Collin Morikawa is a young and talented American Golf Player who is playing on the PGA Tour. Since he was young, he has been very active in playing sports like Baseball, Golf, and Basketball. In 2018 he was ranked as the top golfer in the World Amateur Golf ranking for three weeks. He was also the fourth golfer to win the PGA Championship before turning 24 years old.
Collin was born on 6th February 1997 in Los Angeles, California. He is the son of Debbie Morikawa and Blaine Morikawa. The details about his siblings have not been shared with the media yet. He used to enjoy playing golf at a young age.
Collin went to La Canada High School in La Canada Flintridge, California, Los Angeles, and completed his high school education. He further went to the University of California Berkeley where he graduated with a degree in business administration. At College, he also played golf actively.
Collin Morikawa Career
Collin began his career by playing golf in college from 2015 to 2019. He won five times including Pac-12 Championship. Some other matches in which he played are Western Junior, Trans Mississippi Amateur, Sunnehanna Amateur, and Northeast Amateur. He made his professional debut in 2019 at RBC Canadian Open where he was tied for 14th Place. He further played at the 3M Open and John Deere Classic. At Barracuda Championship he won his first PGA Tour against Troy Merritt.
In 2020 at PGA he played in a tournament named Workday Charity Open against Justin Thomas and the PGA Championship against Paul Casey and Dustin Johnson. He was also seen playing at the Charles Schwab Challenge and lost against Daniel Berger. On 28th February 2021, he won the 2021 WGC Workday Championship at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. He won against Billy Horschel, Viktor Hovland, and Brooks Koepka by three streaks. Along with that, he was also seen playing at the Memorial Tournament of the PGA Tour Playoff and lost against Patrick Cantlay.
Collin Morikawa Biography
|Real Name||Collin Morikawa|
|Birth Date||February 6, 1997|
|Age (as of 2023)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 77 kg – in Pounds – 169 lbs|
|School||La Canada High School|
|College||University of California, Berkeley|
|Who is his wife?||Katherine Zhu|
Collin tied the knot with his wife Katherine Zhu on the 26th of November 2022. The couple enjoyed a long time of healthy relationship before getting married so that they could understand each other very well. During this time, they share pictures of each other on social media. Her girlfriend also enjoys playing golf at Pepperdine University and loves dogs.
Collin Morikawa Net Worth
Collin has gained a lot of popularity by playing golf. While attending college he was one of the top players in the country and was named a First-team All-American four times. He plays for the PGA Tour and has also previously participated in many amateur competitions. The prize money from the following match wins is his main source of income. Till now he has earned approximately $7,005,758 and gathered an estimated net worth of around $5 million. Some other sources of his income are sponsorship and attending various events.
- He is half Japanese and American.
- He is currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America.
- In 2017 and 2018 he played for the Arnold Palmer Cup team and won the match.
- In 2018 he played Eisenhower Trophy and finished second by one stroke.
- Rich Sessinghaus has been teaching him since he was eight years old.
- He grew up playing golf at Chevy Chase Country Club which was designed by William P. Bell.