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Daniel Berger is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. After turning pro at age 20 in 2013, he won the FedEx St. Jude Classic in both 2016 and 2017 and the Charles Schwab Challenge in 2020, the first PGA Tour tournament played after a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In February 2021, he won the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; clinching victory with an eagle on the 18th hole.
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Ranking||Highest ranking: 12 (October 4, 2020); (as of March 6, 2022)|
Daniel Berger was born on April 7, 1993 (age 28 years) in Plantation, Florida, United States. He is the son of Jay Berger and Nadia Berger. His parents are of Jewish ethnicity. His father is a former tennis pro (ranked seventh in the world in 1990), coach, and head of men’s tennis for the United States Tennis Association. His grandmother, Roslyn Swift Berger, was an accomplished amateur golfer who was inducted into the Greater Buffalo, New York Sports Hall of Fame in 2000. He has two brothers and a sister.
Berger grew up and lived in Key Biscayne, Florida for about thirteen years and began playing golf at age 10. He began taking lessons from PGA Master Professional, Kevin Perkins on a weekly basis and also attended Perkins’ golf camp that summer and fell in love with the game. At that early age, Berger indicated to his father that he would like to become a professional golfer.
He went on to have good success early, by finishing tie for 22nd in the US Kids International Championship, Boys, age 12, shooting rounds of 75, 79, and 75. Berger later moved with his family to Jupiter, Florida, where he also had his first hole-in-one at age 13. He graduated from William T. Dwyer High School in 2011, though he did not play high school golf.
Daniel Berger played college golf at Florida State University in Tallahassee. There, in the spring of 2013 he won both the SunTrust Gator Invitational and the Seminole Intercollegiate, and that season he led the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) with a 69.36 stroke average. He tied for second at the 2013 NCAA Golf Championships as a sophomore, and was named a two-time first-team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America and Golfweek, and named to the All-Nicklaus team, All-ACC team, and PING All-Region team. He turned pro after his sophomore year, at age 20.
Daniel Berger qualified for the Web.com Tour and played four events in late 2013. The following year, he finished T2 at the TPC Stonebrae Championship and ranked 15th in the season-long Web.com Tour standings, which earned him a promotion to the PGA Tour for the 2014–15 season.
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Berger shot a 6-under-par 64 in the final round of the Honda Classic in March 2015 to get into a sudden-death playoff, which he lost to Pádraig Harrington. Had Berger won, it would have been the second-largest final-round comeback in PGA Tour history; he began the final round nine strokes behind 54-hole leader Ian Poulter. Three weeks later at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, Berger made a double eagle at the par-5 sixth hole during the third round.
He made the cut in 17 of 31 events during the 2015 season and had six top-10 finishes, including two seconds, and was the only rookie to make the Tour Championship field in late September. He finished 11th in the FedEx Cup rankings, 25th on the money list (earning over $3 million), and was the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.
Daniel Berger gained his first PGA Tour win in June 2016 at the FedEx St. Jude Classic near Memphis, which moved him to 29th in the Official World Golf Ranking. He earned $1.1 million. However, at the beginning of the 2017 PGA Tour Season, Berger began using Callaway clubs and balls after switching over from TaylorMade, which he used in his first two seasons on tour. Later that season, Berger successfully defended his FedEx St. Jude Classic title and moved to 24th in the world. By July, he was ranked 20th in the world. He made the 2017 US Presidents Cup Team.
Berger shot a third-round 66, putting him in a 4-way tie for the lead with Dustin Johns on, defending champion Brooks Koepka, and Tony Finau at the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club. However, a final round 73 left Berger in a tie for 6th place, 5 shots behind eventual winner Koepka.
On June 14, 2020, Berger won the 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge and received a winner’s check of $1.375 million. This was the first PGA Tour tournament back after a three-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Berger won the tournament when Collin Morikawa missed a very short putt for par on the first playoff hole. With the victory, he was ranked No. 31 in the world. He had a streak of 32 consecutive rounds at par or better in 2019–20, the eighth-longest streak since 1983, one round fewer than the streaks of Kenny Perry and Harris English.
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Daniel Berger won the 2021 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am shooting a 65 in the final round. He eagled the final hole to win by two strokes ahead of Maverick McNealy. In September 2021, Berger played on the U.S. team in the 2021 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. The U.S. team won 19–9 and Berger went 2–1–0 including a win in his Sunday singles match against Matt Fitzpatrick.
Daniel Berger is currently not married. He is dating his longtime girlfriend Victoria Slater. His wife to be is a marketing graduate. She attended the University of Kentucky before moving to Florida. Berger currently resides in Jupiter, Florida with his girlfriend Victoria Slater also known as Tori.
Daniel Berger net worth
How much is Daniel Berger worth? Daniel Berger net worth is estimated at around $15 million. His main source of income is from his career as a professional golfer. Berger successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and influential professional golfers in the United States.