, in Los Angeles County. Morikawa graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2019 with a degree in business administration.

Morikawa played collegiate golf at the University of California, Berkeley, from 2015 to 2019, winning five times, including the 2019 Pac-12 Championship. Aside from his collegiate wins, he won the Western Junior, Trans-Mississippi Amateur, Sunnehanna Amateur and the Northeast Amateur. He played on the winning Arnold Palmer Cup team in 2017 and 2018, the winning Walker Cup team in 2017 and the Eisenhower Trophy team in 2018 that finished second by one stroke.

Professional career

Collin Morikawa made his debut as a professional at the 2019 RBC Canadian Open, where he tied for 14th place. On July 7, Morikawa tied for second at the 3M Open. On July 14, he tied for 4th at John Deere Classic. With that finish, Morikawa secured PGA Tour membership for the 2019–20 season. Morikawa then won his first PGA Tour event two weeks later, at the Barracuda Championship – beating Troy Merritt by three points.

Morikawa tied for the lead of the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge after 72 holes on June 14, 2020. This was the first PGA Tour tournament played after a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Morikawa missed a short par putt on the first playoff hole to lose to Daniel Berger.

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He missed his first cut on the PGA Tour at the Travelers Championship on June 26, 2020, ending a streak of 22 consecutive made cuts, the second-longest streak to start a professional career to the 25 made by Tiger Woods.

On July 12, Morikawa beat Justin Thomas in a playoff to win his second PGA Tour title at the Workday Charity Open. The win was the first non-alternate PGA Tour victory for him. Morikawa rallied from a three-shot deficit with three holes remaining and made a 25-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to stay alive, before winning with a par on the third playoff hole.

On August 9, Morikawa won the 2020 PGA Championship to win a major in only his second major championship start. His final round of 64 tied the lowest final-round score shot by a PGA Champion, matching Steve Elkington in the 1995 PGA Championship. With his win, Morikawa was the third-youngest golfer to win the PGA Championship when he won the event at age 23. Morikawa was also the fourth golfer to win the PGA Championship before turning 24 years old.

On February 28, Collin Morikawa won the 2021 WGC-Workday Championship at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. Morikawa won by three strokes over Billy Horschel, Viktor Hovland and Brooks Koepka.

On July 18, Morikawa won the 2021 Open Championship at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent, England. Morikawa won by two strokes over Jordan Spieth. He became the first player since Bobby Jones in 1926 to win two majors in eight or fewer starts. He also became the first player to win two different majors in his debut appearance.

Collin Morikawa finished in a tie for 3rd place at the Olympic Games in August 2020. He lost in a 7-man playoff for the bronze medal.

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Morikawa played on the U.S. team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin in September 2021. The U.S. team won 19–9 and Morikawa went 3–0–1 including a tie in his Sunday singles match against Viktor Hovland.

In November, Morikawa won the European Tour’s season-ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai. He also became the first American to win the Race to Dubai.

In February, Collin Morikawa shot a final-round 65 at the Genesis Invitational to finish tied second; two shots behind Joaquín Niemann.

Wife

Collin Morikawa is currently engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Katherine Zhu. His wife to be Katherine Zhu is a private and fashion enthusiast. On April 1, 2022, Morikawa promised to have their marriage ceremony before their 6th anniversary in dating. The couple lives in a beautiful house in Las Vegas, Nevada. Morikawa is not gay as earlier alleged in his amateur days.

Collin Morikawa net worth

How much is Collin Morikawa worth? Collin Morikawa net worth is estimated at around $8 Million. His main source of income is from his career as a professional golfer. Morikawa successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential golfers in the United States.